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Is Terry Collins The Best Choice To Lead The Mets Going Forward?

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Is Terry Collins The Best Choice To Lead The Mets Going Forward?

I like Terry Collins. He’s feisty. He competes. He never cries over what he doesn’t have. He has high expectations for those under his command. Collins has been surprisingly adept at handling the New York media during some very difficult seasons, and, for the most part, seems to have maintained his player’s respect. In fact, the Terry Collins […]

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Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
Why Are The Mets Playing An Obviously Injured Wilmer Flores

In the third inning of last night’s loss to the Indians, third baseman Wilmer Flores grimaced in pain as he swung and threw his bat at the ball, prompting Keith Hernandez to say, “Ouch. That kid is really hurting. You can tell that ankle is still bothering him.” Flores has been slumping badly both at […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. […]

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Is a Kazmir-Mets Reunion Possible In 2014?

An article by posted on September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Is a Kazmir-Mets Reunion Possible In 2014?

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Scott Kazmir will make his first career start against the Mets tonight, nine years, one month, and eight days after the Mets traded the budding prospect for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. The trade will always be remembered as one of the worst in Mets history, as Kazmir went on to […]

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Mets Minors: Could Logan Verrett Profile as a Reliever in the Majors?

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments

He’s a baseball alchemist with a potent mix of pitches proven to flummox even the most accomplished batters in Double-A’s Eastern League. With 12 wins, Binghamton starting pitcher Logan Verrett shares the top of the league in this category with two other pitchers. Yet, watching Verrett capably mix four different pitchers over five innings of work on […]

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Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Suddenly, Gee Has Become The Mets’ Most Reliable Starter

There was something Sandy Alderson said during his interview on WFAN on Tuesday that made me laugh. When Mike Francesa brought up how well Dillon Gee had been pitching, the Mets GM responded: “I told Dillon after his last game, remember what I told you two months ago: The other guys are getting the headlines, […]

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Mets Minors: Top Underrated Pitchers In The System

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top Underrated Pitchers In The System

With pitchers Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and Noah Syndergaard rising through the minor leagues and dominating along the way, the hype surrounding those at the top has blocked out some of the performances of lesser-known prospects, even with a fanbase as critical and attentive as the Mets’. Last week, Vinny took a look at some […]

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Alderson Will Spend Money On Veteran Starter If Harvey Is Out For 2014

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Will Spend Money On Veteran Starter If Harvey Is Out For 2014

Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN today and said a few things that are worth discussing… Aside from the usual dialog about how everything is going according to plan and things are going as well as expected, there were a few things worth noting and I’ll post on each one. First […]

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Players of the Week: Murphy Cops NL Honors, Lagares and Gee Get Some Love Too

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Players of the Week: Murphy Cops NL Honors, Lagares and Gee Get Some Love Too

Just wanted to update this post and say that Daniel Murphy has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending September 1. Congrats to Murph and nice job by Steph for making a great call! There were close games, there were blowouts. There was dominant pitching, there was offensive outbursts. This week […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

First off, I would like to take the time out to wish all the readers of this blog a Happy Labor Day. If you’re one of the few that has to work today (cops, firefighters, etc)  - thank you for your service. The Legendary French Renaissance writer , Michel de Montaigne once said: “So it is with minds. Unless […]

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