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MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Source: Yoan Moncada Could Be Next Robinson Cano

As was reported last week, Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada is now free to sign with any MLB team. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says he can’t find one GM, either involved or not involved in obtaining him, who doesn’t rave about Moncada, and who wouldn’t take him No. 1 in the draft if he […]

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Alderson Ranked 12th Best GM Ever

An article by posted on January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Ranked 12th Best GM Ever

According to Mark L. Armour and Daniel R. Levitt, authors of the new book Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations from Deadball to Moneyball, Sandy Alderson is the 12th-best General Manager in baseball history. “He was the first modern GM to actively introduce analytics, though rudimentary by current standards, into a team’s decision making, and he […]

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Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Explains Why He Targeted Mayberry Jr.

At the Mets holiday party on Tuesday, general manager Sandy Alderson explained why he targeted John Mayberry Jr. for the team. With the quotes courtesy of ESPN’s Adam Rubin, here’s what he said. “We weren’t very good against left-handed pitching last year,” Alderson said. “I think we had one of the lowest OPS numbers in […]

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Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Terry Collins, The Sum Of All Fears

Pythagorean Win Percentage is an interesting formula. It’s transparent and supremely logical as metrics go. A close cousin to the Pythagorean Theorem, it is essentially a means to predict how many wins a team should accumulate by calculating runs scored squared over runs scored squared plus runs allowed squared. In 2014 the Mets’ Pythagorean Win% […]

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Alex Rios Dumps Agent, Hires Scott Boras

An article by posted on November 1, 2014 0 Comments
Alex Rios Dumps Agent, Hires Scott Boras

Updated November 1 Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that free agent outfielder Alex Rios has parted ways with the Kinzer Management Group.and has hired Scott Boras to be his new agent. The Rangers officially declined Rios’ team option before the switch as the 33-year old outfielder tests free agency for the first time in his […]

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Which MLB Players Do Current Mets Compare To?

An article by posted on October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Which MLB Players Do Current Mets Compare To?

If you were to go to Baseball-Reference to look up particular player, you can always see who the top ten players that have a similar statistical profile either overall and also through their current age. I thought it would be fun to see which MLB players throughout history, some of our current Mets compared to […]

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World Series Game Thread: Giants vs Royals, 8:07 PM

An article by posted on October 21, 2014 0 Comments
World Series Game Thread: Giants vs Royals, 8:07 PM

Game 1 San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 8:07 PM, FOX Madison Bumgarner (2-1, 1.42 ERA, 31.2 IP) vs. James Shields (1-0, 5.63 ERA, 16 IP) The World Series kicks off tonight at 8:07 PM in Kansas City, Missouri. Madison Bumgarner will face off against “Big Game” James Shields. These two […]

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Mets By The Numbers: A Season Series Breakdown

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: A Season Series Breakdown

Thinking back on my college days, I remember my squeaky voiced coach telling us every practice on Friday night, “Don’t worry about winning every game, worry about winning the series.” Back then we played a doubleheader on Saturday and a single game on Sunday. It made sense – winning 2 out of 3 against eight […]

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The Nationals Are The Mets’ Biggest Nemesis

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
The Nationals Are The Mets’ Biggest Nemesis

This season, it seemed as though each Nationals series was more frustrating than the one that preceded it. Whenever it felt as though the Mets were gaining momentum, the Nationals rolled in and crushed it. The frustration started early as the Mets were swept in three games by the Nationals at Citi Field to begin […]

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Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

An article by posted on September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Management and the Acceptance of Mediocrity

The Mets entered the 2011 season with a new skipper and a new General Manager. Despite realizing we’d need to rebuild, Fred Wilpon claimed, “In this city, it’s all about winning.” We are now four years removed from that statement and apparently it’s NOT all about winning. After finishing below .500 every year since, ownership […]

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