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Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom Have Already Blown Past Generation K

An article by posted on February 21, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey, Wheeler, deGrom Have Already Blown Past Generation K

Hey, you all know how I occasionally love to highlight something I come across in our comment threads, where you can learn something new everyday if you’re able to navigate your way through all the Sandy Lover stuff. (Heh heh) Here’s something cool that jumped out at me from one of our readers, Taskmaster. Task […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

Dillon Gee told beat reporters at Port St. Lucie that he would rather start than pitch out of the bullpen, but that ultimately he’ll do whatever he is asked. Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted that a couple of times this winter, Gee thought he was very close to being traded. As far as his thoughts […]

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Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

Good morning everyone, hope you all had yourselves a great weekend. This offseason has dragged on for what seems like forever, but it finally comes to a merciful end in four days when pitchers and catchers report to Mets camp on Thursday. As far as key additions and subtractions go, you know the deal, we’re […]

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The Magic Is Back?

An article by posted on February 14, 2015 0 Comments
The Magic Is Back?

As ESPN continues to roll out their Spring Training Power Rankings, lo and behold the Mighty Mets check in at No. 10. They also add that teams ranked in the top 10 (like us) are entering Playoff Territory. Dave Schoenfield pegs the Mets for an 86 win season. ESPN calls Matt Harvey the team’s most […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Is Pumped For 2015

An article by posted on February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Is Pumped For 2015

In an interview with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud says that he is pumped for the upcoming 2015 season. He discussed his high expectations for the team, and the adjustments he made at the plate during the second half last year. “I’m really excited,’’ d’Arnaud said. “Both Anthony Recker and […]

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The Value of a Wright Return

An article by posted on February 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Value of a Wright Return

Even a casual onlooker could identify the next two points concerning the Mets, as the team tries to improve from last season to this season. The Mets still need a shortstop. David Wright needs to bounce back from a sub-par season. For the diehard fans, these points have been analyzed over and over again. On […]

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Baseball Prospectus Projects 82 Win Season For Mets

An article by posted on February 1, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Projects 82 Win Season For Mets

Baseball Prospectus projects the Mets to finish 82-80 this year and fall short of the postseason. This is actually a little bit more promising than FanGraphs who projected the Mets for 79 wins this season. Dillon Gee took exception to the projection, taking to Twitter to say, “Sometimes people get it wrong!!!” There’s no real science to these […]

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Mets Matters: Playoffs or Bust, A National Uprising

An article by posted on January 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: Playoffs or Bust, A National Uprising

Mets pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie in 23 days. Here’s a selection of recent quotes, notes, and blurbs from around the Mets blogosphere. Playoffs or Bust The New York Mets will make the playoffs. Queue up the celebratory Bartolo Colon GIFs! Actually call this more of a “somebody has to do it” type […]

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