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Cuddyer hits 6th HR, Duda drives in 5 as Mets beat Marlins

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Michael Cuddyer hit his sixth home run this spring and Lucas Duda homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday. Duda homered in the fourth inning. He added a three-run double in the sixth and Cuddyer, who signed with the Mets in the offseason, followed with his home run. Mets starter Rafael Montero threw...
Via AP on Fox
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Wilpon Holds Team Meeting

Earlier this spring I wrote Mets owner Fred Wilpon should have more of a vocal and visible presence around his team. Let’s face it, Mets’ fans love their team and want to know what the owner is thinking. Now his players know as Wilpon held a closed-doors meeting Monday morning, but as usual after these things, nobody was talking. WILPON: What did he say? (AP) “Any time that...
Via New York Mets Report
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Owner Fred Wilpon, Gives Motivational Speech to the New York Mets

Fred Wilpon’s comments in the New Yorker magazine have created more unwanted distractions for the Mets. (Mandatory Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara) On Monday morning Fred Wilpon, principle owner of the New York Mets, gave a motivational speech to his team down in Port St. Lucie. The meeting was supposed to rally the team in preparation for the start of the regular season....
Via The Sports Journal
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

A week before opener, owner Fred Wilpon addresses Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the team in a closed-door meeting Monday morning. The meeting delayed the opening of the Mets clubhouse 15 minutes and players could be heard clapping when the meeting was over. ''Any time that you have those types of meetings you can take a lot out of it, and I think everybody in here took a lot of out of it,'...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN NY: Mets Still Open To Trading Dillon Gee

Despite losing Zack Wheeler to a ligament tear that required Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets still may trade right-hander Dillon Gee within the month, an organization source told ESPN New York. “Gee is expected to open the season in the Mets’ rotation, although there are dissenters among team officials, who prefer prospect Rafael Montero.” “Mets manager Terry Collins...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey dating model Ania Cywinska?

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey gets more models than a Victoria’s Secret catalog. The New York Post’s Page Six reports that Harvey is now dating Polish model Ania Cywinska. The two have been together for at least a month, and Cywinska wished Harvey a happy 26th birthday on Instagram Friday. About three weeks ago,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Reynolds has inside track for New York Mets 2B job

As you read that title, you probably thought, “What about Daniel Murphy?” Murphy is the starting second basemen for the New York Mets, but as we get closer to opening day, it is looking more and more like he will start the season on the Disabled List. Murphy’s latest progress had him batting in a minor-league game with no running. However, the Mets can backdate his stint on...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alderson Facing A Lot Of Questions This Week

The Mets are entering the final week of their eventful spring training. Unless the Mets make a surprise trade – and what are the odds of that? – there shouldn’t be any notable additions, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t decisions to be made. ALDERSON: A lot of thinking to do. (AP) And, if you’ve followed closely, you know GM Sandy Alderson will make the final call...
Via New York Mets Report
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Extending Lucas Duda now is questionable

After emerging as the starting first basemen after being placed in a platoon within a platoon, it has been reported by David Lennon (of Newsday) that the Mets are hoping to extend Lucas Duda. The 29-year-old had a breakout season last year, hitting 30 homers complimented by a .253 average with a .349 OBP, and was rewarded for it this offseason, by signing a one-year deal worth ...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

News ---> Wannabe supermodel Ania Cywinska latest Mets P Matt Harvey project

That's Polish model Ania Cywinska up there with the NY Mets 12-10 Matt Harvey.Ania has plans. Got her driver's permit all sealed up. Music? Check. Ready for Easter? Done. Page 6 mention because she's Harvey's latest? Check. Do for love and or promotions? Take over Queens. Comes complete with World Series ring, apparently. [More Bob’s Blitz Babes]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
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The case for Rafael Montero over Dillon Gee

Matt Harvey is a star, someone who should be in the rotation as long as he’s healthy. Dillon Gee is a placeholder, a competent MLB pitcher who should be in the rotation until someone better comes along. Gee has done a fine job for the Mets, making 103 starts for the club. We should salute his efforts for the team the past four-plus seasons. However, just because he has been...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets Talking Long-Term Contract With Lucas Duda

Joel Sherman of the NY Post reported today that the Mets are in conversation with first basemen Lucas Duda on a contract extension. Duda described it as “preliminary talks” and it was also noted that there would be no negotiations after Opening Day. The 29-year old had a breakout year in 2014, hitting 30 home runs and producing 92 runs-batted-in. He is due to make $4.2 million...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heyman Blasts Claim That Alderson Revived The Mets

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports takes issue with the premise that general manager Sandy Alderson has revived the Mets as the new authorized biography Baseball Maverick claims. He is very critical of the overall positive and “saintly” portrayal of Alderson by former A’s beat writer Steve Kettmann who say’s Sandy’s one flaw is that he’s too competitive. “Maybe the book’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With the Roster Almost Set, Will the New York Mets Live up to Their Potential?

Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals is out at second base as Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets makes a throw to first base during the first inning of a spring training game at Tradition Field. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The start of the regular season is only ten days away for the New York Metropolitans. With the young team and expectations the Mets have...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Collins Really Thinking With His Lineup?

Here’s why I have trouble taking the Mets seriously at times. In today’s game against St. Louis, manager Terry Collins plans to bat Matt Harvey eighth. Theoretically, it would enable him to bat Juan Lagares ninth followed by Curtis Granderson and David Wright. COLLINS: What’s he really thinking? “I know in our market it’s a big issue. It’ll be a headline, back-page...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Five bold predictions for 2015

Opening Day is almost upon us, meaning it is time once again to do some bold predictions for the upcoming season, a season that hopefully provides more promise than we’ve seen in the past few years. In looking at the New York Mets here are four predictions to look for in 2015. 1. At least three prospects will make their debuts Long Island product Steven Matz looks to make his...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda is the key to success in 2015 for the Mets

Baseball is a game of adjustments. Players adjust to the league. The league adjusts in response to a player s success. The constant strategy is endless. No where is this statement any truer than in the batter’s box. Expert analysts break down every pitch as if it had championship aspirations riding on them. Often, they do. For the 2015 New York Mets, adjustments will be a major...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon gets Mets' Opening Day nod ahead of Harvey, deGrom: Report

The New York Mets have spent most of the offseason hyping up fans with all of their talk about their young pitching. But, despite being blessed with that abundance of young arms, the team’s Opening Day starter will be a man north of age 40. On Monday, Terry Collins made the announcement that Bartolo Colon will start on Opening Day in Washington against the Nationals’ Max...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That’s a thing that is actually happening. I’ll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Colon won the honor over Mets ace Matt Harvey, who is returning after sitting out the 2014...
Via Rumors and Rants
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Players Addicted to “Trivia Crack”

Count me among the group of people that never want to try this Argentina-based smart phone app called “Trivia Crack.” If you can’t tell by the title that it makes sense to stay away from the game, just check out some New York Mets players, who are apparently addicted to it. Wall Street Journal’s Jared Diamond penned a story on Monday that depicts a Mets locker room overrun...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Some good news, some bad news, some pitching news

Last week was busy for the New York Mets, and not in a good way as they were bombarded by injuries. Well, the news never stops, good or bad, so here we’ll have a recap of some news that you may have missed. Good News It’s always good to start with good news, and to be honest the Mets probably needed some. The first bit of good news is that Bobby Parnell saw his first game...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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