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Mets All-Time Defensive Lineup

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets All-Time Defensive Lineup

Everyone has been speaking of how important it is to have a good defense to back up the power arms the Mets currently possess. With a former gold-glover at third base and a Juan-derful gold-glover in center field, the Mets aren’t too shabby defensively overall. What if the Mets’ defense was better, though? What if […]

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Did The Mets Offseason Meet Or Exceed Your Expectations?

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Did The Mets Offseason Meet Or Exceed Your Expectations?

There is so much chatter from fans on Mets Twitter and even more so in the Mets Blogosphere regarding expectations and how the front office ultimately handled the offseason. The mainstream media is giving the Mets two thumbs down, I’m sure you’ve read most of their assessments. About a dozen MLB analysts and reporters list […]

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels Wants To Be Traded

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Phillies’ Cole Hamels Wants To Be Traded

In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Phillies ace Cole Hamels admitted he wants to be traded. Said Hamels: “I just want to win. That’s all. That’s all any competitor wants. And I know it’s not going to happen here. This isn’t what I expected. It’s not what the Phillies expected, either. But […]

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Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Who Will Be This Year’s Spring Training Surprise?

There are a number of young prospects and fringe players who will be fighting for recognition this spring.  Every year, there’s usually one surprise performance that puts a previously unheralded name on the radar.  After all the action wraps up in the Grapefruit League, who will be the player to leave a lingering impression on […]

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Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: Parlaying Pitching Depth For Outfield Depth

Someone the other day brought up the fact that in a little over a year’s time we could see a rotation of Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom, Syndergaard, and Matz. With that tantalizing projection comes the realization that Colon, Niese, Gee, and Montero, are expendable. That’s three serviceable veteran starters and a top 100 prospect, all essentially […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

Dillon Gee told beat reporters at Port St. Lucie that he would rather start than pitch out of the bullpen, but that ultimately he’ll do whatever he is asked. Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted that a couple of times this winter, Gee thought he was very close to being traded. As far as his thoughts […]

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Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com recently wrote that of all the top prospects in camp including Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Kevin Plawecki, right-hander Rafael Montero is the only one with big league experience and the best bet to make New York’s Opening Day roster. Though the Mets’ rotation is currently full, he says, the bullpen […]

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Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

Good morning everyone, hope you all had yourselves a great weekend. This offseason has dragged on for what seems like forever, but it finally comes to a merciful end in four days when pitchers and catchers report to Mets camp on Thursday. As far as key additions and subtractions go, you know the deal, we’re […]

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Featured Post: Granderson Was Getting A Raw Deal

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Granderson Was Getting A Raw Deal

Many people seem to have low expectations and even less optimism when discussing Curtis Granderson.  It seems like his bad season was what should be expected as everyone points to his age and playing in more of a pitcher’s park than Yankee Stadium was.  However, while he only had a pathetic 1.0 WAR last year, […]

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