The decision on how the Mets handle Eric Young Jr. this offseason is tricky for me. On one hand, he played really good defense in left field this season, is one of the best base-stealers in the league, by all accounts is a team first player, and for whatever reason, the Mets seem to win, […]
Michael Mandelkern is a New Yorker born and raised. He will graduate from New York University in May with a double major in Journalism and English. He has written about the New York Mets for several publications, including FOX Sports and Bleacher Report. Follow him on Twitter at @metsonymind where he is always eager to talk Mets.
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Lucas Duda went 0-for-3 with a strikeout and a walk on April 18, the same day that the New York Mets Ike Davis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Duda ended the day with a .256/.333/.465 slash line and has trended upwards in Davis’ absence. But now Duda is the man at first base and […]
Eric Young Jr. is not an ideal leadoff hitter. He is the best candidate on the New York Mets, but that is not saying much. Once Juan Lagares returns, Young Jr. should not even be in the conversation as an everyday player. Since Young Jr. made his MLB debut in 2009, he only exceeded 100 […]