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‘Highly unlikely’ Mets risk Harvey burning them — with another team

MIAMI — Matt Harvey could be the most expensive mop-up pitcher in the major leagues next season, an inexpensive ace for another team or something in between. The Mets appear willing to gamble on the disappointing right-hander, even at the risk of potentially wasting $6 million in 2018 should the struggles that have defined Harvey’s...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Nimmo: 'I take a lot of pride in my whole game'

When the Mets walked off the field Wednesday following their 9-2 loss to the Marlins, only 16 Major Leaguers with at least 150 plate appearances held a higher on-base percentage than Brandon Nimmo. Among them were the likely Most Valuable Player Award winners in both leagues, as well as multiple other candidates for baseball's most prestigious individual honor.
Via Mets.com
1 hour ago

Dark Days For The Dark Knight

It’s been years since fans got excited about Harvey Day. What used to be a holiday is now a topic that draws rants from Mets fans. How can someone that was so good now be pitching so bad? Will we ever get Harvey back? Will he learn to pitch with diminished velocity? “There is no reason for questions, there are no answers,” Harvey said after his last start. “You are going...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 hours ago

Gut Reaction: Marlins 9, Mets 2 – 9/20/17

The Mets lost 9-2 to hand the Marlins the sweep in one of the ugliest series they’ve played in a long, ugly season. The good news is we don’t have to face the Marlins again until 2018. Rafael Montero struggled, allowing five runs in just four innings and Erik Goeddel threw gas on the fire, putting the game out of reach with four earned runs in the ninth. The Marlins broke out...
Via Mets360.com
2 hours ago

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra - 09/20/17 - Marlins complete sweep of Mets

Gary Cohen, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 9-2 loss to the Marlins
Via SNY
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rosario Feels “A Lot Better” After Stomach Illness

Mets shortstop Amed Rosario was in the Mets clubhouse Wendesday morning and felt “a lot better.” Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that he attributed his stomach illness to an improperly cooked meal he ate over the weekend. Whether or not he is available to play by the Mets’ next game remains to be seen. “We’re hoping,” manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got to get...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 hours ago

Mets come up short after Montero struggles

Giancarlo Stanton delivered an awe-inspiring two-run homer in the eighth inning on Wednesday afternoon, but it was the eight strong innings thrown by Jose Urena that set the tone in the Marlins' 9-2 win over the Mets at Marlins Park.
Via Mets.com
4 hours ago

This is the Rafael Montero the Mets didn’t want to resurface

MIAMI — Rafael Montero’s ride was fun while it lasted, but lately he has pitched like Rafael Montero. Entrusted with preventing the Mets from getting swept in a three-game series by the Marlins, the right-hander struggled Wednesday and was knocked out after four innings. The Mets were destroyed 9-2 at Marlins Park to complete a...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Rapid Reaction: Marcell and Marlins Beat Montero and Mets 9-2

The New York Mets (65-78) were defeated by the Miami Marlins (72-80) by a score of 9-2 Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park in Miami. Offense: The Mets bats were quiet until the 5th inning when Kevin Plawecki led off the frame with a single. After Brandon Nimmo struck out and Phillip Evans flew out, Travis Taijeron singled off the glove of the third baseman Brian Anderson. With runners...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 hours ago

Rosario recovering; aiming to return Friday

After spending all day Tuesday confined to his hotel room, shortstop Amed Rosario returned to the Mets' clubhouse Wednesday morning feeling "a lot better." He attributed his stomach illness, which has sidelined him since Monday, to an improperly cooked meal he ate over the weekend.
Via Mets.com
7 hours ago

Brandon Nimmo and the Mets’ valuation of OBP

You who are on the road Must have a code that you can live by Even if you’re not on the road, it’s good to have guiding principles. Take Sandy Alderson, for instance. We know his guiding principle is that power is of utmost importance, for both hitters and pitchers. We also know that he places a lesser importance on defense. Which isn’t to say he doesn’t value it at all...
Via Mets360.com
10 hours ago

Are these former Mets ready to for MLB manager jobs?

The fans want a former Met running the show, here's a few who could.
Via NJ.com
14 hours ago

Mets' Amed Rosario 'violently sick' for 2nd time this season

Amed Rosario was hospitalized for gastroenteritis on Tuesday, the second time this season. Amed Rosario may want to find a new restaurant in Miami.  For the second time this season, the Mets' shortstop was hospitalized with gastroenteritis. The highly-touted young rookie was treated at the University of Miami hospital on Monday night, but...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

WATCH: Matt Harvey: "It's terrible. It's not fun. There's really nothing to say."

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey meets the media, but has no answers for his struggles, after another tough outing on Monday night against the Miami Marlins.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Turner and the competitive lineup of ex-Mets

As we all know the Met roster has undergone quite a shake up, and a lot of familiar faces are gone. Let’s see what kind of lineup we could field from these ex-Mets. Rules are simple, players must have been in the Met’s organization within the past three years, and are now employed by another MLB team. 1b…Lucas Duda. The long time Met is now the first sacker for the Tampa...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago

Amed Rosario Named Top Pacific Coast League Prospect, Smith Sixth

Baseball America has included two New York Mets prospects in their 2017 Top 20 Pacific Coast League prospects: 1. SS Amed Rosario 2017 MiLB Stats: 94 G, 425 PA, 393 AB, 66 R, 129 H, 19 2B, 7 3B, 7 HR, 58 RBI, 19 SB, 6 CS, 328/.367/.466 2017 MLB Stats: 38 G, 137 PA, 143 AB, 16 R, 35 H, 2 2B, 3 3B, 4 HR, 9 RBI, 7 SB, 2 CS, .265/.292/.417 MMN Rank: 1  Recap: Entering the season,...
Via MetsMinor.net
1 day ago

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra - 09/18/17 - Harvey's struggles continue in Marlins rout of Mets

Gary Cohen, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 13-1 loss to the Marlins
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey a horrible reminder to the New York Mets of unmet potential

The New York Mets found themselves mired in irrelevance from 2009 to 2014, finishing with less than 80 wins in six straight seasons and failing to contend for the playoffs, which they hadn’t reached since 2006. Older players saw their performance deteriorate, younger players did not live up to their potential, and attendance drastically declined as fans lost interest in a wholly...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Do not rush Noah Syndergaard

The New York Mets have had a forgettable season, but are taking unnecessary risks that could negatively affect the 2018 team. For whatever reason, the organization appears to be rushing their pitchers back from injuries. Matt Harvey who was recently activated from the disabled list was supposed to pitch on three days rest his second start after his return. Fortunately, he was pushed...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Roberts won't scapegoat anyone for Dodgers' losing

Dave Roberts is standing up for all of his players and won’t let any of them be singled out amid the Dodgers’ struggles.On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager said he wouldn’t blame any individual for the team’s recent 11-game losing streak. Curtis Granderson is one player many fans have pointed to as part of the reason for the team’s skid. He’s batting just 8-for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Montero finally showing signs of improvement with the New York Mets

The New York Mets’ starting rotation has been a revolving door this entire season, with every member of the team’s Opening Day rotation other than Jacob deGrom spending significant time on the disabled list and twelve different pitchers making at least one start. The Mets’ 4.83 team ERA is tied for the second-worst among National League teams, and the greatest strength of an...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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