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  • newMontero will get late season spot start
    Mets prospect Rafael Montero will get a late season start manager Terry Collins told reporters on Monday (Rubin, Sept. 1). The start is expected to come later this month. The Mets won’t got to a six-man rotation, something the organization conside…
    - 3 hours ago1 Sep 14, 3:48pm -
  • newToday’s game: Mets at Marlins, 1:10 p.m.
    The Mets and Marlins play a Labor Day game on Monday in Miami. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m. and is on SNY. Zack Wheeler  (9-9, 3.44) starts for the Mets, while Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.75) pitches for the Marlins Mets Marlins 1.…
    - 4 hours ago1 Sep 14, 2:37pm -
  • newSaturday’s Highlights: Herrera’s 1st RBI, Recker’s 3-run HR, Flores’ Diving Catch
    Dilson Herrera gets the first RBI of his career with a run scoring single in Sunday’s 6-5 win against the Phillies. >>> Watch Here. Anthony Recker hits a deep three-run homer to left field to give the Mets the lead over the Phillies on Sunday. >>>…
    - 5 hours ago1 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • newBartolo Colon is still on the Mets…
    The Mets did not trade Bartolo Colon before Sunday’s deadline to move a player and have him eligible for a postseason roster. He signed a two-year deal that will pay him $11 million next season, after which he can be a free agent. The Mets had be…
    - 8 hours ago1 Sep 14, 10:35am -
  • newWhat’s on Tap for Monday, September 1
    The Mets (64-73) open a three-game series against the Marlins (66-69) on Monday in Miami at 1:10 p.m. ET. Zack Wheeler (9-9, 3.44 ERA) will get the start for the Mets, opposed by Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.75 ERA) for the Marlins. Later, Noah Synderg…
    - 8 hours ago1 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • newSunday’s minor league recaps…
    Mets outfield prospect Cesar Puello had a tremendous game Sunday night in Triple-A, going 4-for-6, including his seventh homer and 20th double of the campaign. The homer was his second in as many games and third in the last nine days. Read more at…
    - 14 hours ago1 Sep 14, 4:43am -
  • newMets call up Satin, Goeddel, Centeno and Alvarez
    The Mets will promote Triple-A 1B-3B Josh Satin and RHP Erik Goeddel and Double-A C Juan Centeno LHP Dario Alvarez as MLB rosters expand to include all players on the 40-man roster starting September 1. Satin hit .289 with nine homers and 49 RBI…
    - 21 hours ago31 Aug 14, 9:35pm -
  • newDice-K to stay behind, visit team doctor
    Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) will stay in New York to visit team doctors this week, Terry Collins said after Sunday’s game. Matsuzaka (3-3, 4.21, 1 save, 3 holds) went on the disabled list July 26 with an inflamed elbow and returned to the Mets this…
    - 21 hours ago31 Aug 14, 9:30pm -

NY Daily News

  • newAnthony Recker's blast carries Mets to 6-5 victory over Phillies
    Anthony Recker does not exactly get to pick his spots, but he makes the most of them. The back-up catcher's playing time has dropped with the development of young starter Travis d'Arnaud, but Recker takes advantage of his opportunities.
    - 4 hours ago1 Sep 14, 2:13pm -
  • newMets Insider: More elbow woes for Josh Edgin, Daisuke Matsuzaka
    The Mets left Citi Field with plenty of concern about left-handed reliever Josh Edgin and right-handed reliever Daisuke Matsuzaka. They were left behind in New York and will be looked at by team doctors this week because of elbow issues.
    - 16 hours ago1 Sep 14, 2:20am -
  • Bartolo Colon shelled as Mets make 90 wins mathematically impossible
    Whatever Sandy Alderson’s challenge of 90 wins really meant for the Mets this season, whether it was a goal, a guideline or a reminder to the organization to lift expectations — it is officially no longer possible after the Mets lost to the Phill…
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:32am -
  • Harper: Wally Backman deserves bigger role with Mets
    So Wally Backman was named the Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year, and while that probably won’t increase the likelihood that he will be the Mets’ next manager, it could put GM Sandy Alderson in a rather awkward position.
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:27am -
  • Mets Insider: Bobbleheads and boos for Curtis Granderson
    Before Saturday night’s game, Terry Collins said he was hoping Curtis Granderson would start a hot streak like the one the outfielder enjoyed earlier this season.
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 5:23am -
  • Madden: Derek Jeter, David Wright not delivering from prime batting order spots
    Oh Captain! Our Captains! August has been the unkindest month for Derek Jeter and David Wright, both of whom are finding just hitting the ball hard, for extra bases, to be a yeoman’s task.
    - 2 days ago30 Aug 14, 9:10pm -
  • The Score Hears: Mets to honor 9/11 civilian hero
    In keeping with their tradition of heartfelt ceremonies on Sept. 11 — the aftermath of which Bobby Valentine’s Mets were deeply involved in — the team will recognize a man who lost his son in the terrorist attacks.
    - 2 days ago30 Aug 14, 9:07pm -
  • Mets take advantage of Grady Sizemore error to best Phillies 4-1
    When you’re hitting as poorly as the Mets are, “You take every gift you can get,” as Terry Collins put it. But while the Mets got a crucial present from the Phillies in a 4-1 victory, Jacob deGrom’s rebound performance was their big takeaway…
    - 3 days ago30 Aug 14, 5:14am -

Amazin Avenue

  • newMets Player Performance Meter: Pitchers, Week 21
    A review of Mets pitchers over the last seven days.Mets hitters really struggled over the past week, but the team's pitching staff was not exactly lights out, either. The Mets' 3.67 ERA ranked eighteenth in Major League Baseball over that span. Of c…
    - 3 hours ago1 Sep 14, 3:15pm -
  • newMets Player Performance Meter: Hitters, Week 21
    A review of Mets position players over the last seven days.As has often been the case this year, last week was not a pretty one at the plate for the Mets. With a .191/.256/.268 slash line as a team—good for just a .241 wOBA and 54 wRC+—only the…
    - 4 hours ago1 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • newSeries Preview: New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins
    With only 25 games remaining on the 2014 schedule, the Mets head south for a clash with the MarlinsWhat's going on with the Marlins?Miami has done well to hang onto contention as long as it has, but now it seems that the team is falling out of the…
    - 4 hours ago1 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newA very early look at the Mets' 40-man roster
    The Mets have a lot of decisions to make this offseason when it comes to the composition of their 40-man roster. Who should stay and who should go?Today is September 1, and that means MLB active rosters expand from 25 to a maximum of 40 players thro…
    - 5 hours ago1 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • newMets Daily Prospect Report, 9/1/14: St. Lucie climbs the mountain, but the promised land is just out of reach
    Catch up on all of yesterday’s minor league action from around the Mets farm system!*All results from games played on Sunday, August 31st, 2014Triple-A - Las Vegas 51's (80-63)_______________________________________LAS VEGAS 10, ALBERQUERQUE 11…
    - 6 hours ago1 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • newMets Morning News: Oh my Gee, look at these call-ups
    Your Labor Day dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsDillon Gee worked a quality start, Anthony Recker hit a huge three-run homer, and the Mets hung on to beat the Phillies 6-5 on Sunday afternoon. Aft…
    - 7 hours ago1 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • newMets promote Cecchini, Maron, Koch, Peterson to Double-A, Mazzilli to Triple-A
    The slew of roster moves come ahead of the minor league playoffs.With the High-A St. Lucie Mets missing out on the Florida State League playoffs, the Mets have moved several players from St. Lucie's roster to higher levels of the minor league system…
    - 20 hours ago31 Aug 14, 10:46pm -
  • newMets call up Josh Satin, Erik Goeddel, Juan Centeno, and Dario Alvarez
    The players will join the team on Monday.The Mets will add infielder Josh Satin, right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel, catcher Juan Centeno, and left-handed pitcher Dario Alvarez to their roster when rosters expand on Monday.Satin, who last appeare…
    - 20 hours ago31 Aug 14, 10:13pm -

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Mets Trade Rumors

  • Quick Hits: Abreu, Thornton, Hicks
    The Mets have announced that they will promote former star outfielder Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas tomorrow. Abreu is 40 and hasn't played in the big leagues since 2012, which he spent with the Angels and Dodgers. But he made a good impression…
    - 21 Apr 14, 1:43am -
  • Quick Hits: Hardy, Gonzalez, Hanrahan, Davis, Harang
    The Orioles are in Boston for a wraparound series with the Red Sox culminating tomorrow on Patriots' Day. Mike Seal, the agent for J.J. Hardy is in Boston this weekend, but the Orioles shortstop says it's not for extension talks. "He's here because h…
    - 20 Apr 14, 10:00pm -
  • Quick Hits: Prospects, Pirates, Brewers
    Service time is often among the most important factors when determining when to promote a top prospect, a new analysis by Baseball Prospectus suggests (via FOX Sports). For followers of teams such as the Astros, who recently netted themselves an extr…
    - 20 Apr 14, 2:38am -
  • NL East Notes: Mets, Braves
    Mets manager Terry Collins says he expects Lucas Duda to settle in and produce now that the Ike Davis trade has opened up the club's full-time first base job, MLB.com's Spencer Fordin reports. Duda, however, says he doesn't feel much has changed. "If…
    - 20 Apr 14, 12:45am -
  • Lannan Accepts Mets' Outright Assignment
    SATURDAY: Lannan has accepted the assignment, ESPN's Adam Rubin tweets. WEDNESDAY: The Mets have outrighted left-hander John Lannan to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka, tweets MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. L…
    - 19 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • NL Notes: Braves, Mets, Cubs, Willis
    The Braves don't get as much attention as the Cardinals, Athletics or Rays for being well-run teams, but perhaps they should, the New York Post's Joel Sherman suggests. The Braves' relative lack of postseason success may be one factor, says Sherman,…
    - 19 Apr 14, 9:21pm -
  • NL Notes: Polanco, Bradley, Abreu
    Toolsy Pirates outfield prospect Gregory Polanco ought to be the next top prospect to win a promotion, MLB.com's Jim Callis writes. MLB.com ranked Polanco the No. 13 prospect in baseball heading into the season, and he's done nothing to diminish his…
    - 19 Apr 14, 6:25pm -
  • Pirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
    SATURDAY: The PTBNL in the deal is likely to be a 2013 draft pick, Heyman tweets. He also notes that that player, and not Thornton, is the "key piece." 2013 picks will not be eligible to be traded until the summer. FRIDAY 6:22pm: The PTBNL is "fairly…
    - 19 Apr 14, 2:25pm -

Mets.com

  • newMets calling up Satin, Centeno, two others
    Reinforcements are coming for the injury-riddled Mets. Following the club's 6-5 win over the Phillies on Sunday, the team announced it is calling up four players -- Josh Satin, Juan Centeno, Erik Goeddel and Dario Alvarez -- for Monday's opener again…
    - 19 hours ago31 Aug 14, 11:32pm -
  • newEdgin, Dice-K staying in NY to have elbows checked
    The Mets headed to Miami following their 6-5 win over the Phillies on Sunday. Left-hander Josh Edgin and right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka did not. Both relievers are staying in New York to have their problematic elbows examined by doctors.
    - 19 hours ago31 Aug 14, 11:32pm -
  • newRecker delivers big blow to help Mets win series
    For a moment Sunday afternoon at Citi Field -- before the Mets finished off the Phillies, 6-5 -- one Anthony Recker swing in the sixth inning eased the pains of a difficult season in Queens, his bat colliding with an A.J. Burnett breaking ball that n…
    - 20 hours ago31 Aug 14, 10:47pm -
  • Slumping Granderson gets chance to clear mind
    Amidst a month-long slump that has seen his strikeout rate (21.9 percent) rise above his batting average (.214), Curtis Granderson got a day off for the first time in 24 games Sunday in the Mets' series finale with the Phillies. Manager Terry Collins…
    - 1 day ago31 Aug 14, 6:01pm -
  • Mets prospect Herrera collects first MLB hit
    The ball sits atop Dilson Herrera's locker, dirtied and smacked around, just like dozens of others at Citi Field on Saturday. This one, though, is different. A slip of orange paper -- bound to the baseball by a rubber band -- designates its significa…
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 3:38am -
  • Colon's rough sixth inning sends Mets to defeat
    More and more, it seems as though Bartolo Colon will remain in Flushing through August, through September and quite possibly beyond. After all, the Mets would miss the big fella if he was traded. At 41, Colon has given the Mets more than seems reason…
    - 2 days ago31 Aug 14, 3:19am -
  • Collins manages 1,500th career game
    Terry Collins wasn't sure he would ever reach this mark. But Collins blasted past a personal milestone on Saturday, managing his 1,500th career big league game.
    - 2 days ago30 Aug 14, 11:07pm -
  • deGrom making case to be NL Rookie of the Year
    Jacob deGrom's National League Rookie of the Year Award bid appears to be back on track. By firing seven innings of one-run (zero earned) ball against the Phillies on Friday night, deGrom increased his win-loss record to 7-6 while decreasing his ERA…
    - 2 days ago30 Aug 14, 11:07pm -

Kranepool

  • Wake Up Mets Fans, It’s 2015
    I hope the promotion of Dilison Herrera comes with instructions for the manager that (a) Herrera is to play every day the rest of the season and (b) is never to be put in the 8th spot of the lineup. If the instructions are carried out by Terry Collin…
    - 3 days ago29 Aug 14, 2:10pm -
  • Did Bud Selig Make The Wilpon’s An Offer They Couldn’t Refuse ?
      Put your seat belt on as it’s purge my brain day here at The Eddie Kranepool Society, so the seat belt sign will remain on for this whole post as I’m expecting a lot of turbulence. The flight crew will be serving refreshments shortly. How ridi…
    - 6 days ago26 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • Keane on Sports Podcast 8-20-14
    < Popular Music Internet Radio with WBAR NYC on BlogTalkRadio >   On the latest episode of Keane on Sports Podcast, my guest was Jeffery Radice, the producer/director of a documentary on the life of Dock Ellis titled NO NO: A Dockumentary. We discus…
    - 11 days ago21 Aug 14, 12:56pm -
  • I Want Youuuuuu To Show Me The Way
          Com’on Sandy, Fred and Jeffey Show me the way to a pennant contender!!!!!!   I see that yesterday’s post struck a chord with many readers and fellow Mets bloggers who have the same feelings I do. Some even thought that yesterday was a s…
    - 13 days ago19 Aug 14, 12:57pm -
  • I’ve Got The Mets Bloggers Blues
        I’ve been writing on this blog for 13 years and for 9 of those years it’s been fun. I couldn’t wait to post something here and discuss the wins, loses, positive steps the organization was making and pointing out their failures. But as I s…
    - 14 days ago18 Aug 14, 12:29pm -
  • Terry Collins Will Be Back In 2015, Oh How I Miss AT&T Park
      So the word around social media is that Terry Collins will return as Mets manager in 2015. Not a shock, he’s everything Sandy Alderson covets in a manager.  He follows orders, says all the right things in the press, TV and radio and is the esse…
    - 18 days ago14 Aug 14, 3:05pm -
  • For The NY Mets 2015 Came Early
        We had a lively episode of The Kult of Mets Personalities this past Saturday,  Back after a two week vacation and I wish I were still in California, still sitting on the beach in Santa Monica watching the “sights” but vacations come to a…
    - 21 days ago11 Aug 14, 3:16pm -
  • Keep It Coming Mets, Keep It Coming Mets, Don’t Stop It Now, Don’t Stop It No….
    <> Let’s Go Mets!!! Keep the wins coming!!! Laugh all you want but the 1970′s were FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!  With the four day celebration of the life and career of Derek Jeter finally ending, we can now get back to the unofficial second half of the ba…
    - 45 days ago18 Jul 14, 3:20pm -