Tag: New York Mets

Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Unlikely to Deal Second Baseman Ian Kinsler

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila has made it known that he is looking to cut payroll and shake up his roster this Winter. However, one writer who covers the team believes he has no intentions of moving two of his core players in second baseman Ian Kinsler or right-hander Justin Verlander for that matter.(Detroit Free Press) Beat […]

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Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Should Follow Trend, Add Dominant Reliever

An offseason ago, the New York Mets had a chance to get involved in the Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes. Despite the Cincinnati Reds trading Chapman away for an underwhelming package and despite the bullpen failing the Mets in the 2015 World Series, Sandy Alderson never seemed to seriously get involved. This offseason, the front office should […]

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What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
What Should the Mets Do At Second Base?

One of the many questions that faces Sandy Alderson this offseason is who will be at second base for the New York Mets come Opening Day? The Mets have a slew of good options they could go with at second. Neil Walker seems to be at the top of the list but is coming off […]

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Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

An article by posted on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
Jerry Grote: The Man Behind the Mask

On this date in 1965, the Mets acquired catcher Jerry Grote from the Houston Astros for a player to be named later (Tom Parsons) and cash. Grote would become a mainstay behind the plate for 12 seasons with the Mets, helping to nurture a young pitching staff to great heights and guiding the team to […]

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Gary Cohen’s SNY Contract Set To Expire

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Gary Cohen’s SNY Contract Set To Expire

According to the New York Daily News‘ Bob Raissman, beloved play-by-play man Gary Cohen’s SNY contract is set to expire at the end of 2016. Cohen, 58, has been with the Mets organization for 28 years, the first 17 years as a member of their radio team on WFAN. Cohen, along with Keith Hernandez and […]

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Jose Reyes Will Be Moving Up In Franchise Records

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Will Be Moving Up In Franchise Records

The return of Jose Reyes proved to be a shrewd move by GM Sandy Alderson, as Reyes outperformed many expectations, and delivered an impressive .267/.326/.443 slash line, with eight homers and 24 RBI, along with nine stole bases in 11 chances. Reyes was a catalyst atop the Mets’ lineup, and allowed for Curtis Granderson to […]

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Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Offers the Mets Trade Options

With the offseason underway early for the New York Mets, decisions loom for the team as they look to get healthy and back into the postseason for the third year in a row, something the club has never done in their 55-year history. One such decision is whether or not to pick up Jay Bruce’s […]

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Tebow Makes AFL Debut, Helps Fan After Game

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
Tebow Makes AFL Debut, Helps Fan After Game

Tim Tebow made his Mets’ Arizona Fall League debut Tuesday afternoon, going 0-for-3 with three groundouts while playing left field for the Scottsdale Scorpions, who defeated the Glendale Desert Dogs 9-6. Tebow, 29, batted seventh for the Scorpions, a team that features prospects from the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, […]

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What’s On Second? Hopefully It’s T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on October 9, 2016 0 Comments
What’s On Second? Hopefully It’s T.J. Rivera

As the New York Mets’ season came to an abrupt end Wednesday night, being shutout by another brilliant postseason pitching performance by San Francisco Giants’ ace Madison Bumgarner, the team now has all offseason to contemplate the various moves and roster changes that need to be made for 2017 and beyond. One such quandary is […]

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Reflecting on the Mets’ 2016 Season: An Unlikely Road to October

An article by posted on October 6, 2016 0 Comments
Reflecting on the Mets’ 2016 Season: An Unlikely Road to October

As an aspiring journalist, I’m trained to put forward a professional appearance. Whether in my radio sports updates at WAER or on my shifts anchoring sports shows at CitrusTV, I can’t overtly root for my Mets. But last night was different. Like most of you, I watched the game purely as a fan; and like […]

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