Let’s kick off the first of our Fantasy Focus columns with some discussion of our beloved Mets. We’ll take an in depth look at their fantasy performance – which refers specifically to the following categories found in a ‘typical’ fantasy baseball league – Batting Average, Runs, HR, RBI, SB for hitters and Wins, Saves, ERA, […]
The Morning Grind is the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored! What’s On Our Minds 1. What’s the deal with the Braves? The Atlanta Braves have been very busy in the last 24 hours… First they released 305 […]
For many years while the Atlanta Braves had a chokehold on the rest of the National League East, Turner Field was a veritable house of horrors for the New York Mets. Since it opened in 1997, the Mets are 34-66 at Turner Field and have had numerous crushing defeats, including some of the season-ending variety […]
Adam Rubin is now reporting that J..J. Putz has lost his eighth-inning role to Bobby Parnell. He was informed during a meeting with Jerry Manuel on Wednesday. Manuel hoped the change would be temporary, until Putz rediscovers himself. Putz will be the primary seventh-inning reliever. “Hopefully this is a small, small window for him to […]
I am getting so sick and tired of posting these injury reports and updates… It’s been reported that Jose Reyes has suffered a setback while rehabbing in Port St. Lucie. Steve Popper writes, Jose Reyes played in an extended spring game today in Port St. Lucie but was pulled in the third inning after feeling […]
Ryan Church is currently playing at Port St. Lucie with fellow detainee Jose Reyes. While Reyes is expected be activated on Friday, Church should be making his return on Sunday. The question as to who gets cut from the 25-man roster is an easy one when Reyes returns, but what happens when Church returns? Is […]
Now, as Jose Reyes is put on the DL and viruses and other nagging injuries are affecting more of the Mets, it feels like they are all jumping overboard while that big ship known as the Philadelphia Phillies has just blown right by, making the water choppy around those NYM lifeboats.
Some great news on the Mets prospects front, courtesy of Adam Rubin, Mets officials say Brad Holt is on a similar trajectory to Mike Pelfrey. So Holt, the 33rd overall pick in the draft one year ago and the fastest-rising pitching prospect in the organization, was promoted to Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday. He could even […]