Month: February 2015

Mets announce first weeks starters

When probable pitchers are announced, you know baseball is around the corner. Here are the planned starters for the first week of exhibition games (MetsBlog.com) March 4: Dillon Gee March 5: Bartolo Colon, Gabriel Ynoa in relief March 6 (on SNY): Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard in relief March 7 (split-squad,

Lucas Duda injures Oblique; day to day

Duda is the first of many injuries for the Mets in 2015, luckily for the Mets, it was before games begin, and we mean exhibition games. When asked about Duda’s oblique strain, manager Terry Collins said, “He’s going to start hitting in two to three days and everything is going

Terry Collins speaks to media

https://soundcloud.com/metsblog/terry-collins-speaks-to-the-media-2-24 Terry Collins returned to camp this weekend and has put things in full gear. Just like Sandy Alderson, Terry sounded very optimistic, but noted that the departure of Eric Young Jr will hurt the Mets speed wise. It is an interesting question: Who will steal the most bases in 2015? Wright

Air Review #1: 2/14/15 United 106 + Aegean 501 (Newark – Thessaloniki)

Originally posted on Airline Plus Reviews:
My first Air Review is in the books. This itinerary is a two-part, as international travel is so long it’s worthy of two posts. Not only was this my first air review, it was my first time in an airport lounge! The United Club…

Sandy Alderson speaks to the media in place of Collins

Sandy Alderson spoke to the media for the first time since the Winter Meetings. Terry Collins was originally supposed to speak to the media yesterday, but has left camp due to the passing of his father. He is expected back within the week. https://soundcloud.com/metsblog/sandy-alderson-news-conference Sandy sounded optimistic, but provided a

Nelson Figueroa to be Mets Pre/Post game host

Nelson Figueroa made his final Mets appearance versus the Houston Astros on Game 162 of 2009 at Citi Field. On a personal note, Figueroa was very nice to me. He signed my hat, twice, in 2009, and he was a very humble guy in post game press conferences, at least

Top 5 Mets story lines heading into camp

5. Wright and his injury- You don’t have to go two blocks in NYC without finding a piece of David Wright merchandise, it’s like that with him and Derek Jeter exclusively. So, when Wright got injured in mid-september, hopes of a wild card died before we could blink. Wright says

3 Days until Spring Training! Oh the Joy!

Hey everyone. I got a chance to write a quick post while I’m on vacation. MetsPlus starts daily Spring Training coverage on February 25th, so, stay tuned! As players from all across the league descend on Florida and Arizona, a sense of hope gets renewed. Teams like the Dodgers, Cardinals

Top 5 Posts of 2014 on MetsPlus

Originally posted on Mets Plus:
5. 11 Questions With Branden Wellington– In this exclusive interview, we go behind the scenes with Mets in-game host Branden Wellington, who shows us his daily routine, his favorite eats at Citi Field and his favorite promotional giveaways (that he advertises on TV). 4. Loyal…

BREAKING: Mets make various uniform changes

Originally posted on Mets Plus:
The Mets have made various uniform changes today. To the Uniform’s themselves, only two changes were made. The old cream pinstripes (2012-2014) will remain the same, but ditch the cream color. Here’s a picture: The Mets will also ditch their snow whites. Something they have…

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