Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

Fun With Mets Lineups

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
Fun With Mets Lineups

It looks like everyone is having a little fun with projected lineups the last few days, so I thought I’d toss my hat into the ring as well. I took a good look at player splits in designing mine and I also decided to use different variants based on left and right handed pitching. The […]

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What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
What The 2015 New York Mets Meant To Me

When I started writing for Metsmerized Online back in November of 2014, I had no idea that by next November the New York Mets would still be playing as one of the two best teams in all of Major League Baseball. The season certainly didn’t end like we all hoped, but that shouldn’t stop us […]

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Which Players Could Get Traded To Address Team Needs In 2016?

An article by posted on January 3, 2016 0 Comments
Which Players Could Get Traded To Address Team Needs In 2016?

Frank asks… Last season the Mets almost traded Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores and then did trade a bunch of prospects including Michael Fulmer, Robert Whalen and Luis Cessa. If the Mets find themselves needing significant help again at the trade deadline, who are some of the names that could be trade chips? Joe D. […]

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Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Neil Walker Primed For A Big Season In 2016

Mark Simon of ESPN New York has been very busy lately examining where each Mets player ranks position by position in the major leagues. He’s already analyzed and ranked David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda, and most recently the Mets’ center field platoon of Alejandro De Aza and Juan Lagares. This is really good out of […]

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Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Thoughts On Harvey, Conforto, Duda, Wright

There’s no concrete breaking news on the Mets these days, but more than a few things are racing through my mind: Proving they have a sense of humor, the Mets included a $50,000 bonus in Bartolo Colon‘s contract if he wins the Silver Slugger Award for the best hitter at his position. It would be […]

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Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Game Changer: The R.A. Dickey Trade Turns Three

Today marks the three year anniversary of the trade I’ve come to refer to as The Game Changer for the New York Mets. It was on this day in 2012, that Sandy Alderson dealt the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included […]

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Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Six Reasons Why Niese For Walker Trade Made Sense

As you know, the Mets have traded left-handed starting pitcher Jon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for switch-hitting second baseman Neil Walker. From the reaction on social media it appears there’s a good chunk of fans who don’t like the deal. I’d like to point out six reasons why this was a fantastic […]

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D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

An article by posted on December 5, 2015 0 Comments
D’Arnaud and Plawecki To Get Exposure At Other Positions This Spring

Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki were the two main catchers for the Mets in 2015, with d’Arnaud being the team’s starter and the rookie Plawecki his backup. D’Arnaud has proven himself as an established player and Plawecki is expected to follow suit as well despite some growing pains in 2015. As a result, the Mets […]

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Yasiel Puig: Huge Price Tag, Huge Potential, Huge Risk

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Yasiel Puig: Huge Price Tag, Huge Potential, Huge Risk

“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” The biggest story in baseball this past weekend may have been the ill-advised comments by ex-Mariners coach Andy Van Slyke, the father of Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke, who took to the airwaves to rip Robinson Cano and then implied that Clayton Kershaw recommended to management that Yasiel Puig be traded. […]

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Why Did Mets Leave Top Prospect Wuilmer Becerra Exposed To Rule 5 Draft

An article by posted on November 21, 2015 0 Comments
Why Did Mets Leave Top Prospect Wuilmer Becerra Exposed To Rule 5 Draft

I woke up to three emails this morning, all asking me why the Mets failed to protect outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft in December. The Mets instead chose to add outfielder Brandon Nimmo and right-handers Seth Lugo, Jeff Walters, and Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Becerra, 21, was the third prospect the Mets received from […]

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