Tag: offseason

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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Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets placed less of a priority to acquire a veteran left-handed reliever “not because of money” but because as the team source put it, “we were confident with what we got.” That of course is a complete reversal from the team’s early offseason posture, when they […]

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When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
When The Bullet Hits The Bone

I wanted to share a conversation I had with a follower on Twitter tonight. It started out talking about Cesar Puello, but quickly veered into the Josh Edgin situation and how I believed the Mets dropped the ball this Winter by not bringing in a proven lefty reliever – which by the way was supposed […]

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The Nationals Ran On Lagares’ Elbow

An article by posted on March 6, 2015 0 Comments
The Nationals Ran On Lagares’ Elbow

Here’s something to keep an eye on over the next few weeks. I picked this up on Mets.com from Anthony DiComo and thought it was worth sharing. As most of you diehards know, in 2013, center fielder Juan Lagares set a Mets rookie record with 15 outfield assists. The following season that number fell to six, largely […]

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Rollins Would Have Played For Mets, Says Their Future Is Bright

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Rollins Would Have Played For Mets, Says Their Future Is Bright

When Jimmy Rollins was still with the Phillies, there were two reports that he would use his veto rights to kill any trade to the Mets, who were reportedly very interested in the boisterous and still very productive shortstop. However, in an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Rollins refuted those reports and admitted that the […]

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