Mets Thoughts

What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

The New York Mets will have themselves a crowded outfield entering 2017 with the likes of Curtis Granderson, Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares and Brandon Nimmo under contract. The team also holds a $13MM option on outfielder, Jay Bruce, that they are expected to exercise. Lastly, there is also a guy named Yoenis Cespedes who may […]

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Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

With the offseason underway early for the New York Mets, decisions loom for the team as they look to get healthy and back into the postseason for the third year in a row, something the club has never done in their 55-year history. One such decision is whether or not to pick up Jay Bruce’s […]

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Mets Offseason Planner: Payroll Commitments, Arbitration, Free Agents

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Planner: Payroll Commitments, Arbitration, Free Agents

Good Morning, everyone. I wanted to put together an offseason planner and I included some upcoming important dates to remember. Essentially what follows is a summary I compiled of our 2017 Payroll Commitments, Arbitration Eligible Players and Free Agents, along with some observations and a current payroll projection. Important Dates Five days after World Series: […]

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The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

Do you like teams built around talented young power arms that could fall apart due to injury at any moment? Do you like streaky power hitters and an offense that scores the majority of its runs via the long ball? Do you like short term contracts and a hard mandate from ownership to avoid expensive […]

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Who is the Mets’ Best Option at 1B for 2017?

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
Who is the Mets’ Best Option at 1B for 2017?

The New York Mets will have a decision to make in 2017 as far as who it is that will be manning first base for the team. The Metropolitans will have a few options to choose from in the coming year. Lucas Duda is eligible for salary arbitration and it is expected that the Mets […]

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Is Travis d’Arnaud the Mets’ Best Option in 2017?

An article by posted on October 11, 2016 0 Comments
Is Travis d’Arnaud the Mets’ Best Option in 2017?

This offseason, the Mets have a number of important decisions to make. However, one avenue they don’t have to address is the catcher position. One move that fans will have near unanimous agreement with is bringing back Rene Rivera as the Mets backup catcher. Rivera certainly earned his reputation as not only a good defensive catcher, […]

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Moving On…

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Moving On…

It’s been four days since that Jeurys Familia ninth inning meltdown, and while the painful sting of that fateful moment is long gone, I think it’s safe to say there is still some lingering general soreness. They say the best way to get over something is to talk about it – or in my case […]

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Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
Looking At The Mets’ Big Picture

Painful. No other word for what I felt, for what we all felt, as we watched a pitching duel for the ages come to a crashing halt with a disastrous ninth inning. Many of us vented on social media; many of us flooded the comments section of this blog, to let out our frustration. Blame […]

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Reasons to Believe in the 2017 Mets

An article by posted on October 8, 2016 0 Comments
Reasons to Believe in the 2017 Mets

A gut-wrenching loss in the Wild Card game is not how we all envisioned the Mets’ season ending. The reality is they ran into one of the best postseason pitchers in baseball history and couldn’t find a way to scratch out a run. But that doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be hope for the Mets in […]

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Stay or Go, Mets Have Tough Decisions to Make

An article by posted on October 7, 2016 0 Comments
Stay or Go, Mets Have Tough Decisions to Make

The hurt of the Wild Card game is still entrenched in us but it’s time to start talking at who the Mets will try to keep for the 2017 season and who will likely move on. I will take a very early look at what the Mets should do with the options they have at […]

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