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Rafael Montero Gets First MLB Win Since 2014

The Mets are currently riding a three-game winning streak which, unfortunately, is improbable. Even more unlikely was the term “winning pitcher” and the name “Rafael Montero” being in the same sentence, but nevertheless, here I go: Rafael Montero was the winning pitcher in yesterday’s game against the Giants, pitching 5.2 innings and allowing one earned run on five hits...
Via Mets Merized Online
30 minutes ago

Rivera’s Stellar Day Powers Mets To Victory

Rene Rivera powered the Mets to victory yesterday against the Giants without a standout performance on both offense and defense. Rivera homered twice, and made two key plays behind the plate to help Rafael Montero earn his first win of the year. “Today I just wanted to help the team win and try to do something good,” Rivera said. (Anthony DiComo, MLB.com) Rivera crushed a fastball...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 hour ago

18 potential Mets managers for 2018: Conventional, unconventional and out of left fiel

It's probably too early to look ahead, but why not have some fun with it?
Via NJ.com
2 hours ago

New York Mets: Tim Tebow promoted to High-A St. Lucie

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Morning Briefing: Mets Get A Breather After Weekend Success

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Metropolitans (34-41) get a day off today after completing their sweep of the San Francisco Giants. They travel to Miami to begin a three-game set on Tuesday. LATEST METS NEWS Kevin Kernan of the NY Post advises not to let this weekend’s sweep give false hope for what is to be of the 2017 season. Kristie Ackert of the NYDN believes a rested...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 hours ago

Is Mets' Rafael Montero turning a corner?

The once-promising prospect seems to finally be living up to the promise. SAN FRANCISCO -- In 2014, the Mets called up two of their most highly-touted pitching prospects. One was supposedly a stud, possibly an ace in the making known for his velocity and his control.  The other was Jacob deGrom.  I think you know which one was labeled a bust...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Confident Montero gives Mets rotation option

Rafael Montero cruised in the Mets' 8-2 victory over the Giants on Sunday, pitching 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball to win his first game in three years.
Via Mets.com
11 hours ago

Tim Tebow Promoted to St. Lucie, Expected to Debut Tuesday

Photo Credit: Tom Priddy New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters he would be moving up outfielder Tim Tebow to St. Lucie. Tebow is hitting .222/.311/.340 for the Low-A Columbia Fireflies this season with a 28.6% strikeout rate. All things considered, that is not awful for someone who really didn’t play any baseball since high school. “I do think the fact that St. Lucie...
Via MetsMinor.net
12 hours ago

Rafael Montero finally makes the Mets look smart

SAN FRANCISCO — The Mets’ patience, almost to a fault, with Rafael Montero paid a significant dividend Sunday. Yes, the team he faced is wreckage that seems destined for the bottom of San Francisco Bay, but given the manner in which Montero had previously pitched this season, anybody wearing a major league uniform while holding...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

Michael Conforto is the injury Mets dread

Just as the Mets’ outfield was looking abnormally healthy, Michael Conforto went down. The left-fielder left Sunday’s game in San Francisco in the sixth inning after a Matt Moore pitch struck him in the area around the left wrist the inning prior. A Mets trainer and Terry Collins visited Conforto after the plunking, but he...
Via New York Post
14 hours ago

New York Mets: Asdrubal Cabrera asks for trade amid positional switch

Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Tebow promoted by Mets to A-Advanced St. Lucia

Tim Tebow has been promoted.The former NFL quarterback has just one more game with the low-A Columbia Fireflies before heading to St. Lucia in Port St. Lucie, Fla. after being promoted to the St. Lucia Mets, the team’s A-Advanced club, per Teddy Kulmala of The State.“Tim brought an incredible amount of experience and leadership to our clubhouse,” Fireflies president John Katz...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets promote Tim Tebow despite his play

Maybe this will help his trade value? The floundering Mets announced on Sunday that Tim Tebow, the one-time Heisman Trophy winner, is climbing the minor-league ladder up to High-A St. Lucie, up from Low-A Columbia. With Columbia, the 29-year-old left-fielder batted .222 with a .311 on-base percentage, three home runs and 22 RBIs in 63...
Via New York Post
18 hours ago

Mets elevate Tebow to Class A St. Lucie

The Mets announced on Sunday that they are promoting former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow from Class A Columbia to Class A St. Lucie, their third-highest ranked Minor League affiliate.
Via Mets.com
19 hours ago

Mets Minors Recap: Merandy Gonzalez Goes 6 Strong in St. Lucie Debut

Las Vegas 51s (29-46) 6, Salt Lake Bees (41-34) 3 Box Score Matt Reynolds CF: 3 for 4, Run, HR, 3 RBI, K Amed Rosario SS: 1 for 4, Run, 3B Dominic Smith 1B: 1 for 4, Run, HR, RBI, 2 K Centerfielder, Matt Reynolds, had a huge game and has homered in 3 of his last 4 games. Smith hit his eighth homer on the season. He has an .839 OPS, almost identical to Rosario’s .838 OPS. RHP...
Via MetsMinor.net
23 hours ago

5 needs the Mets can address in the trade market

The Mets are reportedly going to be sellers, so here's what they could get back in a fire sale.
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Dominic Smith is the future at first base for the New York Mets

The New York Mets’ struggles this season have been well documented, and as the trade deadline approaches, the Mets are looking more and more like a team that will be selling rather than buying. The team is 12 games back in their division, 13.5 games back in the Wild Card hunt, and with injuries continuing to pile up there hasn’t been a good reason to believe the Mets have a shot...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Who’s staying and who’s going?

In a tweet Friday afternoon, ESPN Insider Buster Olney reported that the New York Mets are open for business. Coming into Saturday’s game against San Francisco, the Mets find themselves 12.5 games behind the Nationals in the NL East and 13.5 games back of a Wild Card spot. With such large deficits and even worse team health, the club will almost certainly look to sell at the trade...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Asdrubal Cabrera demands trade from New York Mets

Unhappy about being moved to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera went public with his desire to be traded by the New York Mets.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets open for business on the trade market

The New York Mets have been one of MLB’s biggest disappointments in 2017. They enter play on Friday 31-41, 12 games out of first place in the National League East and 14.5 out of the second Wild Card spot.With little more than a month to go before the non-waiver trade deadline, ESPN’s Buster Olney is reporting that the Mets are “open for business.” New York certainly has...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra - 06/22/17- Mets get swept by Dodgers

Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 6-3 loss to the Dodgers
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets rumors: We’re trash

Any source of hope for even the most optimistic New York Mets fans was probably squandered with the team’s most recent series in Los Angeles. After the Nationals had their way with the Mets over the weekend (killing any hope of competing for the division), the Mets were then demolished by the Dodgers to a combined score of 30-8 over the three-game set, indicating it is almost...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What's the status of New York Mets SS prospect Amed Rosario?

Triple A Las Vegas 51s play-by-play announcer Russ Langer breaks down the progress of top New York Mets prospect Amed Rosario, as the young shortstop remains one step away from the big leagues.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets upset with Yasiel Puig over slow home run trot

Yasiel Puig has done it again. The Cuban slugger is at the center of another controversy over his celebration methods.Puig clubbed a 3-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against the New York Mets on Wednesday night and really admired his shot. As he rounded first, Wilmer Flores said something to him. Puig then slowed up and shouted back at Flores. Puig ended up taking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets GM calls minor league team's trolling of Tim Tebow ‘minor league’

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson called out a minor league team that mocked and ridiculed Tim Tebow during a game last weekend, fittingly referring to their antics as “minor league.”In a series between Tebow’s Single-A Columbia Fireflies and the Charleston RiverDogs, a New York Yankees affiliate, Tebow was trolled mercilessly.The RiverDogs’ mascot wore Tebow...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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