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  • newAlex Castellanos and Chasen Bradford sent to minor league camp
    The Mets have reassigned outfielder Alex Castellanos and relief pitcher Chasen Bradford to minor league camp (Rubin, March 28).Castellanos was brought in by the Mets this offseason on a minor league deal with an invite to spring …
    - 1 hour ago28 Mar 15, 12:58pm -
  • newMets debut photos of new OF wall in Citi Field
    The Mets posted images to Twitter on Friday of the newly completed outfield wall in Citi Field (March 27).In November last year, the team started construction on moving the right-center field fence from 390 feet to 380 …
    - 4 hours ago28 Mar 15, 10:28am -
  • newWhat’s on tap for Saturday, March 28
    The Mets host the Nationals at 1:10 p.m. ET on Saturday at Tradition Field.The game will air live on WPIX and WOR 710 am radio.Jacob deGrom will start for Mets against Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg.Mets reliever Vic …
    - 4 hours ago28 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • newHarvey had good command, worked on pitches at end of start
    Matt Harvey threw 80 pitches on Friday afternoon, 55 landing for strikes. He struck out five and did not walk a batter.Harvey hasn’t walked a batter in the last 54 batters he’s faced, according to reporter Matt Ehalt (…
    - 15 hours ago27 Mar 15, 11:16pm -
  • newMurphy may not be ready for Opening Day
    Terry Collins is concerned that Daniel Murphy won’t be ready for Opening Day.Murphy has a strained right hamstring that has kept him out of games the past week.The Mets have eight more spring training games before they open …
    - 18 hours ago27 Mar 15, 8:43pm -
  • newMets score three in 9th, but fall to Cardinals 5-4
    The Mets scratched out three runs in the ninth inning, but couldn’t tie the game and lost to the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday afternoon.Need To KnowMatt Harvey pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing just one earned run. Harvey allowed …
    - 18 hours ago27 Mar 15, 8:14pm -
  • newFive things learned from Chris Smith about Matt Harvey
    In this week’s MetsBlog Q&A Cast, pres. by Citi, Matthew Cerrone talked with Chris Smith, who recently spent a day with Matt Harvey for an article in New York Magazine, which you can read here.Here are five things …
    - 19 hours ago27 Mar 15, 7:46pm -
  • newToday’s Game: Mets at Cardinals
    The Mets travel to play the Cardinals on Friday in Jupiter, FL, where heavy rain is in the forecast.You can follow the game online with SNY Gameday.Matt Harvey is scheduled to start for the Mets. Harvey will …
    - 21 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:31pm -

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Amazin Avenue

  • newMets season preview: Dillon Gee might be better than we think he is
    The 28-year-old righty has seemingly always lived on the fringes of our perception of the Mets rotation. Is it time for that perception to change?There is a saying in Hindi that goes, "ghar ki murgi dal barabar." In English, it roughly translates to…
    - 21 hours ago27 Mar 15, 5:00pm -
  • newMets vs. Cardinals, spring training lineup & open thread, 3/27/15
    Harvey! Broadcast: FSMW (via, MLB Network at 3:00 AM EDT tomorrowGame time: 1:05 PM EDTMets lineupCurtis Granderson - RFDavid Wright - 3BKirk Nieuwenhuis - CFMichael Cuddyer - LFWilmer Flores - SSTravis d'Arnaud - CMatt Harvey - PDanny Mu…
    - 22 hours ago27 Mar 15, 4:35pm -
  • newCharlie Williams and the price for fame
    The late Charlie Williams is best remembered as the man traded by the Mets straight-up for Willie Mays.It isn't everyone who can claim they were traded straight-up for arguably the greatest center fielder who ever played in the big leagues. But Char…
    - 22 hours ago27 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • Updating the 2015 Mets "King of Spring Training" race (week three)
    Some of last week's biggest risers fell off over the most recent week of play but there's also a new contender in the field! Find out which Mets player could be hitting his way onto the roster and into the KOST conversation.Another week has gone by…
    - 1 day ago27 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • Mets Morning News: Lagares ramps up power while team cuts back on security
    Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsMatt Bowman pitched five scoreless innings, and the Mets hit three more home runs to club their way past the Nationals in Viera, 8-3.Juan Lag…
    - 1 day ago27 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • FanDuel is the official daily fantasy game of Amazin' Avenue
    Fantasy baseball, daily games, real money.I've heard from lots of folks over the years who have expressed an interest in helping to support the work we do at Amazin' Avenue. One way is to keep reading the site and disable ad blockers while you're he…
    - 1 day ago27 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • Terry Collins might bat David Wright second, pitcher eighth
    The manager hinted that he might use a lineup with the pitcher batting eighth, Juan Lagares ninth, and Curtis Granderson leading off.Opening Day is only eleven days away, and we already know who will be on the mound for the Mets. As for the team's…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 11:25pm -
  • Mets injury update: Vic Black may be ready for Opening Day
    Dan Warthen provides an optimistic outlook on Black's status.Offering an optimistic update that is contradictory to the one shared by Sandy Alderson, Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen has said that right-handed relief pitcher Vic Black is "right on…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 9:58pm -

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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,'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'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,'s Jim Callis writes. 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 -

  • newMets hope Familia, and his pitches, keep rising
    The key to Jeurys Familia's success has always been his ability to throw sinkers low in the strike zone, thereby generating ground balls. But the Mets want more out of Familia, who has taken on additional importance with a series of injuries having s…
    - 15 hours ago27 Mar 15, 10:50pm -
  • newHarvey celebrates b-day with breezy outing
    Matt Harvey didn't let his 26th birthday celebration linger on Friday. The Mets' ace waited out a brief rain delay before setting a new high of 80 pitches in his 4 1/3-inning, one-run outing against the Cardinals.
    - 16 hours ago27 Mar 15, 10:07pm -
  • newMets fear Murphy could miss Opening Day
    Daniel Murphy's sluggish progression back from a strained right hamstring has the Mets questioning his readiness for Opening Day, increasing the odds that either Matt Reynolds or Danny Muno will make the team.
    - 17 hours ago27 Mar 15, 9:18pm -
  • newMets' bats spring to action late behind Harvey
    Starters Matt Harvey and John Lackey each looked sharp in their penultimate starts of Grapefruit League play on Friday, though it was the Cardinals who came away with a 5-4 split-squad victory.
    - 18 hours ago27 Mar 15, 8:29pm -
  • Flores shakes off sore left foot against Nats
    Wilmer Flores' return from a bruised left foot proved relatively uneventful in the Mets' 8-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday, But it just fine for Flores after missing three games with an injury that could have been much worse.
    - 2 days ago27 Mar 15, 1:45am -
  • Mets prospect Bowman stellar in spot start
    For Mets prospect Matt Bowman, receiving a last-minute callup for a spot start in Thursday's game was rewarding enough. Doing so against the Nationals, his favorite team since middle school, only added to the experience.
    - 2 days ago27 Mar 15, 1:20am -
  • Mets find power stroke with 3 HRs vs. Nationals
    Matt den Dekker hit one of three homers for the Mets, while Matt Bowman was stellar in a spot start in an 8-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday at Space Coast Stadium.
    - 2 days ago27 Mar 15, 12:45am -
  • Mets' pitchers may hit 8th with Wright in mind
    Mets manager Terry Collins said he is considering batting the starting pitcher eight more often because it would allow him to shift David Wright from third to second in the lineup, increasing his at-bats over the course of the season and, theoretical…
    - 2 days ago26 Mar 15, 11:20pm -


  • NY Mets Fandom, Like It Ought To Be
        Whew! What a day we had at the 2015 Queens Baseball Convention on Saturday at McFadden’s Citi Field. Where to begin? First off I want to thank all those who put together the QBC, not only was it an honor to be a participant; it also gave me s…
    - 75 days ago12 Jan 15, 3:03pm -
  • Cuddyer for Hire
        I don’t love it and I don’t hate it, that sums up my opinion on the signing of Michael Cuddyer to a 2 yr $21.5 mil deal. It does shine light on some of where the Mets are headed this off season. What I don’t love about the deal, it’s no…
    - 11 Nov 14, 6:38pm -
  • Matt Kemp to Mets??????
      Welcome to the Matt Kemp to the Mets bandwagon. Step up still some seats available. It’s been awhile since we’ve had some passengers here on Kemp to Mets bus but hey better late than never I always say. Last night Ken Rosenthal Tweeted that th…
    - 10 Nov 14, 4:18pm -
  • Where will the line be drawn when it comes to advertising on NBA?
    NBA currently has a television deal with ESPN and Turner worth as much as $930 million. This deal is due for expiration in 2016. This explains why NBA got on a 9 year deal worth $24 billion. This kind of deal will translate to an increase in NBA’s…
    - 28 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • Touch Base with the Best Games at
    The 2014 World Series is underway and the Kansas City Royals are taking on the San Francisco Giants for the ultimate honors in baseball. There are plenty of accolades to go around, and Kansas City certainly deserves praise for its monumental efforts…
    - 28 Oct 14, 5:48pm -
  • Why you should bet on the Mets
    The Mets are a New York professional baseball team that’s based in the borough of Queens, New York. The Mets were founded in 1962 and have been among the best teams in baseball. The longevity of the team gives you more reasons to bet on them. But a…
    - 23 Oct 14, 6:06pm -
  • There’s A Right Way And A Wrong Way To Run A Bullpen
      So we are all set for the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals to meet in the 2014 World Series.  As a Mets fan this post season gets tougher and tougher to watch as we see ball parks full of fans (notice no empty seats at either AT&T…
    - 17 Oct 14, 3:11pm -
  • Citi Field Still Under Construction
    There was nothing with the fences at this place   What do Citi Field and the Belt Parkway have in common? They are both constantly under construction.  Is there a ball park in the country that has gone under so many renovations in such a short ti…
    - 14 Oct 14, 5:05pm -