Mets Thoughts

Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
Jonathan Lucroy Should Be A Priority

With the unfortunate developments on first baseman Lucas Duda not looking rosy for the New York Mets for the next several weeks, the talk has been on whom among the in-house options could fill in during his absence. The usual suspects have been mentioned, Eric Campbell, Wilmer Flores upon his return from his own DL […]

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The Dark Knight Will Rise Again

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Dark Knight Will Rise Again

Mets right-hander Matt Harvey is still frustrated over his recent pitching struggles, but told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin that he can solve his issues on the mound rather than skipping a start. “For me, taking time off isn’t going to do anything. It’s finding it on the mound,” Harvey said. “I’m not a quitter. […]

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The Mets Bullpen Has Been MLB’s Best

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Has Been MLB’s Best

The Mets bullpen is off to a great start in 2016. Just how good has it been, and is it for real? The answers: 1) very good, and 2) yes. It feels like a lifetime since the Mets bullpen was a strength in a year that mattered but, believe it or not, the Mets bullpen […]

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The Z Files: Bartolo Colon’s Secret Sauce

An article by posted on May 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Bartolo Colon’s Secret Sauce

The New York Mets maintained their Major League team lead in home runs belting three more (David Wright, Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker) during their 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals. During the bottom of the first inning, the Nationals strung together three straight singles, two of which were seeing eye ground ball singles through […]

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Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes: Power, Patience, Performance

Cespedes has a 178 wRC+ which ranks No. 1 in MLB When Yoenis Cespedes re-signed with the New York Mets this off-season, fans were elated. Even if it’s just for one season, (Cespedes has the opt-out after 2016) the Mets finally have a legitimate power bat to hit in the middle of the lineup, something […]

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The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: Syndergaard Shows Importance of Pitch Selection

Noah Syndergaard helped complete the New York Mets three game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers using a pitching strategy Matt Harvey successfully utilized last season. Noah Syndergaard (W, 5-2) 7.0 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 11 SO, 0 BB Syndergaard’s overall transition in pitch selection has been obvious, using his newly found sharp, high velocity […]

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Mets Cannot Continue To Play With A Short Bench

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Cannot Continue To Play With A Short Bench

Over recent years, the Mets have shown a willingness to play a man down on their bench. The causes have varied. We saw earlier this year they played down a man while the waited to see if Steven Matz needed a DL stint. Other times, it’s been to call up a spot starter as they […]

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As Mets Struggle Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera Remains Solid

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
As Mets Struggle Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera Remains Solid

The Mets offense has certainly had its highs and lows so far this season and for the time being, it is struggling pretty badly. Curtis Granderson has not been his usual self and Neil Walker has cooled off since a great first few weeks. David Wright has been either league average or absolutely awful depending […]

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David Wright Turns The Jeers Into Cheers

An article by posted on May 21, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Turns The Jeers Into Cheers

Well that was fun… My first chance to watch an entire Mets game in over a week and the fates treated me to an exciting walk-off victory off the bat of none other than the captain David Wright. What a sight for sore eyes, seeing Wright deliver the game-winning hit and being swarmed by his […]

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The Mets’ Train Wreck

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets’ Train Wreck

The utter embarrassment of the last two nights would seem to indicate the 2016 Mets are not nearly what we thought.  Sure, the Nationals are a good team and the season has a long way to go, but the signs are ominous. Where to begin?  Matt Harvey at this point is completely lost.  His confidence […]

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