Category: Mets Commentary

Jeremy Hefner, Mets Pitching Coach (New York Post)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Spring Training 2020

Mets: Pitching coach Jeremy Hefner’s take it easy plan taking shape

Mets pitching coach Jeremy Hefner is no stranger to the monotony and endlessness of Spring Training. Even so, slowing it down to a crawl is…

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Pete Alonso, Mets Hero
Posted in Mets Commentary Pete Alonso

Pete Alonso: The goal is laudable but the metaphor is not – kids idolize you

Pete Alonso is off on a career jetting skyward with an off the field persona nearly as perfect. The burden remains heavy, so remember, kids…

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Yoenis Cespedes - "Im not talking" (New York Daily News)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Yoenis Cespedes

Mets: Yoenis Cespedes gives the greatest of gifts to New York – His silence

Mets occasional left-fielder, Yoenis Cespedes, extended an unsolicited promise to remain silent in the presence of the media. If only he means it. The Mets…

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Luis Rojas - The Teacher (USA Today)
Posted in Luis Rojas Mets 2020 Mets Analytics Mets Commentary

Luis Rojas understands the difference between pontificating and teaching

Luis Rojas spent last year as the Mets Quality Control Coach. Along the way, he uncovered the secrets to the art of teaching – and…

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Steven Matz on the bubble (JTA)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching Steven Matz

Mets: Will Steven Matz seize or yield to the challenge for his rotation spot

The Mets have proved patient with Steven Matz for some time now. Facing the challenge of two proven starters bidding for his spot, where does…

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Michael Bloomberg Mets Owner - Why not? (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)
Posted in Analysis Mets Commentary

Mike Bloomberg: Buy the Mets using a mere four percent of your net worth

Mike Bloomberg has always had a philanthropic connection to New York City. Be a hero to Mets fans. It’ll only cost you lunch money to…

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Joc Pederson available in trade (Orange County Register)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Trade Possibilities

Mets should be players in lefty centerfielder Joc Pederson trade talk

The Mets lineup can use a left-handed power bat. They also need a genuine major league centerfielder. Joc Pederson is available – why not take…

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Mets on the cuspice of ownership change (Photo: marketwatch.com)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Culture

Mets: This can no longer be fun or challenging for Brodie Van Wagenen

The Mets hierarchy tends to destroy the hopes and dreams of people who opt to join “The Team.” Brodie Van Wagenen could be the next……

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