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Mets’ Lineup, August 28, At Philadelphia

Here’s the lineup the Mets will use tonight in support of Jon Niese as they go for the sweep in Philadelphia and attempt to extend their winning streak to seven games: Curtis Granderson – RFYoenis Cespedes – CFDaniel Murphy – 1B David Wright – 3B Kelly Johnson – 2B Travis d’Arnaud – C Michael Conforto – LFRuben Tejada – SS Niese – LHP COMMENTS: It’s working...
Via New York Mets Report
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets have THE POWER

The New York Mets since July 25: Clear the way, the New York Mets are absolutely steamrolling over everybody. It’s not even fair. Just start begging for mercy already. Skeletor can’t even stop them. They are literally putting up the best offensive numbers in the National League right now. Before July 25, they were dead last in runs scored, and since July 25, they are #1 at 6...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Still Have Concerns

As good as the Mets have been, and they’ve been terrific lately, there remain issues that are surrounding them on their way to October. Several were exposed the past week in Baltimore and Denver, and now in Philadelphia. Fortunately, they were able to outslug their mistakes, and we haven’t seen that a lot with the Mets over the years. Here’s what they must address: COLLINS...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard Picks up his First Road Win as The Mets Make it Five in a Row

Noah Syndergaard #34 of the New York Mets throws a pitch in the bottom of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 25, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/Getty Images) The Mets picked up their 5th straight win last night when they topped the Phillies in the second win of the series. Noah Syndergaard also picked up his first road win of the...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Bowa gets ejected, threatens Mets player

    Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa went ballistic on Tuesday night, and it appears his frustration was at least two days in the making. During the seventh inning of a 6-5 loss to the New York Mets, Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur jumped out of the dugout to protest after Mets reliever Hansel Robles tried to quick-pitch Darin Ruf as Ruf was still getting settled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Have 4th Best Odds Of Winning World Series

On the morning of July 24, before the Mets had made any trades, the Mets had the 12th best odds of winning the World Series (1.8%). Now, a little over a month later, our friends at Number Fire calculate that the Mets have the fourth best odds of winning the World Series (10.6%) behind only […]
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How Yoenis Cespedes saved the Mets from themselves

It all seemed to be coming together for the Mets. It looked like they had just traded for the kind of impact bat their lineup so desperately needed in the form of Carlos Gomez and that he would propel the pitching laden Metropolitans to a division championship. And then this happened: This kind of gaffe seemed typical of the Mets of the past ten years. An all-star caliber player...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: The Fantasy-Rich Mets?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 259, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) are back to discuss fantasy baseball action and answer some listener questions. Topics include: All the fantasy assets that are available on the New York Mets Whether Kolten Wong will turn thing around When you should stash Marcus Stromman If Carson...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright surprises Mets with cookies upon return

The New York Mets laid a 16-7 beat down on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, socking out a whopping eight home runs in the comeback win. The big victory marked the celebrated return of superstar David Wright, who was back in  the lineup after nearly four months away from the team and hit a homer himself. And he ingratiated himself to his teammates by surprising...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Are Loaded For October Run

Remember when the New York Mets struggled to score runs? Remember when fans were pleading for the Mets’ front office to make a move and add a bat? Remember when the Mets were just a bunch of young pitchers with no offensive support? Those days appear to be in the rear view mirror. The Mets’ offense is heating up like the summer air, and it is the offense that has this team loading...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets are raining fire all over the MLB

What a night of baseball for the New York Mets. AGAIN. Absolutely unbelievable. What looked to be an awful game turned into a record-setting night, as the Mets gave up 7 runs in 3 innings, then hit 8 homeruns and 15 extra-base hits to comeback and win 16-7. This also wasn’t even with their complete lineup, as Lucas Duda AND Curtis Granderson were both not playing (Duda on DL, Granderson...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Return To Amazin’ Status

The Mets are due for a fall and it looked that would happen when their ace, Jacob deGrom, was rocked for seven runs and didn’t get out of the third. He threw 82 pitches in the worst start of his career. So, the Mets didn’t have much of an option other than to would lick their wounds, scarf down the rest of the cookies given to David Wright in his return from over four months...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' David Wright welcomes himself back with 435-foot homer in first at-bat

PHILADELPHIA -- David Wright hit a 435-foot home run in his first at-bat in 133 days. Wright returned to the New York Mets' lineup Monday night after missing more than four months with a back problem. He drove a 1-1 pitch from Adam Morgan into the second deck in left field leading off the second. Wright got a standing ovation from Mets fans at Citizens Bank Park when he ran onto...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets GM Says Rafael Montero Likely Done For The Season

Speaking with reporters at Citizens Bank Park, GM Sandy Alderson confirmed that right-hander Rafael Montero is unlikely to pitch for the Mets again this season. Montero, 24, who has been out since April with a rotator cuff injury, was making his fifth rehab start when he complained of stiffness after the game to trainers. I have […]
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Verrett takes 'Matt who' approach in spot start for Harvey

Logan Verrett couldn't understand what all the fuss was about when he was tabbed to make Sunday's spot start in place of New York Mets ace Matt Harvey."Why's everybody freaking out?" Verrett jokingly asked Harvey on Friday. "Don't they know I'm a way better pitcher than you?"Pretty bold talk for a rookie who was already let go by two other teams this season and had never made a major...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Eudor Garcia looking to become the heir to David Wright

Back in 2014, the Mets selected Eudor Garcia in the fourth round of the draft.  Garcia profiled as a first round talent but had flaws that held him from being drafted earlier.  Garcia’s biggest flaw is that he’s 5’11” and 225 Lbs.  He’s not a lithe and graceful infielder nor is he a giant powerful behemoth.  With his body profile the consensus opinion has Garcia shifting...
Via Mets360.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. and the need for speed

Over the past two seasons, the Mets got a healthy helping of Eric Young Jr. in the lineup, as he played in 191 games. When it was time for a raise, the Mets decided that they would roll the dice with Michael Cuddyer, Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares in the outfield, and were hoping that Kirk Nieuwenhuis would be the backup outfielder. Nieuwenhuis struggled early on, and it became...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Verrett, Conforto Staying With Mets; Alvarez To Be Optioned

With David Wright finally returning to the Mets for tomorrow’s game, the Mets will keep both Logan Verrett and Michael Conforto on the roster, instead optioning left-handed relief pitcher Dario Alvarez back to Triple-A Las Vegas. Verrett, 25, will presumably be used, as he was today, as a spot starter over the last few weeks […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Pill is the Medicine the B-Mets Need

Tyler Pill may turn out to be the right man at the right time for the Binghamton Mets. With a starting rotation ravished in recent days by the loss of Michael Fulmer and John Gant to trading deadline... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Logan Verrett looks to turn questionable start into a bigger role

The Mets are doing the right thing for the wrong reason Sunday when they give a start to Logan Verrett. Now, that’s better than doing the wrong thing for the wrong reason, like calling up a lefty reliever to go to an eight-man bullpen because their useless LOOGY makes their relief corps too thin. Still, it will be a good day for the Mets when they completely move away from hope...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Signed photos of Mets' Wilmer Flores crying sell out

    In a shocking and raw display of emotion that nearly made Tom Hanks keel over, Mets infielder Wilmer Flores openly wept on the field during a game last July thinking that he had been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers. Then, the proposed deal fell apart a few hours later, Flores remained a Met, clubbed an unforgettable walkoff home run against the Nationals two days after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey 'on board' with Mets skipping his turn in rotation

    Get ready for a potential controversy in the Big Apple. The New York Mets announced on Friday that they will skip Matt Harvey’s next turn in the rotation in order to keep his innings down. The pitcher says he is “on board” with the decision. “The innings are adding up — we have kind of been discussing that the whole time. I told them I was completely on board...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

An uneasy, perfect fit: The six-man rotation and the Mets

The Mets are about to get all six of their best starters healthy again, as Steven Matz just had his second rehab start yesterday in his return from a strained muscle in his side. It looks like they’ll return to the six-man rotation. They should. The circumstances on this particular team make the six-man rotation a perfect match. Yes, Matt Harvey made some waves when he complained...
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Autographed photo being sold of Mets’ Wilmer Flores crying

To say that New York Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores rode a roller coaster of emotions around the MLB trade deadline a few weeks ago would be a huge understatement. Now fans can relive his emotional breakdown in the dugout over and over again courtesy of an autographed photo being offered up for sale by memorabilia outfit Steiner Sports. Listed as “Wilmer Flores Autographed ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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