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Matt Harvey’s first throwing session and news of the New York Mets’ refinancing their debt incurred from the Ponzi ruling were today’s most significant developments from the Mets’ spring training camp in Port St. Lucie.
Harvey made 20 throws on flat ground from 60 feet Saturday morning and described his feelings as “awesome.’’
Harvey will continue to throw on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. He described it as part of a process and acknowledged he must resist the urge to throw harder.
* The Mets’ application to refinance was accepted with the organization several weeks away from having to make a $250-million payment. The five-year loan was priced at Libor plus 3.25 percent.
* Saturday was the first day of full-squad workouts. John Lannan, Gonzalez Germen, Rafael Montero and Scott Rice were among the pitchers to throw live batting practice.
* Manager Terry Collins plans to “ease’’ his veterans into spring training games. Daniel Murphy, David Wright ...
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#Mets are making Harvey wait until tomorrow to throw according to a source. 4 month anniversary date of surgery. He’s eager to go.— Kristie Ackert (@AckertNYDN) February 21, 2014 Per Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, Matt Harvey will take his rehab to the next phase. It'll be exactly four months since the date of his Tommy John Surgery and according to Matt Cerrone...
Matt Harvey will make 20 throws at 60 feet today. (Corrected.)— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 22, 2014 Today, for the first time in four months Matt Harvey will be allowed to pick up a baseball and throw it. Unfortunately, he won't be throwing it for strikes in the high-90s with little to no run support. Instead he will be throwing lightly, about twenty times from...
“I felt very good,” Matt Harvey said after making 20 throws at 60 feet. “I’m kind of surprised, actually.”— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 22, 2014This is terrible.No, really, it's great. It's virtually meaningless, but it's good. I'll still be angry if Harvey pitches this season, because I can't see the team having anything to play for come...
Exactly four months after having Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, Matt Harvey stood in the outfield grass at the Mets’ complex Saturday and tossed a baseball 20 times to the bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello about 60 feet away. Fans lined chain-link fences to try to catch a glimpse. Members of the organization looked on, arms crossed. Jeremy Hefner, another Mets pitcher who...
New York Mets ace Matt Harvey had Tommy John surgery early in the offseason. Now, exactly four months later, he has started throwing again. The New York Times' Tim Rohan reported Saturday that Harvey threw approximately 20 tosses in the outfield of the Mets' Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida.Matt Harvey just threw for the first time since Tommy John surgery...
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Last year Mets catchers put up a combined .654 OPS, 33 points below the average mark for National League backstops. Of the four catchers to see action for the club last year, Travis d’Arnaud had the lowest OPS with a .542 mark in 111 PA. Yet because of his minor league pedigree, many fans expect d’Arnaud to have a big year at the plate. Some even point to the rookie as one...
The New York Mets seek to take another incremental step forward in 2014 toward the goal of reaching the playoffs. With the absence of organization’s gem, Matt Harvey, the Mets will need some of their young talent to make sizable gains in performance in order to have any chance. Three of the youngsters to watch [...]
The New York Mets haven’t played an exhibition game yet and already manager Terry Collins is hinting at several roster cuts.
With a congested outfield, Collins suggested Matt den Dekker – arguably the best defensive outfielder in the organization – Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Andrew Brown and Cesar Puello beginning the year at Triple-A Las Vegas.
It is also conceivable Juan Lagares will...
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Terry Collins has positive initial reviews of Ike Davis' new swing. The first baseman entered spring training looking to make a change after watching film of himself in the offseason.
Collins says Davis' swing has been flatter, with less of an uphill motion, and creating good backspin on the ball.
"His swing is absolutely different than it was last year," he said...
Closer Bobby Parnell did not throw today because of tightness in his left quadriceps muscle sustained covering first base Thursday afternoon.
Parnell threw 35 pitches Tuesday and is listed day-to-day, although manager Terry Collins is hopeful he’ll be able to go off the mound Saturday.
Parnell is recovering from neck surgery and his availability to start the season is questionable...
New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced his rotation for the first five exhibition games Sunday morning.
Rafael Montero will get the ball for the exhibition opener this Friday against Washington at Tradition Field.
He will be followed by fifth-starter candidate John Lannan, March 1 against Miami; fifth-starter possibility Daisuke Matsuzaka, March 2 against St. Louis, at Jupiter...
New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced the starting pitchers for the first cycle of exhibition games, beginning Friday against Washington.
Rafael Montero, John Lannan, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Noah Syndergaard and Jonathon Niese will start the first five games. The relievers weren’t announced.
* Collins praised Wilmer Flores’ off-season conditioning and reiterated...
Terry Collins said Wilmer Flores earned a big compliment while the Mets manager was talking to someone who had watched Flores play winter ball for several years. According to Mike Vorkunov of...
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