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Mets | Brandon Nimmo moves up Class AAA

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:07:24 -0700

New York Mets OF Brandon Nimmo has been promoted from Class AA Binghamton to Class AAA Las Vegas.

Fantasy Tip: Nimmo is hitting .270 with two home runs and 18 RBI in the minors this season and could receive another promotion later in the season. Owners on deeper and NL-only leagues could keep an eye out his progress since he could be an option down the road.

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


Mets | Jenrry Mejia suspended for 162 games

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:35:40 -0700

New York Mets RP Jenrry Mejia received a 162-game suspension Tuesday, July 28, after he failed a second test for performance-enhancing substances.

Fantasy Tip: Mejia was supposed to begin the season as the Mets closer, but he ended up playing in just seven games after making his return from the first suspension July 12. Mejia won't begin the 2016 season with any fantasy value, and he'll need to have a spot to return to in order to be an option later on in the year.

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Mets | Juan Uribe receives start

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:53:31 -0700

New York Mets 3B Juan Uribe will start in third base against San Diego Padres SP James Shields Tuesday, July 28, and is batting fifth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Uribe ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) is receiving his first start since joining the Mets and could see more time moving forward. He is hitting .263 with three home runs and eight RBI this month and could be a cheaper option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Mets | Daniel Murphy will play at 2B

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:43:07 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy will start at second base against San Diego Padres SP James Shields Tuesday, July 28, and is batting second in the lineup. 2B Kelly Johnson is not in the starting lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) could see more time at second base with the team acquiring Juan Uribe. He has at least one hit in eight of his last nine hits with five RBI during that span. Owners on FantasyScore could consider using him because of his production.

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Mets | David Wright to continue activities

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:57:54 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright (back) took ground balls Tuesday, July 28, and will continue to do more baseball activities on back-to-back days. He might take some batting practice Wednesday, July 29, but no date has been set for him to play in rehab games.

Fantasy Tip: With no return date in sight for Wright ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) his owners have to seriously wonder if he'll make much of an impact at all for the rest of this season. If you don't have the room to stash him in a shallow league, we wouldn't blame you for dropping him.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Marc Carig


Mets | NYM will not pursue Jose Reyes

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:04:30 -0700

The New York Mets have no plans to reunite with Colorado Rockies SS Jose Reyes prior to the July 31 trade deadline.

Fantasy Tip: Reyes ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) was rumored to be flipped in another deal before the deadline, but the Mets haven't seen enough from Reyes to take on the contract. He should post good numbers in Colorado if he stays.

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


Mets | Mets not likely to pursue Carlos Gonzalez

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:01:00 -0700

The New York Mets aren't likely to pursue Colorado Rockies OF Carlos Gonzalez, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Gonzalez ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) may have too big a contract for the Mets to handle, but Gonzalez's fantasy value depends on where he eventually lands.

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Mets | Tyler Clippard to work as setup man

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:44:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Mets RP Tyler Clippard is expected to work as a setup man for CL Jeurys Familia, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Clippard was acquired from the Oakland Athletics Monday, but he is not expected to close in Queens like he was previously doing in Oakland. His fantasy value in standard leagues takes a hit as a result, although he is a solid addition in NL-only rotisserie formats for help in the ERA and WHIP categories. He can also be a boon to fantasy owners in leagues which offer holds as a category.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Marc Carig


Mets | David Wright to begin baseball activities

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:05:49 -0700

New York Mets 3B David Wright (back) is expected to rejoin the team Tuesday, July 28, or Wednesday, July 29, for baseball activities.

Fantasy Tip: There remains no timetable for Wright ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) to come off the disabled list, though, and there's no guarantee he'll be very productive whenever he does return to the field. Continue stashing him everywhere, but at this point you shouldn't expect much production for him for the rest of 2015.

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


Mets | Jeurys Familia sticking as closer

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:51:12 -0700

New York Mets RP Jeurys Familia will remain as the team's closer after the acquisition of RP Tyler Clippard from the Oakland Athletics Monday, July 27, according to a source. Clippard will serve as the setup man.

Fantasy Tip: Despite blowing his first two save chances in the second half, Familia still owns a 1.70 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 27 saves this year, so he's earned plenty of rope in the Mets bullpen. Clippard obviously will lose significant value with this move, but he still has value to his owners in deeper leagues in a setup role, and he could see the occasional save chance, especially if Familia continues to struggle in the second half.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Marc Carig


Mets | N.Y. looking at Gerardo Parra

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:42:20 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Gerardo Parra, and possibly OF Carlos Gomez, are drawing interest from the New York Mets.

Fantasy Tip: A trade to the Mets would likely ensure Parra ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) everyday playing time for the rest of the season. Taking him away from Miller Park could hurt, but Parra has performed even better on the road (.329/.378/.500 with five of his nine home runs) this year. Khris Davis would benefit the most with regular playing time in Milwaukee if Parra or Gomez are dealt.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Haudricourt


Mets | Tyler Clippard acquired by Mets

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:22:53 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard was acquired by the New York Mets Monday, July 27, in exchange for P Casey Meisner.

Fantasy Tip: It's unclear how the bullpen roles will be affected by the acquisition of Clippard, who was closing for the A's. Jeurys Familia was lights out in the first half of the season but has blown both of his save chances since the All-Star break, leaving this situation a bit unsettled. Clippard is likely to serve in some sort of setup role, but he could also see save chances, especially if Familia continues his slump. Hold onto Clippard for now in all leagues. If anything, this hurts the chances of Bobby Parnell and Jenrry Mejia securing more prominent roles at the back end.

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Mets | Zack Wheeler throws Monday

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:22:22 -0700

New York Mets SP Zack Wheeler (elbow) threw on flat ground Monday, July 27, for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. Wheeler said he did not have any pain during the session and that his elbow felt strong. He said he hopes to be back pitching next June or July.

Fantasy Tip: Wheeler has just started his recovery from surgery, so he will not be an option for owners this season. Owners should monitor his progress over the next year because he could be a fantasy option when he returns next season.

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


Mets | Tyler Clippard being eyed by Mets

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:13:29 -0700

Oakland Athletics RP Tyler Clippard is being pursued by the New York Mets, and the two sides have made progress in trade talks, according to sources. Other teams have expressed interest in Clippard.

Fantasy Tip: Clippard has been closing games for the Athletics and has recorded 17 saves to this point. It is not known what his role would be if he was traded to the Mets, so owners should monitor the situation. Jeurys Familia has performed well as the closer for the Mets but has blown two saves in his last four appearances, which could give Clippard a chance to close if he joins the team.

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


Mets | Travis d'Arnaud rehabs

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:15:32 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) had two singles in five at-bats as the designated hitter for Class AA Binghamton in his second rehab game Sunday, July 26.

Fantasy Tip: d'Arnaud ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) has been a maddening fantasy baseball commodity because of his inability to stay healthy for his owners. He can be a nice value play in daily games when he returns, and in the meantime, Kevin Plawecki ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) isn't a bad source of value himself.

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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
Mayberry Jr. John OF
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
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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