Tag: roster

Asdrubal Cabrera Will Play in WBC for Venezuela

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Will Play in WBC for Venezuela

New York Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is going to play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic for Team Venezuela according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com.  Cabrera, 31, played for Venezuela back in the 2013 WBC when they went a disappointing 1-2 and were eliminated in the first round of pool play. Team Venezuela is under […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

An article by posted on November 27, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Latest on Yoenis Cespedes with Rich Mancuso

This week, Rich Mancuso of New York Sports Day gives me the latest rumors on the Mets’ pursuit of Yoenis Cespedes. Last year, Rich was one of the first to report the return of Cespedes to the Mets. He lets me know what his sources are saying as to the odds of a Cespedes return, […]

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MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball and MLB Player’s Union are discussing multiple changes to regular season rosters. One of the changes being discussed is the regular season roster size growing from 25 to 26 players. In exchange for that, the player’s union may be willing to agree on limiting […]

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Players On the Mets 40 Man Roster Bubble

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Players On the Mets 40 Man Roster Bubble

With the Mets losing the Wild Card Game, the front office has the difficult task of assessing what the weaknesses on the roster were and how those spots could be improved. Each player is assessed on a case-by-case basis to determine if that player could be a valuable contributor for the 2017 season. If not, […]

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Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Is a Dickey Reunion Possible?

Let me say this right off the bat. I’m not writing this to sell people on the notion that R.A. Dickey has another Cy Young caliber season left in his right arm. I’m not writing this to try and convince people that Dickey the knuckleballer is a better rotation option than our five young aces, […]

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The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

Do you like teams built around talented young power arms that could fall apart due to injury at any moment? Do you like streaky power hitters and an offense that scores the majority of its runs via the long ball? Do you like short term contracts and a hard mandate from ownership to avoid expensive […]

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Mets Wild Card Roster: De Aza Pushing Conforto Out, Campbell Looks To Be In

An article by posted on October 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Wild Card Roster: De Aza Pushing Conforto Out, Campbell Looks To Be In

Latest Update – Oct 1 According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets may put Eric Campbell on the Wild Card Game roster in the event they face Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. Campbell’s chances of making the team have been bolstered by the recent news that Wilmer Flores is done […]

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With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

Mets fans are not exactly known for being passive when it comes to our team. Just about every game over the marathon of a season is discussed, analyzed and scurtinized like its Game 7 of the World Series. That pressure is amplified when the Mets are in the final days of a tight playoff race. […]

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Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

An article by posted on September 10, 2016 0 Comments
Lugo and Gsellman Likely Pitching for a Postseason Roster Spot

Every time the Mets run Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman to the mound, they’re out there trying to help the Mets return to the postseason. They’re also making their own case as to why the Mets should put them on the postseason roster. Assuming the Mets make it back to the postseason, there is little guaranteed on who […]

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The Future of the Mets Outfield Logjam

An article by posted on August 23, 2016 0 Comments
The Future of the Mets Outfield Logjam

When the New York Mets traded for Jay Bruce, it made a logjam in the outfield even worse. What makes matters worse is it’s a problem that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon. The Mets could have six MLB-caliber outfielders under contract next season, and it’s likely a problem they will need to solve […]

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