Mets Card of the Week: 1998 Edgardo Alfonzo

1998 SCORE EDGARDO ALFONZO I was on my way downstairs the other day after a shower, when the path was interrupted by my 8-year old son. “Here, I've got something for you,” he said, handing me a card. Sebastian is not really a baseball fan. Gymnastics is his passion, and I have great admiration for [...]

Edgardo Alfonzo delivers best Mets game ever

If you asked most Mets fans what is the greatest individual game in team history, most would answer Tom Seaver and his outing on July 9, 1969. Seaver took a perfect game into the 9th inning, when with one out Jimmy Qualls broke it up with a single. Seaver retired the next two batters and [...]

Top seasons by Mets hitters

Throughout their history the Mets have been known as a pitching-first organization.  But the Mets have had some pretty good years by hitters, too.  Here are the top single-season performances by position in team history, ranked by the WAR calculation available on Baseball-Reference. Position Player WAR Year 1B John Olerud 8.1 1998 LF Bernard Gilkey [...]