Tag: offseason

The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

Despite being the early favorites in the National League East, the Washington Nationals’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. They have dramatically played below expectations, and their season hit a shockingly new low over the weekend. They were swept by the San Francisco Giants, which extended their losing streak to six games and put […]

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Featured Post: Mets Have Finally Figured Out Citi Field

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Have Finally Figured Out Citi Field

Mike Puma of the NY Post writes about how the Mets have figured out their problems at Citi Field this season. During the offseason, the team moved the fences in for the second time in four seasons, and the decision already appears to be paying off. The Mets are 32-14 at home, and have seen […]

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Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer’s Knee is Still Ailing

Left fielder Michael Cuddyer continues to deal with a sore left knee and has missed five of the last seven games, including Tuesday night’s loss to the Giants and perhaps this afternoon’s series finale as well. While Cuddyer has already received a cortisone shot to reduce the pain, manager Terry Collins backtracked on Tuesday night saying his knee […]

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With Mets Currently Trending At 73 Wins, Is Front Office Already Looking Toward 2016?

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
With Mets Currently Trending At 73 Wins, Is Front Office Already Looking Toward 2016?

“Let’s just say I would be very disappointed if the Mets fail to make the playoffs this season.” – Sandy Alderson, February 5, 2015 Among other things during a special season ticket holder event at Citi Field, the Mets general manager was asked by a frustrated fan if he had done enough to address the […]

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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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