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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Mets | Jeurys Familia remains closer

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:47:32 -0700

New York Mets RP Jeurys Familia will remain in the closer role, per manager Terry Collins Thursday, July 30. Familia has blown all three of his save attempts since the All-Star break.

Fantasy Tip: Familia's ERA remains at just 1.70, and he does have 27 saves for the season. It's a rough patch for a guy who had previously been nearly untouchable, but his leash can't be much longer with Tyler Clippard now nipping at his heals.

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Mets | NY to be cautious with Travis d'Arnaud

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:44:38 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) will return from the disabled list Friday, July 31, but manager Terry Collins said the team will be cautious with him upon his return. "He won't be a four (games) in a row guy," Collins said of d'Arnaud. "He might play two and a day off. It'll all depend on how he feels." C Kevin Plawecki is likely to remain on the major league roster with C Anthony Recker being sent down. d'Arnaud hasn't played since June 20 and was hitting .296 with four home runs and 17 RBI.

Fantasy Tip: d'Arnaud ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) has been a fine fantasy catching commodity for his bat, but he just hasn't been able to stay healthy enough to be viable for fake owners. Now that he's back, he could be a great addition to a team in need of catching, and he could be a great value play on FantasyScore, too, when he's in the lineup.

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Mets | Travis d'Arnaud returning Friday

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:23:28 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) will come of the 15-day disabled list Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: d'Arnaud ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) should be given a couple days to kick off the rust, but his power potential makes him a low-end catcher option on FantasyScore.

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Mets | Juan Lagares back in center

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:03:44 -0700

New York Mets OF Juan Lagares is starting in center field and hitting ninth against San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner Thursday, July 30. OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis is on the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has lost considerable playing time to Nieuwenhuis lately because of a weak bat. Lagares has 17 hits in 68 at-bats (.250) in July with no home runs and five RBI. He should be avoided on FantasyScore today, and he could fall further down the depth chart if the Mets trade for another outfield bat at the deadline.

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Mets | Kelly Johnson sitting Thursday

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:31:06 -0700

New York Mets OF Kelly Johnson is out of the lineup Thursday, July 30, with 3B Juan Uribe hitting fifth.

Fantasy Tip: Uribe ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) is hitting .348 in his career against Andrew Cashner and is a decent low-end flyer on FantasyScore today.

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Mets | Lucas Duda puts three out

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:22:48 -0700

New York Mets 1B Lucas Duda hit three solo homers Wednesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Duda ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) is hitting just .188 this month, but he has eight homers as well. He's a midrange option on FantasyScore.

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Mets | Travis d'Arnaud finishes with rehab

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:55:31 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) is finished with his minor-league rehab assignment and will re-join the big club in New York Thursday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore players would be wise to give d'Arnaud ($3,100; 6.2% of cap) at least one or two full games to prove his health without any setbacks before pulling the trigger on him.

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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
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
Wilson Mookie TO

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