Jeffrey Bellone

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

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How to Fix the Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
How to Fix the Mets Offense

The Mets can’t score runs. Despite boasting the lowest ERA in baseball over the past two weeks, wins have been hard to come by due to the league’s second worst offense during that time. With Troy Tulowitzki rumors swirling, fans are calling on management to find some offense before a 13-3 start and repeated awesome […]

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Granderson Trades Power for Patience

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Trades Power for Patience

It was the eighth inning of a tie game, Juan Jaime was on the mound for Atlanta, and Curtis Granderson drew a lead-off walk. He would then steal second, reach third on a bunt, before scoring the eventual winning run on a sacrifice fly hit by Daniel Murphy. Without recording a hit, Granderson had done […]

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The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
The Science Behind Choosing A Lineup

So, there’s been a lot of talk about the Mets’ batting order in recent days. It started on the morning of Opening Day when news started to leak out that the Mets were going with an “unconventional” lineup that had David Wright batting second and Curtis Granderson leading off. Then the story became about who […]

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Some Things Colon Did Different on Opening Day

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Some Things Colon Did Different on Opening Day

Besides being a surprise choice for Opening Day starter (and we have beaten that story to death), Bartolo Colon offered a few other surprises, in the way he pitched, on Monday. The 41-year-old hurler was impressive, matching $210 million man Max Scherzer, frame-by-frame, over six innings of three-hit ball. How he did that is what […]

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Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Make Smart Move With Lagares

The Mets made their fans happy on Wednesday by signing all-world, defensive wizard, Juan Lagares, to a four-year $23 million extension. The deal will start in 2016, covering all four of his arbitration-eligible seasons, plus a one-year $9.5 million club option for his first year of free agent eligibility. We talked yesterday about a potential […]

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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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