Tag: bench

Robin Ventura On The Bench

An article by posted on November 18, 2016 0 Comments
Robin Ventura On The Bench

At the end of the season manager Terry Collins said that he believed his staff would remain the same next season. This changed yesterday when we found out that Tim Teufel was being replaced by Glenn Sherlock as the third base coach. This move was made because Sherlock is going to coach the catchers and […]

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MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball and MLB Player’s Union are discussing multiple changes to regular season rosters. One of the changes being discussed is the regular season roster size growing from 25 to 26 players. In exchange for that, the player’s union may be willing to agree on limiting […]

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What Role Will Jose Reyes Play In 2017?

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
What Role Will Jose Reyes Play In 2017?

Going into 2017, the Mets infield is relatively set. Lucas Duda will be at first base, Neil Walker will be at second, David Wright at third, and Asdrubal Cabrera at shortstop. The Mets are gearing up to have a strong infield bench as well, having weapons such as Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera who can […]

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Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Kelly Johnson Interested In Returning to Mets

According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Kelly Johnson is amenable to re-signing with the Mets this offseason. Johnson first became a Met in a 2015 July trade that brought him and Juan Uribe from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers John Gant and Robert Whalen. Last offseason, the Mets made the decision to go forward with Eric Campbell on the bench. Johnson signed […]

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Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Here’s Hoping Collins is Watching the Series and Taking Notes

One thing we know about sports is everybody is a copycat, and here’s hoping Mets manager Terry Collins is taking notes. Something Indians manager Terry Francona has known for a long time – and putting to use this postseason – and what Collins seems to ignore is a game’s critical moment doesn’t always occur in the ninth inning. Sometimes, it […]

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Mets Want To Bring Back Bartolo Colon, We Say Lets Do It!

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Bartolo Colon, We Say Lets Do It!

According to Jon Heyman of Knuckleball the Mets would like to keep the Major Leagues’ sexiest pitcher in New York for the 2017 season.  Bartolo Colon, 43, surpassed everyone’s expectations in 2016, going 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA. He tossed 191.2 innings, striking out 128 and walking only 32. In a year plagued with injuries, he […]

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Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Re-Sign Kelly Johnson?

For the second straight season the Mets had injuries that led to a shortage of viable options off the bench and found themselves needing to trade for the services of Kelly Johnson. Johnson was surprisingly even better in his second stint with the Mets hitting .268/.328/.459 with eight doubles, nine home runs and 24 runs […]

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Granderson Continues Late Season Power Surge

An article by posted on September 23, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Continues Late Season Power Surge

Curtis Granderson came into the Mets game against the Miami Marlins on August 29th with a .724 OPS, the lowest it had been since June 8th when it was at .716 and he had struck out 36 times in his previous 105 at-bats. Mets fans were getting sick of watching Granderson strike out and leave […]

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Mets Should Bring Back Juan Uribe

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Should Bring Back Juan Uribe

One thing that is lost when evaluating a player is their impact on the clubhouse. The one thing we all saw with Juan Uribe with the Mets last year was he was a great clubhouse presence. He was the guy who walked into the clubhouse, and he suddenly owned the place. He was blaring the Backstreet Boys […]

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Nimmo Will Likley Be Sent Down When Conforto Returns

An article by posted on July 11, 2016 0 Comments
Nimmo Will Likley Be Sent Down When Conforto Returns

Michael Conforto has been on fire ever since he was sent down to Triple-A Las Vegas. In 57 plate appearances, Conforto is batting .340 with three homeruns and 13 RBI to go along with an excellent .411 OBP and .991 OPS. But it stands to reason that when the Mets decide to bring Conforto back […]

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