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Wednesday could be D-Day for Devin Mesoraco’s Mets future

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Devin Mesoraco could be headed elsewhere if the Mets don’t plan to place him on the 25-man roster. The veteran catcher, who returned to the team in the offseason on a minor league...
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How Robinson Cano pushed the Mets to let him test his limits

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Robinson Cano needed a March test for reassurance he won’t be restricted this season by National League baseball. So last week, the Mets’ new second baseman told manager Mickey...
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New Mets GM has kept his word so far — but big tests just ahead

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Brodie Van Wagenen differentiated himself as a GM candidate by convincing Mets ownership that being an agent provided insight into how players think and, in particular, what they...
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Mets launch Netflix-style ticket subscription deal

NY Post (Natalie O'Neill) — Now you can binge watch the Mets right at Citi Field. Baseball is going the way of the big screen with a new Netflix-style subscription deal that lets Mets fans score standing-room-only access to...
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Why the Mets hid deGrom and Syndergaard from Nationals

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard took their heat to a minor league field at the Mets complex Monday for a last full-throttle effort before the regular season. Both pitchers are...
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A look inside David Wright’s new Mets reality

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — David Wright’s first Mets spring training as a non-player began Monday in a polo shirt and dress slacks, hurrying to a morning meeting. Later this week Wright will be at the...
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Mets, Yankees share stunningly similar battles, storylines

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — PORT ST. LUCIE — You have the burly right-handed hitter who probably had the job to lose. And you have the lefty whose reputation has dimmed with injury and lack of production. Are we talking...
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Pete Alonso is making the Mets’ decision an easier one

NY Post (Mike Puma) — WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — If the idea is to break camp with the 25 best players, as Mets officials have insisted is true this spring, Pete Alonso is a slam dunk for the major league roster. Offense,...
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No other team made sense for Al Leiter’s next baseball challenge

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — PORT ST. LUCIE — At 9:15 Sunday morning, Steven Matz threw a bullpen session, trying to correct the mistakes that were pounded out of the ballpark on Friday, when the Mets’ lefty could not get the...
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Mets bullpen candidate gets roughed up in 43-pitch inning

NY Post (Mike Puma) — WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hector Santiago’s strong spring with the Mets was derailed Sunday by a first-inning disaster. The veteran lefty was yanked with two outs in the first after throwing 43...
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Jason Vargas was cruising — until the fifth inning came along

NY Post (Mike Puma) — JUPITER, Fla. — Jason Vargas was rolling, on his way to another spring training gem Saturday, when the fifth inning arrived at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. The Mets left-hander never recorded...
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Mets’ Michael Conforto is all-in on hitting against shifts

NY Post (Mike Puma) — JUPITER, Fla. — Michael Conforto launched a pitch 400-plus feet off the clubhouse behind the right-field fence at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium for two runs in the first inning, his biggest hit...
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The Pete Alonso experiment Mets should strongly consider

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — JUPITER, Fla. — Building the best lineup is the goal, and that’s why the Mets and manager Mickey Callaway will group their best hitters near the top of the batting order. Even if that means being...
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All the money in the world can’t make James Dolan happy

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — John Mara used to be an untouchable around here, because there was a time when it seemed everything the Giants glanced at instantly turned to gold. But as much as any other job in sports,...
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New York’s last hopes to change its dreary sports narrative

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — Knicks owner James Dolan insisted he was “ambushed” by a fan who recommended he sell the team. What is the word he would use to describe an ownership that has offered fans two decades of...
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Mets’ new closer Edwin Diaz has a day to forget

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Edwin Diaz allowed just five homers in 73 ¹/₃ innings last season, so watching him surrender two in one frame Friday was something of a surprise for the Mets. Anthony Rendon and...
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How sleep mask has helped reawaken Dominic Smith

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Don’t sleep on Dominic Smith. His game has improved because of the CPAP mask he wears at night to help overcome sleep apnea, but there is more to the story. “It’s really a game...
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The Mets are seeing the ugly side of Steven Matz

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — The Nationals brought their “A” lineup to town on Friday and gave Steven Matz an “A” kicking. In a performance that may have sounded a few alarms given the unsteady manner in...
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Zack Wheeler looking like third ace in the Mets’ super rotation

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — JUPITER, Fla. — Zack Wheeler dominated on Thursday. That is not to be confused with Noah Syndergaard dominating on Wednesday or Jacob deGrom flashing Cy Young mastery on Monday. “I think it can be...
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Mets backup shows why he is a ‘dangerous weapon to have’

NY Post (Mike Puma) — JUPITER, Fla. — J.D. Davis’ usefulness to the Mets this season could be largely dependent upon his ability to produce off the bench. In that regard, he passed a test of sorts Thursday. Davis’ RBI...
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Blog Articles

Buster's Buzz: Early MLB schedule easy on Yanks, fuels Nats-Mets rivalry

ESPN There are always quirks as a new baseball season begins. Here's how the opening slate affects top contenders.
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The time for Pete Alonso is now

Amazin' Avenue (Maggie Wiggin) — The Mets need to buck the service time trend and make Alonso their Opening Day first baseman. His veritable destruction of the pitching staffs of the 2019 Grapefruit League notwithstanding,...
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Mets Morning News for March 19, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets tried to stage a rally against the Nationals , but fell just short . Noah Syndergaard ...
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Mets comeback falls short against Nationals

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — The Mets attempted to rally but ended up falling just short. In a bit of a roller coaster of a game the Mets fell to the Nationals 6-5 at Port St. Lucie. The Mets jumped out to an early...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, spring training, 3/18/19

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Michael Conforto looks to stay hot against the Nationals. With Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard facing each other in the back fields, Jeurys Familia gets the start. Mets lineup Brandon...
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2019 Mets King of Spring Training update #3

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — We are approaching Real Actual Baseball, so it’s time for one more KoST update before our final poll! Folks, this is it: the home stretch of the King of Spring Training contest! We are a mere...
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Jeff McNeil looks to add another position to his repertoire

Amazin' Avenue (Brian Salvatore) — The super-utility man expects to get a lot of time in the outfield in 2019. Once Jeff McNeil joined the Mets on July 24th, he did nothing but produce. Hitting .329/.381/.471, McNeil looked...
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Mets Morning News for March 18, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Richard Staff) — Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Pete Alonso is confident that his defense is better than it was back in his worst season, 2017. ...
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Hector Santiago shellacked in ugly loss to Nats

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — He allowed six runs and retired just two batters, as the Mets fell to the Nats 10-5. Hector Santiago threw just 43 pitches this afternoon and surrendered six runs in the first inning that...
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Mets re-assign Gregor Blanco and Danny Espinosa to minor league camp

Amazin' Avenue (Robert Fallo) — The two veteran players both signed minor league deals this offseason The New York Mets announced on Sunday morning the re-assignments of outfielder Gregor Blanco and infielder Danny...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, spring training, 3/17/19

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Hector Santiago gets the start while Jacob deGrom pitches on the back fields. Pete Alonso also bats second for the second day in a row. Mets Lineup Brandon Nimmo - LF Pete Alonso - 1B ...
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Mets Morning News for March 17, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Allison McCague) — Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets While Michael Conforto’s first inning two-run homer yesterday was certainly impressive, what excited...
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Offense jumps out early, but bullpen falters late as Mets fall 11-6 to Marlins

Amazin' Avenue (David Capobianco) — The offense looked good early, but the pitching got ugly late. The Mets were routed for the second straight day, as they dropped this afternoon’s game to the Marlins by a score of 11-6. The...
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Open Thread: Mets vs Marlins, spring training, 3/16/19

Amazin' Avenue (David Capobianco) — Jason Vargas takes the mound against the Marlins in Jupiter. The Mets look to bounce back after getting roughed up against the Nationals yesterday. They travel to Jupiter today to take on...
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Mets Morning News for March 16, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Jonathan Maseng) — Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Steven Matz had a rocky day on a windy mound as the Mets feel to the Nationals in spring...
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Mets fall victim to the long ball in 11-3 loss to Nationals

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — This one was over early. The New York Mets were handily beaten 11-3 by the Washington Nationals today at First Data Field. The Mets trailed from the very first batter of this game and could...
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Open Thread: Mets vs. Nationals, spring training, 3/15/19

Amazin' Avenue (Vasilis Drimalitis) — Matz is back on the mound after tossing four shutout innings last Sunday. The New York Mets welcome the Washington Nationals to First Data Field for today’s 1:10pm game. Steven Matz will...
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Eric Hanhold should get a shot in 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Lukas Vlahos) — The right-hander is coming off a solid 2018 campaign and should get his first real major league opportunity. Of the plethora of relief arms the Mets have acquired in trades over the past two...
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Mets Morning News for March 15, 2019

Amazin' Avenue (Linda Surovich) — Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Despite a strong performance by Zack Wheeler , the Mets ended their game in a tie with the ...
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Spring Its Ownself

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — On Wednesday morning, March 13, a bright, warm Florida day, Jeffrey M. Hysen woke up with a squirrel in his stomach. In his good life as a baseball fan, there had never been a month quite like...
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