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Mets’ struggles with Nationals already a huge problem

April games count, too. Someone tell the Mets. As much as the Mets try to downplay their early struggles, here is something that can’t be downplayed: The Nationals have made an April statement against the Mets. That is a big problem. With ex-Met Daniel Murphy supplying the power with a first-inning grand slam to right-center...
Via New York Post
3 hours ago

After a rough start, Wheeler finishes fast

Zack Wheeler allowed a grand slam in the first inning, but little else in a loss to the Nationals. He finished his start with six shutout innings, a sign that he might be close to being all the way back after Tommy John surgery.
Via Mets.com
4 hours ago

Gut Reaction: Nationals 6 Mets 3

It’s only April. It’s only April. It’s only April. It’s only April… That’s the mantra that Mets fans must adopt right now. Facing perennial Cy Young candidate Max Scherzer, the outmanned Mets went down to a series sweep against main NL East rival Washington. Knowing that the pitching matchup was going to be between Scherzer and the still-recovering Zack Wheeler, the...
Via Mets360.com
5 hours ago

Mets swept as Daniel Murphy grand slam dooms Zack Wheeler

Before the Mets were swept out of their own ballpark Sunday night by the defending NL East champions, general manager Sandy Alderson was asked if there was panic over his team’s recent slide. “It’s not even the last week of April, is it?” Alderson said, glancing at his watch. “Check with me [Monday].” Will do....
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

Walker, Conforto homers not enough vs. Nats

The Nationals won their seventh-consecutive game as Daniel Murphy hit a first inning grand slam and Ryan Zimmerman added a two-run shot as the Nationals topped the Mets. New York got home runs from Michael Conforto and Neil Walker. Zack Wheeler allowed the Murphy slam, then closed his start with six scoreless innings. Max Scherzer got the win, working eight innings.
Via Mets.com
5 hours ago

Michael Conforto's 3 hits not enough in Mets' loss to Nats | Rapid Reaction

Michael Conforto and Neil Walker couldn't hit the Mets out of their slump, and they fell to Washington on Sunday night. NEW YORK -- Try as he might, Michael Conforto could not spark the Mets' offense.  The leadoff hitter went 3-for-4 with a home run and another run scored, and Neil Walker went 1-for-2 with a walk and a two-run homer, but...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago

New York Mets: Expect them to turn it around after subpar start

April is easily the most misleading and inaccurate representation of the outcome of what is supposed to be a six-month baseball season.  This is not even including a month’s worth of Spring Training games and up to three weeks of postseason games. Everyone wants to get off to a good start in April, as a team and personally. But, when things are slow to start off the season, even...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will the Mets place Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d'Arnaud on the DL?

Cespedes and d'Arnaud are absent from the lineup for the fourth straight night. When will the Mets decide it's better to DL them? NEW YORK -- Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d'Arnaud are out of the lineup for the fourth straight day. While Cespedes was ruled out for the Mets' series against the Nationals on Friday, the day after he was removed...
Via NJ.com
7 hours ago

Every Asdrubal Cabrera step is agony — and a Mets lesson

It was Saturday, when the Mets were again shorthanded with four position regulars out or limited to pinch-hitting chores. A fifth regular, Asdrubal Cabrera, who had sat the previous game with a sore hamstring, sent a molasses-fast roller down toward third. He busted it down the line. Cabrera was out, barely. And he walked back...
Via New York Post
8 hours ago

Mets hope Cespedes available in a pinch

Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes was able to take batting practice for the first time since incurring a hamstring strain, and there was a chance he'd be available to pinch-hit Sunday night.
Via Mets.com
9 hours ago

Michael Conforto leads off against Max Scherzer | Mets lineup vs. Nats

The Mets and Nats will play the series finale on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball
Via NJ.com
10 hours ago

New York Mets: What To Expect When (If) David Wright Returns

Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hits

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An update on Tim Tebow’s first season with the Columbia Fireflies, the New York Mets’ Class A affiliate. This week, Tebow and the Fireflies completed two series, the first a three-game set in Rome (Georgia) before returning home for four games with Lexington (Kentucky). Tebow played in six of the Fireflies’ seven games this week, all three at Rome and...
Via MyNorthwest.com
14 hours ago

Injury Updates On Cespedes, Duda, Cabrera, Flores, Matz, Lugo, Wright

With all the various injuries that have struck the team of late, I wanted to put together a brief summary of all the players that are out or ailing along with their latest updated information. Yoenis Cespedes – Left Hamstring Has sat out the last two games with cramping in his left hamstring and will not play against the Nationals on Sunday. “He spent the majority of the game...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 hours ago

P.J. Conlon Enjoying A Strong Start For Double-A Binghamton

Met fans called it Harvey Day. When Matt Harvey broke into the major leagues firing a fastball recorded at almost 100 miles per hour and having a swag even brassier than that, his every outing at Citi Field was an event.  Thousands more Met fans moved the turnstiles in Flushing to watch the young Met pitcher work.  Harvey starts famously became known as Harvey Days. If they get...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 hours ago

Injury Update on Mets Infield Prospect Jeff McNeil

(Jacob Resnick/Mets Minors) Positive news on New York Mets infield prospect Jeff McNeil. Jeff had double sports hernia in May 2015.  During the initial MRI they saw a tear in his hip labrum that may have been the cause of the hernias. The plan was to correct the hernias, play out the 2016 season and get surgery on the hip at the end of the year but the rehab wasn’t going...
Via MetsMinor.net
19 hours ago

MMN Recap: Amed Rosario Extends Hitting Streak to Eight Games

Las Vegas 51s (9-8) 3, Sacramento River Cats (5-11) 2 Box Score Gavin Cecchini 2B: 0 for 5 Amed Rosario SS: 3 for 4, Run, 2B Dominic Smith 1B: 1 for 4 Phillip Evans 3B: 2 for 3, 2 RBIs, BB, K Cecchini has had 2 straight hitless games hitting well for the last couple of weeks. Rosario got another extra base hit after not recording one for his first 13 games. Phillip Evans drove...
Via MetsMinor.net
19 hours ago

Mets Minors Recap: Rosario Records 3 Hits in 51’s Win

Las Vegas 51s (9-8) 3, Sacramento River Cats (5-11) 2  Gavin Cecchini 2B: 0 for 5 Amed Rosario SS: 3 for 4, Run, 2B Dominic Smith 1B: 1 for 4 Phillip Evans 3B: 2 for 3, 2 RBIs, BB, K Cecchini has had 2 straight hitless games hitting well for the last couple of weeks. Rosario got another extra base hit after not recording one for his first 13 games. Phillip Evans drove in the...
Via Mets Merized Online
19 hours ago

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra - 04/21/17 - Nats down Mets in 11 innings

Gary Cohen, Ron Darling and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 4-3 loss to the Nationals.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets have become the walking wounded

After suffering a rubber game loss with their ace on the hill last night, the news continues to get worse for the New York Mets. According to multiple reports, Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores will both be heading to the DL today. Duda did not start at first base last night due to a hyperextended elbow that now is considered serious enough for a disabled list stint. Jay Bruce is expected...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes to undergo MRI on hamstring

Yoenis Cespedes is set to undergo an MRI on his hamstring Friday after leaving Thursday’s game against the Phillies with a cramp.The Mets outfielder left the game in the top of the sixth after looking like he was having issues with his leg in the bottom of the 5th.According to the New York Post’s Mike Puma, Cespedes says a doctor told him he would be out at least a few days....
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies came close to acquiring Jay Bruce in trade

Jay Bruce has absolutely crushed the Phillies this season. The crazy thing is he actually could have been playing for them this season had things turned out a little differently.According to Newsday’s Marc Carig, the Phillies came close to acquiring Bruce in a trade with the Mets during the offseason.We knew the Mets were open to trading Bruce after he performed below expectations...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: bullpen help on the way

The New York Mets’ bullpen has been subject of criticism to being the season. Fernando Salas has already started showing signs of overwork as he and Jerry Blevins have appeared in more than half of the team’s games so far. Beyond the overwork, many other relievers have been ineffective. Hansel Robles got off to a fast start but struggled with command since. Rafael Montero has...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Who has the best Mets Hair: Syndergaard, deGrom, or Gsellman?

In the latest edition of We Ask Mets Fans presented by StubHub, New York Mets fans decide which player has the best hair on the team, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, or Robert Gsellman.
Via SNY
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Mets Twitter is not a happy place

On the premiere of "Irrational Tweet Theatre," SNY's Gary Apple responds to New York Mets fans' most irrational tweets about the team so far in 2017.
Via SNY
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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