Matt Harvey is a major topic of discussion for the New York Mets’ front office as they began organizational meetings today in Port St. Lucie. General manager Sandy Alderson must operate under the assumption Harvey will not be ready to start next season, and as he has yet to begin throwing, the Mets must prepare for the worst-case scenario. Understandably, Harvey does not want surgery – who does? – and wants to rest and later rehab […]
Mike Kerwick of The Record writes that Sandy Alderson believes the team “is closer” to indicate whether he has enough information to determine which of his current players would or wouldn’t be part of the team when the Mets take the field in 2014. As the team owners, front office and manager Terry Collins meet in Port St. Lucie to discuss the team’s plans this offseason, the goal of these discussions is quite clear and […]
I thought I needed to have my eyes examined when I came across this article by Andy Martino of the Daily News who asserts that the Mets would be wise to consider trading Zack Wheeler. Wheeler is an extremely talented pitcher, a gem that you don’t trade unless you receive a strong return. Like, say (and this is just me acting like a talk radio caller for a moment, not reporting on actual talks) David […]
Well, with the Mets wrapping up their regular season schedule with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday at Citi Field, it’s officially the off-season. In the last official week of the season, Wilfredo Tovar made his MLB debut, and immediately made an impact against the Phillies and Cliff Lee. Meanwhile, Baseball America began rolling out their top prospect countdowns per league, and Dominic Smith was tabbed as the fourth-best prospect in the GCL. […]
Terry Collins said before the weekend, that it was unlikely that prospects Jacob deGrom, Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard will break camp with the team to open the 2014 season. It’s not very surprising to be perfectly honest as money still guides every decision this franchise makes. The Mets will attempt to keep all three at bay no matter how well they perform this Spring or how hot of a start they get off to […]
“Offense wins fans, pitching wins championships” is the old adage – and it remains true, considering the recent success of the San Francisco Giants, a team that has won 2 World Series in 3 years built around strong, mostly young & homegrown starting pitching and a solid but unspectacular and somewhat patchwork caliber offense. Generations of Mets fans grew up with the Mets being known around Baseball as an organization built around pitching. Seaver – […]
Who’s ready for another Mets offseason? Well like it or not, here it comes. This particular offseason has already got me feeling a little edgy compared to past ones since Sandy Alderson took the reins. I wasn’t really expecting much before and I knew we were dismantling and rebuilding even though Sandy would never say as much. However, this is the offseason I’ve been waiting for… This is the one where we’ve been conditioned to […]
BYRON BUXTON WOWED THEM ALL IN 2013 Who were the top performers in the prospect world in 2013? Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo picked their “All-Prospect Teams” — one player for each position — as well as the top overall position player and pitcher. As an added bonus this year, they also chose prospects they think made the biggest jumps on the prospect landscape, those whose stock fell the most, and those who have the […]
According the ESPN’s Adam Rubin, Terry Collins said that if Wilmer Flores does not make the Mets as a starting player next season, he will return to Triple-A Las Vegas where he can play on a daily basis. SNY media mogul Matt Cerrone chimed in that the decision would be made by another team. It’s unbelievable that a team that is so hard up for position players, would trade one of their top prospects and […]
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