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METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

New York Mets trade rumors: Dice-K edition

The New York Mets are more likely to be sellers than buyers at the 2014 trading deadline. One possible player to be traded, though uncorroborated by any official source, is Daisuke Matsuzaka. Dice-K has done all that the Mets have asked of him and more this season. Operating as both a starter and out of the bullpen, Matsuzaka has been one of the most consistent performers this season...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 Years In: What is David Wright’s Legacy?

Believe it or not, today marks the 10th anniversary of David Wright’s Major League debut. As we reach this milestone, it is an appropriate time to assess his legacy with the team. Selected during the supplemental round of the 2001 amateur draft (20 picks after Aaron Heilman if you can believe it), David Wright served as a compensatory pick after the Mets lost Mike Hampton to the...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Have Sandy Alderson’s moves aided the success of the pitching staff?

Throught the first 100 games of the season, the Mets pitching staff has a nearly identical Fielding Independent Pitching (3.77) as it did last year (3.79), but it’s ERA has greatly improved (3.53 vs. 3.78). So with peripherals that indicate similar outcomes, the results have been much better this year.  That 0.25 difference translates to 42 fewer earned runs over the course of...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flores Has A 21 Game Hit Steak With Vegas, But Promotion Unlikely

Since being sent back to Triple A Las Vegas, Wilmer Flores has been on a fire with a 21 game hit streak.  In that span is is hitting .365, with seven home runs and 29 RBIs. Terry Collins told beat writers on Sunday that a promotion back to the Mets isn’t likely anytime in the near future. “I don’t want to bring young guys up here and have them sit on the bench, I just don’t...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Assuming free will, would any other manager utilize Josh Edgin this way?

Let’s say you’re a veteran baseball man, well-respected in the industry. You’ve taken three years off from the game and have only followed it sporadically. You tune in every now and then to the ESPN or Fox Games of the Week but you catch most of the playoffs and World Series in your time away from the game. Out of the blue, a team calls you one day, looking for you to take...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Says It’s Time For Mets To Be Adding Pieces

On Friday night, Sandy Alderson told reporters he was optimistic about his team’s chances in the second half which began with a win against the Padres in San Diego. “Sometimes you gotta believe, right?” Alderson asked before the game. “This is a time.” With 66 games remaining in the season and the team in third place and gaining traction, Sandy likes our odds. “Somebody...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Curtis Granderson struggles out of batter's box

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson stumbled out of the batter's box as he hit a single to lead off Friday night's game at San Diego. Granderson tried to get a quick jump out of the batter's box as he hit the base hit up the middle, but couldn't get his feet underneath him. Granderson fell to the ground but kept himself...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Noah Syndergaard edition

Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Noah Syndergaard? Could the Chicago Cubs possibly land one of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball? According to reports, after the acquisition of  shortstop prospect Russell from the Oakland A’s, teams have been gauging the availability of Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. The front office has insisted that he is not available...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Mets Trade Bartolo Colon?

Bartolo Colon, according to some reports, appears to be nearing an exit from the New York Mets ahead of the trade deadline but the future of the veteran right-hander is anything but clear. The 41-year-old endured an up and down start to the campaign with some disappointing performances which have dropped his overall figures down a few pegs. However there have been signs of a slight...
Via The Daily Stache
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the New York Mets do at the trade deadline?

The trade deadline is quickly approaching, and everyone is asking the same question. What should the New York Mets do? Should they be buyers, sellers, or stand pat. The Mets are currently 45-50 and trail the division leading Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves by 7 games and are also 7 games back of the wildcard. The front office has to decide if they think the Mets can compete...
Via NYMetsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which pitcher is most likely to be dealt?

As the trade deadline approaches, rumors will continue to swirl about the likes of Bartolo Colon and Daniel Murphy. With the Mets’ glut of outfielders, they will likely be looking for takers for the Youngs (Chris and Eric Jr.) as Granderson and Lagares are mainstays. My bet is that Eric Young Jr. remains in the lineup part-time, with Kirk Nieuenhuis and Eric Campbell coming off...
Via The Daily Stache
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Daniel Murphy Makes Presence Felt In All-Star Game

Entering in the 7th inning for the National League in the 2014 MLB All-Star game, first time All-Star and Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy showed the country what Mets fans already know. That from time to time, Murph is gonna Murph. Check it out. GIF: All-star play by Daniel Murphy #Mets http://t.co/9w20qgCUzY — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) July 16, 2014 Trust us folks when...
Via The Daily Stache
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets would be crazy to trade Zack Wheeler

As an active reader of what is probably way too many Mets blogs, message boards, ESPN Insider articles, I’ve noticed that there seems to be a feeling that the Mets should considering dangling Zack Wheeler in a trade for a premium bat. The biggest name being thrown around right now is Starlin Castro, mainly because the Cubs suddenly became loaded at SS with the addition of Addison...
Via Mets360.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New York Mets looking to make trades as deadline nears

With Major League Baseball’s trade deadline just over two weeks away, the New York Mets may be looking to shake things up. ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin reports the Mets have made veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon available in trade talks, and have identified positions they’d like to upgrade through trades. The Mets most glaring need is at shortstop. The team lacks a major contributor...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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