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Chris Young To Join Mets In Arizona

  Here comes the cavalry. Terry Collins said that he expects Chris Young to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday in Arizona and accompany the team back to New York, according to a report on ESPN New York.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

N̶e̶w̶e̶n̶h̶i̶s̶e̶ N̶i̶e̶u̶e̶n̶w̶h̶i̶s̶e̶ Kirk Returns, OF Still In Flux

Michael BaronKirk Nieuwenhuis was the beneficiary of the Juan Lagares injury, coming back to the big club last night in a big way. He smacked a homer among his three hits and knocked in three runs to boot. It was a good night for a guy who started in the minors this year after the Mets spent the offseason bringing in Curtis Granderson and Chris Young. If he keeps this up, however...
Via Effing Mets
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets place Juan Lagares (hamstring) on DL

Per MLB Transactions, the New York Mets placed centerfielder Juan Lagares on the 15-Day DL with a strained right hamstring and recalled Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas. Lagares was injured in Monday night's game with the Arizona Diamondbacks as he ran to first base. Right fielder Curtis Granderson was banged up in the same game in a wall collision. Although Granderson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Completes Rehab, Will Join Mets In Arizona

Here comes the cavalry. Terry Collins said that he expects Chris Young to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday in Arizona and accompany the team back to New York, according to a report on ESPN New York. Young is eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Friday, when the Mets open a weekend series at Citi Field against the Atlanta Braves. Chris Young started in left field for Triple...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young’s Hot Bat In Vegas, Is Now Needed In NY

With the Mets in need of help in the outfield, now with Curtis Granderson banged up with contusions to the left rib cage, forearm and knee and Juan Lagares most likely headed to the DL with a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Is Now Needed Sooner Rather Than Later

With the Mets in need of help in the outfield, now with Curtis Granderson banged up with contusions to the left rib cage, forearm and knee and Juan Lagares most likely headed to the DL with a “pulled” right hamstring, Chris Young is waiting in the minors to get his call.  But unfortunately, the Mets can not make that call until Friday the earliest, because that is when CY will...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Enjoy The Final Days Of The Terry Collins Leadoff Experiment

One of the things you have to love about baseball, and it’s something I’ve grown to appreciate as I’ve gotten older, is how often the game will reverse what was essentially a bad decision to begin with. While an imperfect game at its heart, baseball has this beautiful course-correcting nature about it, and given enough time even the worst decisions eventually eradicate themselves...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Outage: Mets Have MLB Worst .610 OPS

As we enter week three of the season, here are some of the early results from our revamped offense in 2014: The Mets have a .610 OPS as a team which ranks 30 (last) in the Major Leagues. The Mets have 10 home runs as a team which ranks 25 in the Major Leagues. The Mets have a .283 OBP as a team which ranks 28 in the Major Leagues. Lucas Duda leads the team with three home runs...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 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...
Via NYMetsLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lagares Continues To Prove He Belongs

Juan Lagares has certainly been showing Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson that he deserves to be playing every day and that his permanent spot in the lineup should remain unchanged when Chris Young is ready to come off the disabled list. Yes, it is still early in the season and it’s still a small sample size – but at this point, he has been the Mets best everyday player. We all...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Backed By Two Chris Young Homers, Montero Stellar Again

Rafael Montero rebounded from a not so typical start last week, and delivered a dazzling 6.1 inning performance on Sunday afternoon as the Las Vegas 51s beat the Fresno Grizzlies 10-4 at Chukchansi Park. Staked to a 1-0 lead courtesy of a first inning home run off the bat of rehabbing outfielder Chris Young, the 23-year old righthander went straight to business and fired off five...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: what to do when Chris Young returns

The New York Mets made it a point to address their outfield this offseason. However, it has left them with a somewhat unique problem. They will be left with four outfielders to fill three spots. Chris Young played only an inning before hitting the disabled list but is about to begin his rehab assignment with Triple-AAA Las Vegas. The Mets have been playing an outfield of Eric Young...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the eventual return of Chris Young become an issue?

Mets 2014: The left field debate
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a rehab assignment in Las Vegas as he continues his return from the DL with...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Chris Young (quad) played 5 innings in rehab game

New York Mets outfielder Chris Young, who was placed on the DL with a quad strain on April 3, played five innings in an extended spring training game in Florida on Thursday, reports Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com. Young's next step is a Triple-A assignment in Las Vegas, with a targeted return of April 18 when the Mets open a homestand against the Atlanta Braves. Young, 30, was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Morning Grind: Juan!!!

Good morning, Mets fans! Great win last night. Juan Lagares is on my mind after getting the game-winning hit to help us beat the Braves, so let’s talk about him, and see if I can get through this entire article without making Juan single pun. Wait, never mind. During the offseason and throughout spring training, the entire Mets community was abuzz with a raging debate in the outfield...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Braves 4

The Mets (4-5) took the rubber game of the series in Atlanta, beating the Braves (5-4) by a score of 6-4 on Thursday night. Jenrry Mejia took the ball for New York in his second start of the season, while David Hale got the call for Atlanta. The Mets drew first blood when Eric Young singled, stole second, took third on a bad throw, and came in to score on Daniel Murphy‘s groundout...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to center. We’ve got to start getting the ball...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Juan Lagares play every day?

At 25 years old, Juan Lagares is coming into his own. Initially drafted at 17 years old as a shortstop, he was converted to an outfielder, and has been in the New York Mets organization for quite a long time. Since joining the major league squad in 2013, much has been made about the potential this exciting young player possesses. If early results are any indicator, 2014 may be the...
Via NYMetsLife
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Players of the Week: The Unlikely Heroes

Opening week for the New York Mets certainly did not go as planned: bullpen woes, absent offense, game-changing injuries, silly defensive blunders and questionable managerial decisions all contributed to a rather frustrating 2-4 start. As most of the team becomes acclimated to their new teammates, however, some players are taking it upon themselves to rise above expectations early...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Mets win with so many strikeouts?

According to ESPN, the 2014 Mets have struck out 53 times over their first five games of the season. That’s a new team record, shattering the previous record of 44 strikeouts over their first five games in 1968. The high strikeout totals shouldn’t be a surprise to Mets fans. They were tied with the Braves in 2013 for third-highest team strikeouts in the MLB with 1,384. That was...
Via Mets360.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Five Games In The Books

The 2014 MLB season is just five games old, but the Mets have already given their fans plenty of anxiety and joy, making it all the more frustrating. As of now, they are 2-3, but their record does not say it all. Here is my take on their first five games: The start? As bad as it gets-The Mets were swept in an opening series at home for the first time in team history. In the series...
Via Standing O Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets place C. Young on DL with strained right quad

One day after outfielder Chris Young lasted just one inning in his Mets debut, the team placed Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quad. Young is eligible to return April 18 against the Braves, and the Mets expect him back at that time. "I think it's only going to be 15 days," manager Terry Collins said. "I don't think it's anything...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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