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Demotion could be looming for Ruben Tejada

Last night New York Mets fans got to rejoice as their team came back to beat the Yankees in novel fashion.  Watching the comeback unfold against Mariano Rivera, who continues his farewell tour from ballpark to ballpark, felt somewhat unnatural.  Reason being, nothing like that has never happened before.  That’s not to say that Mariano [...]

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Wheeler solid again for 51′s

New York Mets baseball has certainly seen better days as the big league club is just 4-11 in their last 15 games.  Over New York’s last 13 home games, the team has entertained fans in Flushing by putting up a mere 32 runs (less than 3 per game) while hitting just .194 (80-412).  So while [...]

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New York Mets season predictions from ESPN analysts

The New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk prior to heading into their 2012 season and went on to win just 74 games.  This offseason they decided to trade away the reigning National League Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey, and recently discovered that Johan Santana is likely to miss all of 2013.   The [...]

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Johan Santana likely facing season-ending surgery

New York Mets starter Johan Santana has likely re-torn the anterior capsule in his left shoulder, an injury which will quite possibly end his season and tenure with the team.  The former Mets ace has yet to appear in a game this Spring and this past Sunday manager Terry Collins told reporters that the 34-year-old might [...]

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Bobby Parnell continues to impress for Mets with another strong Spring

New York Mets closer of the moment, Bobby Parnell, is no stranger to having success in Spring Training.  The 28-year-old righty allowed just an unearned run in his inning of work against the Houst0n Astros on Saturday and over the past few Springs has compiled an impressive streak of 22 straight innings without allowing an [...]

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Matt Harvey strikes out four in second Spring outing

New York Mets starter Matt Harvey made his second start of the Spring on Saturday afternoon against the Miami Marlins and allowed just one run over 2 2/3 innings of work.  The 23-year-0ld righty gave up a leadoff homer to to Marlins prospect Christian Yelich before settling down to strike out four of the eight Marlins [...]

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Rafael Montero makes Grapefruit League debut for Mets

New York Mets prospect Rafael Montero made his Grapefruit League debut Thursday afternoon against the Washington Nationals.  The 22-year-old right-hander, who recorded a 2.36 ERA while compiling 110 strikeouts vs. just 19 walks in 122 innings of A ball last year, gave up one run on three hits in two innings of work during his start against Washington. [...]

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Collins lays out plan for Jordany Valdespin

Last season at the major league level for the New York Mets and more recently in Winter ball, Jordany Valdespin spent much of his time trying his hand as an outfielder.  The 25-year-old hit eight homers in just 191 at-bats for New York, many of which came in dramatic fashion.  In 42 at-bats as a [...]

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Davidoff: Valverde still a possibility for New York Mets

The New York Mets have not exactly had the most active of offseasons, but many of the moves made by the team have been aimed at addressing a bullpen that finished the 2012 season with the second worst ERA in all of baseball.  The Mets chose to address the problem in a fashion that has [...]

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