The Mets have been reeling since the all-star break and their 2012 chances are as bleak as ever. The trade deadline is just 24 hours away and as expected, the Mets have been fairly silent. Nobody expects the team to make a huge move, which is warranted due to the team’s poor play in the past two weeks. However, one move that does make sense to me is acquiring Denard Span. Hear me out on [...]
Jenrry Mejia needs to be a factor this season for the Mets to contend. Yes, the Mets need to look outside of the organization for bullpen help, but one arm isn’t going to change the outlook for this year. Five members of the bullpen seem to be in safe ground for the Mets: Francisco, Parnell, Byrdak, Ramirez and Rauch. As much as fans are calling for Rauch’s head, he’s getting paid a lot of money [...]
With the first half of the season is just about in the books, it’s finally time to separate the contenders from the pretenders. There are four teams that I believe are completely out of the playoff picture (Chicago, San Diego, Colorado, and Houston). All four will be sellers in a few weeks, attempting to unload salaries in return for prospects. The remaining 12 teams will be classified into three tiers. The first all have a [...]
Just over 18 months ago, the Mets hired Sandy Alderson in hopes that he could turn around an overpaid and underachieving franchise. In his first season as General Manager, Alderson hired Terry Collins, signed Chris Capuano and Chris Young to small, incentive-laden deals, and plugged some holes on the roster with veterans such as Scott Hairston and Willie Harris. The season turned out to be a tough one to watch, but the Mets’ wallets were [...]
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Last updated: 05/21/2013
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