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Jacob DeGrom, Long Ball Help New York Mets to Exhibition Win
March 28th, 2015 at 5:39 PM
As Opening Day is just under 10 days away, the New York Mets look like they are rounding into form just in time to start the season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivered another fine outing against the Washington Nationals, allowing one run over seven innings of work. The Mets also...

New York Mets Concerned Daniel Murphy Won’t Be Ready for Opening Day
March 28th, 2015 at 8:22 AM
The New York Mets have gotten good news about half of their middle infield as Wilmer Flores has returned to action. Flores has looked just fine after missing a few days with a bone bruise on his right foot. Flores' double play partner, Daniel Murphy, is still missing in action...

Matt Harvey Delivers Another Solid Outing in Latest Tuneup
March 27th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
The New York Mets have only eight exhibition games left after today, so now is the time the team's pitchers usually lengthen their arms out before their regular season debuts. That was the case for Matt Harvey today, who was allowed to toss 80 pitches in his second to last...

Bobby Parnell Continues Rehab in Minor League Game
March 26th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
Bobby Parnell has often been the forgotten man in the New York Mets' bullpen. Just over a year ago, Parnell appeared to be firmly entrenched as the Mets' closer of the future. That lasted until Opening Day, when a poor outing and mysterious velocity dip led the Mets to send...

New York Mets Cruise to 7-2 Spring Win Over New York Yankees
March 25th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
The New York Mets swept the spring version of the Subway Series today by winning 7-2 over the New York Yankees in Tampa. This comes just three days after Matt Harvey led the Mets to a 6-0 win over the Yankees in Port St. Lucie. Rafael Montero was the starter...

Houston Astros Rally for 4-3 Spring Win Over New York Mets
March 24th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
The New York Mets got off to a good start in their spring training contest with the Houston Astros, jumping to a 3-1 lead early on. The hot hitting stopped there for the Mets, however, who collected only two hits over the course of the afternoon. That would prove to...

New York Mets Have Injury Concerns in Middle Infield
March 23rd, 2015 at 2:53 PM
As the calendar moves closer to Opening Day, teams are starting to finalize how their rosters will look. The New York Mets are doing just that, but their situation has become more complicated due to injuries in the middle infield. Daniel Murphy left Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals...

New York Mets Ride Matt Harvey, Long Ball to 6-0 Spring Win
March 22nd, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Mets looked locked and loaded in their spring training tuneup against the New York Yankees Sunday afternoon at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey looked dominant, tossing 5.2 shutout innings, and the Mets got four different players to hit homers in the game. The final result was a very...

New York Mets Fall to Detroit Tigers 6-4 in Exhibition Action
March 21st, 2015 at 6:12 PM
The New York Mets fell to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 in spring training action in Lakeland, Florida. The game was the final spring start for Steven Matz, who was sent to minor league camp after the game. Matz pitched well again, giving up only one run in 2.2 innings of...

Vic Black Could Open Season on Disabled List
March 21st, 2015 at 12:18 PM
In all the hubbub surrounding Zack Wheeler's impending Tommy John surgery, a pitching injury that has slipped under the radar involves reliever Vic Black. Black hasn't pitched in several weeks and recently underwent an MRI that revealed weakness in his right shoulder. While Black believes he will be ready to...

New York Mets Defeat St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in Spring Training Action
March 20th, 2015 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets got some solid contributions from their offensive stars in a 5-4 exhibition victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field. Michael Cuddyer, David Wright, and Curtis Granderson all delivered positive offensive performances for the Amazin's. The game also ended on a dramatic note, as Kirk...

New York Mets Sweep Split Squad Games
March 19th, 2015 at 7:34 PM
After a rare day off in the spring, the New York Mets got back to action in a big way today. The Mets swept a pair of split squad contests, winning 7-2 over the St. Louis Cardinals on the road and 3-1 over the Houston Astros at Tradition Field. Both...

New York Mets Exploring Trade Market for Lefty Relievers
March 19th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
With Josh Edgin set for Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets are in a pinch for lefty relievers. The Mets have four other lefties in camp: Sean Gilmartin, Scott Rice, Jack Leathersich, and Dario Alvarez. None of them has looked good, and things have gotten so bad that manager...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

Jacob DeGrom Looks Dominant in Latest Spring Turn
March 17th, 2015 at 4:40 PM
Matt Harvey looked strong in his third outing of the spring yesterday, tossing four shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox and allowing only three hits and a walk while striking out three. Jacob deGrom was up today and managed to make Harvey's outing look pedestrian. Facing the Miami Marlins,...

Dillon Gee Will Rejoin Rotation After Zack Wheeler’s Injury
March 17th, 2015 at 11:11 AM
With Zack Wheeler staring down Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets now have an unexpected vacancy in their rotation. That opening will be filled (at least initially) by Dillon Gee, according to manager Terry Collins. Gee, who was on the outside looking in at the beginning of spring training,...

Matt Harvey Tosses Four Scoreless Innings in Third Spring Tuneup
March 16th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
On a day when the New York Mets got terrible news about Zack Wheeler, Matt Harvey was able to provide a little bit of positivity in Fort Myers. Harvey made his third start of the spring against the Boston Red Sox, and was set to face his biggest test yet....

MRI Reveals Zack Wheeler Has Torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament
March 16th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
The New York Mets got some very bad news Monday morning. After initially downplaying the severity of an elbow injury to Zack Wheeler, the team sent him for an MRI exam. The exam came back revealing that Wheeler has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament, a very significant injury....

Bartolo Colon Struggles as New York Mets Fall to Tampa Bay Rays
March 15th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Bartolo Colon had a rough outing for the New York Mets in Port Charlotte. Colon gave up five runs on seven hits in just two innings of work as the Mets fell 8-4 against the Tampa Bay Rays. This spring has been a rough one for Colon, whose Grapefruit League...

New York Mets Assign Three Players to Minor League Camp
March 14th, 2015 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets made their first round of cuts Friday afternoon by assigning three players to minor league camp. There were no real surprises in the group, which saw OF Brandon Nimmo, SS Gavin Cecchini, and C Xorge Carillo re-assigned. Cecchini and Nimmo are notable names as they...