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Featured Post: Looking At Mets Through SABR Defensive Index

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Looking At Mets Through SABR Defensive Index

The Society for American Baseball Research doesn’t really sponsor particular statistics, but two years ago, it formed a committee to create a newer, better defensive statistic called the SABR Defensive Index. SABR has periodically released updates of this newly-created stat, and you may find the results interesting. Defensive Index, or SDI combines a number of […]

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Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Defense Matters, Just ask Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares has been spectacular this year in the outfield, plain and simple. I would just like to take this moment to acknowledge that our center fielder currently ranks 14th in the majors and 7th in the National League in wins above replacement (WAR). Though Lagares has only two home runs and 32 RBIs in […]

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Is It Time To Move Wright Out Of The Third Spot?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Is It Time To Move Wright Out Of The Third Spot?

David Wright is on pace to post career lows in on-base percentage, slugging and OPS. His struggles this season have been well documented. One thing to keep in mind is that because the Mets third baseman has produced at such an elite level over the years, his current level of career low production is not […]

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

I’m sure it’s been something that has been debated quite often on this site as to whether Gil Hodges should be enshrined along with his legendary Brooklyn Dodgers’ teammates in Cooperstown. Well, Gil will be up for election again this December at the Winter Meetings. To increase awareness of Gil’s cause, here is a television […]

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Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: Desperate Mets Try New Promo Tactic

When your ballclub is cruising toward another mid-70s win season and seeing its attendance in continued decline you try everything you can think of to get fans out to the park. The Mets have tried promotions like fireworks nights, concerts by name entertainers, and have given bobblehead dolls out of everyone from Ed Kranepool to […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: #OWNED Mets Take Three More in Philly

  1. The Mets continue to own the Phillies in Citizens Bank Park. They have come away victorious in 12 of their last 14 outings at CBP, winning three out of four in this set. Overall, the Mets are 11-5 against the Phillies this season, however just 16-19 against the rest of the NL East. […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Murphy, Granderson, Colon, Oh My!

It’s been one of those wacky high and low weeks for the Mets yet again, showing that while the future looks bright, the present is rather bleak. It always seems as if each factor– offense, defense and pitching– seem to work independently. One day the offense will explode… but the defense will falter. The next day […]

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MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

We present our Mets Midseason Top 25 Prospects. It’s just a quick and cursory look at our rankings before we get to work on our annual and much more extensive 2015 Top Prospects list in February. It was comprised from the individual rankings of myself and my minor league aficionados Kirk, Teddy, Brian and Connor. […]

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A Case For Keeping Sandy Alderson As Mets GM

An article by posted on August 7, 2014 0 Comments
A Case For Keeping Sandy Alderson As Mets GM

Sandy Alderson is in the final season of his original four-year deal that expires in October, but the team has an option on Alderson’s contract for 2015. It was reported earlier in the season that the option was not picked up and that the owners will make a decision sometime near or after the season. Alderson […]

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