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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Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

An article by posted on 23/07/2016 0 Comments
Nine Potential Mets Bullpen Targets

Adding a middle reliever before the Aug. 1 trade deadline “has become a near certainty” for the Mets, according to what team officials have told Newsday’s Marc Carig. “The reality is as you move through the season, bullpens get taxed,” Mets assistant general manager John Ricco told Newsday. “Certainly, this year, we’re looking toward fortifying […]

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Potential Mets Starting Pitcher Trade Targets

An article by posted on 21/07/2016 0 Comments
Potential Mets Starting Pitcher Trade Targets

With about 11 days to go before this year’s Aug. 1 Trade Deadline, the Mets are canvassing the market for starters and relief pitchers, according to team insiders, reports Anthony Di Como of MLB.com. Di Como says the Mets are proceeding slowly on adding another back of the rotation starter because they are buying some […]

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Michael Conforto Will Be Better Than Any Trade Deadline Acquisition

An article by posted on 18/07/2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Will Be Better Than Any Trade Deadline Acquisition

Now that the All Star Game has come and gone and the non-waiver trade deadline is just two weeks away, Major League Baseball is in full pennant race mode. Teams are assessing their needs and targeting the players who could fulfill those needs. Given the state of the Mets offense, the team needs a bat […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera is Primed for a Big Second Half

An article by posted on 16/07/2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera is Primed for a Big Second Half

Coming into the season, the Mets wanted to upgrade at shortstop. They wanted a player who had more range and power than what Ruben Tejada provided the Mets.  They wanted a player who was a steadier fielder who got on base more frequently than Wilmer Flores. With that in mind, as free agency opened, the […]

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Mets Not Ruling Out A Run At Jon Niese

An article by posted on 16/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Not Ruling Out A Run At Jon Niese

Last year, the Mets had released Kirk Nieuwenhuis after he had hit .079/.125/.132 with no homers and two RBI in 27 games. Nieuwenhuis would go to the Angels where he would be similarly ineffective causing them to release him. The Mets then jumped on the chance to bring him back due to injuries and the […]

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New York Mets First Half Report Cards

An article by posted on 15/07/2016 0 Comments
New York Mets First Half Report Cards

Here are our 2016 First Half Reports Cards for the New York Mets as comprised by Joe D., Brian Greenzang and myself. We hope you enjoy. Catchers Travis d’Arnaud – Yet again, d’Arnaud’s troubles staying on the field have been detrimental to the Mets even if he was hitting just .196/.288/.261 before he went on […]

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Syndergaard Decreasing His Workload, Will Toss Bullpen On Friday

An article by posted on 13/07/2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Decreasing His Workload, Will Toss Bullpen On Friday

Over the course of the season, Noah Syndergaard has averaged 98 MPH with his fastball. Many times a game, he will throw that fastball in excess of 100 MPH. However in his last start before the All Star break, Syndergaard’s fastball velocity dropped precipitously to 91 MPH. “I’ve never seen anything like that before when […]

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Terry Collins Made Sure Every NL Team Played Except His Own Mets All Stars

An article by posted on 13/07/2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Made Sure Every NL Team Played Except His Own Mets All Stars

The one benefit to having your manager managing the All Star Game is knowing that you have someone who will get you into the game at some point so you’ll have a lifelong memory to tell your friends and family about for the rest of your life. That’s usually the case in every All Star […]

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Candidates for Matt Harvey’s Rotation Spot

An article by posted on 07/07/2016 0 Comments
Candidates for Matt Harvey’s Rotation Spot

The news that Matt Harvey may miss a significant amount of time due to the possibility that he may have thoracic outlet syndrome is devastating to not only Harvey himself, but also to the Mets rotation. While Harvey was struggling all year with a 4.86 ERA, he is also a pitcher who the Mets counted on in […]

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Cespedes’ Home Run Got Mets’ Offense Going

An article by posted on 05/07/2016 0 Comments
Cespedes’ Home Run Got Mets’ Offense Going

The Mets were just swept by the Nationals. A week before they were swept by the lowly Braves. They had lost 11 of their last 17 games and were in a stretch where they had scored only nine runs over their past five games. Then the Mets came home to Citi Field to host the […]

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