OK. So we’ve all had about a week to grouse and lick our wounds. It became officially official – because these things do make a difference, as we’ve come to find out -- only a couple of days ago: All-Star SS Carlos Correa will not be a New York Met after all, instead opting to [...]
North Carolina State won its third straight game with a thrilling 83-81 overtime victory over the No. 16 Miami Hurricanes, Saturday afternoon at home in PNC arena. It’s the sixth win in seven games since a road loss to Miami back on Dec. 10. The win moves the Pack to 14-4 overall and 4-3 in [...]
Let’s discuss something that Ben Clemens of FanGraphs posted recently. He took a tweet from Tom Tango, which asked his readers which one they would prefer: A. .315/.365/.510 B. .265/.365/.510 Implied is that these two slash lines are recorded in the same year/park, or in different eras/parks but with the same run-scoring environment. Because putting [...]
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1974 TOPPS GEORGE STONE One year after getting the dreaded, “cap raised so you can’t see the logo” baseball card, Stone got this cool in action shot in his 1974 offering. As well he should. After coming over from the Braves in the Danny Frisella & Gary Gentry deal, Stone began the ’73 season in [...]
Now that the ZiPS forecasts are out for the Mets, it’s time to start our annual projection series. This marks the 11th year of doing individual projections for the top players on the Mets. My hope is that everyone will weigh in on what they think the player will do in 2022. You’ll have more [...]
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The Carlos Correa era is over for the Mets, as the highly-desired free agent with the questionable long-term health status appears set to return to Minnesota. Correa now joins Carlos Beltran as former Astros who were set to join the Mets, only never to suit up for a single game with the club after agreeing [...]
On December 21, the Mets made news by announcing the signing of Carlos Correa to a big money, long-term contract, which as of this writing is on hold because of medical concerns. At the time it was a feel-good moment for the franchise, with the fans giddy with excitement about the prospect of a power-house [...]
Biography: At 5’8”, Jett Williams was the shortest of the top prospects in the 2022 draft. The shortstop has the ability to field his position and could hold onto the role as he rises through the organization. His high school club won the state championship in Texas in 2021 and Williams was thought of as [...]
As baseball fans interested in learning more about the game, we took a giant step forward with the arrival of Baseball-Reference. It’s hard to remember but there was a time when they did not update stats with the current season until the year was over. We took another step forward with FanGraphs, with all of [...]
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