Roger N - Big Mets Fan

Roger is a lifelong Mets fan since 1981, now married with kids and still knows that there is no such thing as a bad day at the ballpark with your child. Growing up, he wanted to be either the Second Baseman for the Mets - or their statistician. Follow him at @BigMetsFan1. email him at metsfanontwitter@aol.com

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MMO Prospect Watch: Thor Solid, Conforto Keeps Raking

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Watch: Thor Solid, Conforto Keeps Raking

Here’s how our Top 10 Prospects performed on Sunday, July 27th. Noah Syndergaard, Las Vegas – Noah went 5.0 innings in a no-decision for the 51s in front of 1,747 at Cashman Field on Sunday. Thor allowed 5 hits, walked 2, struck out 8, and allowed 2 runs (1 earned). On the season, Noah is […]

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The Answer is Contact

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
The Answer is Contact

The Mets rode into the All-Star break on an 8-2 roll as the hottest team in the National League. The eyeball test tells us the same thing that the score sheet is telling us – this is a much improved team and the offense is now clicking right along with the pitching. So what’s the […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis is Making the Most of His Latest Opportunity

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis is Making the Most of His Latest Opportunity

One player who is really surprising me with his recent play is Kirk Nieuwenhuis. As I wrote last year on Mets Minors – Kirk was the forgotten man in the depth chart, a player whose star had fallen to the point where he didn’t even get a September call-up when the rosters expanded. But here he […]

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Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

The next few weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline will be quite telling about the future direction of the Mets and how they see themselves in 2015 and beyond. Most importantly, will Daniel Murphy stay or will he go? I still stand by my earlier statement that the team isn’t as bad as […]

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The Mets Aren’t As Bad As Their Record Suggests

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets Aren’t As Bad As Their Record Suggests

Despite the Mets best efforts to throw away last night’s game against the Braves, this team really isn’t as bad as their 37-46 record suggests. At nine games under .500, their .446 winning percentage places them 10th in the National League and 23rd in all of Major League Baseball. While a bottom 10 spot does […]

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It’s Time for a New Voice. Bring in Wally.

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Time for a New Voice.  Bring in Wally.

I don’t have anything against Terry Collins. He was asked to steer a rudderless ship for the past several seasons, knowing full well that he didn’t have a chance of winning and did the best with an inferior group of players. When he came on board prior to the 2011 season, he promised the fans […]

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Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have an 8.2% Chance of Making the Postseason

We’re one third of the way through the baseball season. After their extra inning victory on June 1st, the Mets were on a pace for 78 wins, yet still very much in the playoff hunt. The team stood only four games out of the Division lead and 2.5 games out of the Wildcard. Baseball Prospectus […]

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Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Are 90 Wins Even Needed To Earn A Wild Card This Season?

When Sandy Alderson made his 90 win challenge earlier this year, the inference was to make the playoffs. Getting 90 wins almost assuredly gets you into the playoffs. Over the past 10 seasons, there have been 80 teams that have reached that 90 win mark. Under the current playoff format with two wildcard teams, 78 […]

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Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

“This team is now about being successful. This is about concrete expectations about what we need to do. The 90 wins is about challenge.” – Sandy Alderson There are still 113 games left in the 2014 season, and while the Mets are only five games under .500 with a 22-27 record and sitting six games out […]

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Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Who’s in the 2015 Rotation?

We’re just a little past the quarter mark of the 2014 season and the true makeup of the team is starting to emerge. There really aren’t a tremendous amount of surprises so far, but  many of the questions we mulled over during the previous hot stove season are now coming into play. 2014 was supposed […]

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