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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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How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
How Optimistic Should Mets Fans Be?

Mel Brooks has made a small fortune – no make that a large fortune – on his movie, then play, then movie of THE PRODUCERS. As you must know it involved a scam wherein his protagonists planned to make a fortune by overfunding a Broadway show that goes bust almost immediately. Wayne Huizenga owned the […]

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Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

With the news that the New York Yankees plan to retire the numbers of Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada later this season, Kevin Kernan of the NY Post says the Mets should retire the number of Mike Piazza to steal their thunder. “The Yankees have legacy players and they are not afraid to […]

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Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

SNY has officially announced Nelson Figueroa as the new Mets studio analyst for pre and post games shows. “Having grown up in Coney Island as a Mets fan, getting to play for them during a 19-year journey that’s taken me all around the world, and now coming full circle back to New York to cover […]

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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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The Make Or Break Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Make Or Break Mets

Mike Puma of the New York Post questions just how big of a window the Mets have to compete given the makeup of the team. “In one sense, they are a team built on exciting young talent — think the power arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler and Juan Lagares’ explosive legs. […]

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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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FanGraphs: Worst Transactions of the Offseason

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
FanGraphs: Worst Transactions of the Offseason

In what’s become an annual feature for them, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs reviews the 2014-2015 Offseason and ranks the 10 Best and Worst transactions of the Winter. The Mets only made the Worst List. 10. Royals sign Alex Rios, Cost: One year, $11 million 9. A’s sign Billy Butler, Cost: Three years, $30 million 8. […]

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