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.
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
Once the Mets dealt Jay Bruce, Neil Walker, Addison Reed, Lucas Duda, and Curtis Granderson, it was clear that the front office was attempting to reduce spending and save for the winter. Perhaps Sandy Alderson & Co. will be able to re-sign at least Granderson since he provided a positive veteran presence along with great… Read More Looking Forward to 2018
On Thursday the Atlanta Braves designated Bartolo Colón for assignment, giving them ten days to release or trade the 44-year old pitcher. While Colón’s ERA was 8.14 through 63 innings, he could still provide reinforcement for the Mets rotation or bullpen. By bringing in a more reliable veteran like Colón, less strain would be placed on AAA… Read More The Second Coming of Colón?