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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Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

An article by posted on 14/04/2016 0 Comments
Desperate Measures: Collins Brings In Henderson After 35-Pitch Outing

Jim Henderson makes his fifth appearance in eight games for Mets. USA Today After Johan Santana threw 134 pitches on a surgery repaired shoulder to throw the first no-hitter in Mets history, Terry Collins was in tears. He seemed distraught. In the post-game press conference, Collins called Santana his “Hero,” and he was prescient in […]

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Dan Warthen Has Some Work To Do

An article by posted on 12/04/2016 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Has Some Work To Do

Before last night’s loss, the Mets led the National League in ERA. After Steven Matz‘ dud last night, the Mets are now ranked sixth. They went from a 2.08 ERA to a 3.40 ERA. It’s a warning of overlying on small sample sizes. It’s also a reminder that it’s really about the process. While it’s […]

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Bastardo’s Surprising Role

An article by posted on 12/04/2016 0 Comments
Bastardo’s Surprising Role

At a time when Mets fans were still clamoring for Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets made a move designed to sure up their bullpen when they signed Antonio Bastardo to a two year $12 million contract. Generally speaking, the move was well received. While Bastardo was a left hander, he was not exclusively a LOOGY. For […]

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Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

An article by posted on 11/04/2016 0 Comments
Why Isn’t deGrom on the DL?

There’s no blaming the Mets for Jacob deGrom‘s right lat injury. Injuries happen. However, we yet again have to question how the Mets handle injuries and their roster. At the outset, the Mets are skipping deGrom’s start on Wednesday. He also isn’t going to throw in the bullpen for the time being. This is a very […]

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It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

An article by posted on 10/04/2016 0 Comments
It’s Too Early To Boo Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes booed after striking out in the 8th inning, USA Today Well, that happened rather quickly. I think Mets fans took longer to boo Bobby Bonilla and Jason Bay than they did for Yoenis Cespedes. The same player who helped carry the Mets into the postseason last year, Cespedes has gone from a conquering hero […]

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Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

An article by posted on 08/04/2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: The Amazing Odyssey Of Mets Reliever Jim Henderson

As a 26th round draft pick by the Montreal Expos in the 2003 draft, Jim Henderson faced a steep uphill climb to make it to the majors. He stuck around long enough to be eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2006. He was selected by the Cubs, but he didn’t make the major league roster. The […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on 06/04/2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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David Wright Is Not Done Yet

An article by posted on 05/04/2016 0 Comments
David Wright Is Not Done Yet

Sunday night I came away with the same impression of David Wright as everyone else did. He looked done. He couldn’t catch up to the fastball. He couldn’t get anything on his throws. It’s just really hard to play baseball when you have a fork sticking out of your back – it’s worse when you have spinal […]

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There’s No Limit To How Good Conforto Can Be

An article by posted on 04/04/2016 0 Comments
There’s No Limit To How Good Conforto Can Be

Watching the Mets lose the 2015 World Series was tough. There were a lot of what-if moments. The Mets lost three ninth inning leads. There was a lot to get you down. However, there was one at-bat from that entire series that made me smile. The funny thing was the at-bat had no bearing on […]

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Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

An article by posted on 31/03/2016 0 Comments
Distasteful Media Coverage of Matt Harvey’s Illness Crossed the Line

You wake up one morning, and you go to the bathroom. Something’s not right. There’s blood in your urine. You panic. While you’re on hold with the doctor’s office to get an immediate appointment, you do what you should never do in this situation. You google it. You see that this can be a sign […]

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