Jeffrey Bellone

Jeffrey Bellone is a diehard Mets fan who lives in Connecticut with his beautiful wife and daughter.

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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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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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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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Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

It’s that time of year when prospects can find their names on the same jerseys being issued to major league players. Spring Training makes everyone look like a big leaguer, as seasoned veterans and bubble-gum chewing minor leaguers meet under the Florida sun. It’s also that time on the calendar when prospect lists are plentiful. Perhaps […]

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Keep Dillon Gee As A Reliever?

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Keep Dillon Gee As A Reliever?

You can never have too much pitching. Unless you are the Mets apparently. With a growing crop of young arms, the Mets enter the 2015 season with a good problem to have. They have more starters than rotation spots, a log-jam that will only get more crowded as the season progresses and the likes of […]

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Pitching to the Defense

An article by posted on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Pitching to the Defense

A lot of consideration is made on how a pitcher performs independent of his defense. If two pitchers produce the exact same ball in play – a ground ball to the right of the shortstop – the outcome may differ depending on how adroit that shortstop is at making the play. Therefore, statistics are calculated […]

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