Mets Daddy

Mets Daddy was raised to be a Mets fan by birth, and now he is raising a Mets fan of his own. He also uses Sabermetrics to either confirm the proverbial eye test or to see if we're seeing things with Mets colored glasses. He looks forward to bringing this perspective to MMO. His work, including the tales of raising his son a Mets fan, can also be seen at MetsDaddy.com.

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Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

Last year, the Mets quickly moved on from Yoenis Cespedes by agreeing to a one year deal with Alejandro De Aza so he could platoon with Juan Lagares in center field. At the time, the Mets had indicated they were willing to go two to three years for Cespedes, which was aligned with the Sandy […]

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Should Mets Re-Sign Jerry Blevins?

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Re-Sign Jerry Blevins?

One of the resounding themes from the 2016 season has been how incredible it was the Mets made it back to the postseason despite Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Steven Matz needing season ending surgeries. However, that didn’t mean the Mets didn’t have good pitching that led them back to the postseason. In addition to […]

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The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

Back in the 1998 offseason, neither the Mets nor Mike Piazza were messing around. Before the end of the World Series, which is the time players could file for free agency, the Mets made the 30 year old Piazza the highest paid player in the sport by giving him a seven year, $91 million contract. […]

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Mets Should Re-Sign Fernando Salas

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Should Re-Sign Fernando Salas

With Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia in the fold, the Mets have their eighth and ninth innings guys set up for next season. In 2016, that tandem was the best in baseball. However, it was also the most taxed. The duo pitched more innings than any other reliever combination in the major leagues. The main […]

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Arizona Fall League: Mets Week 1 Recap

An article by posted on October 17, 2016 0 Comments
Arizona Fall League: Mets Week 1 Recap

One week into the Arizona Fall League season, the Tom Goodwin led Scottsdale Scorpions are 2-3 and are in last place in the Eastern Division.  Ultimately, the record and standings are window dressing for a league that is intended to be a showcase for young talent and an opportunity for the best minor leaguers to […]

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Giving Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long His Due

An article by posted on October 16, 2016 0 Comments
Giving Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long His Due

The Mets ranked dead last in the majors with a .225 team batting average with runners in scoring position. As a result of this and other issues, there was much hand-wringing over the Mets offense, and by natural extension of that, hitting coach Kevin Long. However, lost in all of the hand-wringing and finger-pointing was […]

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Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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Robert Gsellman Will Undergo Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder

An article by posted on October 11, 2016 0 Comments
Robert Gsellman Will Undergo Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder

According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Mets starter Robert Gsellman is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday, to repair a torn labrum in his non-pitching left shoulder. As you may remember, Gsellman was limited to bunting in each and every single one of his plate appearances for the Mets this season due to the injured […]

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