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New York Mets Will Move Back to Six Man Rotation Starting Sunday
June 26th, 2015 at 4:55 PM
General Manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the world's worst kept secret at a press conference this afternoon. The New York Mets are planning on promoting Steven Matz to the major leagues on Sunday, where he will make his major league debut against the Cincinnati Reds. Alderson elaborated on Matz's arrival, however,...

Will David Wright Return at the All-Star Break?
June 16th, 2015 at 10:07 PM
On Monday, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson hinted that injured third baseman David Wright could return much earlier than expected. NJ.com reported that Alderson is looking at the All-Star break as a realistic possibility as the Met captain rehabs a back injury known as lower back stenosis. ***PHOTO1*** Wright, who's...

New York Mets Need to Figure Out Contingency Plan for David Wright
May 26th, 2015 at 12:33 PM
The New York Mets received bad news over the weekend as third baseman David Wright was officially diagnosed with spinal stenosis. The diagnosis terrified Mets' fans, who recalled that former Met Lenny Dykstra was forced to retire at age 35 with the same condition. Wright, 32, now will have to...

David Wright Shut Down After Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis
May 23rd, 2015 at 6:04 PM
The David Wright comeback has hit another road bump. Just one day after Wright took batting practice for the first time in weeks, the New York Mets announced that Wright has been shut down for a week. The issue remains with his back, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is...

David Wright Takes Batting Practice Friday
May 23rd, 2015 at 8:25 AM
David Wright took a huge step forward towards returning to the New York Mets' lineup on Friday. After resuming baseball activities earlier in the week, Wright's next step was to swing a bat. Wright did that on Friday, when he took batting practice for the first time since being shut...

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...

David Wright Update; Can the Mets Rely on Him Upon Return?
May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 AM
Mets third baseman David Wright has been out of action since April 15 with a strained hamstring and according to reports this week, he has still not resumed baseball activities. Originally expected to be returning this week, Wright received further treatment for his injury on Monday according to Adam Rubin...

Travis D’Arnaud Scheduled for Exam on Hand Tuesday
May 10th, 2015 at 8:31 PM
The New York Mets have had a lot of injury woes over the first few weeks of the season. Despite all the setbacks, the Mets have maintained their division lead with the replacements. The Mets may get one very important piece back soon. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who has been sidelined...

David Wright Shut Down with Lower Back Pain
May 8th, 2015 at 2:15 PM
The good news for the New York Mets is that David Wright's hamstring is feeling much better. The bad news, however, is that Wright is still nowhere close to a return thanks to a new injury. The Mets confirmed that Wright was examined at the New York Hospital for Special...

New York Mets Promote Dilson Herrera to Majors
May 1st, 2015 at 2:10 PM
The New York Mets are in a bit of an offensive funk, having scored more than three runs in a game only once in the last week. David Wright, who the Mets were hoping to get back over the weekend, now appears to need at least another week of rehab...

David Wright Planning to Begin Baseball Activities Tomorrow
April 26th, 2015 at 8:54 PM
The New York Mets got some good news on the injury front this evening. David Wright, who has been sidelined since April 15th with a strained right hamstring, is set to resume baseball activities tomorrow. The plan, according to manager Terry Collins, is for Wright to run and throw tomorrow...

New York Mets Expect David Wright Back on Time
April 21st, 2015 at 12:48 PM
When the New York Mets announced that David Wright had a mild hamstring strain, the announcement was meant with plenty of skepticism. Injuries have tended to linger with Mets' players over the years, with many players initially expected to be out for a week or two missing months at a...

New York Mets Will Need Lucas Duda to Keep Hitting with David Wright Out
April 16th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
One of the New York Mets' hottest hitters at the start of the season has been first baseman Lucas Duda. Entering Wednesday night's game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Duda was hitting .345 to lead the team. Duda also has driven in five runs even though he has yet to homer,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets
April 15th, 2015 at 6:23 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) have won two in a row against the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5), although their victory last night was a bizarre one. That contest, a 6-5 Mets victory, featured five home runs, numerous hit batsmen, catchers interference, an ejection for Mets' skipper Terry Collins, and injuries among...

New York Mets Place David Wright on 15 Day DL
April 15th, 2015 at 2:20 PM
In news that wasn't unexpected, the New York Mets announced they are placing David Wright on the 15 day disabled list. Wright underwent an MRI this morning after suffering the injury sliding into second base during the Mets' win over the Philadelphia Phillies last night. The team is calling Wright's...

New York Mets Have Injury Issues After Win
April 15th, 2015 at 9:58 AM
The New York Mets got their third consecutive win on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, but it may have been a pyrrhic victory. Several key players suffered injuries on the night, beginning when outfielder Michael Cuddyer had to leave the game after being hit on the hand with a...

Mets Top Phillies 6-5 in Wild Contest
April 14th, 2015 at 11:55 PM
The New York Mets (5-3) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) by a score of 6-5 Tuesday night at Citi Field. It wasn't a dominating return to Citi Field for Matt Harvey, but he was good enough to get the job done in a wild contest that featured multiple players hit...

New York Mets’ Offense Has Vanished in Regular Season
April 12th, 2015 at 8:22 AM
The New York Mets made a big impression offensively in spring training. The team led the Grapefruit League in home runs during the spring, paced by a strong showing from Michael Cuddyer. The Mets also looked in sync offensively with a lineup that featured Juan Lagares as the leadoff hitter...

Rare Mental Gaffe from David Wright Costs New York Mets in 5-3 Loss
April 11th, 2015 at 12:19 AM
Atlanta-The New York Mets came into their matchup with the Atlanta Braves looking to make an early statement. The Mets won their opening series with the Washington Nationals, but found themselves looking up at the Braves. The Braves were not expected by many to contend, so an early jump could...

Matt Harvey Dazzles in Return as New York Mets Win Opening Series
April 9th, 2015 at 7:20 PM
Washington, D.C.-Matt Harvey made his much anticipated return to the New York Mets Thursday afternoon in Washington. Locked into an exciting pitching matchup with Stephen Strasburg, Harvey rose to the occasion. After some early jitters, Harvey settled in and looked like his old self. Harvey tossed six shutout innings as...