Mets Thoughts

Show Us the Money?!

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Show Us the Money?!

Ever since the end of the 2009 season, financial issues have been a critical if not overriding factor for the New York Mets and their decision making. Whether it was the $140+ million major league payroll loaded with “toxic” contracts for a sub .500 mostly veteran team, the subsequent decline in attendance and related revenue, […]

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Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: SNY Down To Final 4 In Search For Burkhardt Successor

There’s news aplenty out of the Mets sports network, SNY.  First something that we at the Di-Jest applaud.  The programming department has now finally and officially abandoned their plan to find someone to fill the Ralph Kiner role in the Mets TV booth. The SNY suits thought that it was possible to find some mature […]

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Connor’s Corner: Why Tulowitzki Makes Sense For Mets In Right Deal

An article by posted on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Connor’s Corner: Why Tulowitzki Makes Sense For Mets In Right Deal

Jeff Passan put a match to the impatience of Mets fans yesterday, reporting that the Mets are “prepared to offer” Noah Syndergaard in a deal to acquire Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Passan did not say the Mets had offered a deal involving Syndergaard, only that they would be willing to part with him in a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Trading Murphy Would Be The Smart Move For The Mets

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Trading Murphy Would Be The Smart Move For The Mets

An MMO Fan Shot by Quinn Barry Daniel Murphy has been one of the best hitters on the New York Mets this season. Murphy is batting .293 with 7 homers, 11 Steals, 57 runs scored, and is second in the National League with 125 hits. However, the time to trade Daniel Murphy is now. As the […]

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Connor’s Corner: Appreciating Lucas Duda

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Connor’s Corner: Appreciating Lucas Duda

Lucas Duda came through once again yesterday, hitting another crucial home run that would be the difference in the game. The home run was his 18th of the season, tied for sixth best in the National League and second among National League first basemen. Going into yesterday’s game, he was tied for 16th in all […]

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Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

OK.  Truth be told you didn’t miss this Mets Merized chat on account of the fact that it never happened.  Here’s the back-story. I’m a sucker for online chats and read them at MLB Trade Rumors, Baseball Prospectus, FanGraphs, and wherever else I stumble upon them.   I don’t know why I bother since I rarely […]

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Remembering the “Disappointed But Not Devastated” Tom Glavine

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
Remembering the “Disappointed But Not Devastated” Tom Glavine

The Baseball Hall of Fame will induct its 2014 class today in Cooperstown, NY and standing among them will be two former Mets. Joe Torre, who was elected by the Veterans Committee, played for the Mets from 1975-1977, where he hit .267 with 12 home runs and 75 RBI in 254 games. Torre began his managerial career with the […]

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How Should the Mets Handle Matt Harvey’s Return?

An article by posted on July 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Should the Mets Handle Matt Harvey’s Return?

Mets fans can dream about next year’s starting rotation, which will presumably include Matt Harvey, Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee, Zack Wheeler, and Jacob deGrom. All of them will be 28 or younger when the season begins and all could be well above average next season. There is no doubt that when Matt Harvey is healthy, […]

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Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making […]

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Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

An article by posted on July 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Willing To Eat Some Salary To Move Colon

Sources have told Andy Martino of the Daily News that the Mets are willing to eat approximately $2 million what remains on Colon’s two-year, $20 million contract ($11 million next season). He adds that despite being 42 next season, given Colon’s current level of performance, it is not crazy to think he could find a one-year, […]

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