METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
56 minutes 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
3 hours ago

What Should the New York Mets Do About Matt Harvey?

Last week on Twitter, I saw a poll asking New York Mets fans to weigh in on whether they thought the team should non-tender starting pitcher Matt Harvey this winter. In other words, it was asking if fans thought the team should outright release the Dark Knight, receiving nothing in return. I’ll admit, I scoffed when I saw the question – why on earth would the Mets just cut one...
Via Off The Bench
5 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
7 hours ago

Gut Reaction: Marlins 5, Mets 4 (10 INN) 9/19/17

Just as it seemed the Mets had a win in their crosshairs, it was ripped from their hands. Entering the ninth with a 4-1 lead, the Mets trusted A.J Ramos with the save situation against his former team. Ramos blew the save, forcing the game into extra innings. In the bottom of the 10th, Paul Sewald surrendered a walk-off home run to Justin Bour to end the game, 5-4. Other than Sewald...
Via Mets360.com
14 hours ago

d'Arnaud, Reyes homer, but Mets fall in 10

The Marlins aren't going down quietly in the National League Wild Card chase. After being an out away from elimination on Tuesday night, J.T. Realmuto delivered a walk-off home run in the 10th inning that lifted Miami to a 5-4 win over the Mets at Marlins Park.
Via Mets.com
14 hours ago

AJ Ramos blows save in horrific homecoming as Mets fall in 10

MIAMI — AJ Ramos’ homecoming couldn’t have gone much worse. In his first appearance against his former team since the July 28 trade that sent him to the Mets, the veteran reliever cratered, blowing a save in the ninth inning by allowing three runs. The Mets’ meltdown was then completed when J.T. Realmuto homered against...
Via New York Post
14 hours ago

Rosario misses 2nd game with gastroenteritis

The Mets instructed shortstop Amed Rosario to stay clear of Marlins Park on Tuesday, at least for pregame activities. A late scratch from Monday's lineup, Rosario spent that night at the University of Hospital, where doctors treated him for gastroenteritis. He did not sleep at the hospital, but spent all of Tuesday holed up at the team hotel.
Via Mets.com
19 hours ago

Wait, is Matt Harvey having worst season by a Mets starter ever?

Less than two years ago Matt Harvey had enough talent and collateral to talk his way into the ninth inning of a World Series elimination game. Now, he might be having the worst season ever by a Mets starter. There are falls, plummets and then whatever this is. Harvey’s ERA in his last two outings...
Via New York Post
20 hours ago

Rosario Out of Lineup With “Violent Stomach Illness”

Mets shortstop Amed Rosario remains out of the lineup tonight and will likely be sidelined tomorrow as well, MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports. Rosario, 21, is dealing with what manager Terry Collins is calling “violent sickness,” and it’s “more than the flu.” The infielder was admitted to a hospital Monday night for the stomach issue and is back at his hotel resting,...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 hours 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

MMO Roundtable: Should Mets Pick Up Option On Asdrubal Cabrera?

It’s funny how quickly things can change in baseball. A couple of months ago, most Mets fans were looking to run shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera out of town after he publicly disparaged the organization when they asked him to play some games at second base, something he was vehemently opposed to doing. But these days many of them are wondering if picking up his $8.5 million club option...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago

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

Noah Syndergaard may not start for Mets again this season

MIAMI — As time runs out on this dismal Mets season, Noah Syndergaard wouldn’t mind bringing a ray of sunshine to the organization. And that entails pitching for the team again this year, preferably with two appearances over the final week of the regular season. The right-hander is again on the precipice of receiving clearance...
Via New York Post
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
1 day 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

WATCH: New York Mets rookie shortstop Amed Rosario talks season so far

SNY's Steve Gelbs sits down with New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario to discuss Jose Reyes taking Rosario under his wing throughout his rookie season.
Via SNY
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
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

(PHOTO) Tim Tebow gets trolled by college football fan with clever sign

Tim Tebow was doing his thing on the set of “College Gameday” as ESPN’s college football analyst, when a fan who was positioned behind him savagely trolled him with a sign. Tebow, who plays Single-A ball in the Mets system, has a batting average of .226 from his time with the low-A Columbia Fireflies and high-A Port St. Lucie. And a fan made sure to remind him of it. Hey,...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes says he wants to finish his career with Mets

Jose Reyes is right where he wants to be.Speaking with the media on Friday after he clubbed two home runs in a 5-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the veteran New York Mets infielder said that he would like to finish his career with the team.“Did I want to come here? For sure,” said Reyes, per Mike Puma of the New York Post. “Do I want to finish my career here? One hundred...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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