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Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

An article by posted on November 24, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as […]

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Shoebox Memories: 1964 Topps Casey Teaches Kranepool

An article by posted on November 20, 2016 0 Comments
Shoebox Memories: 1964 Topps Casey Teaches Kranepool

As Casey Stengel was reported to say to reporters during the 1966 preseason, “We’ve got a couple of kids here, and they’re both 20 years old. In 10 years the first one, Kranepool, has a chance to be a star. In 10 years the other guy has a chance to be 30.”  The card above is […]

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Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Could Alex Colome Be A Fit For The Mets Bullpen?

In a new ESPN Insider article, Buster Olney notes that “Rival executives expect the Rays to trade Drew Smyly or Chris Archer, as well as closer Alex Colome, who had 37 saves last season.” Colome, 28 on Opening Day, is coming off an all-star campaign where he pitched to a 2-4 record, with a 1.91 ERA and 37 saves, […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Benny Slams the Cubs

Did you ever notice that certain players that have toiled in the minors for a while tend to exhibit surges in production when they finally get a crack at the big time? It’s as if they had those hits stockpiled for the Show and can’t wait to get them out of their systems once fortune […]

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Neil Walker Accepts Mets’ $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Accepts Mets’ $17.2 Million Qualifying Offer

According to Joel Sherman on Twitter, Neil Walker has accepted the Mets $17.2 million qualifying offer. Walker will clearly be the everyday second baseman next season which pretty much leaves Wilmer Flores, T.J. Rivera, David Wright, and Jose Reyes jockeying for playing time at third base or backing up at all four infield positions. Terry Collins […]

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Curtis Granderson Wins Marvin Miller Award

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Wins Marvin Miller Award

For the third time this year New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson has received accolades for his work off the field. This time as the recipient of the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award from MLB Player’s Association. He had previously won the Roberto Clemente Award and the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award. Miller, who […]

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Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Michael Conforto To Get Time In Center Field And First Base

The New York Mets have an interesting situation named Michael Conforto. While he has shown that he can produce at an elite level for extended periods of time, he has far from proven he can be defined as an elite hitter. Despite his ambiguity, his potential remains, and the Mets want to give him every […]

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Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Extend Qualifying Offers to Cespedes and Walker

The New York Mets have made it official and extended qualifying offers worth $17.2 million dollars to both Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker. The Mets will receive a compensatory draft pick for each player in next year’s MLB Draft if they end up signing with a new team. Each player has until November 14 to […]

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Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Seven Mets Officially Become Free Agents

With the World Series now over the Major League offseason begins with 139 players becoming free agents including seven from the Mets. Right-handed starter Bartolo Colon, second baseman Neil Walker, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, first baseman James Loney, lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed reliever Fernando Salas, and utility guy Kelly Johnson have all officially become […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to […]

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