Are you guys sick of the Yankees yet? I can’t seem to avoid them or Brett Favre no matter where I turn these days. They’re just always everywhere… What angers me most, and makes me turn ten different shades of green, is listening to the media paint them as a team that has had to overcome so much to get back to the pinnacle of baseball. Gimme a freaking break… It was more a case […]
Several sources are confirming that the Mets, along with several other teams, will be meeting with Japanese high school pitcher Yusei Kikuchi. The 18-year-old lefthander, who throws a fastball that has been clocked as high as 96 mph, is the latest sensation hailing from Japan, and some say he might be one of the best. Kikuchi will hold talks with the Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, […]
Mets first base prospect Ike Davis kicked off the AFL season in grand fashion as Surprise Rafters routed Peo Javelinas Peo Javelinas 17-4. Davis impressed a host of Mets brass that were all on hand to watch the Arizona native go 4-6 at the plate including two doubles and a mammoth grand slam homerun. Davis has six RBI’s in the game. According to Adam Rubin, among the Mets in attendance were GM Omar Minaya, assistant GM […]
Last week I had the great pleasure of speaking with former Mets pitching coach, Rick Peterson. Since leaving the Mets, Rick has gone on to found and establish 3P Sports, a company that is dedicated to serving the amateur market and enable baseball players to avoid injury and improve their performance. Rick Peterson is one of the most foremost experts in the country when it comes to peak performance coaching. He has dedicated a lifetime to developing […]
As the Mets sort through their to-do list and figure out how much they have versus how many things they need, they may want to consider a low cost option to replace J.J. Putz as the setup man, a setup man they hardly got their money’s worth on in 2009. There is a very good chance that Joe Beimel will once again test the free agents waters this winter. Last season, he was hoping to […]
Last week, the Mets made it clear that getting a starting pitcher would be a “top priority”, and that “money would not be an object” as they seek to put a “championship caliber team” on the field in 2010. Both Jeff Wilpon and Omar Minaya specifically said that the Mets needed another starting pitcher when asked about the teams most pressing need. As most readers of this site know, the Angel’s John Lackey could be the […]
There has been much debate since the season ended for the Mets, on whether the Mets should get a first baseman or stick with Daniel Murphy. Here is how Daniel Murphy ranks among all qualifying National League first baseman with 450 or more at-bats. As you can see from the above chart, Murphy is woefully deficient in not just one or two offensive areas, but all of them. I found it odd that some saber friendly […]
When you take a look at this current Mets team, it’s not that dificult to figure out that they are woefully short in the power department. During last weeks interview between Jeff Wilpon, Omar Minaya and Mike Francesa, a great deal of time was dedicated toward finding a big-time power hitter. It got quite confusing as Francesa tried to get them to say where they would add that power hitter; first base or leftfield? Or […]
Thanks to Phil Hoops, we kicked off the Mets off season with a great live chat last night on Mets Merized Online. We covered a number of topics ranging from Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan as viable everyday players next season to a number of players the Mets could or should target this winter. At one point during the chat we extolled the virtues of adding former San Diego Padres GM, Kevin Towers to the Mets. […]
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