Tag: 2014

Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Has No Complaints About Payroll Levels

Today Sandy Alderson clarified comments he made in his upcoming biography “Baseball Maverick” (Anthony DiComo). Alderson minimized the impact of the Mets financial woes saying that it has never been a problem for him during his tenure as Mets General Manager. “Some people want to interpret the last four years strictly in terms of what […]

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This Year is Different… Or Is It?

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
This Year is Different… Or Is It?

I don’t know about you – but I’m excited about this year. Okay, so I’m excited about the start of every baseball season, but this year is different. This year there is that nervousness that’s been missing. This year there is that “what if?” factor. This year there are higher expectations. The past few seasons […]

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The Nationals Ran On Lagares’ Elbow

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Nationals Ran On Lagares’ Elbow

Here’s something to keep an eye on over the next few weeks. I picked this up on Mets.com from Anthony DiComo and thought it was worth sharing. As most of you diehards know, in 2013, center fielder Juan Lagares set a Mets rookie record with 15 outfield assists. The following season that number fell to six, largely […]

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Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

While all the attention and focus was on Matt Harvey during Friday’s live batting practice at Tradition Field, top prospect Noah Syndergaard also tossed to Mets batters and was equally as impressive. “It was nice coming in and throwing after Harvey did. All the eyes are more on him than me. It’s cool to share […]

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Ranking the NL East Catchers

An article by posted on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Catchers

How do the National League East Catchers shake out? There can be a lot of debate on this list, and by mid-season this list may be completely different – but let’s take a look and see how they currently rank… 1. Wilson Ramos (Nationals) – Ramos is the best catcher in the East. He gunned […]

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Featured Post: How Terry Collins Can Maximize Offensive Production

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: How Terry Collins Can Maximize Offensive Production

The Mets offseason can only be described in one word: decent. The millions in payroll that was supposedly freed up appears to be just a mirage, and Sandy Alderson was unable to secure the big star fans think the team so desperately needs. The offseason that was supposed to be about getting that last big […]

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MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Announces Pace of Play Changes for 2015 Season

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, the Chairman of Major League Baseball’s Pace of Game and Instant Replay Committees, today jointly announced additions to baseball’s pace of game program. The new rules will address four key areas: 1. Managers must stay in […]

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Ranking the NL East Right Fielders

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Right Fielders

1. Giancarlo Stanton (Marlins) – There is no question who is the Top Dog. The only possible question mark about Stanton is if there will be any residual effect from the horrific beaning he took which ended his 2014 season (which does make me wonder if that played any factor in agreeing to sign long term […]

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Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

Hollywood movie star Viggo Mortensen, best known for his role as Aragorn in the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, summed up his views on the Mets for the New York Post. “The Mets are always going to be fighting the Yankees for attention in New York because they don’t have the money […]

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The Magic Is Back?

An article by posted on February 14, 2015 0 Comments
The Magic Is Back?

As ESPN continues to roll out their Spring Training Power Rankings, lo and behold the Mighty Mets check in at No. 10. They also add that teams ranked in the top 10 (like us) are entering Playoff Territory. Dave Schoenfield pegs the Mets for an 86 win season. ESPN calls Matt Harvey the team’s most […]

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