METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mets Trade Ike Davis To Pirates For Reliever Zack Thornton and PTBNL

With less than an 30 minutes to go before tonight’s game, the Mets have traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates Mets for Reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The trade has been confirmed by several other sources including the Pirates. The Bucs had shown plenty of interest in Davis over the Winter, so this...
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Lucas Duda swings, Jeurys Familia’s opponents don’t, Anthony Recker wins

One of the unsung stars of the early going for the Mets has been the offensive production of Lucas Duda. Slowed by an injury in Spring Training, Duda has also suffered somewhat from management’s refusal to solve the three-headed first baseman issue. But when he’s got on the field, Duda has been a productive offensive player. Among those with at least 20 PA, Duda leads the...
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Previewing the 10-game homestand for the New York Mets

The New York Mets return home after reaching .500 for the first time this season. The Mets went 6-3 on the 9-game road trip by winning 2 against the Atlanta Braves, 1 against the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim, and 3 against the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mets have had well-known struggles at home since moving to Citi Field in 2009. The Amazin’s will play 3 games against...
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Curtis Granderson sets record with huge gift to alma mater

New York Mets Center Fielder Curtis Granderson will return to the line-up on Friday. His injury was minor; not very news worthy. Granderson’s Thursday though, was extremely news worthy. Curtis returned to his native Chicago to open and christen Curtis Granderson Stadium, at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The new home to UIC Flames baseball is the largest alumni gift in UIC...
Via The Sports Bank
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Secret Service agent once threatened to rain sniper fire down on Mr. Met

AJ Mass, who spent some time in the costume of beloved New York Mets mascot Mr. Met, alleges in a new book that a secret service agent once threatened sniper fire upon the baseball-headed mascot if he happened to get too close to President Bill Clinton. If it isn’t hard enough to be a mascot […] The post Secret Service agent once threatened to rain sniper fire down on Mr. Met...
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First Base Will Be Unaffected By Friday’s Roster Decision

Andrew Brown: Dead man walking? GM Sandy Alderson wouldn’t say which player is likely to depart when the team activates outfielder Chris Young from the disabled list on Friday, but we did learn that the Mets first base situation will be unaffected. Alderson offered no indication the Mets would use the opportunity to demote a first baseman and alleviate crowding there. “I wouldn’t...
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Organizational Depth Spurring on Mets

Although sometimes not in particular pretty fashion, the New York Mets have been getting it done of late while winning eight of their last 12 games. Part of the reason for their winning ways has been the play of the bench and the call-ups they have relied on from Las Vegas. Aside from the sweep to begin the season at the hands of the Washington Nationals, the Mets have turned on...
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New York Mets: Matsuzaka, Kirk up, Lannan down, Lagares to DL

The New York Mets made a pair of transactions in the last 24 hours. The first was placing Juan Lagares on the DL and calling up Kirk Nieuenhuis to play center field. The second was made just hours ago when they sent John Lannan to the minors and called up Daisuke Matsuzaka. Kirk Nieuenhuis looks to make an impact with the Mets following Juan Lagares’s injury Lagares was injured...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: DeGrom Spectacular Again, Herrera and Cecchini Go Deep

LAS VEGAS 6, RENO 3 Jacob deGrom pitched spectacularly, keeping the Aces hitless through the first four innings. He pitched seven innings, giving up three hits, no runs and striking out four. DeGrom is having an incredible season and currently sports a 0.50 ERA with a 0.778 in 18.0 innings with 4 walks and 15 strikeouts. According to Adam Rubin, scouts who have seen him have been...
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Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping mouth around huge hot dog (video)

With the game well in hand and little game-wise to discuss, Keith Hernandez went into full horndogger mode when SNY cameras captured a rather busty woman engorging on a hot dog during Tuesday night’s coverage of the New York Mets-Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Mets were up 9-0 in the 5th inning when a roving camera […] The post Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping...
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Keith Hernandez Admires A Female Fan In Attendance At Mets-Diamondbacks Game

Tuesday night in the Mets game vs the Diamondbacks, the game had gotten out of hand as the Mets, with a lineup resembling a AAA unit along with David Wright took an early 9-0 lead. While SNY was returning from a commercial break before the top of the 5th inning, they showed two fans eating the now famous 3,000 calorie $25 hot dog they serve at Chase Field. Below is a video of the...
Via The Daily Stache
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Lagares the Odd Man Out?

Juan Lagares has been the New York Mets’ most lethal hitter thus far. Before the season there was speculation he’d be a bench player due to his ineptitude at the plate – he’s always been known for his stellar play defensively, but, supposedly, his weak bat would keep him from playing every day. But after being named the starter in center field on Opening Day, Lagares hasn’t...
Via The MLB Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Time is running out for Eric Young, Jr.

Eric Young, Jr. has been auditioning for a starting outfielder position since the 2014 season began. He was given this opportunity for two reasons; Terry Collins likes to have speed at the top of the order, and Chris Young was hurt. Young just started a rehab assignment in Las Vegas, where he promptly hit two home runs and drove in five on his way to a 5-5 night on Sunday, then added...
Via Mets360.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Early thoughts on the New York Mets

The New York Mets have started the 2014 season with a record of 5-7. Their record could be worse after getting swept by the Washington Nationals in their first series. They went on to win their next two series 2-1 vs the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves. The Mets dropped their next series after a brutal 14-2 loss Sunday vs the Los Angeles Angels. Here are some early thoughts on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright Gets Ejected From Game, Calls Umpire Toby Basner “Worst He Has Ever Seen” (GIF)

In the top of the 7th inning of today’s Mets blowout loss to the Angels, David Wright and Daniel Murphy were ejected by rookie Umpire Toby Basner. Basner had, lets just say it nicely, a generous strike zone and the Mets were none to pleased about it for the entire game. David Wright, was so upset that he said to Basner that he is the worst he has ever seen. The GIF of an angry...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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