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Report: Dillon Gee May End up in Bullpen After All
March 30th, 2015 at 9:06 AM
When Zack Wheeler went down with a season ending injury, the wide assumption was that it meant Dillon Gee would return to the New York Mets' starting rotation. Gee has performed well as a starter since the injury, and with an open spot in the rotation it appeared as if...

Dillon Gee, Curtis Granderson Help New York Mets to Victory
March 29th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
The countdown to the regular season is dwindling, and the New York Mets have just six games left after today's 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets have seen a lot of their key contributors deliver strong performances over the last few days. Today was no exception, as...

Report: New York Mets Talking Contract Extension with Lucas Duda
March 29th, 2015 at 5:43 AM
In an interesting development, it appears the New York Mets are willing to discuss a contract extension with first baseman Lucas Duda. The talks, first reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post, could see the Mets looking to lock Duda up to a contract that will buy out...

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...

Big Eighth Inning Lifts Mets Over Nationals 8-3
March 27th, 2015 at 2:33 AM
The New York Mets (14-10) defeated the Washington Nationals (9-11) by a score of 8-3 in Grapefruit League action Thursday afternoon. After failing to put runs on the board through the first five innings of the contest, the Mets exploded for eight runs over the game's final four frames, including...

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...

Tensions Rising Between Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson?
March 25th, 2015 at 11:44 AM
Looking for their first postseason birth since 2006, tensions are running high in New York Mets camp, especially between manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson. A recent report by John Harper of the Daily News details the growing friction between the two, as the clash in each's managerial styles...

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 Cruise to 12-3 Win Over Miami Marlins
March 23rd, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Mets continued their hot Grapefruit League play in Jupiter today, cruising to a 12-3 win over the Miami Marlins. While Mets' starter Jacob deGrom got roughed up a bit in the first inning, he was able to settle down and gave up only two runs on four...

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 Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

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 Looking into Baltimore Orioles’ Reliever Brian Matusz
March 22nd, 2015 at 3:16 PM
It's not a secret that the New York Mets need a lefty for their bullpen. Since Josh Edgin went down for the season a few weeks ago, the Mets have auditioned the lefties they have in camp to less than impressive results. The Mets have been monitoring the trade market...

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...

Zack Wheeler Will Be Out Until June 2016 Following Tommy John Surgery
March 20th, 2015 at 12:17 PM
The New York Mets officially announced that Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery next week. According to a report from ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, Wheeler is expected to be sidelined for 14 months following the procedure. That would knock Wheeler out of action until at least June 1,...