#MetsTwitterRecap: Finally .500 In 2014; Mets Crush D-Backs 9-0

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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...
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Mets Curtis Granderson unveiling new $10m college ballpark

New York Mets star outfielder and native Chicagoan Curtis Granderson will help christen the newly completed Curtis Granderson Stadium on April 17. The University of Illinois at Chicago, Granderson’s alma mater, will unveil the new ballpark with a grand opening celebration; kicking off a weekend of activities at the new ballpark. The $10 million stadium was funded in part by $5...
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Mets in 60: Injuries Happen, Put up or Shut up

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Granderson Will Avoid DL, Lagares Not As Lucky

Update: Nieuwenhuis has been activated and Lagares is officially on the DL. Citing a source from the team, Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that the Mets will place Juan Lagares on the 15-day disabled list prior to tonight’s game in Arizona. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has already be re-called and is headed to Phoenix to join the team and should be available to play tonight’s contest...
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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...
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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...
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Mets To Place Lagares On DL, Nieuwenhuis Has Been Recalled

Citing a source from the team, Marc Carig of Newsday is reporting that the Mets will place Juan Lagares on the 15-day disabled list prior to tonight’s game in Arizona. Kirk Nieuwenhuis has already be re-called and is headed to Phoenix to join the team and should be available to play tonight’s contest against the Diamondbacks. The loss of Lagares is a major blow to the Mets as...
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Mets Notes: Mejia Looks to Rebound, Eric Young the Road Warrior, Duda is Red Hot

The Mets (6-7) will attempt to improve their record to .500 on Tuesday night as they play the second game of their series with the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Arizona. Jenrry Mejia (1-0, 4.09 ERA) opposes right-hander Bronson Arroyo (1-0, 4.82) for the D’Backs. First pitch is at 9:40 PM. Over his last six starts, Mejia is 2-2 with a 2.82 ERA (12 earned runs/38.1 innings...
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Nieuwenhuis Called To Phoenix

Mike Puma of the New York Post recently tweeted that Kirk Nieuwenhuis is headed to Phoenix to meet with the team after last night’s injuries of Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares. Kirk Nieuwenhuis is on his way to Phoenix. Juan Lagares expected to be placed on DL. — Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) April 15, 2014 While Granderson’s X-rays came back negative, it is suspected that Lagares...
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The Mets Appear To Be Doing It With Mirrors

NEWSFLASH: so far, the Mets’ offense stinks. As a team, they’re hitting .218, good for dead last in the National League. Team slugging percentage is .333, also 15th. As far as hits go, they again bring up the rear with 97 – and none of their pitchers has a safety as yet. Team OBP is .292, next-to-last. Their OPS+ is 72. Not 172, just 72. NEWSFALSH: overall, their...
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Will Mets Have Revived Interest In Nick Franklin?

The trade buzz on Nick Franklin is picking up again as both the Yankees and Tigers continue to get meager production from their shortstop position. And while there’s nothing to suggest that the Mets have any revived interest in the Mariners prospect, that could change if Ruben Tejada doesn’t start picking it up at the plate. Franklin, who just turned 23, is currently tearing...
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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...
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Lagares’ Injury and the Optimist’s View

The hamstring injury to Juan Lagares is unfortunate on so many levels. While the Spring was filled with much debate on how much playing time Lagares would see, it was clear he had become the team’s everyday centerfielder just two weeks into the season. With Lagares, the argument has always been that he is a defensive gem-maker and anything you get from the bat is gravy. But in...
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Mets Farm Report: Syndergaard Solid Again, Nimmo Stays Red Hot

Las Vegas 5, Fresno 2 Noah Syndergaard picked up the win in this one to improve to 2-1 on the season. Thor allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks, while punching out five batters. Syndergaard pitched much better than the numbers would indicate and his only real blemish was a first inning home run by Fresno slugger Adam Duvall. The young righthander was clocked in the...
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MMO Morning Grind: And So It Begins…

Good Morning, Mets fans! Our Mets got a nice win last night. Zack Wheeler looked pretty solid, Lucas Duda was great, and Daniel Murphy turned into a Gold Glover for a night. But I have something a bit more troubling on my mind this morning, and that is the Injury Bug. Us Mets fans know all about the Injury Bug by now… with this team, it’s not a question of If, but When, How,...
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Mets Injury Updates: Curtis Granderson, Juan Lagares

The New York Mets had two scares on Monday night as both Curtis Granderson & Juan Lagares had to leave the game on Monday night in consecutive innings.  It seemed to be good news for Granderson & bad news for Lagares after the game.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has the update.Curtis GrandersonGranderson crashed in to the outfield wall in the first inning last night in an attempt...
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Granderson X-Rays Negative, Lagares Could Be Heading To Disabled List

The New York Mets may be without the services of Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares for a few days and possibly longer in the case of Lagares. Both departed Monday night’s game against the Diamondbacks with injuries. Granderson sustained contusions to the left rib cage, forearm and knee after colliding with the right-field fence in the first inning and underwent X-rays, which...
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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Diamondbacks 3

The Mets took advantage of the Diamondbacks weak pitching and poor defense to cruise to a refreshing 7-3 win on Monday night at Chase Field. On the positive side: Zack Wheeler improved greatly from his last start, surrendering only two runs, six hits, striking out three and even picking off Chris Ownings in the 3rd! Although he walked three batters and was less consistent than we...
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Lagares and Granderson Both Leave Game With Injuries

Some bad news to report… Curtis Granderson was removed from the game tonight and replaced by Andrew Brown in the seventh inning. Granderson crashed into the right field fence while tracking down a ball in the first inning, and the Mets confirmed that he has suffered contusions to his left rib cage, forearm and knee. He is heading for x-rays. Also in the seventh,Juan Lagares came...
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White Sox News: Chicago signs Frank Francisco

The Chicago Whtie Sox have signed veteran right-hander Frank Francisco and assigned him to Triple-A, according to the Charlotte Knights on Twitter.Frank Francisco signed and assigned to #CLTKnights today.— Charlotte Knights (@KnightsBaseball) April 14, 2014 Francisco has spent nine seasons in the big leagues, amassing a 3.93 ERA in 387 appearances, all in relief. He was a key part...
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Meet Asha Leo – Matt Harvey’s New Model Girlfriend

  It seems Matt Harvey has rebounded nicely in the girlfriend department after his split with Anne V. It seems, if you’re to…
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Matt Harvey, Model Asha Leo Are Making Headlines

Matt Harvey and model Asha Leo took in the Knicks-Bulls game on Sunday, and the headlines began to roll in.
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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Akeel Morris is Sizzling in Savannah

Akeel Morris was one of our 2014 Minor League Sleepers – Mets prospects you needed to keep an eye on this season – and so far he hasn’t disappointed. Last week, he really showed his stuff in a particular outing in which he tossed 3.0 hitless innings, walking one and striking out nine batters. Morris got 10 consecutive outs that night, nine by strikeout and one fly out. I reached...
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Matt Harvey reportedly dating model Asha Leo

Does Matt Harvey love models or does Matt Harvey love models? The 25-year-old New York Mets pitcher is currently rehabbing after undergoing Tommy John Surgery last October, and it appears as though he is enjoying his free time. On Sunday, Harvey was spotted sitting beside British fashion model Asha Leo at the New York Knicks […]
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