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Yankees' Joe Girardi wants radios in helmets? Here are better speed-up ideas

NJ.com (Randy Miller | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — MLB commissioner Rob Manfred wants to shorten games. Here is an idea from Girardi ... and a few of ours.
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Mets Thursday: Rain doesn't deter pitchers

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Mets made the most of their time before a storm rolled through the Treasure Coast. Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard and Jerry Blevins all threw bullpens while batters stood in (video). Also,...
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Mets spring training: Jeurys Familia working while waiting for possible suspension (PHOTOS)

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Mets closer Jeurys Familia is working out at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. However he is expected to be suspended by MLB for his domestic violence arrest last October. Addison Reed...
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Lucas Duda’s make-or-break season starts with a big blast

NY Post (Dan Martin) — PORT ST. LUCIE — It always is dangerous to make too much of what happens during spring training, and even more foolish to analyze one home run so soon after workouts have begun. Lucas Duda won’t...
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Mets’ Zack Wheeler tosses 30 pitches off mound, says he felt good

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Zack Wheeler ran out of the clubhouse early Wednesday morning.
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Once-promising prospect trying to save his Mets career

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets refuse to give up on Rafael Montero. Once a promising prospect, the 26-year-old righty is trying to show team officials he can throw strikes this spring and be counted...
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WBC was two different no-brainers for Syndergaard and Familia

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Noah Syndergaard turned WBC into an acronym for “Won’t Be Coming.” And the decision never was complicated. The Mets ace will watch several teammates depart for the World Baseball...
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WFAN considers Chris Christie to replace Mike Francesa and Twitter erupts

NJ.com (Matt Lombardo | For NJ Advance Media) — A sampling of the reaction across social media to the rumblings that Christie could be heading to afternoon drive on WFAN:
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Mets Insider: Team unfazed by new intentional walk rule

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Major League Baseball will find little argument in the Mets clubhouse if it implements its new intentional walk rule as planned.
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Will Mets' Lucas Duda be the odd man out at first base?

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — If David Wright has to move to first base and Michael Conforto needs at-bats, does that leave Lucas Duda as the odd-man out?
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Mets catcher d'Arnaud works to get on same page as Syndergaard

NY Daily News (KRISTIE ACKERT) — Noah Syndergaard needs to have same connection with Travis d'Arnaud that he had with Rene Rivera.
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WFAN considering Chris Christie as Mike Francesa's replacement, report says

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be considered as Mike Francesa's replacement at WFAN.
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What the Mets thought about Steven Matz catching sharks

NY Post (Dan Martin) — PORT ST. LUCIE — Some players pass their idle afternoons on the golf course during spring training. Steven Matz and Sean Gilmartin, though, recently went deep-sea fishing, and Matz nearly...
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WATCH: Mets' Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler throw bullpens

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Mets ace Noah Syndergaard got in bullpen work today and continues to tell Terry Collins that his arm feels great on the reduced throwing program.
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All systems go for Mets' Yoenis Cespedes at spring training (PHOTOS)

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes signed a four-year, $110 million contract to return to the club. He is working out with the rest of the team at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Cespedes and...
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David Wright won’t start playing third until at least mid-March

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — David Wright’s buildup to playing third base in an exhibition game could take about three weeks. The Mets captain played catch for the second time this spring Tuesday and is...
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Mets Wednesday: MLB's new walk rule

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — MLB has a new walk rule and the Mets are leaving guys back from their first Grapefruit League game of the season.
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SEE IT: Mets' Steven Matz catches gigantic shark while fishing

NY Daily News (JOHN HEALY) — Mets left-hander Steven Matz appears to be enjoying his down time in spring training
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Terry Collins weighs 3 imperfect non-Reyes leadoff options

NY Post (Mike Puma) — PORT ST. LUCIE — The Mets’ roster is loaded with proven and versatile bats, but is there a leadoff hitter in the bunch? Manager Terry Collins will keep that idea buried in the back of his mind for...
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What are the Yankees getting in former Met Jonathon Niese? Hear from his fishing buddy

NJ.com (Abbey Mastracco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud was sad to see his former friend and fishing buddy go last season. He still thinks Jonathon Niese is capable of throwing strikes and competing.
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Blog Articles

MLB Rumor Central: Multiple leadoff options for Mets?

ESPN MLB Rumor Central: Multiple leadoff options for Mets?
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A Couple of ‘Piazza’ Parties

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — I have a new book coming out that Amazon recently decided was the No. 1 Hot New Release in its genre — and who am I to argue with hourly algorithms? Piazza: Catcher, Slugger, Icon, Star will be...
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Ankiel: Drank before few games to calm nerves

ESPN Ankiel: Drank before few games to calm nerves
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MLB Rumor Central: Will Mets, Neil Walker reach extension?

ESPN MLB Rumor Central: Will Mets, Neil Walker reach extension?
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Help wanted! These problem positions have plagued teams for a decade

ESPN Help wanted! These problem positions have plagued teams for a decade
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Drills & Thrills

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — I saw something about the Mets having drills today. Pitching drills? Hitting drills? Fielding drills? Could have been fire drills. Doesn’t matter. My heart was aflutter. The charms of Spring...
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If the strike zone moves, who wins and who loses?

ESPN If the strike zone moves, who wins and who loses?
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Injury comebacks worth watching this spring

ESPN Injury comebacks worth watching this spring
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Who In The World Was Jose Santiago?

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — A dozen years ago on this date, Faith and Fear in Flushing debuted, buoyed by the notion that there was nothing inconsequential about the Mets or being a Mets fan. No triviality was too trivial if...
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MLB Rumor Central: No extension talks with young Mets' starters?

ESPN MLB Rumor Central: No extension talks with young Mets' starters?
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MLB Rumor Central: Could Mets, Neil Walker reach a long-term deal?

ESPN MLB Rumor Central: Could Mets, Neil Walker reach a long-term deal?
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Mets to play at West Point; 1st time in 33 years

ESPN Mets to play at West Point; 1st time in 33 years
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Is this the year the Mets' Fab 5 finally stays healthy?

ESPN Is this the year the Mets' Fab 5 finally stays healthy?
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Reliever Salas, Mets finalize $3M, 1-year deal

ESPN Reliever Salas, Mets finalize $3M, 1-year deal
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Prospects who can make a major impact in 2017

ESPN Prospects who can make a major impact in 2017
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Odorizzi, Wacha go to salary arbitration

ESPN Odorizzi, Wacha go to salary arbitration
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Mets' Syndergaard ready to start Opening Day

ESPN Mets' Syndergaard ready to start Opening Day
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Cynicism Is for the Fortunate

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Jason Fry) — I’ll admit that I’ve grown blase about pitchers and catchers reporting. OK, more than blase — indifferent, jaded, cynical, all of the above. Obviously this has nothing to do...
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Names to watch: Baseball's most interesting non-roster invitees

ESPN Names to watch: Baseball's most interesting non-roster invitees
  • 12 days ago
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Orioles acquire RHP Ynoa from Mets

ESPN Orioles acquire RHP Ynoa from Mets
  • 13 days ago
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