Archive for January, 2014

Juan Lagares, The Center Of Attraction

An article by posted on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares, The Center Of Attraction

As if you needed any further proof of the exciting promise and the great things to come from Juan Lagares in 2014, I present you with this video acknowledgment of the aforementioned. I bestow a hearty hat tip to Ryan for emailing it to me. What an amazing compilation showcasing Lagares’ emerging power, natural speed, […]

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Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: Position Players

An article by posted on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: Position Players

I thought it might be fun to take a look at where we are right now, in comparison to last year at this time.  To make things a little more comparable, lets assume that today’s roster is what we open the season with. Behind the plate Travis d’Arnaud is replacing John Buck, and while TDA […]

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Mets Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen Projections

An article by posted on January 27, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Lineup, Rotation, Bullpen Projections

As we close in on February and closer to the start of Spring Training, here’s my take on what our Lineup, Bench, Rotation and Bullpen should be to open the season. Note: This is not what I think will happen, but what I would do if I were making the decisions. Starting Lineup 1. Chris Young, RF […]

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Granderson Stands By His Statement That True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Stands By His Statement That True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans

After signing his new four-year deal with the Mets, outfielder Curtis Granderson created a stir – especially in the Yankees blogosphere – when he said “true New Yorkers are Mets fans.” Keven Kernan of the New York Post caught up with Grandy while he was visiting the children at Nathan Hale Elementary and Heritage Middle […]

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Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 1 Comment
Old Time Mets: John Stephenson

If John Stephenson is remembered at all by fans of the early Mets, it’s as the last out of Jim Bunning‘s perfect game. He was so overmatched in striking out, the Mets might as well have plucked a fan out of the stands at random and asked him to get a hit off Bunning. At […]

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Alderson: All Remaining Free Agents Are Still On Our Radar

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: All Remaining Free Agents Are Still On Our Radar

Mark Herrmann of Newsday, was in Virginia Beach tonight where David Wright held his annual charity fundraiser for children near his hometown. Among those in attendance were Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Sandy Alderson who both said the Mets are not done building and spending this offseason. According to Herrmann, Alderson would […]

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Has The Confidence Of Some Returning Players Been Shaken?

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Has The Confidence Of Some Returning Players Been Shaken?

The Mets front office, purposefully or not, is damaging the confidence of their young players. The likely starting lineup this year will feature players who have been the subjects of trade rumors, mid-season minor league demotion, or work ethic criticism. It is difficult to pinpoint the result of such degradation yet, but it is hard to […]

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David Wynn Is Walking By Faith

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
David Wynn Is Walking By Faith

David Wynn has a tattoo that says, “Walk by Faith”, and that is exactly what he has had to do in pursuit of his Major League Dream. At 5’10″ and 168 lbs, Wynn’s journey to what he hopes will someday be the mound at Citi Field almost never began. A long shot of long shots, […]

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Sandy Keeps ‘Em Laughing At BBWAA Dinner

An article by posted on January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Keeps ‘Em Laughing At BBWAA Dinner

The New York chapter of the Baseball Writers Association gathered in Manhattan tonight for their Annual Awards Dinner. The 2013 MLB award winners all received their trophies for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year, and there were also the very popular New York chapter awards. National Baseball Awards Miguel […]

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Josh Satin, The Classic Moneyball Player

An article by posted on January 25, 2014 0 Comments
Josh Satin, The Classic Moneyball Player

Tim Rohan of the New York Times, wrote an extensive piece on Josh Satin this afternoon. He says that the 29-year old infielder has been taking this playing the outfield thing pretty seriously. Not willing to sit on his laurels and hope that he makes the team next Spring, he says Satin’s survival instincts kicked […]

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