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Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

An article by posted on June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Era Of Half-Measures Needs to End

Suffice it to say it’s been a rough month for the New York Mets. I’ll spare you all the negative rants about losing streaks, poor offensive rankings, and a disintegrating run differential. I think we’ve all had enough of that. It’s tough to put your arms around what exactly is going on with this team. […]

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Mets Minors: Pedro Lopez Has B-Mets Back In Playoff Mode

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pedro Lopez Has B-Mets Back In Playoff Mode

“In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck, The World of Our Discontent In Binghamton over the last two seasons, the popularity of baseball has exploded as Pedro Lopez and his B-Mets have hit their stride putting together a run of winning baseball […]

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Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets’ Young Guns To Be Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post reports that Tom Verducci is working on a cover story about the Mets’ young pitchers for Sports Illustrated. Earlier this week, Harvey was interviewed a second time by Verducci, and then he met with and interviewed Noah Syndergaard as well. Of course Harvey was the last Met featured on […]

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It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

Regardless of whether or not you think Sandy Alderson and the Mets need to make a big splash deal before this season’s trade deadline, here is some sobering information about the perception around the league regarding the financial state of the team. In his latest piece for ESPN Insider, Buster Olney says that there is no […]

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Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Buster Posey Talks About Facing Syndergaard, Harvey

I had a chance this afternoon to visit Topps headquarters, where they introduced star Giants catcher Buster Posey. I also had the chance to ask the 2012 MVP a question, so with last night’s no-hitter having already been discussed, I asked him about Noah Syndergaard, and what it’s like to face a pitcher for the […]

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Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

An article by posted on June 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Really” Ramping Up Efforts To Trade Gee or Niese

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Dillon Gee and Jon Niese are very much still available as the Mets would like to make room for top pitching prospect Steven Matz in their six-man rotation. “Word around league is Mets really ramping up effort to try and trade not just Dillon Gee, but Jon Niese as […]

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No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

An article by posted on June 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Shortage Of Teams Interested In Zobrist, Bidding Will Be Fierce

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets, Nationals, Yankees and Cubs are among just some of the teams who have recently contacted the Oakland A’s about acquiring the very versatile Ben Zobrist. With demand for Zobrist increasing day by day, Billy Beane has the luxury of letting this play out as long as […]

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Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

Wanted to update this post with some quotes from Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer who spoke to Fred Kerber of the New York Post about the recent uptick in Mets offense and how Cuddyer is fueling that. “I felt my swing was getting better even — without the results,” Cuddyer said. “But nobody wants to hear […]

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Scott Boras Approves Of Mets Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Scott Boras Approves Of Mets Six-Man Rotation

Joel Sherman of the NY Post argues that it’s a mistake for the Mets to use a 6 man rotation. The Mets’ plan is to limit the amount of innings for their starters, especially Matt Harvey‘s since it’s his first year back from Tommy John surgery. While Sherman understands that the Mets want to be cautious […]

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Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Three Moves The Mets Can Make To Turn Things Around

The Mets beat the Phillies yesterday afternoon, but they are still struggling. Their pitching has become suddenly inconsistent and their offense is practically nonexistent. Here are a few things that I think, while risky, could turn things around. Call up Steven Matz Steven Matz is killing it in Triple-A right now. He currently owns a […]

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