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Mets giving away cap autographed by 'Sharknado 2' star Ian Ziering (Photo)

The New York Mets are giving away a Mets cap autographed by Ian Ziering, star of the upcoming Syfy movie "Sharknado 2: The Second One".Photo via Twitter/@Mets.Why are the Mets shamelessly promoting a B-movie? Well, "Sharknado 2" takes place in New York City, and one of the scenes in the movie was filmed in Citi Field. The Mets gave director Anthony C. Ferrante...
Via Holdout Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets’ Team Colors Were Almost Pink and Black

The New York Mets almost had the most distinct uniforms in baseball but then they unfortunately went with something a little more familiar and conservative. The team’s original owner, Joan Whitney Payson, had kicked around the idea of making the Mets’ jerseys pink and black in honor of the color of the Payson’s family stables. The stables’ silks were a salmon pink with black...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Land Five On MLB.com Top 100 Prospects List

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (67), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of them: Syndergaard: Scouting grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda justifies decision to keep him as a first baseman

Before the season started, we had an anonymous survey on the site where we asked various questions. One of them was: What should the Mets do about 1B? By far the most popular response among the four available answers was to go with Ike Davis. Here’s what you said: 54% – Go with Ike Davis/Josh Satin platoon 22% – Go with Lucas Duda/Satin platoon 14% – Acquire someone...
Via Mets360.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Mets History: The Mercury Mets & #HasLobby Anniversaries

July 27th, 1999 and July 27th, 2009 are dates that will live on in Mets fan lore for years to come because two of the strangest moments in Mets history happened on each date. Today we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Turn Ahead the Clock Night at Shea where we were introduced to the Mercury Mets and the 5th Anniversary of the #HasLobby Press Conference. First let us celebrate...
Via The Daily Stache
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Daisuke Matsuzaka to DL

The New York Mets have placed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury, reports Caitlin Swieca of MLB.com:#452508460 / gettyimages.comMatsuzaka had some discomfort in his right elbow after pitching two innings in the Mets’ loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. He flew back to New York on Friday for an MRI before being placed on the disabled...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Not Engaged In Any Trade Talks, Wright Weighs In On Tulo Buzz

Team insiders told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that the Mets are not engaged in any substantive trade talks at present. However that does not mean something won’t materialize in the coming days and before Thursday’s 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline. A Mets source also “severely tempered” the recent buzz that the team inquired about Colorado superstars Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making these types of moves. And there are enough teams looking...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets Will Pay Some Of Bartolo Colon’s Contract In Trade

The New York Mets made two big acquisitions this summer, Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon. While Granderson will be with the Mets for awhile, it appears Colon’s days in a Mets uniform are numbered. Bartolo Colon has been solid for the team this season, pitching himself to a 9-8 record with a 4.03 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and 100 Ks in 134 IP. So why would the Mets be willing to trade...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets Must Take Risks to Improve the Team

Recent rumors that the Mets want in on potential talks for Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez have created debate amongst the people of #MetsTwitter. Some, like myself, believe the Mets should make a serious push for one of these two players. Others think the Mets should avoid them because both players would cost a significant amount of talent and also...
Via The Daily Stache
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: will Sandy Alderson pull the trigger?

With the trade deadline right around the corner, trade speculation and rumors are reaching their peak. It is no different with the New York Mets. I have thrown out some names of players who could be traded over the last few weeks. The only question remaining is will Sandy Alderson pull the trigger. Over his time with the Mets, Alderson has proven to be very deliberate in his actions...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TMZ: Former Mets’ Pitcher owes beauty queen money

Ex-Mets’ pitcher Duaner Sanchez, who was famously injured while riding in a taxi, allegedly hasn’t paid his child support to the mother of his kid, according to TMZ. Sanchez, who spent parts of two seasons with the club, owes Tania Lima, Miss Cuban America in 1996, $33K in court-ordered payments. Sanchez earned about $4 million during his injury-shortened MLB career. From TMZ...
Via The Daily Stache
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The pros and cons of trading Lucas Duda

As the trade deadline draws uncomfortably close, the question looms whether or not the Mets will be buyers or sellers. Mets GM Sandy Alderson has been on record as saying the next ten games will decide the team’s fate. While there have been rumors abounding that link the Mets to trading veterans like Bartolo Colon and even All Star Daniel Murphy at one point, there is one player...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores or Daniel Murphy: A decision needs to be made

Since Sandy Alderson took over as the general manager of the New York Mets, offense has been the need. Through the draft, Alderson and Co. have attempted to replenish a minor league system that desperately needed offense. They signed guys like Curtis Granderson in the hopes that he can give the lineup a boost over the next four seasons. At one position, second base, the Mets have...
Via Mets360.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Harvey spotted with new model on good arm

Matt Harvey — who already has been seen with an unending stream of super models while going through rehab following Tommy John surgery last year —  was recently spotted at a Manhattan hotspot with another piece of arm candy on his good wing.The Mets pitcher hit the Meatpacking District nightclub Up & Down, where the hard-throwing righty got cozy with Shannon Rusbuldt, according...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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