Tag: Jon Niese

Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

John Harper of the Daily News asked a Mets source if Jon Niese would be enough to land Royals Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon. I was stunned to see the response he got. But would they [the Mets] be better off trading Jonathon Niese than Dickey? As a 26-year-old lefthander who is under team […]

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Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

An article by posted on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

As the Mets look for ways to improve their roster heading into next year, its become apparent that their shoestring budget will force them into the trade market.  There are a million ways that could play out, but some people have their ideas.  For instance, I think the pertinent play would be for the Mets […]

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Can’t You Picture This?

An article by posted on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
Can’t You Picture This?

So by now, everyone has heard the news that Mike Pelfrey will not be tendered this off-season. This allows him to freely seek employment with other teams. The day this was announced (Tuesday I believe), I happened to be listening to the Boomer and Carton Radio Show while I was driving in my car. Boomer […]

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Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

The season ended about three weeks ago and now that we’ve had some time to reflect, it’s time to start handing out grades. This morning, we’ll begin with the starting pitching. The starting pitching exceeded expectations this year. I don’t think anyone thought that Jon Niese or R.A. Dickey would be as dominant as they […]

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Analyzing The 2012 Mets Pitching Staff Using The Factor12 Rating

An article by posted on October 22, 2012 0 Comments
Analyzing The 2012 Mets Pitching Staff Using The Factor12 Rating

  For the most part, Mets fans were pleasantly surprised with the production of the Mets pitching staff in 2012. The bullpen kept us on the edge of  our seats the majority of the season, but the starters were one of the bright spots for the Mets. None shone brighter than the ace of the […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: What’s The Price Of Adding Another Cy Young Contender?

An article by posted on October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: What’s The Price Of Adding Another Cy Young Contender?

It’s not enough for teams to match up with players simply based on positional need. There are teams who focus on certain types of players to fit an organizational structure, brand and philosophy said teams have built. This is why I think the Mets match up well with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays have […]

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Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Who Inherited The Better Farm System?

In one of yesterday’s posts, I saw a little debate pop up as to which GM inherited a better farm system between Omar Minaya and Sandy Alderson. In my mind, the perception was that Alderson had a significantly stronger base of prospects to work with than Minaya did, but I decided to see what I could dig […]

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Second Half Failure Will Be Good For The Mets

I know what your thinking..The Mets are well on their way to making the 2012 season nothing more than an afterthought.  The fact is your probably right, and that’s exactly what needs to happen if the organization is to find its way back to the promise land sooner than later.  With the semi-successful first half, […]

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These Mets Won’t Get It Done

An article by posted on July 17, 2012 0 Comments
These Mets Won’t Get It Done

It’s all fun and games until the Mets find themselves a half a dozen games back in the division and fading. That’s certainly how it feels today as the Mets limp into DC with their season on the ropes. With six games against the NL East leading Washington Nationals over the next nine days, the […]

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