Curb your enthusiasm, Mets fans

Following the Mets double header sweep of the Giants on Tuesday, the headlines started prematurely proclaiming the Mets were the greatest team in the league. "This year's Mets team has staying power, and here's why," wrote Danny Abriano in a blog post for SNY and Yahoo Sports Wednesday. "Power Shift: Mets Are Quickly Overtaking Yankees [...]

Winning without Jacob deGrom

When the news broke about Jacob deGrom, Mets fans' inner Bob “Bulldog” Briscoe came out. “This stinks. This is total B.S.!” That inner demon that inhabits the back of our minds, insisting that our team will never win, that something will always happen, began to laugh maniacally. Many of us heaved a resigned sigh and [...]

Here’s how the Mets could outsmart and outpitch the league.

It sure feels like Christmas for Mets fans with a deep-pocketed, new owner ready to spend and a capable and familiar President of Baseball Operations ushering in a new front office equipped to recognize and harness the talent this franchise needs to get us back to playing baseball in October. As much as the off-season [...]

How long is the leash for Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom?

After losing yet again last night, falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3, the Mets find themselves once again in last place. After a decent start to the season, they were 15-11 on April 29, the Mets have lost 14 of their last 19 games and are now five games under .500, while occupying the [...]

Jenrry Mejia’s struggles could lead to promotion of Montero and or deGrom

Like it or not, Jenrry Mejia may be ticketed for the bullpen after all. Reports are surfacing that the New York Mets are strongly considering the idea of promoting either Rafael Montero and/or Jacob deGrom and using one of them in the rotation while pushing Mejia to the bullpen and possibly grooming him to be [...]

Should Mets try experimenting putting Montero and deGrom in the bullpen?

John Harper of the Daily News had an interesting proposition for the New York Mets the other day in his column, which you can read here, and that was exploring the idea of putting guys like Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom in the bullpen given the current anemic state of the relief corps. As it [...]