11:35 PM EDT, Thu May 25, 2017
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Getting to know Mets reliever Neil Ramirez

The Mets signed a reliever who’s had limited major league success to help their beleaguered bullpen. In an effort to help out their tired and struggling bullpen, the Mets signed former Giants, Twins, Brewers, and Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez earlier today. A right-handed pitcher, Ramirez will turn 28 years old next week and was drafted in the first round of the 2007 amateur draft by the Rangers. After several years in Texas’s minor league system, Ramirez was sent to the Cubs as the player to be named later in the trade that primarily featured a swap of Mike Olt and Matt Garza late in the...

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Asdrubal Cabrera re-injures thumb, may land on disabled list

The shortstop first hurt his thumb on May 6. On Saturday, Asdrubal Cabrera left the Mets’ loss to the Brewers after re-aggravating his left thumb, which was first injured on May 6 against the Marlins. Yesterday, Cabrera confirmed that there is a tear in the ligament and, although he would like to play through the pain, Terry Collins indicated that, based on how he felt on Sunday, it was unlikely that Cabrera would play today. If Cabrera does hit the disabled list, this may see the second cup of coffee for 2012 first round draft pick Gavin Cecchini. Cecchini has been playing primarily...


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