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 me at metsfanontwitter@aol.com

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Mets Are 5-0 When Eric Young Jr. Steals A Base

An article by posted on April 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are 5-0 When Eric Young Jr. Steals A Base

There have been a lot of complaints about Eric Young. He doesn’t get on base enough. His batting average is too low. He shouldn’t be an everyday player. He should be the 4th outfielder. Guess what? Speed Kills. Stolen bases don’t produce runs? Last year, I went through the Mets top stolen base seasons and […]

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Lagares Continues To Prove He Belongs

An article by posted on April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Continues To Prove He Belongs

Juan Lagares has certainly been showing Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson that he deserves to be playing every day and that his permanent spot in the lineup should remain unchanged when Chris Young is ready to come off the disabled list. Yes, it is still early in the season and it’s still a small sample […]

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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

An article by posted on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

The Mets are coming to the realization that they are not going to get much in return via trade for Ike Davis. With Lucas Duda being named the starter (at least for now), one does have to wonder… was the signing of Bobby Abreu a harbinger of Ike’s ultimate release? Sandy Alderson commented earlier in […]

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Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gee Joins Impressive Group Of Mets Opening Day Starters

Over the years, we’ve seen Tom Seaver (11), Dwight Gooden (8), Tom Glavine (4), and Johan Santana (4) each make at least four Opening Day starts for the Mets. In 52 seasons, we’ve have had 13 different pitchers with just one Opening Day start on their Mets resumes. On Monday, Dillon Gee joins that group which includes some pretty impressive […]

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Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

There are three Mets I’m really pulling for this season. Sure, we have the stars in David Wright and Curtis Granderson. Yes, we have the young studs in Zack Wheeler and the promise of Travis d’Arnaud. We also have the hopeful comeback stories of Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada. Of course I’m pulling for all […]

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Win Mets Tickets from MetsMerized and 5 Towns!

An article by posted on March 21, 2014
Win Mets Tickets from MetsMerized and 5 Towns!

We had so much fun with giving away autographed vintage Mets photos from our friends at 5 Towns Mini Golf & Batting in Lawrence, NY – we’ve decided do another giveaway! They’re open for the season, so get your swing on! Who wants Mets tickets?  We’re giving away two pairs! You can win them and […]

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Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Niese’s Wise 2012 Decision

After a disabled list stint with shoulder issues last season and a spring training that’s already been plagued by shoulder weakness and now an elbow issue, the long term future of Jon Niese can start to be questioned. Is this the beginning of a chronic issue that will plague him for the rest of his […]

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April Bobbleheads Throughout the Majors

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
April Bobbleheads Throughout the Majors

The individual team MLB sites are currently listing 19 different bobblehead giveaways throughout the month of April. Some of them are pretty awesome.  The R.A. Dickey bobble looks great.  Michael Cuddyer is a Gnome in what looks like a smoking jacket.  The Big Papi one is spot on.  The Cubs are going Old School all […]

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The Underwhelming Mets First Base Battle

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
The Underwhelming Mets First Base Battle

We’re a week into spring training games and the big position battle we’ve been anticipating all winter has thus far been, shall we say…. underwhelming? Ike Davis has calf tightness. Lucas Duda has leg stiffness. Pardon the pun, but are we dealing with a couple of stiffs? In a battle for their Major League lives with […]

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Projecting the Mets Non-Roster Invitees

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Projecting the Mets Non-Roster Invitees

The Mets currently have 26 non-roster invitees in camp, according to mets.com. The list consists of 15 pitchers, 2 catchers, 6 infielders, and 3 outfielders. It’s not too often that players with very high numbers in camp end up making the team, so let’s sort the non-roster invitees by the numbers so we can watch […]

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