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Mets Won’t Be Players For Yasmani Tomas

Here is the latest on Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas as reported by Andy Martino of the Daily News. Tomas has been linked to with varying degrees of seriousness to the Dodgers, Padres, Phillies, Twins, Rangers, Giants and Tigers. Martino says that people involved in the process now identify the Phillies as strong contenders for Tomas, and the Padres and Dodgers as far less likely...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How many WAR do the Mets need?

Hardcore statistics readers, don’t let your heads explode. WAR is supposed to be a general, all purpose stat, so we are going to use it as such. By calculating the cumulative offensive and pitching WAR numbers for National League playoff teams the past two years, we’ll hopefully see just how far the Mets need to improve to realistically be in the running for October baseball...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DePodesta Excited About Mets Shortstop Prospects

If there’s one thing that’s missing from the Mets it’s impact positional prospects. Since the days of David Wright and Jose Reyes, the Mets have produced several impact pitchers like Matt Harvey, Jon Niese and even Mike Pelfrey to an extent. What they haven’t been able to do is find major league caliber hitters in their own system. According to Mets vice president of player...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Mets Shortstops Shining During Instructional League

If there’s one thing that’s missing from the Mets it’s impact positional prospects. Since the days of David Wright and Jose Reyes, the Mets have produced several impact pitchers like Matt Harvey, Jon Niese and even Mike Pelfrey to an extent. What they haven’t been able to do is find major league caliber hitters in their own system. According to Mets vice president of player...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bring In The Fences, Bring On The Controversy…

As was reported on Tuesday by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets are poised to renovate the dimensions of Citi Field for the second time in four years. Once again the team plans to bring in the fences, this time concentrating their efforts on the right-center and right field walls. Why do this, you may ask. Citi Field ranked 7th in home runs surrendered in 2014 and it was...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Look To Move In Fences At Citi Field For Second Time

Photo Credit: Mets/Facebook After the Mets finished the MLB regular season, there were strong discussions coming from the Mets’ organization whether to once again move in the fences at Citi Field. After a rough homerun season for the Mets’ sluggers in both David Wright and Curtis Granderson, per Kristie Ackert of New York Daily News, the plan to move the fences in has now come...
Via Blog Surface
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Players And Their Walking Dead Counterparts

What it feels like to be a New York Mets fan The New York Mets and The Walking Dead are synonymous is so many ways. The jokes could go on and on for days, but that’s not what this post is about. It’s no secret that The Walking Dead is TSB’s favorite TV show. Hook and I have done numerous recaps, “Dead Yourself” articles, and talked about it on TSB Radio. But now that the...
Via Total Sports Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubin: Could Mets Payroll Be $93.55 Million?

Adam Rubin of ESPN tried to answer a question that Mets fans have been wondering since halfway through the 2014 season this afternoon. What will the 2015 payroll be? There are only four players with guaranteed contracts. They are David Wright ($20 million), Curtis Granderson ($16 million), Bartolo Colon ($11 million) and Jonathon Niese ($7 million). That’s it. So the other 21 spots...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets Plan To Change Citifield’s Dimensions

Have the Mets finally heard fan requests about changing the dimensions of Citifield? If you glance through any tweet in regards to the Mets, 1 in about 5 tweets are related to the stadium’s dimensions. It’s evident that this field is a pitcher’s park and has affected some of their own star players, such as David Wright, because they’re not the home run hitters they once were...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: Team set to bring in fences again at Citi Field

As speculation predicted, the New York Mets have decided to move in the fences at Citi Field with construction to begin just after the end of this year's World Series. This project will mark the second such move since the ball park opened in 2009 when its original outfield dimensions read 371', 415', and 378' around from left field to right.#165394199 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Considering Kevin Long For Vacant Hitting Coach Job

According to Matt Ehalt of The Record, Mets sources are indicating that Kevin Long could be looked at to fill the Mets vacancy at hitting coach. Long was relieved of his duties with the Yankees on Friday after ten years of service. Long was best known for developing and implementing his ‘Home Run Drill’ during batting practice sessions and pre-game warm ups to get Yankee sluggers...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Moving Fences In Not A Good Move

If we were playing one of those games where you match a word to an action, you might choose “embarrassing,’’ for the Mets’ decision to change the dimensions for the third time since Citi Field opened in 2009. Three times in six years is a clear indication this team doesn’t have a grasp as to its desired identity. When Citi Field opened, the Mets wanted to build on pitching...
Via New York Mets Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ehalt: Mets Could Look At Kevin Long For Hitting Coach

According to Matt Ehalt of The Record, Mets sources are indicating that Kevin Long could be looked at to fill the Mets vacancy at hitting coach. Long was relieved of his duties with the Yankees on Friday after ten years of service. Long would be an intersting fit for the Mets solely because of his existing relationship with Curtis Granderson. Long helped Granderson develop into the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: postseason awards

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season 79-83 and tied for second place in the National League East. Despite how positive a second place finish is, it doesn’t get this team where they want to be, which is of course the playoffs. But there are several unofficial postseason awards to give out based on performances of this season. Team MVP Daniel Murphy (.289, 9 HR, 57 RBI) Murphy...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Will David Wright Be the Same Player Going Forward?

According to a report in today’s Star-Ledger, David Wright discussed how his rehab was going as he looks to avoid surgery on his left shoulder. “I’m feeling pretty good,” Wright said on ESPN Radio. “I’m excited to finish this six week rehab program at the end of the time and go hopefully clear to start my normal offseason routine.” “The motivation for me is to...
Via BigAppleMetsTalk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Expect From Wright Going Forward?

According to a report in today’s Star-Ledger, David Wright discussed how his rehab was going as he looks to avoid surgery on his left shoulder. “I’m feeling pretty good,” Wright said on ESPN Radio. “I’m excited to finish this six week rehab program at the end of the time and go hopefully clear to start my normal offseason routine.” “The motivation for me is to be...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: David Wright pleased with rehab progress

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season with a 79-83 record, tied for second with the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. Although ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA, the Mets were slowed by an offense that was just 20th in runs scored. The injury to third baseman David Wright was a major reason for the offensive woes. The good news is that Wright is pleased with the progress...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets360 2014 projection review: David Wright

Next up in our projection review series is the captain, David Wright.  Coming off of two MVP-caliber seasons in a row, Wright suffered through arguably the worst season of his career in 2014, with his numbers falling off across the board.  Of course, Wright was dealing with a severe shoulder injury for a majority of the season and tried to play through it before getting shut down...
Via Mets360.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 20 Questions For 2015

I recently reviewed how the Mets answered their most pressing questions entering the last season. Many were addressed in the positive, but that’s not to say they won’t have any heading into next year. Here are the 20 most pressing: Q: What can be expected from Matt Harvey? A: It’s anybody’s guess, really. Tommy John surgery has proven to be successful, but everybody’s body...
Via New York Mets Report
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Finish 2014 With Next Year Looking Bright

A sign spotted in the bleachers pretty much said it all about the day and the season: “We Believe in 2015.’’ For the first time in six years, there’s a legitimate reason to believe the interlocking NY on the Mets’ cap does mean next year. Seriously, without Matt Harvey, David Wright ailing and missing and questions in their rotation and bullpen, the Mets finished in second...
Via New York Mets Report
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post conveys that David Wright is stoked about the direction the Mets are heading and knows the front office must acquire a couple of key pieces this offseason to avoid a seventh straight losing season. Ironically, Kernan argues, the biggest piece the Mets have to acquire is one David Wright. And even Terry Collins admitted as much to the Post on Friday...
Via Mets Merized Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: injuries still mounting

Someone needs to let the New York Mets’ players bodies that the season is over. There are all of two games left as of Friday night but that hasn’t stopped key players from going down left and right. The list, at this point, is pretty extensive. David Wright headlines the list that also includes Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black, Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera and as of...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Expected To Tweak Citi Field Dimensions In Offseason

Adam Rubin is reporting that the Mets are planning to tweak the dimensions of Citi Field in the offseason. While the specifics are not yet known, it is likely that the team will reconfigure parts of right center field to better fit David Wright and Curtis Granderson’s home run strokes. Citi Field went through a major change between the 2011 and 2012 seasons when the entire fence...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched out,” he said. “And therefore my shoulder –...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Recent MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched out,” he said. “And therefore my shoulder –...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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