New York Mets: Matsuzaka, Kirk up, Lannan down, Lagares to DL

The New York Mets made a pair of transactions in the last 24 hours. The first was placing Juan Lagares on the DL and calling up Kirk Nieuenhuis to play center field. The second was made just hours ago when they sent John Lannan to the minors and called up Daisuke Matsuzaka. Kirk Nieuenhuis looks to make an impact with the Mets following Juan Lagares’s injury Lagares was injured...
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Mets Farm Report: DeGrom Spectacular Again, Herrera and Cecchini Go Deep

LAS VEGAS 6, RENO 3 Jacob deGrom pitched spectacularly, keeping the Aces hitless through the first four innings. He pitched seven innings, giving up three hits, no runs and striking out four. DeGrom is having an incredible season and currently sports a 0.50 ERA with a 0.778 in 18.0 innings with 4 walks and 15 strikeouts. According to Adam Rubin, scouts who have seen him have been...
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Duda is Mashing the Ball, Will Not Play in the Outfield

After sustaining injuries to Juan Lagares and Curtis Granderson on Monday night, Terry Collins said on Tuesday that he is not planning to use Lucas Duda in the outfield moving forward. “We made the commitment to play him there,” Collins said about Duda playing only first base. “I think putting him back in left field will take away a little bit of that positive glow that...
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Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping mouth around huge hot dog (video)

With the game well in hand and little game-wise to discuss, Keith Hernandez went into full horndogger mode when SNY cameras captured a rather busty woman engorging on a hot dog during Tuesday night’s coverage of the New York Mets-Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Mets were up 9-0 in the 5th inning when a roving camera […] The post Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping...
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Chris Young Completes Rehab, Will Join Mets In Arizona

Here comes the cavalry. Terry Collins said that he expects Chris Young to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday in Arizona and accompany the team back to New York, according to a report on ESPN New York. Young is eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Friday, when the Mets open a weekend series at Citi Field against the Atlanta Braves. Chris Young started in left field for Triple...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The MLB Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 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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Matt Harvey rehabs with model Asha Leo at Knicks game (PHOTO)

Maybe Matt Harvey does have this rehab stuff down pat.The Mets ace — who said he intends to return to the mound this season after Tommy John surgery —was spotted at Sunday’s Knicks game alongside British fashion model Asha Leo, reported Page Six of The New York Post.Although the Mets aren't taking any chances on Harvey pushing an early return, the All-Star believes he can...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Early thoughts on the New York Mets

The New York Mets have started the 2014 season with a record of 5-7. Their record could be worse after getting swept by the Washington Nationals in their first series. They went on to win their next two series 2-1 vs the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves. The Mets dropped their next series after a brutal 14-2 loss Sunday vs the Los Angeles Angels. Here are some early thoughts on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets rumors: Bobby Abreu has 16 days to opt out of his contract

According to Mike Puma with the New York Post, the New York Mets will need to keep a close eye on Bobby Abreu and his production to decide if he'll have a chance to make the big-league roster. Abreu is currently playing with the Mets Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas 51s and is able to opt out of his contract by April 30th. He has been able to display a strong but this far into the...
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Wright Gets Ejected From Game, Calls Umpire Toby Basner “Worst He Has Ever Seen” (GIF)

In the top of the 7th inning of today’s Mets blowout loss to the Angels, David Wright and Daniel Murphy were ejected by rookie Umpire Toby Basner. Basner had, lets just say it nicely, a generous strike zone and the Mets were none to pleased about it for the entire game. David Wright, was so upset that he said to Basner that he is the worst he has ever seen. The GIF of an angry...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson and Juan Lagares exemplify small sample sizes

The Mets’ 2014 season is a mere 11 games deep, and the team sits at five wins to their six losses. That’s hardly enough time to gauge where the team will end up at the end of the season, though topping out at 73 or 74 wins at their current pace is certainly within the realm of reason. The team could defy expectations and win 85 or more games or completely implode and win less...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets OF Curtis Granderson Makes Catch, Then Gets Touched By An Angels Fan (GIF)

Curtis Granderson of the New York Mets has always been known as one of the nicest and most accessible players in all of Major League Baseball.  But if you overstep your boundaries, Granderson will let you know about it.  This was the case tonight when an Angels fan reached into the field of play and slapped Granderson on the back and he was about to throw a ball back into the infield...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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