Tag: Carlos Beltran

Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

An article by posted on July 26, 2016 0 Comments
Who Will the Next Mets Hall of Famer Be?

When Mike Piazza was inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, he became the 14th ex-Met to gain enshrinement into Cooperstown– and only the second player to go in orange and blue. The Mets have seen an alumnus inducted in each of the last three seasons; first with Tom Glavine in 2014 and then with […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Royals 3

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Royals 3

The Mets (38-32) defeated the Royals (38-33) by a score of 4-3 Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets, and despite not having his normal dominant stuff, kept the Mets in a position to win. He went 6 innings, allowing 3 ER on 8 hits and no walks, striking out […]

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Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Belts Home Run #400, Does Hall of Fame Beckon?

Carlos Beltran joined some rare company on Sunday afternoon, as his sixth inning two-run home run was also the 400th homer of his potential Hall of Fame career. Beltran, 39, joins a short list of switch-hitters who have 400 home runs in their career. Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Mickey Mantle, and eventual inductee Chipper […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Featured Post: Do The Mets “Have The Horses” To Win?

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Do The Mets “Have The Horses” To Win?

It was the 7th game of the World Series, a heavyweight championship bout, and the Kentucky Derby all rolled into one. There was a definite buzz in the air during the summer of 1960 leading up to the presidential election. In one corner was Republican Richard Nixon. Fresh off 8 years as Vice President, Americans […]

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Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Signed With Mets 10 Years Ago Today

On January 13, 2005, ten years ago today, the Mets signed free agent  Carlos Beltran to a seven year, $119 million dollar contract. I can’t recall a greater Mets player who was as under-appreciated as Beltran was when he was with the Mets, despite always giving it everything he had and delivering countless big hits and big […]

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Beltran’s Deal With Mets Was The Gift That Keeps On Giving

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Beltran’s Deal With Mets Was The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Paul Casella of Sports on Earth analyzed 15 years of data and ranked the top producing $100+ million dollar deals in baseball history. Coming in second was the seven year deal Carlos Beltran signed with the Mets in 2005. Casella considered every deal since 1999 when Kevin Brown became the first player to land a […]

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What Kind Of Free Agent Should Mets Sign?

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
What Kind Of Free Agent Should Mets Sign?

Could The Mets Pursue Asdrubal Cabrera To Play Shortstop? What was the best free agent deal the Mets ever pulled off? Unquestionably, it was Carlos Beltran. The uber-talented thoroughbred outfielder that the Mets used to have patrolling center field during much of the last decade….when he was healthy enough to play. Those Mets clubs of […]

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Where Is The Accountability?

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Where Is The Accountability?

Sandy Alderson gave his manager Terry Collins yet another vote of confidence on Tuesday, despite the team being on course for their sixth losing season in a row. The Mets are currently on pace for a 73 win season – or in other words the lowest win total since 2009 and before that 2004. Here […]

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From Left Field: Mets Have No Luck With Free Agents

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Have No Luck With Free Agents

We’ve played about a month of the season, and already the Mets’ prized free agent of the offseason – Curtis Granderson – has appeared lost at the plate. As a Met fan, I understand what patience truly is, but Granderson’s struggles are certainly alarming for a player who has not only experienced success but has […]

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If Justin Turner Were Running the Mets…

An article by posted on March 17, 2014 0 Comments
If Justin Turner Were Running the Mets…

Howard Megdal of Capital New York, caught up with utility infielder Justin Turner, formerly of the Mets and now with the Dodgers, on Friday morning. Like Carlos Beltran last month, Turner called out the Mets handling of Ruben Tejada and the way they use the media to say things with no real accountability. “I think […]

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