Where does Luis Guillorme fit into the Mets infield puzzle?

Sorting out the 2021 Met infield is somewhat like assembling a puzzle. There is an array of pieces, and where they are going to fit is yet to be determined. First base is up for grabs, with Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith duking it out for playing time. The Robinson Cano piece fell off the [...]

Trevor Bauer is a good fit for the Mets

The Mets starting rotation needs to be upgraded and fortified for the 2021 season. The 2020 rotation figured to be a strong point before last season, then the combination of Zack Wheeler departing for free agency, Noah Syndergaard tearing up his elbow, and Marcus Stroman sitting out the season led to serious underperformance in aggregate [...]

For Pete’s sake – and the Mets’ sake – Pete Alonso should be traded

Some teams can afford the luxury of two superior players who play the same position. The last-place Mets are not one of those teams, they have a few too many needs that could be filled by dealing either Pete Alonso or Dominic Smith, both first basemen. For this article we will focus on the benefits [...]

The 1962 Mets were bad, but were not the worst ever

The very first Mets season, 1962, was a dreadful one. That team, which lost 120 games, is sometimes cited as the worst team ever in modern baseball history. But there is a case to be made for a different team to be the worst, specifically the 1945 Philadelphia NL franchise, which actually used the nickname [...]