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Mets sign LH relief pitcher; Blevins and Romo still available

Mets sign LH relief pitcher; Blevins and Romo still available

The New York Mets and left-handed relief pitcher Tom Gorzelanny have agreed to terms on a minor league contract, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Gorzelanny, 34, allowed seven runs in three innings for the Cleveland Indians in 2016. He has limited left-handed batters to a .302 on-base percentage over 12 major league seasons. …

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Projected 2017 Mets starting rotation and statistics

Projected 2017 Mets starting rotation and statistics

The Mets welcome back Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz from season-ending injuries in 2016. The loss of veteran Bartolo Colon will see rookies Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman receive opportunities to start while Zack Wheeler battles to pitch for the first time since 2014. Projections courtesy of Steamer via Fangraphs. RHP Noah Syndergaard …

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Projected 2017 New York Mets starting lineup and statistics

Projected 2017 New York Mets starting lineup and statistics

The New York Mets re-signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and second baseman Neil Walker this winter as it looks to clinch its third consecutive postseason berth for the first time in franchise history.  Projection courtesy of Steamer. 1. RF Curtis Granderson Games: 131 Batting average: .236 On-base percentage: .335 Slugging percentage: .424 Home runs: 22 fWAR: 1.6 …

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Projected 2016 New York Mets starting rotation and statistics

Projected 2016 New York Mets starting rotation and statistics

Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom return as Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz prepare to begin their first full major-league seasons. Veteran Bartolo Colon returns for his third season in Queens, where he is expected to start the season as a starting pitcher before giving way to the returning Zack Wheeler. Projections courtesy of Steamer. RHP …

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Projected 2016 New York Mets lineup and statistics

Projected 2016 New York Mets lineup and statistics

The New York Mets have added second baseman Neil Walker, middle-infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder Alejandro De Aza. In the absence of Yoenis Cespedes, the team will look to 2014 first-round draft selection Michael Conforto to fill the team’s power void. Projections courtesy of Steamer. 1. RF Curtis GrandersonGames: 146 Batting average: .232 On-base percentage: …

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Reports: Mets acquire Yoenis Cespedes

Reports: Mets acquire Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers on Friday for minor league pitcher RHP Michael Fulmer and RHP Luis Cessa, according to MLB Network’s Ken Rosenthal. Cespedes has batted .289/.321/.500 with 17 home runs and 28 doubles this season. He will become a free agent following the season. Fulmer, 22, was the …

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Clippard on Nats: “They’re beatable”

Clippard on Nats: “They’re beatable”

Mets RHP Tyler Clippard told media at Citi Field today he believes the Washington Nationals are beatable. Tyler Clippard on #Nats: “They’re beatable.” #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) July 28, 2015 Clippard, 30, was traded by the Nationals to the Oakland Athletics during the offseason, and served as the A’s closer. The southpaw recorded 17 …

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Matt Harvey electric in New York Mets’ walk-off win

Matt Harvey electric in New York Mets’ walk-off win

“He represents a new beginning, a new awakening,” said SNY’s Ron Darling of New York Mets ace Matt Harvey moments before Harvey took the mound against the Detroit Tigers Friday afternoon at Tradition Field. Harvey, 17 months removed from Tommy John surgery, was nothing short of dominant in his return to game action. The right-hander …

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Nieuwenhuis, Monell fuel Mets in win over Braves

Nieuwenhuis, Monell fuel Mets in win over Braves

In the battle for the New York Mets’ vacant fifth outfield spot, Kirk Nieuwenhuis made an immediate impression Wednesday during the team’s first Grapefruit League game against the Atlanta Braves. Nieuwenhuis, who is competing with Matt den Dekker for the spot, notched four hits and scored a run. Den Dekker also played, recording one hit …

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Will the Mets and Rangers match for Gee, Profar?

Will the Mets and Rangers match for Gee, Profar?

The New York Mets and Texas Rangers may match for a deal that will send Dillon Gee and, “additional pieces,” to the Rangers for Jurickson Profar, reports MLB Daily Dish’s Chris Cotillo. The Mets were looking to deal Gee this offseason, but the team was unable to complete a trade in an oversaturated pitching market. Gee, 28, …

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