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Senga Arrives in St. Lucie With Injury Concerns

The New York Mets have assembled an impressive starting staff of big names. Justin Verlander is a future Hall of Famer, so is Max Scherzer, and now Kodai Senga, the biggest name in Japan joining them.

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Coining one of the Mets’ most underrated signings this winter

In an off-season filled with thrilling splashes, most of the free-agent signings made by the New York Mets came with little to no surprise. The positions of need at various places across the roster were clear, and the Mets added players who had been linked to the team throughout the free-agency process.

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2 relief arms the Mets could sign to reinforce the bullpen

Following the departure of starting pitcher Jacob DeGrom, the New York Mets were suddenly faced with the pressing urgency to patch the gaping hole he left behind in their rotation.

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A Pod of Their Own, Episode 152: “That’s not my job.”

This week, we talk about the Jeff McNeil extension, the allegations of abuse against Khalil Lee, Carlos Beltrán joining the front office, Steve Cohen’s latest comments on the payroll, and more.

Welcome back to A Pod of Their Own, a show by the women of Amazin’ Avenue where we talk all things Mets, social justice issues in baseball, and normalize female voices in the sports podcasting space.

This week, we begin by discussing Jeff McNeil’s contract extension. We then discuss...

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Jeff McNeil is different

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A large swath of Jeff McNeil’s story is unique, right down to his excellent performance on the field.

Jeff McNeil is a unique baseball player, and he has been since his debut as a 26-year-old in 2018. His journey to the majors was unique, as well, with the lefty opting to play golf over baseball for the majority of his high school athletic career, playing baseball in only his senior year. He ended up with a scholarship to Long Beach St., was a 12th round...

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Mets Morning News for February 8, 2023

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Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Will Sammon looks at what the Mets’ opening day roster could look like.

Eduardo Escobar and others will be participating in the World Baseball Classic, which has drawn at least a little concern from Buck Showalter.

De-Sung Koo, Mets cult hero, still pitches at the age of 53.

Pete Alonso is a top extension candidate.

Around the National League...

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Assessing Mets slugger Pete Alonso's candidacy for extension

Alonso could get an edge from the spike in spending on star talent from this offseason. The best free agents generally surpassed market expectations.

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New York Mets early arrivals for 2023 Spring Training

Today was the first day that New York Mets players could report to the team’s facility in Port St. Lucie for 2023 Spring Training. New York Mets have a handful of players arrive at Spring Training: Many players were present for early arrivals.

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Mets Top 25 Prospects for 2023

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We present our list of the Mets’ best prospects heading into the 2023 season.

We’ve officially wrapped up our countdown of our list of the Mets’ top twenty-five prospects going into the 2023 season. I hope you enjoyed it, and that it was as educational to everyone reading as it was enjoyable for me putting it together. I encourage everyone to use the comment section to submit questions about the state of the Mets’ farm...

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Mets Morning News for February 7, 2023

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Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Steve Cohen isn’t worried about other teams being angry at him for spending on his team. He says he’s following the rules, adding, “They’re putting it on me. Maybe they need to look more at themselves”.

Khalil Lee, who is actively being investigated by MLB after being accused of assault in a lawsuit last year, has been DFA’ed by the...

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Mets designate Khalil Lee for assignment

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Lee faces a warrant for his arrest, a lawsuit, and an investigation by Major League Baseball following domestic violence allegations.

The New York Mets have designated outfielder Khalil Lee for assignment, a move that comes a few days after a report of domestic violence that was allegedly committed by Lee. That roster move took place in conjunction with the team’s claim of right-handed pitcher Sam Coonrod off waivers from the Phillies.

According to the...

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Mets DFA Khalil Lee in wake of assault allegation

The New York Mets designated outfielder Khalil Lee for assignment on Monday. Lee was the subject of a lawsuit filed last week in federal court in Syracuse, N.Y., in which his ex-girlfriend alleges that he pulled her hair and choked her last May.

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Mets' Steve Cohen criticizes MLB owners who are irritated by his spending

Since buying the New York Mets franchise for $2.4 billion in 2020, owner Steve Cohen has become a polarizing figure in baseball. Although Cohen's aggressive and high spending benefits the sport, his expensive investments have caused other fanbases to criticize their owners' lack of spending, making him unpopular among his peers. 

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Steve Cohen comments on spending toward World Series

Since taking over the New York Mets in September 2020, Steve Cohen has completely transformed the franchise’s ways, to say the least. After years of being

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Mets Claim Sam Coonrod, Designate Khalil Lee

The Mets have claimed right-hander Sam Coonrod off waivers from the Phillies, reports Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. To create space on the roster for him, outfielder Khalil Lee has been designated for assignment.

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Mets Top 25 Prospects for 2023: Other Players of Note

Twenty-five prospects not enough for you? There are plenty of other interesting players in the system.

In addition to the 25 prospects that our minor league crew designated as the most impactful in the system, there are a number of other players in the Mets’ minor leagues that deserve a mention. With any luck, a few of these will turn into productive Mets in just a few years.

Daison Acosta, RHP

Daison Acosta was signed as a minor league free agent out of Paraiso, Dominican...

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Mets Rumors: Carlos Beltrán to Join Front Office, Will Work Under GM Billy Eppler

Three years after his ill-fated tenure as manager, the New York Mets are hiringnine-time All-Star Carlos Beltrán again. The New York Post's

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From Complex To Queens: The 2023 Top Prospect Countdown (Part V)

This week, the guys review the 2023 Mets Top Prospect list, going over players 5-1.

Welcome to From Complex to Queens, the Amazin’ Avenue podcast focusing on the Mets’ minor league system.

On this date back in 1988, one of the most iconic images in basketball history was photographed. Steve, Lukas, Ken, and Thomas discuss the most iconic Mets photos in Promote, Extend, Trade.

After, they discuss some important legal news regarding a player in the Mets minor league system and some...

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Mets Morning News for February 6, 2023

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Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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For the third time in his life, Carlos Beltrán has signed a contract with the New York Mets, this time not as an all star center fielder or an undefeated manager, but as a special assistant to the general manager.

One of the perks of being a very good team with established stars is that predicting the Opening Day roster isn’t very hard.

Minor league pitcher Josh...

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Mets hiring franchise great for front office role

According to Jon Heyman of the New York Post, Mets legend Carlos Beltrán is rejoining the organization as part of the front office. The 45-year-old was previously with YES Network as a broadcaster. SNY's Andy Martino reports that Beltrán will work as an assistant under Mets GM Billy Eppler in baseball operations.

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