Tag: potential

Sell, Sandy, Sell

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Sell, Sandy, Sell

The current standings for the Mets comes as no real surprise. I predicted on the air the Mets would win 78 games this season while losing 84, a modest improvement over recent years. In doing so, I also admitted I might be caught up in preseason hype because a serious analysis of the roster left […]

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Friday night and grounded into a pair of double plays as the Mets fell to the Giants by the score of 4-2. After the game, a dejected d’Arnaud told reporters, “I got to be better than this. This is unacceptable to me.” “Every day I show up, I’m ready to play. […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Top Mets Picks From 40 Mocks

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Top Mets Picks From 40 Mocks

The Draft is approaching quickly, Thursday, at 7:00 PM, to be exact. The Mets will be on the clock by 7:50 in case you were wondering, so you can flip to the MLB Network while watching the game. With the number 10 pick in the first-round, after studying over 40 mock drafts, there are three […]

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Does Management Understand Who The Mets Are And What They Can Be?

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Does Management Understand Who The Mets Are And What They Can Be?

I’m not convinced the Mets really understand their strength and potential as a baseball team. Everybody talks about the Met pitching potential and the fact our current team and our teams in the future are and will be built around pitching. I love that fact. But, I’ve always been told that teams built around pitching […]

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2014 Draft: Hartford Southpaw Strikes Out 14, Could Be Mets Top Selection

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Draft: Hartford Southpaw Strikes Out 14, Could Be Mets Top Selection

With the 2014 Amateur Draft only two weeks away, University of Hartford lefty Sean Newcomb is a promising young arm that has been tied to the Mets by various experts. MLB prospect expert Jonathan Mayo says that the Mets have been on the southpaw from the get-go, and that Newcomb’s done nothing to sway them […]

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Two More Talented Cuban Players Appear On The Market

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Two More Talented Cuban Players Appear On The Market

Aroldis Chapman, Yasiel Puig, Jose Abreu, Yoenis Cespedes, and potentially Jorge Soler have made significant splashes, and have continued to give credibility to the already booming Cuban Market, and more are coming. Recently, two more top-tier Cuban Outfielders have left their homeland to get signed by the Major Leagues. Alfredo Despaigne and Daniel Carbonell have […]

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Collins Says Mejia Could Take Over As Closer

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Mejia Could Take Over As Closer

May 15 On Tuesday, Terry Collins said that Jeurys Familia, Jose Valverde, and Daisuke Matsuzaka were all options to be the team’s closer. He declined to say which he would lean on the most, ”I’d like to, but I’m not sure we’re going to do it just yet,” he said. Collins went on to say that […]

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Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Gee and Niese Are A Quietly Effective Tandem

2014: 1.82 ERA – 1.01 WHIP – 1.3 WAR Flashy. Fire-balling. Intimidating. Adjectives like these are not the kind of descriptors one generally associates with either Dillon Gee or Jon Niese, but since others along the lines of “intelligent,” “consistent,” and most significantly, “effective” can be accurately applied, perhaps the rest simply do not matter. […]

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Grading the Mets Offseason

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Grading the Mets Offseason

The Mets offseason is over, which is great news for anyone itching to finally turn off their “Stephen Drew” Google alerts for good.  The team will likely start the 2014 season as currently constructed, so it’s time to look back and grade GM Sandy Alderson’s work. Heading into the winter, the shopping list was a long one.  The Mets needed two […]

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Nick Franklin: Mets Haven’t Had Substantive Talks With M’s Since December

An article by posted on March 15, 2014 0 Comments
Nick Franklin: Mets Haven’t Had Substantive Talks With M’s Since December

Mike Puma of the New York Post was told that the Mets haven’t had any substantive talks with Mariners regarding Nick Franklin since the Winter Meetings and that Franklin/Mariners are not on the front burner right now. On Thursday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays are still interested […]

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