8:33 PM EDT, Mon March 27, 2017
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Mets lucky to have Neil Walker back in 2017

The switch-hitting second baseman is looking to rebound from the back surgery that ended his 2016 season How much more would the Mets’ loss of Daniel Murphy have hurt if Neil Walker hadn’t been so good in 2016? The 31-year-old second baseman had a 122 wRC+ and a 3.7 fWAR over 113 games. That fWAR was actually the best among Mets position players—including Yoenis Cespedes. Walker’s season, though, was cut short by a herniated disc in his lower back, which was operated on and shouldn’t be a problem in 2017. As long as Walker can stay healthy, he should be able to put up similar...

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Yoenis Cespedes looks to carry the Mets to glory in 2017

The Mets gave Cespedes the contract, and now it’s time for him to deliver the goods. Yoenis Cespedes has been a linchpin in the Mets’ lineup since the moment he walked into Citi Field on August 1, 2015. After re-signing with the club, the outfielder dealt with nagging leg injuries for much of 2016, but he still posted a batting line of .280/.354/.530 with a 134 wRC+. He also produced the 12th-best average exit velocity in the league, and he knocked 31 homers in 132 games. But the most impressive part of his season was that it could’ve been even better. On September 1, Cespedes had a...

Yoenis Cespedes is gunning for MVP in 2017

SNY's Mets Talk Live crew discusses a hot start to spring training for New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes, and his goal to win MVP in 2017.

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Rick Porcello hit on hand by comebacker, says he’s OK after leaving start against Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A Red Sox rotation already battered by injuries to David Price, Drew Pomeranz, and Steven Wright could ill-afford to lose defending AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello, too. So everyone in Red Sox colors at Tradition Field on Wednesday held their collective breath when a fourth-inning comebacker by Yoenis Cespedes […]

Yoenis Cespedes is happy to be settled with the New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes thinks that the New York Mets have a good chance to compete for a championship if they stay healthy, and he's excited that he signed a long term deal with the team.

Yoenis Cespedes arrives early for Mets spring training

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is in Port St.Lucie for an early start to spring training, and talks about the comfort he has with the organization after signing a long-term deal.