Building a team to win around Jacob deGrom: A 2021 roster construction

The New York Mets are entering a new era. Steve Cohen is going to buy the team and should spend money. All signs point to Brodie Van Wagenen being removed from his post as general manager. The team has a lot of excellent young position players and has arguably the best pitcher in baseball in [...]

The 1962 Mets: What George Weiss should have done

In 1958, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants made their debuts in California, leaving behind a gaping hole in the hearts and mind of baseball fans in New York City. This massive wound that was left in their perspective fanbases lead to a new baseball franchise coming into existence in 1962, the [...]

Pete Alonso and the importance of leadership

On March 12th, 2020, a thing happened that no one anticipated or had seen in our lifetimes. The major league baseball season was delayed for something that had nothing to do with the game itself. COVID-19, the strain of Coronavirus that is currently causing innumerable changes to the United States, took down, from the outside, [...]

Edwin Diaz and Bold Predictions

Here’s a bold prediction. Edwin Diaz will be better next year. The peripheral stats support that. An expectation that he won’t be better is just pessimistic. He was literally the worst closer in baseball last year. He could just be average and that would be significantly better. You know what, that’s not bold enough. Since [...]