On Sunday, in the top of the second inning of a Spring Training game against the Houston Astros, Jamie Hoffmann hit a solo home run to give the Mets a 1-0 lead. Hoffmann, who was starting the game in left field, is one of the handful of “throw up against a wall and hope it sticks” outfielders that the Mets have brought in to compete for a spot in the team’s outfield this season. Terry […]
My grandfather raised me to be a Mets fan. Actually, “raised” is too tame of a word. My grandfather brainwashed me to become a Mets fan from the time I was a baby. If you go through old pictures of me, you are bound to find a few of toddler-Adam wearing a cute little Mets onesie or a silly over-sized Mets cap. I remember taking bus trips with my grandfather’s church down to Shea Stadium in the […]
So, just like every recent spring, the Mets are not picked to do anything in 2013. In most cases, they are not even mentioned as being a team in the National League East, which to me is quite insulting. The so-called “experts” don’t pick the Mets to finish above .500 yet alone being mentioned for even a Wild Card spot. Why not the Wild Card? Why not even the Division? Yes, most people would say […]
I know that 2013 hasn’t even started and this maybe way ahead of schedule, but it is something that needs to said. The thought coming into this year is that the Mets will use this season to play out the final year of large contracts, develop young prospects, and prime the team for playoff contention in 2014. Depressing doesn’t begin to describe how that feels, knowing that this is basically a lost season before it […]
It’s that time of year again. Football is over and every Major League team is loading their trucks and heading to Arizona or Florida for Spring Training, which means it’s time to start preparing for fantasy baseball! Whether you will be taking part in a standard league, auction league, dynasty league, or even one of our own MMO Fantasy Baseball leagues, it is vital to have as much information you can on every player, from the perennial […]
Jerome asks: Is there a chance that the Mets could check in on Cubs centerfielder Tony Campana? With Scott Hairston joining a crowded outfield situation in Chicago, Campana seems to be the odd man out now. Given the latest on the Michael Bourn front it seems unlikely that the Mets will sign him so why not go after Campana and add some speed and defense to the team via that route? Thoughts on a few […]
The Mets’ history spans over a half-century, and has had its fair share of turmoil and disappointment. In between the painful stretches, however, the team and its fans have enjoyed bursts of success. And as we all know, the Mets are due for one of those bursts. Dating back to the team’s first taste of victory in the late 1960s, the Mets have always given us steady notice of when good times are on the […]
After the writer formerly known as Satish took his take on prospects 20-16, I will continue the list that is working its way down to the final ten. As I mentioned in the first post of the series, which you can read here, the list was compiled after much deliberation, arguing, and name-calling. 15. Vicente Lupo, OF Height: 6’0 Weight: 180 LBS Age: 19 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Signed as an international free agent in July of […]
With Spring Training only a month away (Huzzah!), and little movement on the part of the Mets front office, it is looking more and more like the Mets will mix and match their outfield with a bunch of ragtag journeymen and hope for the best. Before I go any further, let me make it perfectly clear that this is clearly not an ideal situation and I am grasping at straws with this post. But I […]
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