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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David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
David Freese Is A Good Fit IF He’s Available

Despite the Pirates being in the thick of the Wild Card race, and there being no reason to expect for them to drop out of the race, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball wrote that the Pirates could be willing to part with David Freese at the trade deadline.  Heyman believes Freese would be a nice fit […]

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Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Is Pulling A Bernard Gilkey

For the past year, we have seen the magic that can happen when a player plays for the team he rooted for throughout his entire life.  Steven Matz is an astounding 11-1 as a Met.  Not only has he become a beloved Met, but his grandfather has become a beloved figure as well.  It doesn’t […]

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Considering Possible Third Base Solutions For Mets

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Considering Possible Third Base Solutions For Mets

Can Flores Replace Wright At 3B If He Misses Considerable Time? Despite the spinal stenosis, David Wright was playing well in 2016.  He was hitting .226/.350/.438 with seven homeruns and 14 RBI.  He had hit homeruns in three straight games before it was discovered he had a herniated disc in his neck.  It was a […]

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With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
With D’Arnaud Nearing Return, Rivera Should Get Nod Over Plawecki As Backup

Adam Rubin of ESPN reports that Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud is nearing his first game action since April 25.  He has been on the disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain, and could finally begin a rehab assignment this weekend, putting him in line for a return next week. Yesterday, Matt Harvey may have turned his whole […]

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Should Mets Bring Back Ruben Tejada For Bench Role

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Bring Back Ruben Tejada For Bench Role

In what was presumably a cost-cutting measure, the New York Mets released Ruben Tejada during Spring Training. As a result, the Mets started the season with Eric Campbell on the Opening Day roster and suspect organizational depth behind him. When Lucas Duda went down with a stress fracture in his lower back, the team’s depth issues were exposed. Campbell has started […]

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La Potencia: Cespedes Plays 100th Game As A Met

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
La Potencia: Cespedes Plays 100th Game As A Met

Tonight Yoenis Cespedes Plays His 100th Game In Mets Uniform During the 2013 Home Run Derby, Mets fans got a chance to see Yoenis Cespedes‘ awe inspiring power. During Cespedes’ display of his potencia, he would hit 23 homers to beat Bryce Harper for the title. On that stage in Citi Field, Cespedes showed himself to […]

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Boras Weighs In On Harvey, Who He Likens To Strasburg’s 2015 Struggles

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
Boras Weighs In On Harvey, Who He Likens To Strasburg’s 2015 Struggles

After another tough start, Matt Harvey finds himself standing in Stephen Strasburg‘s shoes, or cleats if you prefer. Scott Boras agreed as much in his interview with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports saying, “We’re dealing with unknowns about why Harvey isn’t locating. All I can tell you is that with Tommy John guys there are […]

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Bryce Harper Feels Bad for Matt Harvey

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Feels Bad for Matt Harvey

After starting his career career going 0-for-22 with seven strikeouts against Matt Harvey, Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper finally got his first base hit against the Mets right-hander. However, Harper wasn’t gloating about it after the Nationals defeated the Mets in a 9-1 trouncing. Instead, the 2015 National League MVP was surprisingly melancholy after the […]

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Collins Saved Wright From Himself On Tuesday

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Saved Wright From Himself On Tuesday

Day in and day out, we simply do not know if David Wright is going to play.  We do not know if his back will allow him to play. There’s always the possibility that he can’t go. Wright said as much himself when he said, “It’s just day to day. And I think that’s the […]

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

As you know, one prominent name that was missing from Sunday’s lineup against the Colorado Rockies, was that of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Manager Terry Collins gave his leadoff hitter the day off hoping that a two-day respite will help get Granderson out of the funk that has been plaguing him in recent weeks. Collins is […]

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