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Jacob DeGrom Eyes Return to Rotation in Los Angeles
August 17th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
Jacob deGrom appears to be on track for a very quick return from the disabled list. After reporting no problems throwing from flat ground yesterday, deGrom threw a 20 pitch bullpen session prior to this afternoon's game with the Chicago Cubs. deGrom threw all fastballs and appears to be all...

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob DeGrom Both Set to Throw Today
August 16th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
The New York Mets have a lot of injured pitchers on the mend, but it looks as if two are very close to returning. Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob deGrom are both set to take the next steps in their rehab today, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Matsuzaka is set...

Report: Terry Collins Likely to Return as New York Mets’ Manager in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appears to have saved his job once again. After the dismissal of hitting coach Dan Warthen in May, many baseball pundits and fans figured Collins could follow him out the door if the team's play did not improve. The Mets didn't improve right away,...

Jacob DeGrom Scratched from Next Start with Shoulder Soreness
August 10th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
The New York Mets have scratched starting pitcher Jacob deGrom from his scheduled start on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. deGrom will be snt back to New York for an exam on his right shoulder tomorrow, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. deGrom first reported soreness...

David Wright, Other Players to Participate in Fantasy Football League for Charity
August 7th, 2014 at 7:37 PM
David Wright and several of his New York Mets' teammates are offering a unique fantasy football experience to benefit charity. Wright, along with second baseman Daniel Murphy and starting pitchers Dillon Gee, Jonathon Niese, and Matt Harvey will participate in a fantasy football league open to New York Mets' fans....

Matt Harvey Declares First Session Off Mound a Success
August 6th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Matt Harvey took a very important step forward in his rehab yesterday. Harvey threw 20 pitches off a mound in Port St. Lucie yesterday, and it went very well. Harvey went on to declare the session a success, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey described his arm by saying...

Jacob DeGrom Named National League Rookie of the Month for July
August 5th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Jacob deGrom is on an absolutely incredible run, leading some to speculate whether he is making a push for the National League's Rookie of the Year Award. While it is early to speculate on that award with two months left in the season, deGrom is definitely on the radar now....

Matt Harvey Set to Throw Off Mound Next Week
July 31st, 2014 at 11:38 AM
After being slowed down nearly six weeks ago, Matt Harvey's rehab is set to ramp back up again. The New York Mets have indicated that Harvey is set to throw off a mound next week, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey wanted to throw off a mound back in...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Heads Back to New York for Elbow Exam
July 25th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been an unsung hero for the New York Mets this season. Matsuzaka has pitched as both a reliever and a starter and has filled both roles admirably. Matsuzaka was shifted back to the bullpen this week when Jonathon Niese came off the disabled list, and was tattooed by the Milwaukee...

Brandon Nimmo Struggling to Adapt to AA
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:35 PM
When Brandon Nimmo was promoted from Single-A St. Lucie to AA Binghamton nearly one month ago, the former first-round pick was tearing the cover off the ball, batting .322 with 73 hits through the first 62 games of his season. Since, the 21-year old hasn't been able to find that...

Mets 101 Season Preview Roundtable Revisited
July 18th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
Back in March, the Mets 101 staff made some bold predictions about the upcoming season. With the first half off the season in the books, just how accurate were we? 1) Do you agree with Sandy Alderson's assessment that the Mets can win 90 games? What we said then: We unanimously disagreed...

What Does Daniel Murphy’s All-Star Selection Mean for His Mets Future?
July 13th, 2014 at 8:33 PM
When Daniel Murphy was named to his first MLB All-Star team this past week, it marked a high point in a season that has been a bit tumultuous away from the field for the Mets second baseman. From public criticism for missing Opening Day while on paternity leave, to rampant...

New York Mets Sign First Round Draft Pick Michael Conforto
July 10th, 2014 at 9:54 AM
After an unusually long waiting period, the New York Mets finally signed their first round draft pick. The Mets and Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto agreed to terms on a deal pending a physical, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports. The two sides had agreed to a 2.97 million dollar signing bonus...

The Importance of Mets Final Homestand Before All-Star Break
July 4th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
When the New York Mets take the field on Friday night to kick off a Fourth of July weekend series with the Texas Rangers, they will open up a ten-game homestand which will represent their last chance to turn things in the right direction before heading into the All-Star Break...

Former New York Mets’ General Manager Frank Cashen Passes Away at 88
June 30th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
The New York Mets lost a member of their baseball family today when former General Manager Frank Cashen passed away at the age of 88. The team announced the news in a statement. No cause of death was specified but Cashen did pass away while at Memorial Hospital in Easton,...

Mets 101 Player Spotlight: Grading Zack Wheeler’s Season
June 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sixteen starts into his sophomore campaign, Zack Wheeler has found himself a ways behind where many envisioned he would be thirty-plus starts into his MLB career. A former first round pick taken sixth overall by San Francisco in 2009, Wheeler was the prized return in the Carlos Beltran deal at...

Mets 101 Minor League Update: Dilson Herrera
June 26th, 2014 at 11:59 PM
Promoted to the AA Binghamton Mets last week, middle infield prospect Dilson Herrera has quickly moved up the Mets minor league ranks since coming to the organization less than a year ago. Acquired by the Mets in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to Pittsburgh in August...

Lucas Duda a Long Way Away from Earning an Extension
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:29 AM
The next three-plus months will be huge for New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda, who will be playing for his Mets future with contract negoitations coming up at season's end. The 28-year old Duda will be arbitration eligible, something the Mets will want to avoid, should his performance warrant...

Is It Time for the Mets to Cut Ties with Chris Young?
June 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the Mets continue to seek anything resembling offensive consistency from their lineup, Chris Young may have played his way out of the Majors 68 games into the season. The veteran outfielder has fallen short of all expectations thus far, hitting .196 with four homers and 15 RBI through his...

New York Mets Will Add Andrew Brown to Roster Thursday
June 4th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
After carrying four bench players and 13 pitchers for a few days, the New York Mets are set to go back to having a normal bullpen tomorrow. Andrew Brown is on his way to join the team in Chicago from Las Vegas, and would join the club as its fifth...