William Botchway

William Botchway has been a die-hard Mets fan since 2005 with a love of player development. He writes for a few sports sites, and all of his work can also be found on his personal blog, New York Sports Plus. In a few months, William will be heading down south for his freshman year at Davidson College.

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Mets Trade Deadline Primer: All The Names You Need To Know

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Trade Deadline Primer: All The Names You Need To Know

It’s officially trade season, ladies and gentlemen. The All-Star break has come and gone, which means that soon it’s time for teams to truthfully evaluate where they are this season. Sandy Alderson was right in saying that the trade market is only beginning to materialize at this point in the season, because no matter how […]

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2015 MLB Preview, Best & Worst Case Scenarios, Players to Watch

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MLB Preview, Best & Worst Case Scenarios, Players to Watch

If you’re reading this, it’s too late. (Is that a copyright infringement? Probably. What can they possibly do to me, I’m still a minor.) Here are my division by division previews. As always, when I give best and worst case scenarios, I’m assuming the general health of their roster. Enjoy. AL EAST 1. Baltimore Orioles […]

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MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Why 19 Is Greater Than 69

This is an article I wrote exactly 365 days ago, when the Mets initially traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, which turned out to be Vic Black. As you can see, I was a huge fan of the trade […]

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The True Value of Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
The True Value of Juan Lagares

As the New York Mets near the end of their ongoing rebuilding process, it’s time for Sandy Alderson to re-evaluate the entire team and see who can help the team on a day to day basis over the next few years. Once that task is completed, it’s time for the front office to work to […]

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