Mets Thoughts

Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

Last year, the Mets quickly moved on from Yoenis Cespedes by agreeing to a one year deal with Alejandro De Aza so he could platoon with Juan Lagares in center field. At the time, the Mets had indicated they were willing to go two to three years for Cespedes, which was aligned with the Sandy […]

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Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

For the second straight season the Mets had injuries that led to a shortage of viable options off the bench and found themselves needing to trade for the services of Kelly Johnson. Johnson was surprisingly even better in his second stint with the Mets hitting .268/.328/.459 with eight doubles, nine home runs and 24 runs […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An offseason ago, the New York Mets had a chance to get involved in the Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes. Despite the Cincinnati Reds trading Chapman away for an underwhelming package and despite the bullpen failing the Mets in the 2015 World Series, Sandy Alderson never seemed to seriously get involved. This offseason, the front office should […]

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What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

One of the many questions that faces Sandy Alderson this offseason is who will be at second base for the New York Mets come Opening Day? The Mets have a slew of good options they could go with at second. Neil Walker seems to be at the top of the list but is coming off […]

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Should Mets Make A Play For Miguel Cabrera?

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Make A Play For Miguel Cabrera?

I’m not totally crazy, I promise. Why would the Tigers trade an 11-time All Star, 4-time AL Batting Champion, the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years — Basically, a no-doubt first-ballot Hall of Famer? Well, I can’t speak for Tigers GM Al Avila. However, I can at least try and convince him, and you, to […]

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Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

On this date in 1965, the Mets acquired catcher Jerry Grote from the Houston Astros for a player to be named later (Tom Parsons) and cash. Grote would become a mainstay behind the plate for 12 seasons with the Mets, helping to nurture a young pitching staff to great heights and guiding the team to […]

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Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

Few things surprise me in baseball, mostly because in my 40 years of watching the game I’ve learned that almost everyday something happens that has never happened before. Baseball is a sport that loves its records and everyday it seems new ones are set and old ones are broken. Nothing is ever what it seems. […]

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Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

Jon Heyman recently reported that a rival executive thinks the Mets might consider trading Jay Bruce once they pick up his 13 million dollar contract option after the season. This news really isn’t all that shocking. Mets fans have been speculating for months that this might be a possibility depending on the outcome of the […]

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The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

Back in the 1998 offseason, neither the Mets nor Mike Piazza were messing around. Before the end of the World Series, which is the time players could file for free agency, the Mets made the 30 year old Piazza the highest paid player in the sport by giving him a seven year, $91 million contract. […]

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Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

John Harper of the Daily News makes his case for the Mets signing free-agent closer Kenley Jansen this offseason. “If the Mets want to take a huge step toward re-claiming that supremacy next year and beyond, they should make a big splash this off-season by signing Kenley Jansen,” writes Harper who argues that adding Jansen will put […]

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