David Wright appeared to wear down toward the end of last season, and after another busy winter, it will be crucial for the All-Star third baseman to keep the demands of his fame in check. With his popularity exploding beyond New York, the Mets’ cover boy must be able to handle the intensifying spotlight. So far I think he has handled his celebrity status quite well. He says and does all the right things, and [...]
ESPN, they had a great article by Phil Rogers who ranked all the outfields in baseball, and I was surprised to see the Mets ranked at number 4. Only the Angels, Tigers, and Braves were ranked higher. I thought it was ironic because besides all the comments and questions I get from fans concerned about the starting pitching, worries about the outfield ranked second. In my 2007 Mets Preview last month, I gave the Mets outfield a [...]
Only 8 more days until Mets pitchers and catchers report, and as a special treat to all my readers, subscribers and myspace friends, I give you the Ultimate Mets Merized Challenge. Here is a Mets quiz that is sure to test your knowledge of the New York Mets. I hope you enjoy it and look forward to your comments. HOW METS MERIZED ARE YOU! Nothing much happening this week in Mets land. The Mets did do [...]
Well, it looks like the battle to replace Darren Oliver as the long reliever just got a little narrower. Dave Williams, who was viewed as a potential long reliever and emergency starter, had an operation to repair a herniated disk in his neck and could be out until June. Williams started feeling pain when he began his offseason throwing program in January. This leaves the Mets with offseason acquisitions Aaron Sele and Jorge Sosa as leading candidates for the job. [...]
- Jimmy J: on Mets Swept After Ike Davis Blunder Ignites 7-4 Reds Win: Piazza was a much better player. He...
- Jon: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: Votto is no saber player but just...
- Connor O'Brien: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: Yes. Moneyball doesn't mean winning with no...
- Jon: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: Dumb comment No one is mrore team first...
- Matt Mosher: on Mets Need More Time To Get Better Understanding Of Ike Davis?: He is a total d-bag. For whatever...