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Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Has Huge Run Potential

The New York Mets go into 2016 armed with a potent offense compared to the start of the 2015 season. With the stout starting five the Mets will throw out against opposing teams, it’s no wonder that the Mets offense is a secondary conversation. However, the name of the game is scoring runs, and I […]

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Can David Wright Cement A HOF Bid With A Strong 2016

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Can David Wright Cement A HOF Bid With A Strong 2016

Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters at Port St. Lucie today and said the team will monitor David Wright throughout the season as they try to get a better handle of managing his spinal stenosis diagnosis and maximizing his contribution to the team. “We’re going to have to be mindful of his physical situation. We’ll have to […]

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Remembering Gary Carter…

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Remembering Gary Carter…

Remembering Gary Carter on the four year anniversary of his death. He was a great baseball player, a tremendous family man, and the best friend anyone could ever have. Most of all, he will always be remembered as The Kid to all who knew him because of his passion and enthusiasm for life and for […]

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Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing More Heat in 2016

The general consensus as to why Hall of Famer Walter Johnson was so dominant was the saying, “You can’t hit what you can’t see.”  In analyzing some new data by MLB’s StatCast, that saying can now be applied to the young New York Mets’ pitching staff. As Andrew Simon of MLB.com notes, the Mets threw more pitches of […]

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Are We Rushing to Judgment on Mejia?

An article by posted on February 13, 2016 0 Comments
Are We Rushing to Judgment on Mejia?

Well unless you’re living under a rock, by now you’ve heard that Jenrry Mejia is permanently suspended from baseball for testing positive for steroids use a third time. The universal take is that he was incredibly stupid. At first, that was my take as well. However, there is something in me that began to question this premise. The one question I […]

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Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera: Coming Soon To A Citi Near You

While fans wait anxiously for Spring Training to begin, it’s always a fun exercise to create some excitement for players that may have an impact in the not so distant future. Part of the fun of watching early Spring games is getting a chance to see some of your favorite top prospects getting a chance […]

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Jeurys Familia: The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive An Extension

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia: The One Mets Pitcher Who Should Receive An Extension

Last year, the Mets were carried by their pitching. It helped them sustain an anemic offense until the Mets got healthy and made some key trades. It helped carry them to the World Series. It’s the promise for the future. That future first comes into question around 2019. That is the year that Matt Harvey becomes a […]

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Mets Payroll Is Not a Story in 2016

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Payroll Is Not a Story in 2016

When is a story not a story?  I found myself asking that question when I read a recent article on Deadspin that bashes the current state of the Wilpons’ real estate business and Fred Wilpon’s handling of it, citing they’ve lost millions. The article also suggest that the recent signing of Yoenis Cespedes was not necessarily a […]

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Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Underrated: Lucas Duda is a Top Ten First Baseman

The MLB Network is almost done with their annual “Top Ten Right Now” series, having gone through every position aside from Right Field and Catcher. So far, the New York Mets have not been well represented—the “Shredder” has not been kind to the Metropolitans. We have had two players make the cut so far—Neil Walker […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Doubles Down, Says Goal Is Winning The World Series

I wanted to update this thread with some new quotes from Travis d’Arnaud, who had some glowing assessments of the young starters in the Mets rotation in an interview he did with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “They all have guts,” d’Arnaud said. “They all pitch with their heart. They all pitch with […]

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Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

An article by posted on February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Erik Goeddel An Arm To Keep An Eye On

With the news Monday that RHP Tyler Clippard signed a 2-year $12.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems the Mets bullpen is quite set, albeit a minor league signing or two. Throughout the offseason, fans were calling for general manager Sandy Alderson to address the bullpen inefficiencies. Deploying a deep bullpen has been […]

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