Tag: David Wright

Sherman: How Volatile Are The Mets?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Sherman: How Volatile Are The Mets?

The New York Mets are a team with many question marks, no doubt. Joel Sherman of the New York Post takes a look at all of the things that could possibly go wrong for the kings of queens in the upcoming season. The team has high expectations going into the 2017 season as they look to […]

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Mets Current Payroll and Arbitration Recap

An article by posted on January 14, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Current Payroll and Arbitration Recap

As the deadline for exchanging arbitration figures between the players and their teams came and went on Friday, the New York Mets had themselves quite a busy day.  With eight players still unsigned entering the day, the Mets came to settlements with seven players just before the team’s hard line “File and Trial” deadline. Jeurys […]

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How Will Mets Utilize Flores In 2017?

An article by posted on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
How Will Mets Utilize Flores In 2017?

One Met I am curious to see how manager Terry Collins uses this year is Wilmer Flores. Collins has always run hot-and-cold with his usage of Flores, which probably stems from GM Sandy Alderson’s public knocks of the player he unsuccessfully tried to trade in 2015. Frankly, Flores has never gotten an opportunity to play full time, and […]

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What Can We Expect From Third Base In 2017?

An article by posted on January 2, 2017 0 Comments
What Can We Expect From Third Base In 2017?

While David Wright is easily one of the best Mets in franchise history, injuries have severely diminished his level of play over the last few seasons. While his throwing and home run power are the most obvious areas to take hits, he is still David Wright and still capable of producing offensively. Of course, that […]

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Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

An article by posted on December 5, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson: David Wright Is Our Third Baseman

Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters during the Winter Meetings on Monday that team captain David Wright will be the main third baseman, despite the infield depth and Wright coming off another injury-plagued season. Wright is on track to start baseball activities later this month. “I think that we’re very hopeful he’s gonna be able […]

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First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

Right after the season was over, the Mets did the smart thing, picking up Jose Reyes‘ option for the 2017 season. Reyes is a player that gives the Mets depth, and he provides insurance for some key positions. Should David Wright go down again, we saw that Reyes can handle playing third base very well. […]

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Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2017 Roster Taking Shape, Payroll Currently At $124 Million

Here we are almost four weeks before the Winter Meetings and we’re already getting a good sense of what the New York Mets will look like in 2017. After seeing Neil Walker accept his one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer on Monday, it appears the Mets infield is pretty much locked in with Lucas Duda at […]

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Jose Reyes has Flourished with Second Chance

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes has Flourished with Second Chance

The New York Mets took a chance on their former player, when seemingly he would be more trouble than help. It has paid off for both parties. Jose Reyes seemingly was done, washed up as some would say. The Colorado Rockies no longer wanted a former star shortstop, possibly more having to do with the […]

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David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

An article by posted on October 2, 2016 0 Comments
David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

Anthony Rieber of Newsday caught up with Jose Reyes who misses his old buddy David Wright and wished he could have been part of the excitement and celebration after the Mets clinched the top Wild Card on Saturday, and secured home field advantage. “He has to be here,” Reyes told Newsday. “He’s the captain of […]

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