No winners, losers yet in 2015 trade season

**This was originally written before the trade deadline passed. It’s been slightly tweaked since, but much of it remains intact. After all, how else am I supposed to transition into a gaffe like Jeopardy made. Enjoy.** It’s over. The craziest time of year that’s not related to religion, food or a certain other sporting event [...]

Jon Niese leads list of most likely Mets trade chips

Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanza are still waiting for us months from now in frigid December, but baseball fans may find new gifts in sweltering July as the trade deadline draws nigh. Technically known as Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, July 31 at 4 p.m. marks the cutoff for all 32 teams to report wheeling [...]

Strong pitching helping the 2015 Mets ‘believe’

*Author’s note: This was originally written and is accurate as of Thursday afternoon. The plan was to run this story before the Mets bested the Marlins 7-5 that evening. That game exemplified almost everything written in this story, which did not run in time. New York came back twice in the game, even after yielding [...]

Bartolo Colon is not the problem Opening Day

New York and national media is up in arms over annexation of Matt Harvey’s rightful duty to start Opening Day. Instead of yielding to the Dark Knight, GM Sandy Alderson and Manager Terry Collins have the unmitigated audacity to announce they will pit Bartolo Colon against Nationals ace Max Scherzer at Nationals Park April 6. [...]

The time to trade Daniel Murphy is now

Unless there’s some sneaky underlying scheming occurring, Sandy Alderson just put the Mets in hot water about Daniel Murphy. Word broke Thursday morning that Murphy has yet to speak with Alderson and co. about extending his contract. The beloved second baseman will pull in $8 million this season as a 30-year-old with six prior seasons [...]