Mets News & Notes

Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Receives AFL Award, Ready for Normal Offseason

Mets third baseman David Wright was honored last night by the Arizona Fall League as one of the top 25 all-time players. Wright played for the Peoria Saguaros in 2003 alongside fellow Mets prospects Mike Jacobs, Justin Huber, Matt Watson, Matt Peterson, Tyler Yates and Royce Ring. The AFL is celebrating it’s silver season by naming the […]

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Bartolo Colon Snubbed, Mets Without A Gold Glove Finalist

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Snubbed, Mets Without A Gold Glove Finalist

Rawlings announced the three finalists for the Gold Glove Award at each position. In the National League, Jake Arrieta, Zack Greinke, and Adam Wainwright were nominated for the Gold Glove at pitcher. Bartolo Colon was not nominated despite his 8 DRS being the best among Major League pitchers and made great plays like this look easy: […]

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Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Will Opt Out, Seek Five Year Deal

According Jon Heyman of Todays Knuckleball, Yoenis Cespedes plans on exercising his opt-out clause as expected. He states that the Mets have kept “open dialogue” with Cespedes but doesn’t get the sense they are making a push for a deal prior to the opt-out. Two GMs that Heyman talked to said they could see Cespedes […]

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What Role Should Juan Lagares Play in 2017?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Should Juan Lagares Play in 2017?

Coming off his worst major league season in 2015, Juan Lagares did little to settle the questions regarding his future role with the Mets in 2016. The biggest positive to take away from the 2016 season for Lagares was his return to being an elite defensive center fielder. He had an impressive 8 defensive runs […]

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New York Mets Second Baseman T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
New York Mets Second Baseman T.J. Rivera?

Bronx native T.J. Rivera visited his former high school today. Introduced by Mets GM Sandy Alderson, Rivera addressed the current students of Lehman High School, talking about his long and unlikely journey to the Major Leagues. While this is certainly a great story about the hometown kid making it to the major leagues, something Sandy […]

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Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Take a Chance On Greg Holland?

Despite the impression you may have gotten from the NL Wild Card game, the Mets have a great bullpen. The team’s bullpen ERA of 3.53 was the third-best in the NL, save for that dreadful game 163. And given the reality of post-Madoff life for the Mets, it’s safe to say the team won’t be […]

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Rebroadcast of 1986 World Series Game 7 On WOR Tonight

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
Rebroadcast of 1986 World Series Game 7 On WOR Tonight

Tonight is the rebroadcast of Game 7 from the 1986 World Series with coverage beginning at 6:00pm ET on 710 WOR. It will begin with a 60-minute pregame hosted by Pete McCarthy with insight from Wayne Randazzo, Josh Lewin and Howie Rose. It will also feature interviews from Mets players Jesse Orosco, Ray Knight and Keith […]

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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

Miraculous as Game 6 of the 1986 World Series was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game. Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World Series? That home run gave the Red Sox a thrilling 12-inning victory […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Named to 2016 Sporting News All Star Team

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Named to 2016 Sporting News All Star Team

The Sporting News have released their 2016 National League All Star Team. The 2016 team was chosen by a panel of 27 NL executives before the postseason began. Here they are: C – Buster Posey, Giants 1B – Freddie Freeman, Braves 2B – Daniel Murphy, Nationals SS – Corey Seager, Dodgers 3B – Kris Bryant, Cubs […]

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What Role Should Josh Smoker Have in 2017?

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Should Josh Smoker Have in 2017?

Last November, the Mets added lefty reliever Josh Smoker to the 40-man roster less than a year after signing him to a minor league deal. The former Washington Nationals first round pick hadn’t thrown a pitch above A-ball and was coming off a season in the Frontier League when the Mets scooped him up. In 2015, […]

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