Since the beginning of the 2013 MLB season there have been exactly seven shortstops to amass at least 250 plate appearances and had their services be worth a negative WAR value. Of those seven shortstops, two are currently on the Mets active roster. The Magnificent 7 are as follows: Adeiny Hechavarria: 640 PA, -1.4 WAR […]
Kirk Cahill is a native New Yorker and lifelong Mets fan. He's recently taken to blogging and enjoys following prospects and frequenting minor league games. You can follow him on Twitter @KirkC_.
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April 8 The Mets announced.that closer Bobby Parnell underwent successful Tommy John surgery today. Parnell made the decision to undergo the procedure right away without seeking a second opinion because he did not want the uncertainty of wondering when the medial collateral ligament ultimately would give out. He also wanted to minimize the risk of the injury […]
Las Vegas 9 , Fresno 2 Rafael Montero was dominant in his first outing of the season. The right hander tossed six shutout innings, allowed just four hits and struck out six while walking none. Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4 for 4 with a homer, two runs scored and an RBI. Zach Lutz drove in four on a grand slam. Cesar Puello had […]
Yesterday, ESPN’s Keith Law released his annual predictions for the MLB season (Insider only). Included in those forecasts are his picks to win the major awards. Of all his selections, one will stick out to Mets fans. NL Rookie of the Year: Travis d’Arnaud As loaded as the AL rookie class is, the NL class is shallow, […]
Thoughts from Joe D. Reliever Vic Black has been optioned and will begin the season in Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced via Twitter on Wednesday. “I didn’t see it coming, but I also couldn’t expect anything different really because what I did was struggle all spring,” Black said. “And that’s not what they’re trying to put together […]
Mets manager Terry Collins had spoken about the idea of hitting the pitcher eighth on several occasions. On Thursday, he put the idea into practice against the Braves. The result was a 7-6 win over Atlanta. Did the new lineup construction play a major role in the offensive outburst? Probably not. The idea behind […]