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Mets fan hit in face by foul ball ricochet (Photo)

A New York Mets fan was hit in the face with a foul ball that bounced off an empty seat during Tuesday night's game at Citi Field against Philadelphia.It happened in the bottom of the second as Mets batter Travis d'Arnaud hit a sharp liner foul into the third base stands. Unfortunately, the ball ricocheted off the seat and hit the nearby Mets fan on the left side of his...
Via Holdout Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A 'sharknado' hits Citi Field in 'Sharknado 2'

Watch out Mark McGrath and Ian Ziering!
Via Beer Mug Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York has 'absolutely nothing' brewing on Bartolo Colon trade talks

The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday by the score of 7-1. The win improved the Mets to 51-55 on the season, fourth in the National League East. Bartolo Colon scattered 10 his over seven innings and struck out six to get his 10th win of the season. The 41-year old is having a good season and with the trade deadline approaching, one would think Colon would...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 shortstop free agent market benefits Ruben Tejada

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but there is a good possibility that Ruben Tejada will be the Mets shortstop in 2015. There is a huge caveat with that statement, and that is the assumption that Wilmer Flores fails to take the position via his superior offensive capabilities, or Matt Reynolds down in Triple-A does not impress. Both could make a strong case either during the...
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With homeruns in 4 of 6, Lucas Duda stays hot (Week 17 MLB Transaction Trends)

After entering the season as Ike Davis‘ backup at first base, Duda has run away with the job and forced Davis’ trade to the Pirates with his breakout year at the plate. He has career highs in home runs, steals, ISO, OBP and SLG%, and is well on his way to setting a new bar for plate appearances, runs and RBI. His HR/FB ratio (15.5%) is a tad high, but the split’s on a steady...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
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Mets giving away cap autographed by 'Sharknado 2' star Ian Ziering (Photo)

The New York Mets are giving away a Mets cap autographed by Ian Ziering, star of the upcoming Syfy movie "Sharknado 2: The Second One".Photo via Twitter/@Mets.Why are the Mets shamelessly promoting a B-movie? Well, "Sharknado 2" takes place in New York City, and one of the scenes in the movie was filmed in Citi Field. The Mets gave director Anthony C. Ferrante...
Via Holdout Sports
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The New York Mets’ Team Colors Were Almost Pink and Black

The New York Mets almost had the most distinct uniforms in baseball but then they unfortunately went with something a little more familiar and conservative. The team’s original owner, Joan Whitney Payson, had kicked around the idea of making the Mets’ jerseys pink and black in honor of the color of the Payson’s family stables. The stables’ silks were a salmon pink with black...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Sandy Alderson: Mets Unlikely To Make Any Deals

Sandy Alderson told reporters at Citi Field that it’s unlikely the Mets make a deal before the Trade Deadline. “To make a guess, I would say that nothing will happen,” the GM said. Of course, no run-up to the trade deadline would be the same if Sandy didn’t say something akin to this. The Mets have been shopping Bartolo Colon and Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lagares’ Head First Slide Didn’t Sit Well With Collins

During Sunday’s game at Miller Park, in the eighth inning, Juan Lagares was trying to beat out a ground ball to shortstop, when he decided to slide head first into the first base bag. Lagares was out on the play; a decision that Terry Collins was not too please about. “Everybody said it — I know he doesn’t read the newspaper very much — but anybody who’s been hurt in...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Land Five On MLB.com Top 100 Prospects List

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (67), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of them: Syndergaard: Scouting grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda justifies decision to keep him as a first baseman

Before the season started, we had an anonymous survey on the site where we asked various questions. One of them was: What should the Mets do about 1B? By far the most popular response among the four available answers was to go with Ike Davis. Here’s what you said: 54% – Go with Ike Davis/Josh Satin platoon 22% – Go with Lucas Duda/Satin platoon 14% – Acquire someone...
Via Mets360.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Mets History: The Mercury Mets & #HasLobby Anniversaries

July 27th, 1999 and July 27th, 2009 are dates that will live on in Mets fan lore for years to come because two of the strangest moments in Mets history happened on each date. Today we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Turn Ahead the Clock Night at Shea where we were introduced to the Mercury Mets and the 5th Anniversary of the #HasLobby Press Conference. First let us celebrate...
Via The Daily Stache
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Will Pay Some Of Bartolo Colon’s Contract In Trade

The New York Mets made two big acquisitions this summer, Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon. While Granderson will be with the Mets for awhile, it appears Colon’s days in a Mets uniform are numbered. Bartolo Colon has been solid for the team this season, pitching himself to a 9-8 record with a 4.03 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and 100 Ks in 134 IP. So why would the Mets be willing to trade...
Via Standing O Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: will Sandy Alderson pull the trigger?

With the trade deadline right around the corner, trade speculation and rumors are reaching their peak. It is no different with the New York Mets. I have thrown out some names of players who could be traded over the last few weeks. The only question remaining is will Sandy Alderson pull the trigger. Over his time with the Mets, Alderson has proven to be very deliberate in his actions...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores or Daniel Murphy: A decision needs to be made

Since Sandy Alderson took over as the general manager of the New York Mets, offense has been the need. Through the draft, Alderson and Co. have attempted to replenish a minor league system that desperately needed offense. They signed guys like Curtis Granderson in the hopes that he can give the lineup a boost over the next four seasons. At one position, second base, the Mets have...
Via Mets360.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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