Tag: offseason

Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

The following is a conversation between Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez that I transcribed from Sunday’s Mets vs Pirates broadcast. The two of them spent about 15 minutes discussing why Mets players suffer so many injuries to their muscles, joints and ligaments. Gary: For all that this Mets organization has done to minimize injuries, including […]

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Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

An article by posted on May 14, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Meets Agent Today To Discuss Trade Request

Today is the day that Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is meeting with his agent to discuss his future and formally asking the team to be traded, as was initially reported by Joel Sherman of the New York Post. I’ve asked five different people who are close to the Mets and not one believes there’s any chance of Tulowitzki […]

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John Mayberry Jr. Is Batting .130 Against Lefty Pitching

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
John Mayberry Jr. Is Batting .130 Against Lefty Pitching

The Mets signed John Mayberry in the offseason to a one year, $1.45 million contract mainly because of his success hitting against lefties. Mayberry is mainly a bench player, but manager Terry Collins has put him in the starting lineup vs opposing lefty pitchers and benches Curtis Granderson or Lucas Duda to get him in […]

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Mets Have The Best Record In Baseball, Ready To Take The Plunge?

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have The Best Record In Baseball, Ready To Take The Plunge?

What an incredible and exhilarating two weeks it’s been to be a Mets fan. Here we are only 14 games in and our Mets are on top of the world boasting an MLB best 11-3 record. It is their best start since their 1986 World Series championship season. (Wait, what!) And Iheir eight straight home wins […]

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Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Has Mets Playing Baseball Like It Oughta Be

This is Terry Time. This is Terry’s Team. As long as it keeps winning. In a column for the New York Post, writer Kevin Kernan credits Terry Collins for the Mets’ hot start and that now armed with a team with horses to win, the real Terry Collins has emerged. “This year, you are seeing […]

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Mets News: Reynolds Named Top Rookie, Nimmo Heading To Binghamton

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets News: Reynolds Named Top Rookie, Nimmo Heading To Binghamton

Here are a couple of updates from the one and only Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Former 1st rounder Brandon Nimmo will start begin the season in Double-A Binghamton. Earlier in the offseason, it was speculated by many that Nimmo might start the year in Triple-A Las Vegas. With Matt den Dekker being traded […]

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Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

Mets officials have been underwhelmed by the four left-handed relief candidates in major league camp: Scott Rice, Sean Gilmartin, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “They might acquire someone from outside the organization before Opening Day. Baltimore Orioles southpaw Brian Matusz is one potential option. A waiver claim on […]

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Sherman: Why The Mets Didn’t Trade Wheeler

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: Why The Mets Didn’t Trade Wheeler

So why didn’t the Mets trade Zack Wheeler this offseason? Back when they were surfing the market for the likes of Starlin Castro, Didi Gregorius, Yunel Escobar, etc., why did trade discussions end at the mention of Zack Wheeler? Well Joel Sherman of the New York Post has it all figured out. But doesn’t everybody […]

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Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

The Mets just announced that Zack Wheeler has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will likely need season-ending Tommy John surgery. Wheeler will travel to New York City today to confirm the diagnosis and discuss his next steps with team orthopedist Dr. David Altchek, but Tommy John surgery is […]

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Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Who’s The “Not Me” This Time?

Many years ago I worked in an office that had a large staff. When the office manager found that something had been screwed up he would call everyone in and rant, “Who’s the ‘NOT ME’ responsible for this?” I always found that funny – maybe because invariably the culprit was NOT ME. But it brought […]

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