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Morning Grind: Juan’s Cannon Out Of Commission

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Juan’s Cannon Out Of Commission

Juan Lagares still has the speed, range, instincts, coordination, and fearlessness that made him a Gold Glover in Center Field last year. But one tool is absent: his arm. After missing the end of last season with an elbow injury, Juan’s rocket of an arm has ranged from decent to weak over the first two […]

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No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets, Nationals, Yankees and Cubs are among just some of the teams who have recently contacted the Oakland A’s about acquiring the very versatile Ben Zobrist. With demand for Zobrist increasing day by day, Billy Beane has the luxury of letting this play out as long as […]

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Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Is Jeurys Familia The Mets MVP?

Last night, Jeurys Familia showed why he’s the closer of the future for the Mets. He entered the game with one out in the eighth and finished off a five-out save. It marked Familia’s third straight outing of more than one inning and his fourth this season. Familia’s numbers this season are absolutely incredible. The […]

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Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Consider Trading Bartolo Colon

There is an interesting issue that arises with fans. There is an obvious notion that often goes overlooked. It’s easy to say that the Mets should expunge the current dead weight of their rotation. It’s easy to point fingers at Dillon Gee and Jon Niese at this point, both of whom have not been pitching […]

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Daniel Murphy Is Worth Retaining Beyond This Season

An article by posted on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Is Worth Retaining Beyond This Season

There has been much discussion between fans and the Mets’ brain trust alike on whether or not this will be Daniel Murphy‘s last season in a Mets uniform. Coming off his first all-star season last year in which Murphy slashed a very respectable .289/.332/.403 with nine home runs and fifty-seven RBI’s, Daniel is back at […]

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Some Intriguing Infield Trade Targets For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
Some Intriguing Infield Trade Targets For Sandy Alderson

I don’t know how everyone else felt listening to David Wright‘s comments to the media yesterday before the game. It’s tough to see David go through something like this. People can knock him all they want for whatever reason, but one thing is for sure: he’s a gamer. He wants to be out there with […]

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Morning Grind: Trade Winds Blowing?

An article by posted on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Trade Winds Blowing?

The MLB Draft is just a few days away, so one might expect front office executives to currently be focusing their attention on the top college and high school players in the nation. But yesterday, the first real trade of the 2015 season went down out West, where Seattle acquired slugger Mark Trumbo from Arizona […]

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Strikeouts Are Both A Concern And An Asset For Mets

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Strikeouts Are Both A Concern And An Asset For Mets

During the past 30 days, only four other teams have struck out at a higher rate than the Mets. Mets’ hitters struck out in 23.2 percent of their plate appearances in this span, which is the fifth highest mark in the league. This problem has been magnified during the last two games against San Diego. […]

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Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Morning Grind: ASG Voting Shows Mets’ Lack of Star Power

The Mets are hanging tough with the Nationals at the top of the division after two months of play. But unlike the last Mets team to win the NL East (2006), this year’s team doesn’t feature elite position players anywhere on the diamond. It’s not a coincidence that, while the ’06 Mets accounted for half […]

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Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

In his column for the New York Post yesterday, Joel Sherman implied that the Mets may have passed on Jhonny Peralta thinking that they had a “Jhonny Peralta lite” already on the roster in Wilmer Flores: But more and more, Flores is — of all things — Jhonny Peralta Lite. He is hitting homers and […]

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