Tag: NY Mets

Why Kevin Plawecki Should Not Be Traded

An article by posted on June 1, 2015 0 Comments
Why Kevin Plawecki Should Not Be Traded

With Travis d’Arnaud set to return to the big league club shortly after he rests up his bone bruise, the Mets appear to be set on sending Kevin Plawecki back to Las Vegas as playing time and service time are both factors in this decision. On the big league club, Plawecki will likely be sitting […]

Continue Reading »

Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Hall of Fame: Left Fielder Cleon Jones Was Always At Center Of Things

When he removed his Mets uniform for the final time he was our all-time leader in hits, runs, RBI’s, doubles and 2nd in batting average. There was no fanfare, no celebration of his achievements, no day honoring his accomplishments after a decade of playing in New York.  Instead, he lumbered away, head down, disgraced, a […]

Continue Reading »

Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Brass Needs To Realize That Loyalty Goes Both Ways

An article by posted on November 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Brass Needs To Realize That Loyalty Goes Both Ways

In one of the opening scenes of the film Goodfellas we hear a voice-over from Henry Hill played brilliantly by Ray Liotta who describes the downside of going into business with a mob boss named Paulie. If he has trouble with the cops, deliveries, etc. he can always call Paulie. But now he’s gotta come […]

Continue Reading »

The Outrage Of It All: Another Violation Of Public Trust

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
The Outrage Of It All: Another Violation Of Public Trust

My parents did a lot of embarrassing stuff when I was a kid. As immigrants who spoke very little English, they faced their share of challenges adapting to life in the big city.They once walked into a dry-cleaners thinking it was a clothing store with my mom looking at the receipts, amazed at how inexpensive […]

Continue Reading »

3 Up and 3 Down: How Sweep It Isn’t

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: How Sweep It Isn’t

The Washington Nationals stopped by Queens on Tuesday night to kick off a 3 game set against the NY Mets.  If there was ever a point in the season where the Amazins’ could have used a miracle, it was this series.  Having taken 3 of 4 from the lowly Phillies, the Mets had the potential […]

Continue Reading »

Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Gil Hodges Once Again Up For Hall of Fame Election

I’m sure it’s been something that has been debated quite often on this site as to whether Gil Hodges should be enshrined along with his legendary Brooklyn Dodgers’ teammates in Cooperstown. Well, Gil will be up for election again this December at the Winter Meetings. To increase awareness of Gil’s cause, here is a television […]

Continue Reading »

Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Conforto Discusses Approach; Not A Candidate For Arizona Fall League

Update: According to Adam Rubin Michael Conforto is not a consideration for the Arizona Fall League. The Mets will not announce their contingent until late this month, but Brandon Nimmo and Gavin Cecchini are candidates. * * * * * * * * The Brooklyn Cyclones burst out of the gate this summer season to the tune of an 11-4 […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

An article by posted on August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Reached Critical Mass

When Matt Harvey was diagnosed with his UCL tear my initial reaction was the sad resignation to an even longer wait for relevance. I wondered, with all our pitching depth, whether any rotation could absorb the loss of Harvey. Oddly enough, the Mets as currently constituted are in perhaps one of the best positions in […]

Continue Reading »