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Would Mets Be Better Off Without David Wright Next Season?

An article by posted on October 23, 2016 0 Comments
Would Mets Be Better Off Without David Wright Next Season?

As the offseason plans take shape, there is one tremendous question mark upon which the future success of the franchise hinges.  Will David Wright return in 2017 and live out the length of his contract through 2020? The question is not if he will regain his past All-Star caliber level of performance, that would be […]

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Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Should the Mets Bring Back Carlos Gomez?

Last year, the Mets quickly moved on from Yoenis Cespedes by agreeing to a one year deal with Alejandro De Aza so he could platoon with Juan Lagares in center field. At the time, the Mets had indicated they were willing to go two to three years for Cespedes, which was aligned with the Sandy […]

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Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bringing Back Reyes, Buying Out Niese

The Mets have picked up the Major League minimum option for 2017 on infielder Jose Reyes according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Heyman also reports that the Mets will pay Jon Niese a $500,000 buyout instead of picking up his $10 million option for 2017. Reyes signed a deal to return to the Mets […]

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Good Fundies Episode 25: The 1st Annual Fundies Awards

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 25: The 1st Annual Fundies Awards

Roger and Brian hosted the first ever Fundies awards, celebrating the best and worst and everything in-between of the 2016 Mets season. They also interpreted Wilmer Flores’ enigmatic snapchat pics and talked about the playoffs and the upcoming World Series, which apparently, despite the lack of Mets involvement is still scheduled to take place. In […]

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The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

James Blagden is an awesome illustrator and baseball fan.  He takes real accounts of events that occurred in baseball history (example: Dock Ellis talking about throwing a no-hitter while on LSD) and animates it with the narration being heard in the background.  He used his unique talent to capture the flight back to New York […]

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Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

Few things surprise me in baseball, mostly because in my 40 years of watching the game I’ve learned that almost everyday something happens that has never happened before. Baseball is a sport that loves its records and everyday it seems new ones are set and old ones are broken. Nothing is ever what it seems. […]

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10 Years Since Endy Made The Catch

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
10 Years Since Endy Made The Catch

Ten year ago today, Endy Chavez made an unbelievable catch that will always be remembered as one of the best in Mets history and in Major League Baseball postseason history. Leaping as high as he could over the fence in left field to rob Scott Rolen of a go-ahead home run and then having the […]

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Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

Jon Heyman recently reported that a rival executive thinks the Mets might consider trading Jay Bruce once they pick up his 13 million dollar contract option after the season. This news really isn’t all that shocking. Mets fans have been speculating for months that this might be a possibility depending on the outcome of the […]

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Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

Mets outfielder Tim Tebow finally picked up his first hit in the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday night, going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts while hitting into a double play. Tebow stroked a single to left field and is now 1-for-16 in five AFL games with eight strikeouts. It was the first time Tebow hit a ball to […]

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The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

Back in the 1998 offseason, neither the Mets nor Mike Piazza were messing around. Before the end of the World Series, which is the time players could file for free agency, the Mets made the 30 year old Piazza the highest paid player in the sport by giving him a seven year, $91 million contract. […]

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