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  • newWednesday’s Arizona Fall League recap…
    Mets second base prospect L.J. Mazzilli had a big game in his seventh AFL start. The 24-year-old connected on a pair of hits, including a three-run homer in the 2nd inning, which accounted for all three Scottsdale runs. It was his first homer in Ari…
    - 6 hours ago23 Oct 14, 2:47am -
  • newWhy isn’t Jose Reyes on the Mets?
    Matthew Cerrone: I got unwillingly sucked in to a thread this morning on Twitter about Jose Reyes, David Wright, injuries, production, etc. The general premise by one fan was that the Mets could only choose to keep one of Wright or Reyes and they ch…
    - 13 hours ago22 Oct 14, 7:11pm -
  • newOpinion: There is more than one way to build a winning team
    Brian P. Mangan: There is no one formula that teams follow to have success in MLB. Winning is about talent, chemistry, and luck. But, above all, winning simply requires scoring more runs than the other team. It sounds simplistic, but — despite bei…
    - 16 hours ago22 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • newStats: Mets players in the AFL, as of Oct. 22
    Player POS G AB H 2B HR RBI BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG Brandon Nimmo CF 8 31 10 3 0 5 6 11 1 .447 .419 .323 L.J. Mazzilli 2B 6 20 5 1 0 1 3 5 1 .400 .400 .250 Matt Reynolds SS 7 25 6 2 1 4 5 8 […]
    - 16 hours ago22 Oct 14, 4:45pm -
  • newCheck out the Mets Pulse Page, presented by Citi
    Head over to the Mets Pulse Page, presented by Citi, to see a live stream of all things Mets, with team and player tweets and news updates about the organization. Here’s something you might see on the Mets Pulse Page: Hello London!!! Nice to meet…
    - 17 hours ago22 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • newWhat happened to David Wright in 2014?
    Matthew Cerrone: He’s only 31-years-old, so I know I shouldn’t be worried about David Wright. Also, it’s easy to assume his poor production in 2014 is a direct result of shoulder pain. However, he repeatedly told reporters one had nothing to d…
    - 18 hours ago22 Oct 14, 2:14pm -
  • newMets to interview former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long
    The Mets will formally interview former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long for their vacant hitting coach position on Wednesday.1,2,3 Long was the hitting coach for the Yankees for seven seasons before being fired by the team at the end of the season…
    - 23 hours ago22 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Tuesday’s Arizona Fall League recap…
    Mets shortstop prospect Matt Reynolds reached base twice on a pair of walks Tuesday, but was hitless in three at-bats. He’s reached base via hit or walk in seven of his eight AFL games. Read more at SNY’s Mets Minors…
    - 1 day ago22 Oct 14, 12:49am -

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Amazin Avenue

  • newMets Morning News: So far, the world series champion might be Giants but they may never be Royals
    Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsKevin Long is going to interview with the Mets later today for their hitting coach position.Is Daniel Murphy under-appreciated or underwhel…
    - 20 hours ago22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Kevin Long to interview with Mets on Wednesday for hitting coach vacancy
    Former Yankees hitting coach, Kevin Long, will be interviewing for their vacant hitting coach position on Wednesday.Former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long will be interviewing with the Mets for their vacant hitting coach position on Wednesday, acco…
    - 1 day ago22 Oct 14, 2:19am -
  • Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 90: Former first round picks and so many e-mails
    How many days until pitchers and catchers report?Run Time: 1:31:10In the "Frank Viola: 2012 Mets trivia question answer" edition, Greg and Jeffrey have a lot to tackle before Jeffrey can slip out to meet a buddy for a(nother) drink. First we debate…
    - 1 day ago22 Oct 14, 1:57am -
  • Funding approved for Nationals and Astros to build spring training complex in Palm Beach
    Good news for the Mets: They'll have spring training neighbors! The Palm Beach County Commissioners voted today to approve funding for the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros to build a spring training complex in Palm Beach. The vote was 5-2, ac…
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • Mets Morning News: Game 1 of the World Series tonight!
    Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsNick Markakis and Nelson Cruz may interest the Mets. Both Orioles are pending free agency this offseason.Rising Apple reviewed the 2014 season of starting pitch…
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 2:11pm -
  • Jacob deGrom named Rookie of the Year by Sporting News
    deGrom was voted top rookie by fellow National League players.The official MLB hardware has not been handed out yet, but the quest of Jacob deGrom to be named National League Rookie of the Year was boosted today by the Sporting News. The organizatio…
    - 3 days ago20 Oct 14, 5:31pm -
  • Mets Morning News: Just one more day until the World Series begins
    Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.Meet the MetsThe Mets are reportedly seeking a contract extension with J.P. Ricciardi. The special assistant gets a lot of credit for improving the team's…
    - 3 days ago20 Oct 14, 12:39pm -
  • Mets seeking contract extension for J.P. Ricciardi
    One month after locking up GM Sandy Alderson for the next three years, J.P. Ricciardi appears to be next in line to receive a contract extension to keep him in Queens.Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Mets are working towards an exte…
    - 4 days ago19 Oct 14, 8:27pm -

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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

  • Mets' Mazzilli motors around basepaths at AFL
    L.J. Mazzilli, a second baseman in the Mets organization, tripled and scored two runs Monday night in Scottsdale's 7-3 victory over Glendale at the Arizona Fall League.
    - 2 days ago21 Oct 14, 5:48am -
  • Sporting News gives deGrom top rookie honors
    Mets standout Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News magazine, with the hope of adding the BBWAA's award to his mantel in the coming weeks.
    - 3 days ago20 Oct 14, 5:10pm -
  • Mets' strong crop of shortstop prospects on display at instructs
    While shortstop has been an unsettled spot in the Mets' lineup in recent years, the club is amassing remarkable depth at the position in the Minor Leagues.
    - 6 days ago17 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • Work begins on right-center-field fence at Citi Field
    Construction is underway to move portions of Citi Field's outfield fence closer to home plate for the second time in three years. The Mets on Wednesday released pictures of their initial stages of fence reconstruction, revealing a modified wall in ri…
    - 7 days ago15 Oct 14, 10:04pm -
  • Defensive-minded den Dekker an able fourth outfielder
    Matt den Dekker's offensive contribution will be important to him and the Mets going forward, but his outstanding Gold Glove Award-caliber defense and above-average speed can be the most useful tools on a roster balanced with outfielders who hit for…
    - 8 days ago15 Oct 14, 1:20pm -
  • Mets prospect Reynolds breaks AFL tie with HR in extras
    Matt Reynolds, the Mets' No. 20 prospect, finished the game 3-for-5 with a double and two runs to go with his homer. After starting the Arizona Fall League 0-for-7, the 23-year old shortstop said he has started to feel better.
    - 11 days ago12 Oct 14, 12:18am -
  • Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins
    Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gather in the desert, hoping to prove themselves in the…
    - 16 days ago7 Oct 14, 5:16am -
  • Ten finalists named for Frick broadcasting award
    The 2015 Ford C. Frick Award finalists are Richie Ashburn, Billy Berroa, Rene Cardenas, Dizzy Dean, Dick Enberg, Ernie Johnson Sr., Ralph Kiner, Ned Martin, Joe Nuxhall and Jack Quinlan. The award is presented annually "for excellence in baseball bro…
    - 20 days ago3 Oct 14, 7:35pm -

Kranepool

  • 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…
    - 6 days ago17 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…
    - 9 days ago14 Oct 14, 5:05pm -
  • Can Man United Win the 2014/15 Title?
    Now there’s an interesting question to pose? Is it at all humanly possible for them to drag themselves back into the title race? You might say they are almost mid table, but that would be unfair. They currently sit within the top 10, but with stiff…
    - 13 days ago10 Oct 14, 5:02pm -
  • Post Season Thoughts
    I would take Puig on the Mets in a HEARTBEAT!!!!  Some rants and raves on the MLB post season: This has not been a great post season for managers unless your name is Showalter or Bochy. Matt Williams managed his Nationals like a neophyte. Ned Yost h…
    - 14 days ago9 Oct 14, 1:14pm -
  • Happy Anniversary Bobby Thompson and The Shot Heard ‘Round The World
      Back in 1951, my family lived in a 4 story walk up tenement in Sunset Park Brooklyn. My dad was the lone NY Giants fan in the building; hell I think he was the only Giants fan in Sunset Park.  When the Dodgers won an NL Pennant, the neighbors wou…
    - 20 days ago3 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • Yeah Baby Smallball !!!!!!!
      That’s the Say Hey Kid getting ready to address Giants fans in NYC as the club brought the 2012 World Series trophy to the city where it all began   I guess all the 40 and under baseball fans are still getting over the shock of Ned Yost and his…
    - 21 days ago2 Oct 14, 1:58pm -
  • Rants and Raves
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    - 27 days ago26 Sep 14, 2:14pm -
  • Kevin Burkhardt , We Will Miss You
      When was the last time you went to a baseball game but really weren’t there for the baseball game? Last night was a first for me. Last night my sole purpose to go to Citi Field was to say thank you to Kevin Burkhardt and wish him all the best of…
    - 35 days ago18 Sep 14, 1:49pm -