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December

31
Mets hire former player Tony Tarasco as first base coach

The New York Mets have hired Tony Tarasco to be their first base coach, bringing the former outfielder back to the franchise where he ended his playing career. The Mets revealed the hiring Wednesday. The 50-year-old Tarasco will take over for Tony DeFrancesco, who is moving to a new role as senior advisor for player development and scouting. Tarasco was born in Manhattan and is one of 139 players to play for the Yankees and Mets, but he’s best known in New York for a play in the 1996 AL Championship Series when he was with the Baltimore Orioles. Tarasco was chasing Derek […]

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December

14
New York Mets, catcher James McCann finalizing four-year deal

Catcher James McCann and the New York Mets are finalizing a four-year deal for $40 million-plus, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The Athletic first reported the sides were close to a deal. McCann, 30, shared catching duties last season with Yasmani Grandal, whose deal with the Chicago White Sox last offseason averaged $18.3 million per season — a record in free agency for a catcher. McCann had a career-high .289 batting average with seven home runs and 15 RBIs in 31 matches during the pandemic-shortened season, cutting down on his strikeout rate after a career-worst 137 strikeouts in 2019. Despite the Grandal deal (four years, $73 million), […]

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November

19
New York Mets’ Robinson Cano banned for 2021 MLB season due to PED

New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano has tested positive for the performance-enhancing drug Stanozolol, Major League Baseball revealed Wednesday. Because it is his second positive test, Cano has been suspended the entire 2021 campaign. Cano was also suspended 80 games under the banned substance policy in 2018. “We were extremely disappointed to be informed about Robinson’s suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program,” team president Sandy Alderson said in a statement. “The violation is very unfortunate for him, the organization, our fans, and the sport. The Mets fully support MLB’s efforts toward eliminating performance enhancing substances from the game.” Looking […]

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August

05
Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka done for season with torn Achilles

Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka is out for the season after tearing his right Achilles tendon Monday night versus the New York Mets. Soroka was hurt in the third inning after delivering a pitch to J.D. Davis, who grounded the ball toward first baseman Freddie Freeman. Soroka broke toward first to cover the bag, only to go down on his first step off the mound. The right-hander knew right away it was a devastating injury, one that ensures he won’t be back on the mound until 2021. “It’s a freak thing that happened,” manager Brian Snitker said, delivering the grim news after the Braves lost […]

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January

13
Todd Frazier gets one year deal with from Rangers

The Texas Rangers agreed to a deal with veteran third baseman Todd Frazier, according to the Dallas Morning News’ Evan Grant. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reported Frazier will get $5 million guaranteed. Frazier, who turns 34 in February, is coming off a 2019 campaign in which he batted .251/.329/.443 for the Mets with 21 home runs in 133 games. Over the last three seasons, Frazier has an OPS+ of 102, and for his career he has a mark of 106. Over that span, the right-handed slugger has averaged 29 home runs per 162 games played. Frazier has a lifetime OPS of .756 against right-handed pitching, but that figure rises to .813 […]

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World Series Game 2

October

28
World Series Game 2

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 28 Time: 8:07 p.m. ET Venue: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo. The Royals outlasted the Mets to come away with a 5-4 win in Game 1 of the World Series, but the Amazins will get a chance to even the best-of-seven series on Wednesday night when they return to Kauffman Stadium to play Game 2. The longest World Series opener ever had a little bit of everything. And more than five hours after they began, Alcides Escobar and the Kansas City Royalsalso had just enough energy to outlast the New York Mets. This tied for longest Series game ever and ended at 12:18 a.m. […]

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New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs

October

21
New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs – Game 4

Enjoy the experience of betting at Heritage Sports! Date: Wednesday, Oct. 21 Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Ill. Time: 8:07 p.m. ET The Mets will look to sweep the Chicago Cubs and advance to the World Series on Wednesday night when they play Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Falling to the New York Mets 5-2 Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs face an 0-3 series deficit if they hope to break a century-old title drought. The bats that got them to the playoffs have suddenly gone quiet, and the pitching staff has become a shell of its former self. Looking […]

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New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

October

15
New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Game 5

Enjoy the experience of betting at Heritage Sports! Date: Thursday, Oct. 15 Venue: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, Calif. Time: 8:07 p.m. ET The Mets and Dodgers conclude their National League Division Series by playing a do-or-die Game 5 on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. Three-quarters of the Final Four is set, with the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals and Cubbies having advanced. The final LCS participant will be determined when the Amazin’s oppose the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday at 8:07 p.m. ET at Dodger Stadium. The Mets had a chance to clinch on Tuesday night at Citi Field, but Clayton Kershaw pitched the Dodgers to a 3-1 victory […]

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New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

September

29
New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

Enjoy the experience of betting at Heritage Sports! (getmoresports.com) – David Buchanan (2-9, 7.96 ERA) and Bartolo Colon (14-12, 4.15 ERA) are on the hill in the first of a three-game series between the Philadelphia Phillies (59-97) and the New York Mets (89-67) at Citizens Bank Park. Action begins at 7:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 29 Buchanan pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering one and striking out three in a 4-3 defeat to the Marlins. Jeff Francoeur (.260, 33 Rs, 13 HRs, 45 RBIs) had another good game Sunday, going 3 for 5 with one run, […]

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New York Mets at Washington Nationals

September

07
New York Mets at Washington Nationals

Enjoy the experience of betting at Heritage Sports! Max Scherzer (11-11, 2.89 ERA), attemping to pick up his 200th strikeout of the season, takes the hill for the Washington Nationals (71-65) as they square off against Jonathon Niese (8-10, 4.17 ERA) and the New York Mets (75-61) in the first of a three-game series at Nationals Park. The Nationals come into this series riding a five-game winning streak. Action begins at 1:05 p.m. ET on Monday, Sep. 7 Monday: LHP Jonathon Niese (8-10, 4.17) vs. RHP Max Scherzer (11-11, 2.89), 1:05 p.m. ET Tuesday: RHP Matt Harvey (12-7, 2.60) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (12-8, 3.38), 7:05 p.m. ET Wednesday: RHP Jacob deGrom (12-7, […]

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