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Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Does A Contract Extension for Lucas Duda Make Sense?

Last Spring, the Mets were debating whether to start Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, or even Josh Satin at first base. One year later, Ike Davis is wearing yellow and green in Oakland, and the team is considering a long-term contract for Duda, who is coming off a breakout season. What is unique about Duda as […]

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Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Making Sense of Matt Reynolds

With Daniel Murphy likely to start the season on the DL, 24-year-old Matt Reynolds has a good chance of turning an impressive Triple-A campaign from last season into a starting spot on the Mets 2015 Opening Day lineup. The second-round pick from Oklahoma has never been rated a top prospect, in fact Baseball America doesn’t […]

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Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Still Plenty Of Questions As We Near Opening Day

I’ve watched Mets baseball games since 1962. Before every season has started there have been questions about the team that the upcoming season would have to answer. However, in thinking about the 2015 team I am stunned by how many questions I have about this team – the one that promises to make a “playoff […]

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The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

The Mets front office is a lot like congress. People don’t trust them. So when it was announced that Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, the first thing everyone did was point their fingers at management. We all watched the games last year. How many times did Terry Collins leave Wheeler on the mound past […]

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Replacing Josh Edgin with Brian Matusz

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Replacing Josh Edgin with Brian Matusz

It has been reported that the Mets are scouting lefty-reliever Brian Matusz. The 28-year-old starter turned reliever has one year left of team control, as a Super Two earner, and is a replacement candidate for Josh Edgin, who was lost for the season due to Tommy John surgery. For Sandy Alderson to acquire Matusz, he […]

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When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
When Should The Mets Call-up Syndergaard?

As Mets fans still grapple with the Zack Wheeler news, the debate begins on how long the Mets should wait to call-up super prospect Noah Syndergaard in light of the open rotation spot (well, open if you don’t consider Dillon Gee a viable candidate). Of course, with the Mets, the decision is never based on […]

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Trying to Replace Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Trying to Replace Zack Wheeler

Mets fans started their week with terrible news, learning that right-hander Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, which suggests he may need Tommy John surgery, and thus, could be lost for the season. MetsTwitter is abuzz, blaming the organization for his high pitch counts last season, while also trying to find consolation in hoping that […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

No. 15 – Milton Ramos, SS Age: 19 Height: 5’11 Weight: 158 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Last Year: Not Ranked Synopsis: When the Mets drafted Milton Ramos in the 3rd round of the 2014 draft they knew they were getting a slick fielding shortstop whose glove alone could carry him to the majors. What they’re hoping is […]

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Featured Post: Where the Mets Will Miss Edgin Most

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Where the Mets Will Miss Edgin Most

We learned earlier today that Josh Edgin‘s injury is pretty serious. As Edgin decides whether he will undergo season-ending surgery, Mets fans are left wondering why the front office failed to add a left-handed arm to the bullpen to complement, and now, insure, the lead southpaw, Edgin. What the Mets lose in Edgin is more […]

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Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

Many years ago I worked in an office that had a large staff. When the office manager found that something had been screwed up he would call everyone in and rant, “Who’s the ‘NOT ME’ responsible for this?” I always found that funny – maybe because invariably the culprit was NOT ME. But it brought […]

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Managing Expectations As We Move Ahead

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Managing Expectations As We Move Ahead

Even the most pessimistic Mets fan believes right now the 2015 team will be an improvement over the last five versions of the team. Given any kind of reasonable health one expects 82 wins at a minimum. The optimists foresee 89 or 90 wins and a wild card slot. If the Nats were to do […]

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