NFL picks against the spread for Week 17

Coming off my worst picks, last week’s games went a bit better.  Hey one fewer loss is improvement!  Last week’s selections went 7-9, bringing the season-long total to 65-72-4.  Feels like the picks should get better as the season goes along but that hasn’t been the case at all.  But these picks didn’t start with [...]

Mets hope improved depth leads to fewer than 61 players used in 2023

This year the Mets used 61 different players during the regular season. The last time they made the playoffs in 2016, they used 46. That’s why you hear so much more about the need for organizational depth than you did five years ago. The big change is on the number of pitchers a club uses. [...]

Mets Minors: Offseason deep dive on Ronny Mauricio

Biography: Born in the Dominican Republic in April of 2001, Ronny Mauricio is just old enough to drink in the US and yet many fans think his prospect star has fallen to earth. Mauricio signed with the New York Mets as an international free agent in July 2017. Resume: Mauricio surged to relevance in 2018 [...]

On Carlos Correa, Steve Cohen, Danny Mendick and Trevor Bauer

Chris Flanders thought he was going to be having a simply wonderful holiday in beautiful Seattle, WA.  Instead, he came down with a Covid isolation in a hotel room.  Chris’ loss was our gain, as the two of us conducted an email exchange of Mets thoughts on Friday night and Saturday morning.  So, for your [...]