Quick Hitter: When do Mets Consider Demoting Travis d’Arnaud?

After Friday night's game in San Francisco, Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud is now sporting a pathetic .180/.271/.273 slash line. Yuck! Ever since being the centerpiece in the trade for R.A. Dickey with the Toronto Blue Jays, we have been led to believe that d'Arnaud was one of the better, if not the best, catching prospects [...]

Just how important is Travis d’Arnaud to the New York Mets in 2014?

While the New York Mets were making some splashes this offseason with the additions of Curtis Granderson, Bartolo Colon—and to some degree Chris Young—it’s going to be some of the holdovers from the 2013 squad that may hold the key to success in 2014. One such player that could hold the key as to whether [...]

The growing concern over Travis d’Arnaud

To say that Travis d’Arnaud has struggled in his debut with the Mets, well, that would be a massive understatement. After another o-for on Friday night, d’Arnaud is now sporting a pathetic .145/.221/.217 slash line to go with just one home run and three RBI’s (in 69 at-bats). After the Mets traded away John Buck [...]

Making sense of the Stanton for d’Arnaud, Wheeler trade rumors

The Mets’ blogosphere blew up on Thursday after the Daily News’ Andy Martino reported that the Mets were very intrigued at the prospects of trading for the Marlins’ power-hitting dynamo Giancarlo Stanton. Why not, the Marlins have almost  traded their entire roster in the last year; why not try to pry away the most coveted [...]

Should the Mets consider starting out season with Travis d’Arnaud as their starting catcher?

What a novel concept it would be if the Mets actually went with their best options to win right away and bucked (no pun meant towards John Buck) the trend and tabbed uber-catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud as their opening day and full-time catcher. To coin a phrase made legendary by ex-Jets’ coach Herm Edwards: “Hello! [...]