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Former New York Mets’ Manager Dallas Green Passes Away at 82
March 22nd, 2017 at 8:47 PM
Dallas Green, who managed the New York Mets from 1993-1996, has passed away today at the age of 82, MetsBlog.com reports. During his nearly four year tenure as Mets' skipper, Green compiled a record of 229-283 before being fired late in the 1996 season and replaced by Bobby Valentine. Green...

Sports Illustrated Has New York Mets Losing to Chicago Cubs in NLDS
March 21st, 2017 at 7:27 PM
With the regular season just around the corner, Sports Illustrated is set to release its annual baseball preview issue very soon. The issue is a solid read for baseball fans before the season begins as Sports Illustrated does a great job previewing the long season ahead. An important part of...

Report: Jeurys Familia Isn’t Expected to Receive Long Suspension
March 17th, 2017 at 9:51 AM
While New York Mets' closer Jeurys Familia is busy pitching for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, the Mets are awaiting word on a potential suspension for their closer. Familia was arrested back in October due to a domestic violence related incident, but all charges were eventually dropped....

Stomach Virus Working Its Way Through New York Mets’ Clubhouse
March 7th, 2017 at 3:13 PM
The New York Mets are hard at work in spring training, but a stomach virus is messing with the preparation for several key players. Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports that at least three Mets are fighting a stomach bug, which is working its way through the...

Report: Fernando Salas Hasn’t Pitched in Exhibition Games Yet Due to Issue with Work Visa
March 2nd, 2017 at 5:52 PM
While the New York Mets have begun getting work for many of their pitchers this spring in game action, one man who has been noticeably absent is reliever Fernando Salas. Salas, who the Mets re-signed to a one year deal worth three million dollars last month, has yet to appear...