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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...

New York Mets Set to Get Three Injured Players Back This Week
June 8th, 2015 at 2:44 PM
The New York Mets have had more than their fair share of injuries this season, as 13 different players have hit the disabled list since spring training. Of those 13, only Dillon Gee has come back from the DL and the Mets weren't thrilled to get him back. That will...

Travis D’Arnaud’s Return Delayed by Bone Bruise
May 30th, 2015 at 9:41 AM
The New York Mets were counting on having Travis d'Arnaud back in their lineup at some point during their West Coast road trip next week. That might still happen, but it will likely be delayed. d'Arnaud was pulled from a rehab game with Port St. Lucie after complaining of right...

Travis D’Arnaud, David Wright Move Closer to Returns
May 19th, 2015 at 12:03 PM
The New York Mets have held on to first place in the National League East for over a month now. The feat is more impressive when you factor in that they are missing two key bats in their everyday lineup. Third baseman David Wright has been out of action since...

Report: Terry Collins Unsure Where Kevin Plawecki Fits After Travis D’Arnaud’s Return
May 7th, 2015 at 4:40 PM
The New York Mets have a good problem on their hands. After some early struggles, catcher Travis d'Arnaud started to show off some of his promise in the second half of last season. d'Arnaud looked like he was going to break through in the early portion of this season before...

New York Mets Will Add Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles to Roster
April 19th, 2015 at 5:47 PM
With Jerry Blevins and Travis d'Arnaud staring at extended absences, the New York Mets already have chosen the first fill ins. After their win over the Miami Marlins, Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters and revealed that Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles will be added to the roster...

Early Returns Look Good for Mike Piazza’s Hall of Fame Chances
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The results of voting for the 2015 Hall of Fame Class will be revealed on January 6th, and one of the most interesting cases to watch involves former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza. Piazza has failed to gain enough votes to reach the Hall of Fame in his first...

Mike Piazza Optimistic About Hall of Fame Chances
December 13th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Former New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza has faced a long road to induction into Cooperstown. Despite being considered by some as the greatest offensive catcher of all time, Piazza has failed to gain entry to the Hall of Fame in his first two years of eligibility. After being included...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Taylor Teagarden
November 11th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Anthony Recker
November 8th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

New York Mets Add Catcher Johnny Monell on Minor League Deal
November 7th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
The New York Mets made their first free agent transaction of 2014 yesterday, although it was at the minor league level. The Mets signed 28 year old catcher Johnny Monell to a minor league contract, NBCSports.com reports. Monell tweeted the news on his personal Twitter account. His deal also includes...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Travis D’Arnaud
October 15th, 2014 at 12:28 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Juan Centeno
October 13th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

New York Mets Could Move Travis D’Arnaud to Left Field in Future
August 30th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
New York Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud has turned his season around. While d'Arnaud is a key piece of the team's future, there are definite concerns about his durability. d'Arnaud has missed a lot of time with various injuries in the minor leagues, but a bigger concern may be his concussion...

Minor League Mondays: Kevin Plawecki and Noah Syndergaard Represent New York Mets at Futures Game
July 14th, 2014 at 10:24 AM
MLB's annual Futures Game took place yesterday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Futures Game is baseball's annual showcase of the top minor league talent in the game, and the New York Mets had two players representing them in the contest. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard made his second consecutive Futures...

Travis D’Arnaud Expected to Be Recalled During Oakland Series
June 23rd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
Travis d'Arnaud has responded well to his demotion to the minor leagues, mostly by tearing the cover off the ball. d'Arnaud has destroyed Triple-A pitching, hitting .444 with six home runs and 16 RBI's during his two weeks with the Las Vegas 51's. The Mets are extremely pleased with his...

Travis D’Arnaud Hitting Well with Triple-A Las Vegas
June 17th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
The New York Mets demoted catcher Travis d'Arnaud to Triple-A Las Vegas last week to try and get him hitting again. d'Arnaud, 25, hit only .180 with three home runs and nine RBI's over his first 39 games before being demoted to the minor leagues. d'Arnaud has hit very well with...

New York Mets Demote Travis D’Arnaud to Triple-A Las Vegas
June 8th, 2014 at 9:32 AM
With the New York Mets in desperate need of offense, the team has demoted highly touted young catcher Travis d'Arnaud to Triple-A Las Vegas. d'Arnaud has struggled mightily this season, hitting .180 with just three home runs and nine RBI's in 145 plate appearances. This comes after d'Arnaud got off ot...

Minor League Mondays: Kevin Plawecki Heating up for AA Binghamton
May 26th, 2014 at 7:14 AM
On this Memorial Day Monday, the New York Mets already have a catcher on the mend. Travis d'Arnaud is rehabbing with the AA Binghamton Mets, but while he is down there he can meet a man who could push him for playing time very soon if he doesn't improve. That...

New York Mets Place Dillon Gee on 15 Day Disabled List
May 14th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
The New York Mets made their roster move to add Rafael Montero to the 25 man roster this afternoon, and it wasn't the move many people expected. The Mets placed starting pitcher Dillon Gee on the 15 day disabled list with a lat injury. Gee only threw 81 pitches in...