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Yankees Will Always Be Kings of New York

No matter how much success the other team in New York may be having this season, or ever, the city of New York will always be owned by the New York Yankees. ESPN Sunday Night baseball analyst John Kruk seems to have a different opinion, but the facts are the facts and the Yankees run Gotham and the New York Mets are, and always will be, the Yankees little sister. Even though the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Mets and Yankees Set to Battle for New York

Heading into this weekend in the Bronx, the New York Mets and the New York Yankees go head to head for Big Apple supremacy. It may only be April, but whenever these two teams face off, the stakes are high. It is a bit of a surprise that both the Mets and the Yankees sit atop their respective divisions. The Washington Nationals went out and brought in Max Scherzer to give them what...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard rips Twitter troll over ‘pathetic 9-5 job’

New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard fell into the all-too common trap that has ensnared many an athlete since the advent of social media by engaging a troll on Twitter. And then he made it worse by taking a shot at the individual’s presumed “common man” existence. While an always inadvisable decision in the first...Read More The post Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard rips...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon: I’m ‘surprised I’m pitching the way I’m pitching’ at 41

Bartolo Colon, 41, is now 4-0 on the season after scattering three earned runs over six innings in the New York Mets’ 6-3 win on Thursday over the Atlanta Braves, the team’s franchise record-breaking 11th consecutive win. Courtesy of his solid start, Colon became only the fourth pitcher in 80 years over the age of...Read More The post Bartolo Colon: I’m ‘surprised I’m...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Mets and their weak opponents

The Mets can’t lose, and having won 11 straight games, they now at at 13-3, they own the best record in baseball. On Monday, I pointed out that we have to take them seriously as contenders because of this hot start, as those wins aren’t going to be stripped away in the future even when […]
Via Fangraphs
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets Have the Best Record in Baseball: Can they Maintain It?

New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long, left, congratulates New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) after Familia earned his seventh save in the Mets 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game in New York, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Don’t look now but the New York Mets have the best record in Major League Baseball. While it’s only...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets off to best start since 1986

On April 11, the New York Mets had just lost their second straight game to the Atlanta Braves, and their record through five games sat at 2-3. Since that day though, the Mets have racked up 11 straight wins. With their current record at 13-3, the Mets have matched the franchise’s best start through 16 games since the 1986 Mets, which won the World Series. Over the current win...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets Are The Best Team In Baseball

At 12-3, and winners of 10 straight, the New York Mets are the best team in baseball right now. This is no mirage or illusion, the Mets are for real this year and will be playing meaningful baseball late in the season for the first time in awhile. Coming into this season, expectations were higher... The post The New York Mets Are The Best Team In Baseball appeared first on The Garbage Time.
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New York Mets: has Wilmer Flores turned the corner?

Coming into the season everyone, from fans to analysts, could tell you that the biggest hole in the New York Mets’ lineup was at shortstop. And for the first few games that remained true. Wilmer Flores was struggling and everyone knew Ruben Tejada would be no better. But then the team started its incredible stretch. 10 straight wins, 9 straight at home. And as the Mets have gotten...
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Mets Feeling Ballsy: Taking $1 Off Upcoming Games for Every Run They Score vs. Yankees

As Yankees beat writer Sweeny Murti so eloquently put it, the New York Mets are “tempting the baseball Gods” with an intriguing promotion for a series against their cross-town rivals. The Mets travel to the Bronx this weekend for a 3-game series, one that could further extend a potential 11-game winning streak (with a win Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Are These Mets For Real?

The Mets are off to one of the best starts in their history. At 12 and 3 they currently possess the best record in baseball. Beyond the euphoria, however, there are questions that inevitably arise from this start. Mets fans can be guarded given their recent history, but at some point the confidence becomes infectious and reciprocal, benefiting both the team and its fans. Lets not...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Playing Like A Team You Can Love

Eventually, the New York Mets will lose a game, but for now the ride is terrific. The Mets won their tenth straight game tonight, 3-2 over Atlanta, and did it in a manner that makes you admire with how this is all coming together. They are playing like “a perfect ten.” FLORES: Big night. (AP) The Mets are 12-3, a lofty record they haven’t seen since 1986, when they rolled...
Via New York Mets Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Watch - Foot to be Examined by Doctors

View image | The Mets are rolling winning 9 straight games and sitting at 11-3 on the year, however it hasn't been a smooth ride. Along the way, they've lost David Wright to a hamstring injury, Travis d'Arnaud got off to a hot start and then broke his hand after being hit by a pitch and Jerry Blevins was dominating lefties out of the bullpen before breaking...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvey To Have Foot Issue Examined By Doctors

Speaking to reporters at Turner Field in Atlanta, Terry Collins said that Matt Harvey has a minor foot issue but will make his next scheduled start against the New York Yankees. Harvey will have his left foot checked out by a team doctor, and has been reportedly dealing with this issue for about a month. “He’s fine. It’s nothing,” Terry Collins said. The Mets ace is 3-0...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reacting to Familia saving over Parnell

Earlier this week, New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced that Jeurys Familia will continue to hold the closer’s role for the first few weeks of Bobby Parnell’s return from TJ Surgery. This means that Familia will be holding the closer’s job well into the beginning of the season, and may hold onto it for a long while after that. Both of these two have had success...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The magnificent machinations of Bartolo Colon

Going into the spring of 2015, the talk around the New York Mets was rarely about Bartolo Colon, unless a remark was made on the need to ship him out. Colon had been poor trade bait last summer, and it seemed management’s thinking was to hold on for better return later. While Colon’s price tag climbed to $11 million for this year, and a 4.09 ERA from last year didn’t mean...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could The Blue Jays And Mets Line Up For Navarro Trade?

It is no secret that the Toronto Blue Jays have been shopping Dioner Navarro since landing free agent catcher Russell Martin earlier in the offseason. The Jays brain-trust have publicly went on record stating their hand would not be forced into making a trade and they would not deal Navarro just for the sake of making a trade. Enter the New York Mets, the surprise team of this...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets continue to win as injuries mount

It was a bittersweet weekend for the New York Mets. Yes, they completed a four game sweep of the Miami Marlins and pushed their winning streak up to 8 games. They also became the first National League team to reach 10 wins, at 10-3. They’ve also managed to come from behind in 6 of the 8 wins. Lucas Duda, Juan Lagares and Michael Cuddyer each have put together hitting streaks of...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Mets bullpen a cause for concern now?

The Mets have been known to abuse the lefty relievers and have them pitch very often, but not a lot when they do. The seemed to have slightly solved the problem this season by bringing in three lefty relievers into the bullpen allowing each to be stretched out for more than one batter and still have someone to use in an emergency situation. Jerry Blevins was lights out against...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries not stopping Mets

Even with the best record in the National League, Met fans aren't doing much celebrating what with two more significant injuries to Travis d'Arnaud and Jerry Blevins. But winning teams can overcome injuries, and so far at least, the Mets have done just that.  The Mets have had so many injuries lately that some articles about them don't even mention Zack Wheeler. For a team built...
Via Subway Squawkers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets lose Jerry Blevins, Travis d’Arnaud to fractures

This isn’t good news for the New York Mets – catcher Travis d’Arnaud and reliever Jerry Blevins both fractured bones in Sunday’s 7-6 win over the Marlins. d’Arnaud fractured his hand after he was plunked by A.J. Ramos, while Blevins fractured his forearm following a line drive back to the mound off the bat of Dee Gordon. Fractured left forearm for Jerry Blevins. Terrible...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

So the Mets might be contenders

As it stands this morning, there are five teams in the National League that have at least a 50% chance of reaching the postseason, according to our Playoff Odds forecasts. The three top teams are the same three that everyone had winning their divisions before the year began; the Dodgers, Cardinals, and Nationals. The fourth […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Promote Kevin Plawecki, Hansel Robles Following Injuries

According to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, the team has promoted their #2 top prospect Kevin Plawecki and their #22 top prospect Hansel Robles in the wake of the injuries to Travis d’Arnaud and Jerry Blevins during today’s game against the Marlins. Kevin Plawecki, a Mets first round pick in 2012, was “very close to being major league ready, even before the injury....
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Alex Torres wears massive protective hat

Relief pitcher Alex Torres has once again chosen safety over style, and once again he has been mocked as a result. Torres, who recorded out No. 27 for the save in the Mets’ 5-4 win over the Marlins Saturday, wore a new protective safety cap while pitching. He also made headlines last year for wearing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets are trying to overcome early season injuries

As the classic Queen song goes, “another one bites the dust.” This could also serve as the April refrain for the New York Mets. On Tuesday, third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day DL due to a strained hamstring. Wright joins the growing list of players for the Mets that are currently not contributing to the play on the field. While expectations for the Mets were...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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