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Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Champ Stuart Starting to Put All of His Tools Together

Heading into the Arizona Fall League, Tim Tebow and Gavin Cecchini were the two Mets prospects grabbing all of the Mets headlines. However, with yet another strong performance, many people are starting to notice Champ Stuart. It is not surprising that Stuart is largely unrecognizable to most Mets fans. The 24-year old Bahamian born Stuart […]

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Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

One of the questions surrounding the Mets’ 2016-2017 offseason is, “What the heck are the Mets going to do at second base?” There are certainly many options, a popular one being to bring back Neil Walker, who played very well before having his season cut short by back surgery. There were many injuries like his […]

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Mets Outright Jim Henderson and Eric Campbell

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Outright Jim Henderson and Eric Campbell

The New York Mets have outrighted reliever Jim Henderson and utility infielder and outfielder Eric Campbell, essentially removing them from the 40 man roster and making them both free agents. Over three seasons with the Mets, Campbell batted .221/.312/.311 in 505 plate appearances with 7 home runs and 44 RBIs. Campbell, 29, has played six different positions […]

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The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
The Ghosts Of Cold Stoves Past

Did Sandy Alderson’s pre-2015 signing of John Mayberry Jr. excite you? What about when the Mets signed Chris Young before the 2014 season or Alejandro De Aza before the 2016 season? I don’t know about you, but I’ll never forget the 2012/13 offseason when the Mets signed Shaun Marcum and Brandon Lyon and traded for […]

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Examining Potential Suitors For Cespedes

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Examining Potential Suitors For Cespedes

Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News, examines and ranks the potential suitors for free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who is expected to opt out of his contract with the Mets as soon as the World Series ends. She projects the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Angels as the leading candidates to […]

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Mets Minors: Could Dominic Smith See the Majors in 2017?

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Could Dominic Smith See the Majors in 2017?

The injury of Lucas Duda created a black hole for at first base for the majority of the 2016 season that the Mets tried to plug with James Loney. The Mets sent cash to the San Diego Padres for Loney, who was playing Triple-A, in hopes of filling Duda’s shoes. Loney started and finished strong for […]

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Memorable Mets: Catcher John Stearns Was One Tough “Dude”

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Memorable Mets: Catcher John Stearns Was One Tough “Dude”

In the 1973 Amateur Draft, right after the Texas Rangers selected the highly regarded and ultimately ill-fated David Clyde with the first pick, the Phillies used the second selection to take catcher John Stearns out of the University of Colorado. The next two picks both turned out to be hall-of-famers, Robin Yount and Dave Winfield. Since Bob Boone was just starting what would turn […]

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Featured Article: Free Agent Catcher Market is Barren

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: Free Agent Catcher Market is Barren

The struggles of Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki this past season have the Mets on the lookout for a possible upgrade at the catching position. Rene Rivera was solid as a backup after signing with the Mets, but that’s exactly what he is at this point in his career. Unfortunately for the Mets, the options on […]

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Have Injuries Shelved Long-Term Talks With Mets Pitchers

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Have Injuries Shelved Long-Term Talks With Mets Pitchers

For the past two years, signing the Mets’ young pitchers to long-term contracts seemed a paramount issue. Whom should they sign first, and for how much? Could they afford to sign two? In their wildest dreams, could they keep them all? Last winter, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said signing one or two of his young […]

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Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cespedes Won’t Get Five Years

Yoenis Cespedes is going to be opting out of his contract any day now and will become one of the hottest commodities of this offseason. Early reports indicate that he once again in looking for a contract north of $100 million and he wants a five year deal. Cespedes, 31, will be entering a very […]

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