The Mets’ participation in the WBC, or lack thereof

The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is underway, with first round action completed in Fukuoka, Japan and Taichung, Taiwan. Cuba, Japan, Chinese Taipei and the Netherlands have advanced into the next round and there is much more excitement to come. Faces familiar to MLB fans such as Chien-Ming Wang, Andrelton Simmons, Roger Bernadina and Kazuo Matsui [...]

LaTroy Hawkins an NRI who may last the whole season

While examining the non-roster invites on the Mets’ official website you may notice there are quite a number of players who have a legitimate shot at making the club out of spring training. Veteran arms such as Scott Atchison and Aaron Laffey have MLB experience and could help in the team’s bullpen. Despite missing two [...]

Backup backstop battle: Anthony Recker v. Landon Powell

As an overabundance of Michael Bourn rumors float around in the minds of Mets fans everywhere, the team will see pitchers and catchers report to spring training in less than a week. Pending any new additions, the Mets have spots on the opening day roster available, which should create healthy competition between players for the [...]