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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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Wilmer Flores Continues To Get Look At Shortstop

An article by posted on March 12, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Continues To Get Look At Shortstop

Terry Collins told reporters yesterday that Mets infield prospect Wilmer Flores will have “more” opportunities to get reps at shortstop during spring training. Yesterday marked the first start for Flores at short since the 2011 season. The Mets have moved the 22-year old all over the infield over the past two years in an effort […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals at 1:05 PM

Wilmer Flores will start at shortstop today when the Mets take on the Cardinals in Jupiter, FL. The game will start at 1:05 PM ET and will be aired on MLB Network. It will be his first start at the position since 2011. Sandy Alderson and co. will certainly be watching, especially with reports of […]

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The Matt Harvey Non-Story

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Matt Harvey Non-Story

On Sunday, I read this excellent article by Kevin Kernan of the New York Post who says it’s not easy to silence a strong personality like Matt Harvey. Harvey still believes he will pitch in 2014 for the Mets even though he deleted his tweet that Harvey Day would return in 2014. I don’t see […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 1 Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 1 Noah Syndergaard, RHP

1. Noah Syndergaard Height: 6’6” Weight: 240 lbs. Age: 21 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Noah Syndergaard has topped every 2014 Mets prospect list I’ve seen and mine is no different. At the time, Travis d’Arnaud was the main piece that convinced the Mets to deal R.A. Dickey to the Blue Jays and Syndergaard was just an added […]

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You Can’t Go Into The Season With Three Or Four Below Average Positions

An article by posted on February 11, 2014 0 Comments
You Can’t Go Into The Season With Three Or Four Below Average Positions

I was reading Mike Puma’s summation of the New York Mets’ offseason and Spring Training preview for the New York Post. Here are his thoughts on first base and shortstop, two positions most of us thought would certainly be revamped in some way. Ike Davis, who bounced between the Mets and Triple-A Las Vegas last […]

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Potential 2015 Free Agent Class Littered With Shortstop Talent

An article by posted on January 30, 2014 0 Comments
Potential 2015 Free Agent Class Littered With Shortstop Talent

As each day passes, Ruben Tejada becomes more and more likely to be the man at shortstop come Opening Day. Sandy Alderson finally put the kibosh on the idea of the Mets signing Stephen Drew earlier this week, calling the potential move ‘unlikely’. Reports indicated a willingness by New York to negotiate a one-year deal […]

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