METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Derek Jeter plans to fire multiple Marlins special assistants

When new owners take over any business, they tend to do a fair amount of firings in order to staff the organization with the personnel of their choosing. It appears things won’t be much different for the Miami Marlins. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson reported on Friday that Derek Jeter’s prospective ownership group plans to fire multiple special assistants in the Marlins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mets beat Nationals scrubs behind Travis d’Arnaud blasts

The Mets got a pair of homers from Travis d’Arnaud, including a three-run shot that tied the score in the fifth inning, as they beat the Nationals 7-6 on Friday night — although Washington started none of its regulars after getting in late Thursday night and being close to locked in for the second-best record...
Via New York Post
32 minutes ago

Gut Reaction: Mets 7, Nationals 6 (9/22/17)

For the Mets, all had appeared lost after starter Rob Gsellman allowed a total of six runs in five innings. It was a bit of a rough start for Gsellman, who walked three, allowed four hits, and gave up a three run home run to Adam Lind. This should be troubling for a pitcher who is trying to earn his spot on the 2018 roster. My Gut Reaction is that Gsellman is hurting his chances...
Via Mets360.com
38 minutes ago

d'Arnaud (2 HRs) powers Mets over Nationals

One positive takeaway for the Mets during the final month of this season has been the September surge from catcher Travis d'Arnaud. He launched a pair of home runs Friday night, giving him a career-high 15 homers on the year, to power the Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Nationals at Citi Field.
Via Mets.com
52 minutes ago

Rapid Reaction: Travis d’Arnaud Blasts Two Homers, Leads Mets Past Nats 7-6

The New York Mets (66-87) beat the Washington Nationals (92-61) by a score of 7-6 on Friday night at Citi Field. Pitching: Jacob deGrom (15-9, 3.55 ERA) was supposed to start on Friday, but his start was pushed back to Sunday due to nausea and an upset stomach. Robert Gsellman (7-7, 5.22 ERA) pitched in deGrom’s place while on regular rest. Gsellman took a step back from the...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 hour ago

Travis d'Arnaud's 2 homers help Mets overcome Nats | Rapid Reaction

The catcher slugged slugged a game-tying homer that made all the difference in the Met's 7-6 win. NEW YORK -- The last time Travis d'Arnaud had two home runs in a game, most of baseball thought the NL East would be a two-horse race between the Nationals and Mets. His two big flies brought the rivalry to a head on April 28 in Washington, two...
Via NJ.com
1 hour ago

Now you can watch the Mets lose with augmented reality

The New York Mets are wrapping up a forgettable season, but that’s not keeping the franchise from trying to give its fans a good time at Citi Field. Starting Monday, for the last three home dates of the season, the Mets will introduce a first-in-Major League Baseball augmented reality experience. The AR experience will allow...
Via New York Post
2 hours ago

Latest On Mets’ Plans For Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins

The Mets will attempt to work out a new contract with general manager Sandy Alderson to keep him for 2018 and (presumably) beyond, according to a report from Kristie Ackert. The fate of manager Terry Collins, though, is less clear — with signs suggesting it’s not expected he’ll be back. Contracts for both organizational leaders are up at the end of the year. The pair has been...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
4 hours ago

LIVE Color Feed: Nationals vs. Mets

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.
Via Mets.com
4 hours ago

Mets GM expects Matt Harvey back with Mets in 2018

The New York Mets are still hoping to find something left in Matt Harvey’s once-vaunted right arm. As Harvey finishes off another poor, injury-plagued campaign, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday that the team intends to tender him a contract and he expects the right-hander to stay with the Mets this winter. It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than two years...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syndergaard to pitch 1 inning in Saturday start

Noah Syndergaard will come off the disabled list to start Saturday against the Nationals at Citi Field. He will pitch one inning, with originally scheduled starter Matt Harvey entering the second inning in relief.
Via Mets.com
7 hours ago

Amed Rosario Returns to Mets Lineup

Amed Rosario is back in the New York Mets lineup tonight batting seventh and playing shortstop against the Washington Nationals. Rosario last played on September 17 and had been out with what the Mets were calling gastroenteritis. The young shortstop is hitting .265/.292/.417 with seven stolen bases in 38 big league games so far this season. Previous Update – September 20 Mets...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 hours ago

Mets Announce 2017 Instructional League Roster

Photo By Ernest Dove The New York Mets have announced their 2017 Instructional League roster.  For those interested, no, Tim Tebow will not be taking part in the Instructional Leagues this year.  However, there are still a group of Mets prospects who are taking part including the Mets first round draft picks from the prior two drafts: PITCHERS RHP Daison Acosta RHP Garrison...
Via MetsMinor.net
10 hours ago

An ode to Terry Collins

  A scrappy shortstop in college and minors, His energy was evident to all scouts and signers. What he lacked with the bat he made up for with grit, He stole bases, and dazzled with a mitt. A big league player he was not meant to be, But coach was another role he could see. He broke in with the Dodgers, but not in L.A., Pittsburgh’s minors were next where he’d stay. After...
Via Mets360.com
14 hours ago

Mets rookie follows father’s advice, and it’s paying off

The advice that would come to serve Brandon Nimmo the best in his baseball career was delivered by his father, Ron, over the years, during their frequent visits to the batting cage. “My dad was always big on swinging at strikes and letting the other ones go,” Brandon Nimmo said. “He was always, ‘Take what...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

Report: Mets expect Terry Collins to retire after the season

The New York Mets are closing up what has been a disastrous and injury-plagued season for the franchise. They are also being led by a manager in Terry Collins who isn’t under contract following the 2017 campaign.There have obviously been calls in New York for the Mets to go in a completely different direction at manager. After seven seasons with the club, maybe it’s time for...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Sandy Alderson likely to return, Terry Collins less so

Speculation season is off and running! As the Mets finish limping towards the end of a frustrating, painful season—one that both general manager Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins entered in the final season of their contracts—thoughts inevitably turn towards the future, or lack thereof, of current management. Conventional wisdom has held that Alderson would return, and...
Via Amazin' Avenue
1 day ago

WATCH: We Ask Mets Fans...what's your favorite thing about Citi Field?

In the latest edition of We Ask Mets Fans presented by StubHub, New York Mets fans discuss their favorite things about Citi Field.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which New York Mets rookies can help the team in 2018

Even before the September call-ups the New York Mets had a plethora of young players on the team after the fire sale earlier in the season – the reason being for management to take a look at the young talent and to see if these players fit with the plans of the future. So who are these players and which ones fit with the plans? The first young player to be called up was the team’s...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days 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
4 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
5 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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