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Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Three Mets Players to Pull For in 2014

There are three Mets I’m really pulling for this season. Sure, we have the stars in David Wright and Curtis Granderson. Yes, we have the young studs in Zack Wheeler and the promise of Travis d’Arnaud. We also have the hopeful comeback stories of Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada. Of course I’m pulling for all […]

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Did We Do Enough To Improve The Offense?

An article by posted on March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Did We Do Enough To Improve The Offense?

The moving trucks are leaving Florida. The hopes of a last second deal have faded. In just a matter of days, our beloved Mets, with a near certain 25 man-roster, will take the field in Queens and the 2014 MLB season will commence. So the question becomes, is this team as we know it, improved […]

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From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Playing With A Short Leash Is A Tough Way To Play

So it’s looks as though the Mets will be carrying both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda on the 25-man roster come Monday’s Opening Day. The injuries to both this spring precluded the team from being confident in naming a starter. It does look like though that Davis will get the first crack at the position. […]

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Chris Young, Low and Away

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young, Low and Away

It is a tough predicament when you have a true weakness. Nowadays, with data available on every facet of the game, there is no way to hide it. Chris Young must know this. When a blogger, like me, sitting on my couch at home can find out how to pitch to Young’s weakness, then surely opposing pitchers […]

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Grading the Mets Offseason

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Grading the Mets Offseason

The Mets offseason is over, which is great news for anyone itching to finally turn off their “Stephen Drew” Google alerts for good.  The team will likely start the 2014 season as currently constructed, so it’s time to look back and grade GM Sandy Alderson’s work. Heading into the winter, the shopping list was a long one.  The Mets needed two […]

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Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

Wilmer Flores has been optioned to minor league camp and will begin the season with Triple-A Las Vegas along with Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Zach Lutz. The Mets will use Flores at shortstop and second base with Las Vegas to continue to gauge his worthiness, writes Adam Rubin. “I feel good,” Flores said after receiving the news. […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

So here we stand a week from opening day and there are still as many questions as there are answers. Who’s on first? Will Ruben Tejada be the starting shortstop come March 31st – or will the solution come via trade or free agent signing? ( I’m looking at you Stephen Drew !!) And can Jonathon […]

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Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins told reporters that there are differing opinions among the Mets as to who should be the team’s fifth starter. Mets executives have yet to convene as a group to make a final call regarding the fifth spot in the starting rotation, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. But righthander Jenrry Mejia has […]

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Seratelli Closing In On His Major League Dream

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Seratelli Closing In On His Major League Dream

The stories of the spring have been dominated by injuries to Ike Davis, Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda and all the drama with Rubin Tejada, plus all the news with the current pitching staff and future studs on the mound. But each spring there always seems to be one story that stands out from the rest, […]

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Is Batting The Pitcher Eighth A Worthwhile Strategy?

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
Is Batting The Pitcher Eighth A Worthwhile Strategy?

  Mets manager Terry Collins had spoken about the idea of hitting the pitcher eighth on several occasions. On Thursday, he put the idea into practice against the Braves. The result was a 7-6 win over Atlanta. Did the new lineup construction play a major role in the offensive outburst? Probably not. The idea behind […]

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