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Meet the 12 Mets pitchers to start a game this year

When the season started, the Mets were expected to have a dominant, reliable starting pitching rotation. Things changed.
Via NJ.com
2 hours ago

Why Terry Collins thinks Mets failed comeback is good thing

This was as close to a moral victory as you can get in a pennant race. NEW YORK -- In a pennant race, there's no such thing as a moral victory. But something about the way the Mets fell to the Phillies on Saturday night--nearly coming back from an 0-2 deficit with a lineup full of young subs--felt different. It was different for a crowd of nearly...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Mets continue playoff push versus Phillies

NEW YORK -- Rare is it for a team battling for a playoff berth to feel it gained momentum from a late-season loss. But most teams don't lose like the New York Mets did Saturday night. The Mets look to retain at least a share of the lead in the National League wild-card race Sunday afternoon when they host the Philadelphia Phillies in the regular-season home finale at Citi Field...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Seth Lugo on Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, and ‘tenacious’ Mets fans

Rookie Mets hurler Seth Lugo took a timeout for some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What is it like being part of a pennant race? A: It’s fun. Every day’s exciting. It’s a blast. Q: Do you feel any pressure at all? A: When I do, I tell myself to quit. Quit feeling...
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

Mets’ playoff hopes hinge on their last available stud pitcher

Considering the state of the Mets’ arms, it will be a minor miracle to survive the final seven games and make it to the postseason as a wild card. Manager Terry Collins knows what’s ahead of him, and so do the scouts who are arriving in playoff droves to cover the Mets. “They are trying...
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

When Noah Syndergaard will return to Mets rotation

Tuesday will be Thors-day. Mets manager Terry Collins said Noah Syndergaard, who missed Saturday’s start because of strep throat, will pitch Tuesday against the Marlins while Bartolo Colon will go Monday. Syndergaard threw a bullpen session Saturday. “It went good. We’re going to go with him on Tuesday,” Collins said after the Mets’ 10-8 loss...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

Young Mets keep battling with spirited rally

For months now, the Mets have patched their rotation with spare parts and bubble gum. And it's worked. New York has played large swaths of the season's second half without Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz, vaulting back into the postseason race because young pitchers Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman have been better than expected.
Via Mets.com
8 hours ago

Mets’ Gavin Cecchini gets first MLB hit

New York Mets infielder Gavin Cecchini got his first Major League hit on Saturday night with an RBI double off Philadelphia Phillies LHP Joely Rodriguez. It was just the 22-year-old Cecchini’s fourth Major League at-bat, after having made his MLB debut back on Sep. 11. Taken in the first round (12th overall) of the 2012 […] The post Mets’ Gavin Cecchini gets first MLB hit appeared...
Via Today's Knuckleball
10 hours ago

Collins: Flores Could Miss Rest Of Regular Season

Terry Collins told reporters on Saturday that Wilmer Flores could miss the rest of the regular season due to his ailing wrist injury. Flores told reporters that he plans on trying to take swings on Sunday and will try to see how he feels after that, but he remains worried about the bone bruise in his wrist. He received a second cortisone injection on Monday to try and alleviate...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 hours ago

Syndergaard throws, Matz gets clean MRI as Mets try to mend

NEW YORK (AP) Lengthy medical updates have become a part of Mets manager Terry Collins' daily routine. Not exactly what New York needs during its final push for a return to the postseason, but that's the reality facing the reigning NL champions. Rather than making his scheduled start Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies, ace Noah Syndergaard was scheduled to throw a bullpen...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Done For Season?

If the reigning National League champion Mets are going to maintain their spot atop the wild-card race, they might have to do it without infielder Wilmer Flores. The 25-year-old hasn’t seen action since Sept. 10 because of a right wrist injury he suffered in a collision with Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski, and Flores isn’t sure if he’ll be able to return this season. “I am...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
12 hours ago

Mets lineup vs. Phillies: Michael Conforto back after big night

The Mets and Phillies will play the third game of a four-game set at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field. NEW YORK -- No rest for the weary. As the Mets continue to push for the postseason, a now-or-never attitude has overtaken the club. After thinking about giving shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera a day of rest for a bruised leg, manager Terry Collins said the...
Via NJ.com
16 hours ago

Mets Minors: MMO All-Star Rotation Led by Conlon

Photo: Allen Greene, Kingsport Mets This is the second part of our four part series in which we choose our 25 man roster from the Mets minor leagues based strictly on their numbers and not on their prospect rankings. The first part addressed the “starting lineup.”  The following two parts will address the bench and the bullpen. Missing from this list is Seth Lugo and Robert...
Via Mets Merized Online
18 hours ago

Terry Collins and the dangers of expanded rosters

The Mets have 39 players on their expanded active roster. That’s tied with the Dodgers for the most in baseball. That’s also literally every player on their 40-man that isn’t recovering from some surgery or another. That’s a lot of players, and the dugout and bullpen are crowded with guys looking to get some kind of playing time down the stretch. Expanded rosters are thought...
Via Mets360.com
21 hours ago

Battle of the Bat Flips: Asdrubal Cabrera vs. Yoenis Cespedes

On Friday night, with the Mets trailing the Phillies 8-6 in the bottom of the 11th inning, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera not only hit an epic walk-off three run homer, he also had a bat flip for the ages: Chills. #Walkoffhttps://t.co/NuuNjovPM2 pic.twitter.com/Ntsbicef6b — New York Mets (@Mets) September 23, 2016 It was very reminiscent of another pretty epic bat flip we saw just...
Via Mets Merized Online
21 hours ago

Robles, Conforto, Mets top Phils, stay atop wild-card race

NEW YORK (AP) Closer Jeurys Familia and setup man Addison Reed were out, even before the first pitch. Then starter Gabriel Ynoa got yanked after just two innings. A day after burning through 10 pitchers in a stirring win, the New York Mets needed someone to own the mound. Hansel Robles provided a big boost from the bullpen Friday night, escaping a seventh-inning jam and finishing...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets ace Syndergaard scratched because of strep throat

NEW YORK (AP) The playoff-contending New York Mets say star pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been scratched from his start Saturday night against Philadelphia because of strep throat. Manager Terry Collins made the announcement before playing the Phillies on Friday night. Reliever Sean Gilmartin will make his first start of the season, taking Syndergaard's place. Collins said Syndergaard...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five sports stadiums that should be renamed

What’s in a stadium name? For the past two decades, usually millions of sponsorship dollars, self-created nicknames no one uses and some hubris when a shady company goes belly-up in the name of fraud. The wide majority of major league sports venues are named after corporations big and small, with a good chunk of them having to be renamed over the years because of company mergers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another Ace In Queens Has A Jacked-Up Arm

Steven Matz is likely done for the year after hurting his shoulder again.  I'm not even joking.  I kinda wish I were.  NY Post writer, Joel Sherman's headline, "How Terry Collins broke Matz news to Mets in stirring meeting."  Unless everyone had coffee, creamers and were stirring, Joel, buddy, you're overselling.  Quick aside, sportswriters assume their audience is a bunch of...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: W.B. Mason Post Game Extra - 09/22/16 - Cabrera walk-off homerun wins it in extras

Asdrubal Cabrera a belted a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Mets a dramatic 9-8 win over the Phillies.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Asdrubal Cabrera delivers huge bat flip after walk-off HR

Asdrubal Cabrera delivered a walk-off home run in the 11th to give the New York Mets a 9-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night, and he may have topped his performance at the plate with the amazing bat flip he delivered. Take a look at this flip, which traveled almost halfway to first base: Think Asdrúbal knew it was gone? His #walkoff HR gives @Mets .5 game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: W.B. Mason Post Game Extra - 09/20/16 - Braves put damper on Mets playoff run..again

The Mets staged a late rally but came up a run short, losing to Braves, 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Via SNY
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow's first day with the New York Mets caused quite a spectacle

Tim Tebow's professional baseball career officially began on Monday, as the ex-NFL quarterback attended his first practice with the New York Mets' at the club's instructional league camp in Port St. Lucie, Fla.Outfitted in royal blue and orange, the Heisman Trophy winner and two-time National Champion felt right at home playing in front of hundreds of Florida Gator fans, as Port...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

WATCH: Tim Tebow reports to Instructional League with the New York Mets

SNY reports from Port St Lucie, as Tim Tebow meets the media to talk about his first workout with the New York Mets organization, and discusses what he feels he needs to work on moving forward to make it to the big leagues.
Via SNY
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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