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When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
When The Bullet Hits The Bone

I wanted to share a conversation I had with a follower on Twitter tonight. It started out talking about Cesar Puello, but quickly veered into the Josh Edgin situation and how I believed the Mets dropped the ball this Winter by not bringing in a proven lefty reliever – which by the way was supposed […]

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We Need To See More Of Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
We Need To See More Of Fred Wilpon

I figured Mets owner Fred Wilpon would be around Tradition Field Monday afternoon considering commissioner Rob Manfred was in Port St. Lucie. What you didn’t expect was for Wilpon to talk with manager Terry Collins in his office for about 20 minutes after the game. Collins said Wilpon would be a regular presence during spring training. Let’s […]

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The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
The Harsh Realities Of Cost Control vs. Player Development

The Mets of recent years, while not experiencing a lot of success at the major league level, have slowly and patiently reconstructed a minor league system that is a consensus top 5 ranked organization. The front office has been patient and careful with this talent, perhaps to a fault. The Mets have been in need of […]

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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Could Evolve Into An Ideal Leadoff Hitter

If you had do pick one area, and by area I don’t mean position, where the Mets could use some significant improvement and some clarity, look no further than the leadoff spot in the batting order. After years of being spoiled by having one of the best leadoff hitters in the league in Jose Reyes, […]

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Featured Post: Who Are These Swagger-iffic New York Mets?

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Who Are These Swagger-iffic New York Mets?

“You know, for years and years, you used to watch those teams that won all of the time, they had an air about them. You used to play the Braves and they’d walk out there and, they weren’t cocky, but they were confident. They weren’t overbearing, they knew how to play, they knew what they […]

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Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

In Saturday’s split squad game against Atlanta, the Mets beat the Braves by a score of 3-1 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom started and was sharp for two innings, but make no mistake that  2015 first rounder Michael Conforto, was the big story of the day. Conforto went 3-for-4 at the plate  and drove in all three […]

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This Year is Different… Or Is It?

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
This Year is Different… Or Is It?

I don’t know about you – but I’m excited about this year. Okay, so I’m excited about the start of every baseball season, but this year is different. This year there is that nervousness that’s been missing. This year there is that “what if?” factor. This year there are higher expectations. The past few seasons […]

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Spring Training Roster Battles: 2nd Lefty

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Training Roster Battles: 2nd Lefty

It is only March 6th but the Mets 25 man roster is already very close to being wrapped up. With a few exceptions being the 4th OF, last bench spot, 2nd lefty, starting SS according to Terry Collins, and the long man in the bullpen if/when Gee gets traded. The battle for the 2nd lefty […]

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Mets Are Doing Right By Their Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Doing Right By Their Top Prospects

As most of you know bt now, Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported on an incident regarding David Wright and top prospect Noah Syndergaard during an intrasquad game on Tuesday, Mets captain Wright noticed the 21 year old eating by himself in the clubhouse.  The veteran third basemen promptly and “intently” instructed Syndergaard to join his […]

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