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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Which MLB Players Do Current Mets Compare To?

An article by posted on October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Which MLB Players Do Current Mets Compare To?

If you were to go to Baseball-Reference to look up particular player, you can always see who the top ten players that have a similar statistical profile either overall and also through their current age. I thought it would be fun to see which MLB players throughout history, some of our current Mets compared to […]

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David Wright vs. George Brett: The Royal Treatment

An article by posted on October 22, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright vs. George Brett: The Royal Treatment

David Wright has taken a lot of knocks over the last several months and undeservedly so… He’s a player on the decline. He’s always getting hurt. He’s washed up. There was another MLB star Third Baseman who is currently in the Hall of Fame that has a similar statistical profile to Wright through their age […]

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Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

Big Game James Shields will likely leave Kansas City this offseason and will command a hefty deal in free agency this offseason. But if the Royals win the World Series, he should consider staying. While I certainly won’t begrudge Shields the opportunity to enter free agency as a top flight, durable pitcher who may command […]

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Should We Open 2015 with a Six Man Rotation?

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
Should We Open 2015 with a Six Man Rotation?

With all the discussion around which pitcher or pitchers the Mets will deal this offseason, I’ll toss this one out there… what about opening the season with a six-man rotation? Before dismissing this as folly, it may actually make sense – especially with Matt Harvey coming off Tommy John surgery and likely being on some […]

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The 2,700 Hit Club Not in the Hall of Fame

An article by posted on October 7, 2014 0 Comments
The 2,700 Hit Club Not in the Hall of Fame

There have been 65 players in MLB history that have racked up at least 2,700 hits. 3,000 hits has been a magic benchmark, but to get 2,700 hits – if you’re not in the Hall of Fame – you’re just one notch below. So who are the members of the 2,700 hit club that aren’t […]

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Mets Should Seize The Moment And Take Back NYC

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Should Seize The Moment And Take Back NYC

As we head into the offseason, the city of New York is ripe for the picking. The Yankees are still king while the Mets have been the butt of the joke for years. But an era is ending in the Bronx. The last link to the Yankee Dynasty will be gone. Our crosstown rivals will […]

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Mets Are 13th Most Followed MLB Official Team Account

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are 13th Most Followed MLB Official Team Account

In the social media and Twitter world, Mets fans are known to be very vocal. For those of us that are active on the medium, we are very familiar with the hashtag #MetsTwitter. So when it comes to the actual number of accounts that are following the Mets on Twitter, where does our team rank? […]

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1,700 Hits Down, 1,300 Hits To Go

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
1,700 Hits Down, 1,300 Hits To Go

With his single in the top of the first on Saturday off of the Reds Johnny Cueto, third baseman┬áDavid Wright reached 1,700 base hits in his MLB career.┬áThe Captain will be entering his age 32 season in 2015 and with just 1,300 hits left until the magical 3,000 number, the question is can Wright get […]

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Is David Wright Done? Of Course Not!

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
Is David Wright Done?  Of Course Not!

Is David Wright in the decline? Is this the end of David Wright? Is David Wright washed up? Calm Down. While it’s obvious that Wright has been struggling mightily in recent weeks, his power has been sapped and he’s having the worst season of his MLB career, I’m chalking this up to injury. He has […]

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

An article by posted on August 25, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Minor League Hitting Streaks Abound!

Who’s Hot: Matthew Bowman – Las Vegas. Bowman has allowed just two earned runs over his last 4 starts dating back to July 31st. Over his last 27.1 innings, he’s pitched to an ERA of 0.66 while allowing 19 hits, walking 5 and striking out 28 batters. Kevin Plawecki – Las Vegas. Entering Sunday’s action, […]

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