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What Dillon Gee’s Move To The Pen Means For Jon Niese

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
What Dillon Gee’s Move To The Pen Means For Jon Niese

The Mets have several obvious problems that need to be addressed. They are weak defensively, have a horrendous bench and have a hole in their lineup at the hot corner. However, their pitching seems to be problematic as well depending on the angle you look at it. In general, having a surplus of pitching nowadays […]

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The Trouble With Terry Collins

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Trouble With Terry Collins

As you undoubtedly know by now, manager Terry Collins decided on Friday to kill the six-man rotation he had been lobbying and trying to justify for the greater part of the last two weeks. In an amazing and bizarre twist, Collins completely caved in and told reporters he was nixing the plan because it had […]

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The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Need Another Donn Clendenon Type Deal

With increasing talk about the Mets’ need to trade for offensive help, I immediately remembered the trade they pulled off on June 15, 1969 with the Expos for first baseman Donn Clendenon. Certainly, the trades for Keith Hernandez and Mike Piazza were more high-profile, but it’s fair to say the Mets would have never won […]

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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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