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Do Baseball Mavericks Get Stage Fright? This One Does…

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Do Baseball Mavericks Get Stage Fright? This One Does…

“See the man with the stage fright, Just standin’ up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight, But when we get to the end He wants to start all over again.”  - Robbie Robertson What exactly do the Mets still need to do to have a legit chance at […]

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Alderson Updates Reporters On Trade Front

An article by posted on June 12, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Updates Reporters On Trade Front

Sandy Alderson updated reporters on Thursday about the current trade climate and what type of player they are hoping to acquire. “I’d say it’s a very narrow market. Teams are not looking to dump their players in the middle of June. That’s like advertising to their fans that the season is over. I don’t care […]

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Featured Post: The Case For (And Against) Todd Frazier

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Case For (And Against) Todd Frazier

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post proposed an interesting trade target in his column today: Reds’ slugger Todd Frazier. Trade proposals for Frazier were flying all over Twitter yesterday. In fact, trade proposals for a bunch of Reds veterans were flying around. The Reds are floundering, and find themselves sitting at 23-29, 5.5 games […]

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Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

The New York Mets wrapped up the 2015 Amateur Draft, finishing with 39 picks from rounds 2 through 40. After forgoing their first round pick to sign Michael Cuddyer, the Mets were left with an MLB low $3,587,800 to spend on their picks, making getting high-upside picks much more difficult to acquire without some creativity. […]

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How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

I should be numb after last night, but quite frankly I’m not. I’m not scared, devastated, or hopeless either. In fact I’m not feeling any of the emotions I’ve encountered in the Mets blogosphere this morning ranging from sad and pathetic to whiny and unsettling. Maybe it’s because watching the Mets offense get no-hit didn’t […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Back In Mets Lineup

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Back In Mets Lineup

Update: Travis d’Arnaud is back with the Mets and in tonight’s lineup and batting sixth. * * * * * * * With the Mets ridiculously challenged for offense, the team should get a nice boost to the lineup when Travis d’Arnaud is activated from the disabled list on Wednesday. The Mets’ regular starting catcher […]

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A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

Joe D had an interesting exchange on Twitter today with SNY personality Sal Licata. Licata is like me in that he wants the Mets to go after not only a big bat, but the biggest ones on the market. Here is the exchange: Since the media attention surrounding Braun’s suspension died down in 2013, he […]

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Zero Hits and Three Takeaways From Last Night

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Zero Hits and Three Takeaways From Last Night

In case you missed it (you didn’t), The Mets got no-hit last night. So, what to make of it? 1. It was only a matter of time. For all the talk (Until Johan’s Pyrrhic Victory) about how the Mets had never had a no-hitter, I’ve often been shocked that, in nearly 19 years of being […]

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Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

The most dominant pitchers in the game over the last eight to ten years are Clayton Kershaw, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez, David Price and Max Scherzer. Not one of them has a ring. The winningest manager ever, Connie Mack, believed pitching accounts for “75 to 90%” of Baseball. This is generally accepted as gospel. But […]

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As Their Value Hits Rock-Bottom, Mets Shopping Gee, Niese, And Montero

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
As Their Value Hits Rock-Bottom, Mets Shopping Gee, Niese, And Montero

Trade speculation is heating up among Mets fans and reporters as the team faces a crunch in the starting rotation. Steven Matz is knocking on the door from Triple-A while Jon Niese and Dillon Gee struggle in the big leagues. Meanwhile, Rafael Montero is returning from a rotator cuff injury. With the Mets currently having […]

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