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Friday Fantasy Baseball Freeroll – $300 in Prizes!

The New York Mets may not have been able to pull of another series win at home yesterday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the division rival Philadelphia Phillies come to town today and bring with them an opportunity for the Mets to get back on track.  For some of us, it might already be [...]

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Heyman: Mets have checked in on Upton and Kubel

The New York Mets appear set to begin the season with a starting outfield consisting of Mike Baxter, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, and Lucas Duda.  I honestly think you’d be hard pressed to find a scout around the league that thinks any one of those guys (let alone all three) is currently a legitimate starting outfielder, so [...]

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Something Needs to Change in This Bullpen…

Tonight, the Met offense provided the bullpen with two opportunities to close out the Nationals, and the bullpen could not do the job in either circumstance and fell to the Nationals 5-4. After Jordany Valdespin hit yet another big homer for the team in the ninth inning to take the lead, Bobby Parnell couldn’t hold [...]

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WAIT! I Think Murphy Just Homered Again

Wow.  I guess this team woke up today, lead by Daniel Murphy finally breaking out of his home run slumber.  Prior to today Daniel Murphy went 352 at bats (and 273 this season) without a homer.  After he finally slugged his first of the year, he liked it so much, he did it again in [...]

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R.A. Dickey is Unreal

Tonight, R.A. Dickey continued his unprecedented streak of domination.  Dickey threw his second straight one-hitter tonight, and struck out 13 batters, while improving his record to 11-1.  AT NO POINT heading into this season could you have convinced me that ANY Mets pitcher would be 11-1 with an ERA of 2.00.  Currently Dickey is on [...]

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Bay placed on 15-day DL with nondisplaced rib fracture

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, New York Mets outfielder Jason Bay was placed on the 15-day DL with a nondisplaced rib fracture. Jason Bay to DL with a nondisplaced fracture of a rib on the left side. Zach Lutz promoted. April 24, 2012 1:09 pm via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite @AdamRubinESPN Adam Rubin 25-year-old Zack [...]

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Torres not expected to start season on DL

Andres Torres, who has not played in a game since straining his left calf 11 days ago, got back into game action on Friday afternoon when he took at-bats during a minor league game.  Torres collected one hit in five at-bats during the contest, although he did not play the field.  Following the game, he [...]

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Mets and Jon Niese closing in on a long term extension

It seems as if the New York Mets and 25-year-old starting pitcher Jon Niese are nearing an agreement that would keep the left hander in Queens for at least, the next five years: Exclusive: Jon Niese completing long-term deal with #Mets. Details: http://t.co/G9qLaXjw April 1, 2012 4:29 pm via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite @AdamRubinESPN Adam Rubin Source confirms [...]

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With injuries to Torres and Hairston den-Dekker “is a legitimate consideration” to make the team

Scott Hairston, who has not appeared in a Grapefruit League game since straining his left oblique muscle in his first spring game, tracked 20 pitches from minor leaguers on Sunday afternoon, followed by a round of batting practice which he pronounced successful: I wasn’t holding back at all. I picked up the ball pretty well [...]

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