Ryan Finkelstein

Baseball has been my passion my entire life. I played the game from the time I could walk until high school, always dreaming that I would one day be playing under the lights of Shea. These days I truly appreciate watching Mets games in a way I couldn't before. I am now a journalism major and aspiring sportswriter.

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Should Mets Plot New Course For Captain To Help Him Last The Season?

An article by posted on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Should Mets Plot New Course For Captain To Help Him Last The Season?

Nine at-bats. Over David Wright‘s 13-year career with the Mets, he has only pinch hit nine times. Not shocking for a player that was once a perennial All-Star, but this shows that despite his injury history David Wright either starts or sits. It is no secret that Terry Collins has a tough task ahead in […]

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Robin Ventura On The Bench

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Robin Ventura On The Bench

At the end of the season manager Terry Collins said that he believed his staff would remain the same next season. This changed yesterday when we found out that Tim Teufel was being replaced by Glenn Sherlock as the third base coach. This move was made because Sherlock is going to coach the catchers and […]

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Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

Yoenis Cespedes is going to be opting out of his contract any day now and will become one of the hottest commodities of this offseason. Early reports indicate that he once again in looking for a contract north of $100 million and he wants a five year deal. Cespedes, 31, will be entering a very […]

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Are PEDs Worth The Risk For Players?

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Are PEDs Worth The Risk For Players?

As was reported on Wednesday night, Marlon Byrd was suspended for 162 games by MLB for testing positive for PEDs for the second time. This is another player on the long list of suspensions this season. Jenrry Mejia was one of the first dominoes to fall when he received a lifetime ban for testing positive […]

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Hansel Robles Could Be The Key To Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Could Be The Key To Mets Bullpen

The Mets bullpen has a chance to be much better than the one that the Mets made it to the World Series with last year. If Jerry Blevins can stay on the field, and keep his balance on those dangerous curbs, the Mets have the viable left-handed specialist that they missed all of last year. […]

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Hot Stove: Could Marcell Ozuna Be A Potential Fit For Mets

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Could Marcell Ozuna Be A Potential Fit For Mets

The Miami Marlins are open to trading Marcell Ozuna this offseason and I think the Mets could be a potential fit. The Mets are in an interesting situation where they need to add offense, but they do not have many available positions on the field to add a bat. With Michael Conforto in left field […]

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Game 1 Thoughts From A Young Die-Hard Mets Fan

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
Game 1 Thoughts From A Young Die-Hard Mets Fan

Back in 2006 I was eleven years old. I remember the great season the Mets had, I still watched a lot of games with my dad and I loved the Mets. The big moments from that year stuck in my mind such as the Endy Chavez robbing that home run, and of course Carlos Beltran […]

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Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: You Gotta Sign This Guy…

You gotta sign this guy! But not the guy you think. Yoenis Cespedes has fueled the remarkable run that the Mets have been on this season. He has hit 17 home runs, 44 RBIs along with a .946 OPS making him one of the best mid-season acquisitions in Mets history. These numbers have made a […]

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Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Why Flores Merits More Playing Time In NLDS Over Tejada

As the NLDS against the Dodgers approaches it looks like Ruben Tejada will be manning shortstop for the Mets at least for Game One against Clayton Kershaw. Tejada has good career numbers against Kershaw with a .357 BA so I have no problem with him starting the series opener, but I have some concerns if […]

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