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Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

Let me say this right off the bat. I’m not writing this to sell people on the notion that R.A. Dickey has another Cy Young caliber season left in his right arm. I’m not writing this to try and convince people that Dickey the knuckleballer is a better rotation option than our five young aces, […]

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Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Should Mets Extend Neil Walker A $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer?

Before the 2015 offseason, the qualifying offer system was seen as a gentleman’s agreement. Teams would offer it, and players would agree to decline it and seek a multi-year contract in free agency. However, over time that agreement started to become a big issue for players. Teams began to shy away from signing players who […]

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If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

It’s October, and the Mets aren’t in the playoffs. So since there’s no better news to talk about, it’s time to read about completely hypothetical trade ideas that will probably never happen. There are no reports that the Cubs are actively looking to trade injured young star Kyle Schwarber, and they opted not to do […]

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ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

Prospect Analyst Keith Law didn’t mince any words in his latest ESPN Insider article in which he completely obliterates the Mets for sending Tim Tebow to the Arizona Fall League and making a mockery of it. After getting a first hand look at Tebow while scouting the league, he offers this biting criticism: Tebow the […]

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Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Reviewing Preseason Expectations From Alderson and Collins

If you haven’t had an opportunity to read Ken Davidoff’s outstanding piece in the New York Post today, you should click the provided link and read it immediately. As Davidoff explained in the introduction, with their approval, he met with Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins in February separately to discuss a myriad of topics regarding where […]

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The Dominance of Addison Reed

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
The Dominance of Addison Reed

Last year on August 30th, Sandy Alderson made a trade to get former closer Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitchers Matt Koch and Miller Diaz. The move was met with much of the same criticism as an offseason free agent signing to a minor league deal. Reed got the save for […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

The New York Mets will have themselves a crowded outfield entering 2017 with the likes of Curtis Granderson, Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares and Brandon Nimmo under contract. The team also holds a $13MM option on outfielder, Jay Bruce, that they are expected to exercise. Lastly, there is also a guy named Yoenis Cespedes who may […]

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The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

Do you like teams built around talented young power arms that could fall apart due to injury at any moment? Do you like streaky power hitters and an offense that scores the majority of its runs via the long ball? Do you like short term contracts and a hard mandate from ownership to avoid expensive […]

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Robert Gsellman Will Undergo Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder

An article by posted on October 11, 2016 0 Comments
Robert Gsellman Will Undergo Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder

According to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Mets starter Robert Gsellman is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on Wednesday, to repair a torn labrum in his non-pitching left shoulder. As you may remember, Gsellman was limited to bunting in each and every single one of his plate appearances for the Mets this season due to the injured […]

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