Daniel McCarthy

I was born and raised in Upstate, NY and now reside in Brooklyn. After getting my degree in Economics from Iona College in '09, I went on to work in Bank Debt/Fixed Income trading in both Greenwich and Midtown Manhattan. Currently, I am writing about Mets baseball full-time as a member of the MMO staff. Lets! Go! Mets!

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Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Start Against Lefties

Adam Rubin (ESPN) reported that the Mets now plan on starting Lucas Duda against left-handed pitching this year.  “He just faced two of the best lefties in the game and went up there with a great approach,” said manager Terry Collins, who was referring to Duda’s recent success against AL veteran southpaws David Price and […]

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Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
Can Puello Squeeze Out Campbell For Bench Spot

Eric Campbell is a virtual lock to make team. Dave in Spain asks… ”Also, what are the chances of Puello making it over Campbell? Or does he get optioned/sent down on the last day of ST, after most teams have set their rosters?” Daniel McCarthy replies… My understanding, as of this moment, is that outfield […]

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Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

Matt Reynolds has impressed many within the Mets organization this spring, continuing on his stellar development that spanned over two minor league levels last season. Mike Puma (NY Post) recently discussed the meteoric rise of the 24 year old prospect who is considered a multi-faceted player with the potential to see major league time soon. “He’s probably not that […]

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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Mayberry Felt Mets Were Best Opportunity

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mayberry Felt Mets Were Best Opportunity

Matt Ehalt of  NorthJersey.com, recently gathered some thoughts from John Mayberry Jr. on his decision to sign with the Mets in 2015.  According to the 31 year old outfielder, the choice was a “no-brainer”. Looking for a right-handed power bat for the bench, the Mets signed Mayberry to a one year worth $1.45 million dollars. […]

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Mets Are Doing Right By Their Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Doing Right By Their Top Prospects

As most of you know bt now, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported on an incident regarding David Wright and top prospect Noah Syndergaard during an intrasquad game on Tuesday, Mets captain Wright noticed the 21 year old eating by himself in the clubhouse.  The veteran third basemen promptly and “intently” instructed Syndergaard to join his […]

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Collins To Return Saturday For First Official Workout

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Collins To Return Saturday For First Official Workout

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins plans to be back at Mets camp for Saturday’s first official workout involving pitchers and catchers. Collins left camp to be with his family after learning that his father, Bud, passed away at age 95 on Tuesday night. February 18 According to several media outlets, […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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