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Mets | Kelly Johnson hitting sixth

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:31:44 -0700

New York Mets OF Kelly Johnson is starting in right field and hitting sixth in the order Saturday, Aug. 1, against the Washington Nationals and RHP Joe Ross. OF Michael Conforto comes out of the starting lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) is hitting a pedestrian .265 against righties this year, although he does have nine home runs. He can be considered for use in GPP tournaments on FantasyScore.

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Mets | Yoenis Cespedes hitting third

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:25:39 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes will start in left field and hit third in the order in his debut Saturday, Aug. 1, against the Washington Nationals and RHP Joe Ross.

Fantasy Tip: Cespedes ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) will have an excellent opportunity to make an instant impact as he is hitting .321 with 15 home runs against right-handed pitching this season. FantasyScore owners should be looking at him as the Mets best FantasyScore option.

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Mets | David Wright rehab update

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:31:47 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright (back) is building stamina in order to work out multiple days in a row without experiencing discomfort. Once he is able to do this, he will begin facing live pitching.

Fantasy Tip: Wright ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) said he has a return date in mind but isn't ready to share it with the public. However, he is a notoriously slow healer and is likely to need a lengthy rehab assignment before coming back. Wright was batting .333 with a home run and four RBIs through eight games prior to landing on the disabled list.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Alden Woods


Mets | Michael Conforto sitting

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:49:19 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup Friday, July 31. 3B Eric Campbell is starting in left field and is hitting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez.

Fantasy Tip: The Mets traded for Yoenis Cespedes right at the trade deadline Friday, so Conforto ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) could be headed back to the minors if the Mets want to make sure he receives regular at-bats. Either way, Conforto's fantasy value will take a big hit after being a short-term solution for those in deeper leagues. Conforto should still be owned in dynasty leagues, though. Campbell ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) doesn't deserve consideration in your daily lineups.

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Mets | Lucas Duda sitting against lefty

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:36:24 -0700

New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda is not in the starting lineup versus Washington Nationals left-handed SP Gio Gonzalez Friday, July 31. 2B Daniel Murphy is starting at first base and hitting third in the lineup, while SS Wilmer Flores gets the start at the keystone and is batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: We don't recommend using Murphy ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) against a left-handed pitcher, as he's hitting only .174 (12-for-69) against them this year with none of his six home runs. Gonzalez has been pitching very well of late, too. Flores ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) does have 10 home runs and is a midrange shortstop play to save money elsewhere on your roster.

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Mets | Updated Michael Cuddyer timeline

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:23:22 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer (knee) is expected to begin a rehab assignment next week and could be activated from the disabled list as early as next weekend.

Fantasy Tip: Cuddyer's ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) fantasy stock is dwindling, and he might not be capable of playing every day with his nagging knee injury. Michael Conforto ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) could see fewer at-bats when Cuddyer returns, so the rookie's value may be fleeting. It is a situation to monitor.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Adam Rubin


Mets | Yoenis Cespedes dealt to the Mets

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:50:26 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, The New York Mets acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for two minor league players Friday, July 31, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Cespedes ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) will take a slight fantasy hit going to the Mets, but he remains a high-end No. 2 outfielder in the majority of leagues. He has 62 runs, 18 home runs and 61 RBI this season with a .293/.323/.506 slash line. Make sure to avoid him at FantasyScore Friday. One ripple of the deal is rookie Michael Conforto ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) could find himself as the odd man out when Michael Cuddyer ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) returns from his knee injury, or at least, there will be competitions for at-bats.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman


Mets | David Wright fielding grounder

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:46:51 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright (back) fielded ground balls at third base Friday, July 31, and he has been participating in more baseball activities this week.

Fantasy Tip: Wright ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) could begin a rehab assignment as soon as next week, so for the first time in a long time, there may be progress in his recovery. Still, he is a notoriously slow healer and has only played eight games this season. He is worth stashing, but keep your expectations in check with this version of Captain America.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Anthony DiComo


Mets | NYM pushing hard for Yoenis Cespedes

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:27:41 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is coveted by the New York Mets, and the Mets are making a large push to acquire Cespedes before the trade deadline Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: Cespedes ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) appears to be becoming a bat for hire over the past year, and while his fantasy stock wouldn't be drastically hurt by a move to the Tigers, it wouldn't help, either. Continue to check back for updates and don't make any hasty decisions until there are official announcements.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman


Mets | NY discussing Yoenis Cespedes

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:08:12 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Yoenis Cespedes is being discussed by the New York Mets, according to source.

Fantasy Tip: The Mets are desperately trying to acquire another outfield bat to help their struggling offense, and Cespedes ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) would certainly fit the bill. While he'd be leaving a hitter-friendly park for a more pitcher-friendly venue, a trade to Citi Field won't drastically downgrade his fantasy value.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


Mets | Jay Bruce not headed to Mets?

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:48:22 -0700

The New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds may have hit a snag in their discussions on sending OF Jay Bruce to the Mets, according to sources. The Reds are having second thoughts about what the Mets are offering.

Fantasy Tip: The Mets' attempt at a trade for another high-profile outfielder fell apart the other day, too, when they balked at acquiring Carlos Gomez. Could it happen again? Stay tuned as the trade deadline nears. Bruce's ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) fantasy value figures to take at least a slight hit if he moves to a pitcher-friendly environment at Citi Field.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler


Mets | NY closer to getting Jay Bruce

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:57:36 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is closer to being traded to the New York Mets in exchange for SP Zack Wheeler Friday, July 31. The two teams are reviewing medical information. Bruce is hitting .257 with 17 home runs and 59 RBI in 350 at-bats and will make $12.5 million next year with a team option for $13 million for 2017.

Fantasy Tip: The Mets could surely use a power boost that Bruce ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) would give them. Bruce's fantasy value might take a small hit moving to a more pitcher-friendly environment in Citi Field, although his power can play anywhere.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Adam Rubin


Mets | Jeurys Familia blows save

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:37:49 -0700

New York Mets RP Jeurys Familia blew his fifth save of the season, allowing three runs on three hits in an 8-7 loss to the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: Familia may deserve a bit of a pass for this one. He recorded the first two outs of the inning, but he was then forced to sit for 44 minutes because of a rain delay, and he was lit up when play resumed. Still, he has now blown three straight save chances, and the recently acquired Tyler Clippard could start to steal away some saves opportunities any day now.

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Mets | Jay Bruce an option for Mets?

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:14:36 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds are willing to trade OF Jay Bruce to the New York Mets for SP Zack Wheeler now.

Fantasy Tip: A move away from the hitter-friendly environment of Great American Ballpark to the more pitching-friendly venue of Citi Field would cause Bruce's ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) to drop a little bit. However, he has power that plays anywhere, so it probably wouldn't be a drastic shift.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney


Mets | Travis d'Arnaud activated

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:06:09 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: d'Arnaud ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) was hitting .296 through just 77 plate appearances this season. d'Arnaud has shown flashes this season, but he has once again had tremendous difficulty staying in the lineup. He can be used by FantasyScore owners for as long as he's healthy.

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New York Mets Player News

Abreu Michel 1B
Ahmed German SS
Allen Brandon 1B
Almeida Adrian P
Alvarado Giancarlo RP
Alvarez Manny P
Ambres Chip OF
Armas Jr. Tony RP
Arroyo Rafael C
Barrett Michael C
Becerra Wuilmer OF
Bell Bubba OF
Below Duane RP
Bennett Charles P
Benson Joe OF
Birdwell Peter P
Black Vic RP
Blevins Jerry RP
Botts Jason OF
Bradford Chase P
Brown Kyle OF
Budgell Matthew P
Burt Jr. Jim 1B
Bynum Mike P
Cabrera Jolbert INF
Camacho Eddie P
Campbell Eric 3B
Campos Francisco SP
Carlyle Buddy P
Carreno Joel SP
Carrillo Xorge C
Casanova Raul C
Castillo Javier SS
Castillo Jonathan P
Castro Rafael P
Cecchini Gavin SS
Ceciliani Darrell OF
Cespedes Yoenis OF
Chacin Gustavo SP
Chavez Raul C
Church John P
Clements Zac C
Clippard Tyler RP
Cohoon Mark P
Colon Bartolo SP
Colon Melvin P
Conforto Michael OF
Conrad Brooks 2B
Cooper David 1B
Coronado Jose SS
Coultas Ryan SS
Cuddyer Michael OF
Cullen Ryan P
d'Arnaud Travis C
De Los Santos Pedro P
deGrom Jacob SP
Devaney Mike P
Doyle Dock C
Duda Lucas 1B
Eager Blake P
Edgin Josh RP
Emaus Brad 2B
Familia Jeurys RP
Field Nate RP
Figueroa Luis SS
Fisher Matt 2B
Flores Wilmer SS
Fournier Christopher OF
Fox Matt P
Gaerlan Armand SS
Garcia Jose X. C
Garcia Luis A. 1B
Garcia Travis INF
Garcia Yunir C
Gautreau Jake INF
Gee Dillon SP
Geremy Leandro P
Gilmartin Sean P
Goeddel Erik P
Gonzalez Ernesto INF
Gonzalez Humberto SS
Gorski Darin SP
Granderson Curtis OF
Grimes Scott OF
Gronauer Kai C
Haines Timothy P
Hampson Justin RP
Hansen Jed 2B
Harper Brett INF
Harvey Matt SP
Hathaway Aaron C
Hefner Jeremy SP
Henn Sean RP
Hernandez Jose P
Hernandez Kenny 3B
Hernandez Luis X. P
Herrera Dilson 2B
Hietpas Joe P
Hodge Lachlan P
Hoffmann Jamie OF
Hope Travis P
Hubbard Marshall INF
Hyde Scott P
Jacobs Jason C
Johnson Ben J. OF
Johnson Kelly OF
Johnson Kyle OF
Johnson Mark P. 1B
Jostock Will P
Kawal Brandon OF
Kolarek Adam P
Komiyama Satoru SP
Lagares Juan OF
Langill Eric C
Leathersich Jack P
Lora Eddie 1B
Lucas Richard 3B
Lujan John P
Lutz Zach 3B
Malo Jon INF
Manriquez Salomon C
Martin Tom RP
Martinez Pedro P. SP
Mateo Luis INF
Mateo Waner P
Matos Luis OF
Matz Steven SP
Mazzilli L.J. 2B
McGinley Blake RP
Mejia Jenrry RP
Mendez Victor 1B
Mincone John P
Missigman Craig P
Mitchell D.J. SP
Monell Johnny C
Montero Rafael SP
Montgomery Christian P
Moore Brandon P
Morales Ricardo SP
Morgan William P
Moviel Scott P
Mulvey Kevin SP
Muniz Carlos P
Muno Danny INF
Murphy Daniel 2B
Musser Neal RP
Navarrete Ray INF
Navarro Norberto C
Newman James INF
Niese Jon SP
Nieuwenhuis Kirk OF
Nimmo Brandon OF
Nitkowski C.J. RP
Owen Dylan P
Parnell Bobby RP
Parra Jose P
Perez Fernando OF
Peterson Brock 1B
Pettyjohn Adam SP
Plawecki Kevin C
Price Ritchie INF
Psomas William SS
Puello Cesar OF
Ramirez Edgar P
Recker Anthony C
Reyes Jose A. C
Reynolds Matthew SS
Ricardo Lednier C
Rice Scott RP
Risinger Kyle P
Robertson Connor P
Robles Hansel P
Roche James OF
Rohlfing Daniel C
Rojas Hengelbert OF
Roper-Hubbert Bradley C
Rosado Jose P
Rosario Adrian P
Rosario Amed SS
Ryan Dusty C
Sanchez Ali C
Sanchez Yeiger P
Santiago Jose RP
Schmoll Steve RP
Scott Lorenzo OF
Seratelli Anthony INF
Shelton Chris 1B
Shields Robert SS
Sides Andrew P
Silva Luis P
Smith David P
Smith Dominic 1B
Soriano Derlin P
Sparks Richard P
Stauffer Tim SP
Stewart Scott RP
Strange Pat SP
Stronach Timothy P
Suggs Bryan OF
Swindell Mike P
Syndergaard Noah SP
Talbot Mitch SP
Tankersley Taylor RP
Taylor Blake P
Tejada Juan INF
Tejada Ruben 2B
Thornton Zack P
Torres Alex RP
Torres Carlos RP
Torres David P
Tovar Wilfredo 2B
Tsujimoto Kent P
Tuschak Joe OF
Urdaneta Lino P
Uribe Juan 3B
Valdez Santiago P
Valentin Jose X. P
Vasquez Jorge P
Vaughn Cory OF
Vaughn Tyler 3B
Verrett Logan P
Walker Brian P
Wallace James C
Walters Jeff P
Welch Brandon P
Wells Andy P
Wells Cory OF
Wheeler Zack SP
Whitenton Taylor P
Williams Joseph P
Wilson Andy 3B
Wright David 3B
Wyrick Josh OF
Zech Bryan 2B

Alderson Sandy GM
Backman Wally TO
Bones Ricky TO
Collins Terry MAN
Debus Jon TO
DePodesta Paul TO
Geren Bob TO
Goodwin Tom TO
Long Kevin TO
Ricciardi J.P. TO
Romanick Ron TO
Teufel Tim TO
Warthen Dan PC
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