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Sandy Alderson Talks Expectations, Roster, Winning, Health, Legacy

In an exclusive interview with Steve Serby of the New York Post, GM Sandy Alderson weighed in on a wide variety of topics including expectations for the team, the offseason, the bullpen, the rotation, The bench, David Wright, what he’s most proud of as the Mets GM, and his own personal battle with cancer. This is something you should read in it’s entirety as it gives you a comprehensive...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Terry Collins wins the Tommy Lasorda Managerial Achievement Award

Via Mets360.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets have seen the last of Jenrry Mejia

With the recent development of Jenrry Mejia’s third failed PED test, The New York Mets are finally parting ways with him. On Friday, he failed his third PED test and suffered the consequences as a result. When a third PED test failure occurs, the league enforces a permanent suspension on the player, and for good reason. The league has been under constant attack since the Jose Conseco...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard shares unique strategy to battle 'The Walking Dead' zombies

Count New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard among those excited about the return of "The Walking Dead."Syndergaard threw his support behind apocalyptic leader Rick Grimes' band of survivors, but Thor won't be swinging Mjolnir when battling the walkers. Nah, he has a better idea:Kansas City Royals fans likely aren't amused, however, after Syndergaard came high and tight with...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia’s Career Comes to a Halt

Just as it seems things were looking up for the New York Mets in the pitching relief-pitching department, closer Jenrry Mejia has earned himself a lifetime ban from MLB. Contingent with MLB’s somewhat ironic “three strikes” rule when it comes to performance-enhancing drugs, Mejia tested positive on Friday for PEDs for the third time in his career. This effectively makes him...
Via Baseball Essential
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Mejia banned for life

One pitcher for the New York Mets has made history. And not the good kind of history either. Jenrry Mejia is now the first player in baseball history to receive a lifetime ban from baseball for testing positive for PEDs. Former commissioner Bud Selig led the way in increasing the punishments for positive PED tests after presiding over what is commonly known as the steroid era of...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Embraces New Utility Role, Wants To Be A Met For Life

Wilmer Flores has been hard at work at the Mets spring training facility at Port St. Lucie preparing for his new role as the team’s utility infielder. He recently told MLB.com that he is excited about his new role and he is dedicated to making the most of his opportunity. “I just want to play. I just want to play baseball, and if this is the opportunity to play, I’ll take...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia professes innocence after lifetime ban; ex-teammates aren't buying it

New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia received a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball on Friday after testing positive a third time for a performance-enhancing drug.As he has in the past, Mejia professed his innocence --€“ or at least his confusion over how a banned substance could have entered his body.Mejia told Dominican sports journalist Hector Gomez that he is sure he didn...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

I Don’t Care If Mejia Ever Pitches Again

Excuse me, but I really don’t care if Jenrry Mejia ever throws another pitch for the New York Mets or any other team for that matter. Somebody asked me today if I thought Mejia would be reinstated if he applies in another year. I thought about it for a second and that was my answer. Come to think of it, I didn’t even need a second. Mejia is 26 and blessed with an arm that can...
Via New York Mets Report
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Chat With Mets 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Conforto profiles perfectly for the Mets

Just shy of the trade deadline last year, amidst offensive struggles that led to comparisons to the historically bad 1962 team, the Mets called up their top outfield prospect Michael Conforto. It was an attempt to resuscitate a lineup decimated by injuries and plagued by poor performance, but it seemed to be a move they were extremely hesitant to make. This regime, of course, is...
Via Mets360.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Marvelous Marv Throneberry became a Met

Hobie Landrith holds the distinction of being the first New York Met, selected on Oct. 10, 1961, in the expansion draft that populated the lineups of the nascent Mets and Colt .45s. When the Mets took the field at the Polo Grounds the following April for their first regular-season game, Landrith started at catcher. His was a philosophy embracing the importance of communications...
Via The Sports Post
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matz, Rosario, Smith Place In Baseball America’s Top 100 Prospects

Baseball America has revealed the their Top 100 Prospects list with three Mets youngsters coming in the group which is lead by Steven Matz at #13. Shortstop Amed Rosario comes in at #58 and first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

All the new faces at Mets spring training

Here's a look at the Mets' offseason additions
Via NJ.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The 20-year old first baseman blasted 12 home runs in 290 plate appearances for the Kingsport Mets, tying for league lead in the Appalachian League. He also posted an impressive .266/.310...
Via Mets Merized Online
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

See MLB's list of lifetime bans, including Mets' Jenrry Mejia

Via NJ.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mejia Gets Third PED Suspension

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia, who was serving his second suspension for PED use, was nailed a third time Friday and with it became the first player to receive a lifetime ban. This time, his drug of poor choice was Boldenone. MEJIA: Just plain stupid. (AP) Technically, it’s not lifetime because Mejia can apply for reinstatement in one year. It’s probably a given the Mets aren’t...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What is Next for New York Mets Jenrry Mejia?

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia made history as he is the first Major League Baseball player to receive a lifetime ban for performance-enhancing drugs. Mejia tested positive for Boldenone and this is now his third positive performance-enhancing drug test in one year. Mejia simply does not understand the rules and consequences regarding performance-enhancing drugs as he continually...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What is Boldenone, the drug Mets' Jenrry Mejia tested positive for?

Mejia became the first player to ever be permanently barred by MLB for drug-related offenses Former Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been hit with a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball after his third positive test for performance-enhancing drugs. Mejia's latest suspension was triggered by a positive test for Boldenone, a drug he was previously...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles hire former Mets exec McIlvaine to front office post

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have hired Joe McIlvaine as senior adviser of player personnel. McIlvaine will work with the front office staff at the major league level and help with scouting, with a strong focus on this year's draft. McIlvaine was the New York Mets executive vice president of baseball operations from July 1993 thru July 1997. Most recently, he worked...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Mets RP Jenrry Mejia banned from baseball for life

News broke early Friday evening that New York Mets’ reliever Jenrry Mejia has been suspended from baseball permanently. The 26-year-old registered 28 saves in 2014 before being suspended for 80 games in April of last year for substance abuse. Just three months later, he was docked with a 162-game ban for failing a test once again for Stanozolol. This was his third strike, which...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Mejia permanently banned by MLB after third PED violation

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended by Major League Baseball for testing positive for a third performance-enhancing substance violation. MLB announced Mejia’s suspension Friday, the pitcher test positive for Boldenone. He has been suspended twice in the past 12 months, prompting the permanent ban.Despite already being on a 162-game suspension to start...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia becomes first player ever banned by MLB for PEDs

Three strikes and Jenrry Mejia is out. The New York Mets pitcher became the first player in history to be permanently suspended by Major League Baseball for multiple PED violations after testing positive for the banned substance Boldenone, his third PED violation. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia permanently suspended by MLB after testing positive for Boldenone, his 3rd performance-enhancing...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jennry Mejia Suspended Permanently After Third Positive PED Test

Former Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended from the MLB after testing positive a third time for PED’s. (This post is being updated, keep refreshing).    
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Jenrry Mejia permanently suspended by MLB after 3rd positive test for PEDs

Mets right-handed reliever Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone. It is his third violation of the league's drug policy, making him the first player to ever receive a lifetime ban for PED offenses.  Mejia earned two suspensions last year after testing positive for the anabolic...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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