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Former Mets’ Reliever Dario Alvarez Signs with Atlanta Braves
May 25th, 2016 at 9:48 PM
Left handed reliever Dario Alvarez has been claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The New York Mets had designated Alvarez for assignment on Monday to make room on the 40 man roster for utility man Ty Kelly. Alvarez, who appeared in 10 games...

Travis D’Arnaud Will Soon Shift Rehab Back to Port St. Lucie
May 24th, 2016 at 12:25 PM
With the loss of Lucas Duda, the New York Mets could really use a quick return to health from catcher Travis d'Arnaud. d'Arnaud has been sidelined since April 26th with soreness in his right shoulder, and has been shutdown after experiencing pain in that shoulder earlier this month. Doctors gave...

Zack Wheeler Throws Off Slope of Mound for First Time Since Surgery
May 23rd, 2016 at 9:39 PM
New York Mets' starting pitcher Zack Wheeler took a huge step forward in his rehab from Tommy John surgery this afternoon. Wheeler threw off the slope of a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last March, MetsBlog.com reports. The session could be the first step towards...

Alejandro De Aza Volunteers to Learn Some First Base
May 20th, 2016 at 8:58 AM
Prior to last night's game with the Washington Nationals, there was an unusual sight during pre-game warmups. Alejandro De Aza, an outfielder by trade, was working out at first base. The workout was supervised by infield coach Tim Teufel, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that this came as...

New York Mets Will Promote Matt Reynolds Tomorrow
May 16th, 2016 at 5:59 PM
The New York Mets will promote infielder Matt Reynolds to the big league roster tomorrow, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. Reynolds, who is hitting .238 with two homers and 10 RBI's with Triple-A Las Vegas, will give the Mets a full bench again. The Mets have been short on the...