During batting practice at the March fifth Tigers-Mets matchup in St. Lucie this week I overheard a woman arguing with her friends over why Céspedes is a “cancer” growing on our beloved Metropolitans. She said he was lazy because he signed a big contract with the team and didn’t have to earn his keep… Read More Joel Sherman’s assessment of Yoenis Céspedes unsportsmanlike
The Mets just completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants (27-51) after losing seven of their last nine. While the season has been imploding for the Giants, this could prove to be the boost the Mets need as they go on to face the Marlins (34-40), Phillies (24-50), and the Nationals (45-30). … Read More Why It’s Not Over For The Mets–Yet.
39-55, .415, and last in the NL East. Yup, the Mets are worse than the Marlins.
What now? With trade rumors swirling about tearing down the team, dealing Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Wilmer Flores, and Jeurys Familia, Mets fans have to search beneath the ruins of a season that started off 11-1 to find the few bright spots of 2018. … Read More 2018: Halfway Point Recap
This weekend I attended MLB Fan Fest and was so excited to see other Mets fans walking around the convention center. The sheer amount of people in general was staggering. Although Commissioner Manfred is concerned about a decline in the popularity of baseball due to factors like pace of play, I think that left to develop organically, baseball will continue to endure for generations.… Read More The Evolution of the Baseball Superfan
As an artistically-inclined Mets fan, I began making signs to cheer for the boys in orange and blue in August of 2015. When I brought my signs to Nationals Park during the legendary sweep of September 2015, the security team scrutinized each sheet of poster board. After nearly two dozen games at Nats Park and… Read More Bad Signs at Nationals Park
Pitchers and catchers haven’t yet reported for Spring Training in Port Saint Lucie and #MetsTwitter is already in an uproar over GM Sandy Alderson’s actions, or lack thereof. Alderson might be hesitant to sign free agents because the cost of those still on the market are expected to drop significantly over the next few weeks.… Read More Mets Free Agent Outlook