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Mets spoil Scherzer’s Nationals debut

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda hit a two-run single in the sixth inning and the New York Mets beat Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals by a 3-1 margin on Monday.st Scherzer’s debut with the Nationals got off to a great start. The 2013 American League Cy Young award winner retired 17 in a row after walking Curtis Granderson ... Read More »

Mets at #11 in NL on SportsNetwork 2015 MLB Projections

By Chris Ruddick The Washington Nationals may have the most talented team in Major League Baseball, but if you want to know who will be the last team standing for the National League, look no further than the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis won its second straight NL Central title last season and advanced to the NLCS for the fourth ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler underwent successful surgery to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Wednesday. It’s expected to take about 14 months for the 24-year-old to be ready to pitch. Wheeler was set to begin his third season in the Mets’ rotation. ... Read More »

Mets’ Wheeler has torn UCL

Port St. Lucie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Mets did not disclose the severity of the tear, but the injury most times leads to Tommy John surgery. Doctors, however, could recommend rest and rehab for a partial tear. Wheeler underwent an MRI exam Saturday in ... Read More »

Mets’ Edgin to have Tommy John surgery

(SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets reliever Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2015 season. Edgin was likely going to be the Mets’ only left-handed reliever entering the season. He underwent tests earlier this week, revealing a damaged ligament in the elbow. The 28-year-old was quoted on the Mets’ website as saying it was the “best ... Read More »

Mets agree to terms with Parnell

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets agreed to terms with pitcher Bobby Parnell on a one-year contract Wednesday. Parnell, 30, appeared in one game last year before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery. The right-hander may not be ready for the start of the season, but he is reportedly progressing as scheduled. When healthy, he is expected to vie as ... Read More »

Mets farmhand Mazzilli suspended 50 games

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets minor leaguer L.J. Mazzilli has been suspended 50 games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug and Prevention Treatment Program. This is the second positive test for Mazzilli, who is the son of former major leaguer Lee Mazzilli. L.J. Mazzilli is currently on the roster for the Mets’ Single-A team in ... Read More »

New York Mets Notes: Sign Cuddyer. deGrom wins ROY

Mets ink Cuddyer to 2-year contract Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets made the first big splash of the offseason Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year contract. Cuddyer, 36, rejected Colorado’s $15.3 million qualifying offer at Monday’s deadline and instead elected to sign with the Mets, who will forfeit the 15th overall pick in ... Read More »

Mets’ Wright progressing from shoulder injury

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright is progressing from a shoulder injury that cost him most of the last month of the 2014 season. Wright was shut down in early September with left shoulder inflammation. He was later diagnosed with a rotator cuff contusion and the Mets said Friday an exam this week has shown ... Read More »

Rebuilding the Mets and their identity

By Ted Nicolosi, Contributing Writer After being so close to bringing a championship to Flushing back in 2006, the New York Mets have taken a number of steps back.  It started with Adam Wainwright striking out Carlos Beltran looking in Game 7 of the NLCS, then proceeded with the most historic collapse in MLB history with the Mets blowing a ... Read More »