Tag: 2012

Mets Notes: Walker, Conforto, Syndergaard Flying High

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Walker, Conforto, Syndergaard Flying High

Neil Walker has six home runs over his last nine games and his seven home runs are tied for the most he’s ever hit in any calendar month. The former Pirate had seven home runs in September, 2013 and seven in July, 2012. Walker is tied for fourth in the majors with his seven long […]

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Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

An article by posted on March 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Debating Whether Plawecki Starts Season In Triple-A

Backup catcher Kevin Plawecki had a nice day at the plate on Saturday, crushing a long two-run homer in the team’s 14-9 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. After the game manager Terry Collins acknowledged that the team is debating whether Plawecki would be better served by playing regularly at Triple-A Las Vegas or serving […]

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Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Back Among Top 15 MLB Payrolls

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Mets payroll – which he calculates to be $134 million – currently ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. That puts them ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals. It´s nice that ownership finally appears willing and able to sport a competitive payroll. Assuming the […]

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Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

An article by posted on January 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Could Forego Adding Reliever And Stick With What They Have In Bullpen

The New York Mets reportedly still have interest in relievers Antonio Bastardo and Tyler Clippard, but only if they are willing to accept a one-year deal which appears to be very unlikely.  On Thursday, GM Sandy Alderson clarified his approach and how he views the current relief market. “Does it really improve the team to […]

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Featured Article: Becerra, Rivera, Bowman Are Potential Rule 5 Selections

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Becerra, Rivera, Bowman Are Potential Rule 5 Selections

J.J. Cooper of Baseball America put together a list of players he believes could potentially get selected in next month’s Rule 5 Draft. Among them he includes three Mets prospects who could be at risk. Wuilmer Becerra, OF, Mets (21): It’s hard to see how a team could keep Becerra on the big league roster […]

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Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

An article by posted on August 11, 2015 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson: You Hit Or You Sit?

By now most of you have heard all about Terry Collins and his mantra of “either you hit or you sit,” and I don’t think there’s anyone among us who doesn’t applaud this. But as I said at the time, I wonder if Collins will really stick to it, especially knowing his affinity for giving […]

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Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Was Sunday’s Game the Biggest in Citi Field History?

If you were at Citi Field on Sunday night, or perhaps even just watching the game on TV, you may have been a bit confused. The calendar might have read August 2nd, but it sure felt a lot like mid-October in Queens. Since Citi Field’s inaugural season in 2009, there have been a few note-worthy […]

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Press Release: Mets Announce Yoenis Cespedes Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Announce Yoenis Cespedes Deal

The New York Mets today announced that the club has acquired All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league righthanded pitchers Luis Cessa and Michael Fulmer. Cespedes will wear #52 and Carlos Torres will switch to #72. Born in Campechuela, Granma, Cuba, Cespedes will become the 11th Cuban-born player to play […]

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Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

An article by posted on July 3, 2015 0 Comments
Our Baseball Maverick Is Under Fire, Can He Revive Mets Season?

I wanted to address some of what’s been written about Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and the Panic City Mets. Joel Sherman – While upper management has insisted the dollars are there, executives from other teams say their Mets counterparts tell them that the budget is either tight or non-existent. Is that gamesmanship by the Mets […]

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Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Postseason Odds Down to Season Low 28%

On April 27th, the Mets had a record of 15-5 and were eight games ahead of the Washington Nationals. According to the Postseason Probabilities chart on mlb.com, the Mets had a 68% chance of making the postseason, which was their high water mark for the season. After being swept by the Atlanta Braves, the Mets […]

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