John Delcos

I am an active member of the BBWAA and have covered Major League Baseball in several capacities for over 25 years, including 15 in New York working the Mets' and Yankees' beat. I covered the Baltimore Orioles for eight years and the Cleveland Indians before that. Today I am a freelance writer and social director for several media outlets and a Senior Editor for MetsmerizedOnline.com.

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Mets On Pace For Nearly 100 Losses

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments

We saw what the Mets could do a week ago. They were proficient in tacking on runs, scoring late and getting hits with two outs, and – surprise – with runners in scoring position. However, they were also doing that against Houston, Arizona and Washington. Teams not much better than them. Now we are seeing […]

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Mets Win, NY Wins, USA Wins

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Win, NY Wins, USA Wins

I woke up around 6 , turned on the TV and he was still dead. Osama bin Laden is dead, and it will be one of those moments that  you’ll always remember where you were and what you were doing when you heard the news. For those who learned on ESPN last night, it was […]

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Upon Further Review; Time For More Replay In Baseball

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments

Like you I saw the play involving Jose Reyes at third base last night. Umpire Marvin Hudson blew it on all levels, from not seeing the play, to falling for the acting of Washington’s third baseman Jerry Hairston, to making a bad call, to not asking for help. I don’t think he was in proper […]

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Dickey: Time To Be Honest About What Kind Of Team We Are

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey: Time To Be Honest About What Kind Of Team We Are

R.A. Dickey throws a knuckleball, and last night he pitched well, but not good enough to win against the Houston Astros. After the game, Dickey threw high heat, not only at himself, but his teammates. “We have to find a way to be honest with ourselves about what kind of team we are. We can’t […]

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Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments
Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?

My title is one of Casey Stengel’s most memorable quotes and is applicable to how this season has started for the Mets. Yesterday’s doubleheader loss, coming hours after Terry Collins’ closed doors meeting, was a study in bad baseball. It made me wonder what would have happened had the Mets not focused on fundamentals during […]

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2011 Mets Over/Under, Predictions

An article by posted on April 2, 2011 0 Comments

In most circles, the Mets are pegged for fourth place in the NL East with roughly 77 victories. Considering their offseason and the issues around the team that seems about right. I’ll throw out a number and you tell me if you’ll take the over/under. Mets victories: 78 Phillies victories: 98 Mike Pelfrey wins: 16 […]

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Let’s Not Go Overboard With Praising Alderson

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Let’s be careful not to go overboard in praising the Sandy Alderson regime for the sacking of Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez. Credit to Alderson goes in finally convincing the Wilpons eating $18 million in salary was the prudent option. The actual decision itself was a no-brainer in that neither would be a viable contributor […]

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With Castillo and Perez Gone, New Mets Era Officially Begins

An article by posted on March 21, 2011 0 Comments

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins closed the door this morning on the Mets’ career of Oliver Perez, arguably one of the most scored players in franchise history when they released the frustratingly erratic pitcher known as Coin Flip. There were no 50-50 odds on Perez when spring training began and giving up back-to-back […]

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Thoughts On Roster

An article by posted on March 15, 2011 0 Comments

With spring training down to a couple of weeks after today’s loss to Minnesota, the Mets are still trying to finalize situations in right field, second base, the bullpen and in the rotation. All of these will be filled with those players already in camp. RIGHT FIELD Carlos Beltran has been cleared to resume baseball […]

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The Song Remains The Same On Santana, Despite Mets Denials

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

Update 3/14 10:00 AM Steve Popper of the Bergen Record stands by what his Mets source told him regarding the possibility of Johan Santana potentially being shutdown due to soreness and perhaps lost for the season. Regardless of what you believe I can respect him for sticking to his story which may not be as […]

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