On December 10, 1971, the Mets sent pitching prospect Nolan Ryan to the Los Angeles Angels for third baseman Jim Fregosi. At the time, the deal seemed reasonable. Fregosi had been an All-Star for six of the past seven seasons and was widely regarded as one of the better third basemen in baseball. Meanwhile, the […]
Max is currently a high school student in New Jersey, a big
sports fan, and an aspiring sports writer. He writes for three sports websites, one for each of his favorite teams (Knicks, Jets, and Mets). Max has combined his first two loves, sports and writing, to provide readers with his unique perspectives and opinions.
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The All-Star Break is over and the hunt for the playoffs is just starting to get exciting. The Mets sit at 45-50, but their last ten games (8-2) going into the break has injected confidence into an often pessimistic fan base. In these ten games, Mets pitching has recorded a 2.74 ERA, while in the […]
On July 26th, 2012, Mets fans were anticipating the debut of a skilled minor league prospect by the name of Matt Harvey. That day in Arizona, Harvey threw 5.1 innings, allowed three hits, no runs and struck out 11 Diamondbacks. As it turns out, his gem in the desert was not a fluke but rather […]
The Mets shuffled through 12 different relievers in the first two months of the season. Then they added two new relievers to the bunch during their recent five-game series in Philly. Without established roles, or even an established roster in the bullpen, it is hard to predict on a day-to-day basis which pitcher will be […]