Mets will face a tough decision on Marcus Stroman

With the 2020 season up in the air, any Mets who were entering their walk years, will be suddenly facing free agency. This includes Yoenis Cespedes, Wilson Ramos, and several pitchers, most notably, Marcus Stroman. After the Mets parted with two of their top pitching prospects – Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods Richardson – to [...]

Noah Syndergaard’s injury raises a lot of questions

That the hard-throwing, weight lifting Noah Syndergaard finally succumbed to Tommy John surgery wasn't that big of a surprise. After all, the list of triple digit fastball throwers who haven't torn their ulnar collateral ligament is a lot shorter than the list of pitchers with that tell-tale ugly scar on the inside of their arm. [...]

2020 Mets have a path to the pennant

"Here goes MattyMets again with his far-flung optimism," I can hear Chris F saying from miles away. My optimism has as much to do with the state of the National League as my confidence in our current team. Having read through every season preview I can get my hands on, I have a pretty good [...]

3 ex-Mets singin’ the swan song

In the past week, former Mets Matt Harvey, Asdrubal Cabrera and Lucas Duda were released by their teams. Harvey's attempt to resurrect his stalled career with the Angels came up way short as he put up embarrassing numbers. Duda had a similar experience before being cut loose by Kansas City. Cabrera was  slashing a modest [...]

An optimistic Mets fan

Over the years, Mets360 followers have labeled MattyMets here an eternal optimist. It's funny because that's not a label my close friends or family would ever use to describe me. I'm thoughtful, sensitive and moody, true to my astrological sign (pisces). In keeping with that theme, I'm also loyal to a fault. I've always stood [...]