Category: New York Mets

Feb 16

Matt Harvey and Stephen Strasburg Willing to Sign?

That was a fun break. It’s been over three months since I’ve last posted, and it certainly comes as a surprise that we’re now a few days past Valentine’s Day, a month away from Easter, and one day away from pitchers and catchers arriving to camp. I love Spring Training. It really is the best …

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Nov 02

And Then There Were None

In the days to come we can discuss the Mets season. By all measures, it was remarkable. As the disappointment of giving away a World Series fades, as all the blunders and bad decisions are turned over and examined like clues from a Sherlock Holmes story written by Roger Angell, we’ll grow deaf to the …

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Oct 22

The Mets Win the NL. No, Seriously

How amazing has Daniel Murphy’s ability to summon his inner Ken Griffey, Jr. been? He somehow usurped the story of the Cubs winning the 2015 World Series and made the conversation about him and the New York Mets. Not just the conversation. Murphy made casual fans root for the Mets, turning them from the guys …

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Oct 21

NLCS Game 3, Where Murphy Hits a HR or Something

By now you’ve probably heard that Daniel Murphy is doing something extraordinary.  With his home run in the third off of Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks, Murphy has now hit a homer in five straight games.  That’s sort of impressive.  It ties Carlos Beltran for the major league record for consecutive postseason games with a home …

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Nov 11

So, the Mets Sign Cuddyer?

Well, it wouldn’t be a Mets offseason if they weren’t trying to address their perpetual outfield problem with veteran stopgaps. At least it’s not Jeff Francoeur. That’s something at least. Were the Nationals unwilling to listen for offers on Tony Tarasco? Couldn’t they at least try to bring Lance Johnson out of retirement? The best …

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Aug 02

Jacob deGrom: Underestimated to NL Player of the Week

Jacob deGrom isn’t supposed to be starting. Not at the Major League level. Not according to Baseball Prospectus. deGrom wasn’t included in the Prospectus’ listing of Mets’ top talents 25 or younger, and Jason Parks had this to say: “Sources aren’t sold that he’s a viable major-league starter, but he could find a home in …

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