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?
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.
Much of the news during spring training focused on the status of the many health issues that plagued the Mets in the 2016 season. One Met sidelined with an injury was Jacob deGrom who last pitched on September 1st and underwent surgery to reposition the ulnar nerve in his right elbow. In game two of… Read More Why Jacob deGrom is the most underrated player in MLB