How do the Mets stack up in the NL East?

We've been so busy picking apart the Mets roster this off-season, we'd be remiss if we didn't take a broader look at our division rivals to see how we measure up. Unlike other divisions, the NL East does not have a doormat team. The Marlins might not be a playoff favorite, but they've got more [...]

Josh Harrison fits like a glove

It's funny how one roster move begets another. What may not have made sense a few moves prior, suddenly seems like a no-brainer. The resigning of Jay Bruce plugged a lot of holes for the Mets. In one move they provide lineup protection for Yoenis Cespedes, solidify the outfield, give themselves insurance at first base [...]

Jenrry Mejia getting the short end in rotation battle

Even without Matt Harvey, the New York Mets have themselves a fine rotation with Zack Wheeler, Jon Niese, Dillon Gee and free-agent newcomer Bartolo Colon set to anchor the staff. However, one question mark that remains is who will grab hold of the fifth spot? Terry Collins has publicly stated that he would like to [...]

Bay resurgence critical to Mets 2011 success

Back in the winter of 2004, Carlos Beltran signed a lucrative seven-year $119 million deal with the New York Mets. Beltran was immediately expected to lead the Mets to great heights and live up to his lofty contract. Beltran was coming off a marvelous 2004 post-season run with the Houston Astros in which he hit [...]

Rewind: August 9

Here's what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1975: Davey Lopes of the Los Angeles Dodgers stole his 32nd consecutive base without being caught in a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets, breaking Max Carey's 1922 record. Lopes tacked on six more steals before being caught on Aug. 24. 1988: The [...]

Why the Mets should avoid Washburn

A look at Jarrod Washburn, a free agent the Mets have been linked to this offseason. Mets general manager Omar Minaya is slow-playing the free agent market this year. This strategy gives us hope that Bengie Molina will not end up on the roster – it’s January and he’s still not signed, woo-hoo! – and [...]