Harvey was cleared Thursday to start playing catch only four months after having reconstructive elbow surgery.
Dollars and cents always seem to take priority over wins and losses, and there is where a lot of the Mets’ problems lie. If Noah Syndergaard proves that good, it might be worth sacrificing the extra cash to get him started in the big leagues.
Where does Jenrry Mejia fit with the Mets? At this point it’s a mystery, but manager Terry Collins says he expects him to be a valuable addition no matter what his role is.
All eyes were waiting for the ball to explode out of Noah Syndergaard’s hands, and the young prospect on the fast track with the Mets didn’t disappoint. As manager Terry Collins put it, “wow.”
The 21-year-old threw 40 pitches, showing team owners, coaches and executives what they can expect from his fastball, curve and changeup once he gets the call to the big leagues.
The Mets have had to do more with less since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager in October 2010. And now COO Jeff Wilpon is ready to see results.
Unlike teammate Eric Young Jr., who arrived happily at camp and enthusiastically shook hands, fist-bumped or hugged almost every player, Harvey was quiet and reserved.
While some Yankees fans engaged themselves in some minor hand-wringing over Masahiro Tanaka’s middle-distance running capabilities, just as many Mets fans wondered why on earth Ike Davis is still on the roster.
The New York Mets will honor late broadcaster Ralph Kiner by wearing a uniform patch all season and having an on-field ceremony on opening day.
It’s going to be an intriguing season for the Mets, one filled expected maturation of young players and production from some key veteran signings, but where the Amazins end up in the NL East is anyone’s guess.
Bobby Parnell wasn’t supposed to do what he did on Friday, at least not yet. Yet there was the Mets’ closer throwing 10 pitches from the mound at the team’s spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.
“I said it was unlikely that we would sign another major free agent,” Alderson said. “I think that’s still the case.”
Call it a passing of the torch, of sorts. In 2015, there will only be one captain on the New York baseball scene: Mets third baseman David Wright.
The reliever has received an invitation to major-league spring training. If he makes the club, the 35-year-old will make $1 million, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
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