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Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

Did you ever notice that certain players that have toiled in the minors for a while tend to exhibit surges in production when they finally get a crack at the big time? It’s as if they had those hits stockpiled for the Show and can’t wait to get them out of their systems once fortune […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Jeurys Familia, RP

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Jeurys Familia, RP

JEURYS FAMILIA, RHP Player Data: Age: 27, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Arbitration Eligible 2016 Primary Stats: 3-4. 51 Saves, 2.55 ERA, 1.210 WHIP, 9.7 K/9, 77.2 IP. 2016 Player Review: Closers in baseball have a plight similar to that of kickers in football. You expect them to get the job done every time and are relieved when they […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP Player Data: Age: 24, B/T: Left/Right, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 14-9, 2.60 ERA, 30 GS, 183.2 IP, 218 K, 43 BB, 1.15 WHIP 2016 Review: It seemed only fitting that Noah Syndergaard would get the Mets their first win of the 2016 season against the defending World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. […]

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Featured Article: Seven Veteran Pitchers Who Could Replace Colon

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Seven Veteran Pitchers Who Could Replace Colon

The Mets world is reeling after the news that Bartolo Colon signed with the Atlanta Braves. This was unexpected, as Colon had passed up on better offers last season to return to the Mets. Now with the team having most of its rotation coming off of injuries, they are going to probably need to acquire […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Seth Lugo, RHP

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Seth Lugo, RHP

Seth Lugo, RHP Player Data: Age: 27 on 11/17, B/T: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 5-2, 2.67 ERA, 17 G, 8 GS, 64 IP, 45 K, .1.09 WHIP 2016 Review: At first glance, Seth Lugo‘s Triple A numbers in 2016 didn’t scream “promotion” to the majors. In 21 games, 14 of those starts […]

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2016 Mets Report Card: Steven Matz, SP

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Card: Steven Matz, SP

STEVEN MATZ, LHP Player Data: Age: 25, Bats: Right, Throws: Left, Free Agency: 2022 2016 Primary Stats: 9-8, 3.40 ERA, 22 GS, 132.1 IP, 129 K, 31 BB, 1.209 WHIP 2016 Player Review: An eligible rookie heading into the 2016 season, Steven Matz got off to a horrid start to say the least. His first start of […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

YOENIS CESPEDES, OF Player Data: Age: 31, B/L: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2017 2016 Primary Stats: 132 G, .280 AVG, .354 OBP, .530 SLG, .25 2B, 31 HR, 86 RBI 2016 Review: What a player. Yoenis Cespedes, for the second year in a row, was everything to the Mets’ offense. The team was 72-54 when Cespedes […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps ERA Leader Craig Swan

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1978 Topps ERA Leader Craig Swan

1978 was a tough time to be a young Mets fan. The first full season without Tom Seaver, the Mets went 66 – 96, finishing last in the National League East, 24 games behind the Philadelphia Phillies. The manager was future Hall of Famer Joe Torre, who had retired as player-manager the prior season to […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Jay Bruce, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Jay Bruce, OF

JAY BRUCE, OF Player Data: Age: 29, B/T: Left/Left, Free Agency: 2018 2016 Primary Stats: (As a Met) .219/.294/.391, 8 home runs, 19 RBI, 43 strikeouts, 17 walks, 14 runs scored, 50 games 2016 Review:  The Mets were hoping that Jay Bruce was the answer to their lineup as protection for Yoenis Cespedes, and also act as […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Lucas Duda, 1B

An article by posted on November 12, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Lucas Duda, 1B

LUCAS DUDA, 1B Player Data: Age: 31, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Free Agency: 2018 2016 Primary Stats: .229/.302/.412, 7 HR, 23 RBI, 20 R, 172 PA 2016 Review: For Lucas Duda, there isn’t much to review of his 2016 season, having only played 47 games due to a lower back injury that plagued him. During the sparse amount […]

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