Tag: 2014

Are We Better In 2014: The Bullpen

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Are We Better In 2014: The Bullpen

In the final part of the “Are We Better?” series, we’ll focus on the bullpen. On the outside looking in, the 2013 Mets pitching staff seemed like a strength of the organization.  Our rotation finished with the 8th best ERA amongst all teams, and the bullpen seemed to be average, with good seasons from Bobby Parnell, LaTroy […]

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The Nickel and Dime Image of the Mets

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
The Nickel and Dime Image of the Mets

In an article that was very critical of the Mets, Barry Federovitch fired several shots across the bow of the franchise with his point being that the Mets continue to come up short on and off the field. The nickel-and-dime image of the Mets hasn’t completely gone away, and with the Yankees spending as much as […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 10 Steven Matz, LHP

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 10 Steven Matz, LHP

10. Steven Matz Height: 6’2” Weight: 192 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Steven Matz finally put together a full season in professional baseball last year, which was an encouraging sign in itself. Even more encouraging was the extent of the success he had. In 106.1 IP, Matz blew away hitters with 121 K’s, a 2.62 […]

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How Punxsutawney Phil Predicts the Mets Season

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
How Punxsutawney Phil Predicts the Mets Season

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today, which means we are in for a Long Winter… But what does that mean for the Mets? Unfortunately, it’s not a good sign. Since 1962, Phil’s predictions of Long Winters have by and large not boded well for the Orange and Blue. 2014 marks the 41st time the world […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 11 Gavin Cecchini, SS

An article by posted on February 1, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 11 Gavin Cecchini, SS

11. Gavin Cecchini Height: 6’1” Weight: 180 lbs. Age: 20 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Gavin Cecchini receives his fair share of criticism because his ceiling is not as high as your traditional first round draft pick. The Mets took Cecchini with the 12th overall pick in the 2012 draft because his already impressive floor provided somewhat of […]

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Mets “Still Looking For More Players”

An article by posted on February 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets “Still Looking For More Players”

Mets fans felt mixed views on Thursday after Sandy Alderson admitted the club are still looking for new players, despite their already-burgeoning roster. The general manager spoke to the Daily Pennsylvanian about life at Citi Field and revealed the club is still on the hunt for more players before Spring Training. “The offseason develops over […]

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Niese Could Get Opening Day Nod

An article by posted on January 31, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Could Get Opening Day Nod

Adam Rubin writes on ESPNNewYork.com that Jon Niese may get another Opening Day nod from Terry Collins to start the 2014 season. The Mets open the season on March 31 against the Washington Nationals. On Opening Day 2013, Niese pitched a gem and earned a win in the Mets 11-2 laugher. The veteran southpaw finished the season at 8-8, a 3.71 ERA, […]

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Potential 2015 Free Agent Class Littered With Shortstop Talent

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Potential 2015 Free Agent Class Littered With Shortstop Talent

As each day passes, Ruben Tejada becomes more and more likely to be the man at shortstop come Opening Day. Sandy Alderson finally put the kibosh on the idea of the Mets signing Stephen Drew earlier this week, calling the potential move ‘unlikely’. Reports indicated a willingness by New York to negotiate a one-year deal […]

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Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: The Mets’ Starting Rotation

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Better In 2014 Than 2013: The Mets’ Starting Rotation

We recently ran through the position players on the current Mets roster, and projected the opening day position players vs the 2013 opening day Mets.  It’s pretty safe to say that we are in much better shape, on paper at least, than we were last year at this time.  Let’s see how the arms stack up […]

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Mets Bullpen Update: Parnell Will Remain Closer If Healthy

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Update: Parnell Will Remain Closer If Healthy

Despite an active offseason by the Mets, little has been done or discussed regarding the bullpen. Andy Martino of the Daily News provides an update on how the ‘pens of New York are rounding out as Spring Training nears. Bobby Parnell has been assured by the team that the closer duties remain his, so long […]

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