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New York Mets Place Lucas Duda on Disabled List with Back Strain
August 22nd, 2015 at 5:58 PM
Lucas Duda missed most of last week for the New York Mets with a back issue. After returning on Tuesday, all appeared to be well for Duda. The problem flared up again last night, when Duda was forced to leave in the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies. As a...

David Wright Could Be Back at End of Next Week
August 15th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
With the New York Mets playing well and opening today's action 4.5 games in front of the Washington Nationals, things are looking up. The Mets look to be on the fast track to October baseball, and their captain wants to get in on the fun. David Wright, who has only...

New York Mets Announce Postseason Ticket Sale for Season Ticket Holders
August 12th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
With the New York Mets in first place in August, fans have begun to think about potential postseason baseball. The Mets have done so as well, letting their season ticket holders know about information for postseason tickets. In an e-mail to season ticket holders, the Mets detailed purchase information for...

New York Mets Acquire Reliever Eric O’Flaherty from Oakland A’s
August 5th, 2015 at 10:49 AM
The New York Mets continue to tinker with their roster as they look to build the perfect mix of players to reach the postseason. The latest addition came last night, when the Mets acquired left handed reliever Eric O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland A's in exchange for a...

David Wright Could Play in Rehab Games This Week
August 2nd, 2015 at 9:31 AM
Things are looking up for the New York Mets. The Yoenis Cespedes trade has energized the team and the fan base, and optimism is building that a playoff run could be in the offing. The only thing really missing from the Mets is their captain, third baseman David Wright. Wright...

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Suspended 162 Games for Second PED Violation
July 28th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
For the second time this season, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has tested positive for a banned substance. This violation will cost Mejia 162 games and put his Mets-and possibly MLB-career in jeopardy. Should he test positive again, Mejia will face a lifetime ban from the league under the...

Mets 101 Minor League Mondays: Brandon Nimmo Update
July 27th, 2015 at 10:10 AM
New York Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo may have been lost in the shuffle a bit with Michael Conforto passing through town, but the 22 year old outfielder has been quietly turning things around for himself in Binghamton. Recently named to both the MLB Futures and the Eastern League All-Star teams,...

New York Mets Promote Michael Conforto After Finally Placing Michael Cuddyer on Disabled List
July 24th, 2015 at 3:58 PM
After about two weeks of haggling, the New York Mets finally made the roster move fans and some pundits have been begging for. The Mets announced this morning that they have placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15 day disabled list and promoted outfielder Michael Conforto from AA Binghamton to...

New York Mets not Planning Return to Six Man Rotation in Second Half
July 19th, 2015 at 7:28 AM
When Steven Matz joined the New York Mets' rotation at the end of June, the team announced they were planning to go with a six man rotation for the remainder of the season. The plan looked good as the starters all pitched pretty well in that stretch, but Matz suffered...

Mets 101 First Half MVP: SP Jacob DeGrom
July 16th, 2015 at 11:57 PM
Mets 101 2015 First Half MVP In a season where the Mets are hitting just .233 as a team, pitching has kept the ship afloat, with Jacob deGrom at the helm. The Mets lone All-Star selection for the 2015 Mid-Summer Classic is currently leading the staff in innings pitched, wins, strikeouts...

Travis D’Arnaud Getting Closer to Rehab Stint
July 16th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
The New York Mets could really use some offensive help if they want to reach the playoffs. One easy hope to boost the offense is simply getting a healthy Travis d'Arnaud back. d'Arnaud has hit when he has been in the lineup for the Mets this season, but freak injuries...

Rafael Montero on Mend for New York Mets
July 15th, 2015 at 12:28 PM
It seems like a whole other season where Rafael Montero was a factor for the New York Mets. Montero actually began the campaign in the bullpen before being sent to Triple-A Las Vegas to stretch back out as a starter. The Mets gave Montero a spot start in Miami back...

Noah Syndergaard Will Start Second Half for New York Mets
July 12th, 2015 at 3:03 PM
The New York Mets announced their plans for their rotation after the All Star Break prior to today's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Mets' Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Noah Syndergaard will kick off the second half on Friday in St. Louis, MetsBlog.com reports. After Syndergaard, Bartolo Colon and...

Michael Cuddyer Diagnosed with Bone Bruise
July 11th, 2015 at 6:11 PM
The New York Mets got some more clarification on Michael Cuddyer's knee issue today. A second examination of the knee revealed that the 36 year old Cuddyer is dealing with a bone bruise under his patella, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The issue will likely linger for Cuddyer, who...

Trade Market Update: What Bats are Available for the Mets?
July 10th, 2015 at 12:15 AM
With just one weekend series with the Arizona Diamondbacks separating the New York Mets from the 2015 All-Star break, time is running out for General Manager Sandy Alderson to make a move to improve the struggling Mets offense as the club looks for it's first playoff berth in almost a...

Steven Matz Out for at Least Three Weeks with Partially Torn Lat Muscle
July 9th, 2015 at 8:37 PM
The New York Mets' rotation took a hit on their off day. Just a few minutes ago, the Mets announced that Steven Matz will be sidelined for at least three weeks with a partially torn lat muscle, David Lennon of Newsday reports. Matz received a platement rich plasma injection in...

Las Vegas 51′s Twitter Feed Pokes Fun at New York Mets’ Lineup
July 9th, 2015 at 3:38 PM
Twitter has become a strange place in the sports universe. A lot of sports' teams and athletes are on Twitter and can create headlines on the social media service, like how players for the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks got into an emoji war over center DeAndre Jordan yesterday....

Jeurys Familia Bringing up Rear in All Star Final Vote
July 9th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
New York Mets' closer Jeurys Familia was snubbed by National League manager Bruce Bochy for the All Star team on Monday. Thanks to a rule requiring all teams be represented at the Mid-Summer Classic, Francisco Rodriguez and Jonathan Papelbon made the team ahead of Familia. Bochy attempted to rectify the...

New York Mets’ Flight Makes Emergency Stop in Detroit After Howie Rose Falls Ill
July 3rd, 2015 at 3:50 PM
The New York Mets' flight from New York to Los Angeles last night was forced to make an emergency landing in Detroit. The reason for the emergency landing was that Howie Rose, the radio play by play voice of the Mets, fell ill on the flight. The plane was diverted...

Daniel Murphy Racks up Four Hits in Rehab Game
June 27th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
The New York Mets are in major need of offensive help. They won their second straight game last night, but only recorded two hits in the process. Daniel Murphy, playing in a rehab game with Port St. Lucie last night, got four hits by himself in that game. Playing eight...