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New York Mets season predictions from ESPN analysts

The New York Mets let Jose Reyes walk prior to heading into their 2012 season and went on to win just 74 games.  This offseason they decided to trade away the reigning National League Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey, and recently discovered that Johan Santana is likely to miss all of 2013.   The [...]

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Michael Bourn agrees to four-year deal with Cleveland Indians, so now what?

Well it looks like the New York Mets first round pick in 2013 will be protected after all!  No, it’s not because the MLBPA stepped in and saw to it that the team would retain it’s pick while negotiating with free agent outfielder Michael Bourn, it’s because the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a 4-year [...]

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Bourn will dictate shape of Mets outfield and bench

By Dave Mills The New York Mets signed two more outfielders today, but neither was named Michael Bourn and neither is likely to have an impact on the major league roster. In addition to signing RH relievers Scott Atchison & LaTroy Hawkins to minors deals, #Mets also inked OFs Corey Patterson & Mike Wilson February [...]

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Heyman: Mets have checked in on Upton and Kubel

The New York Mets appear set to begin the season with a starting outfield consisting of Mike Baxter, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, and Lucas Duda.  I honestly think you’d be hard pressed to find a scout around the league that thinks any one of those guys (let alone all three) is currently a legitimate starting outfielder, so [...]

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Lucas Duda’s wrist surgery will have a bit of ripple effect

Yesterday the New York Mets issued a press release announcing that Lucas Duda would undergo wrist surgery to repair a fractured right wrist.  According to the team: The New York Mets today announced outfielder Lucas Duda underwent surgery yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan to repair a fracture in his right wrist. [...]

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Puma: Lucas Duda big part of New York Mets 2013 plans

In a report to the New York Post, Mike Puma writes, “The Mets certainly have not given up on Lucas Duda, who still is viewed as part of the club’s long-term solution.”  Puma goes on to state the following about Duda: “The key will be getting a more consistent Duda next year and finding a [...]

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Mets may consider trading Ike Davis

The Mets struggles this season has made one thing very clear; they are very far from being a good baseball team.  This is not a team that’s just missing one or two pieces, it’s much more than that.  Factor in ownership that now seems unwilling to spend money to bring in talent via free agency [...]

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No Runs, Big Problems

The Mets have been shut out 7 times this year, but doesn’t it seem like more? The more I watch this team, the more I realize that their first half success was reliant almost entirely on the shoulders of the starting pitching and two-out RBI hits.  And when the team doesn’t drive in any two-out [...]

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Mets use ‘home-grown’ formula help to even series with Cubs

The New York Mets went with their all ‘home-grown’ line-up this afternoon and picked right up where they left off late Friday night, only this time they didn’t come up short against the Chicago Cubs. #Mets Saturday lineup vs. Cubs: Tejada-SS, Murphy-2B, Wright-3B, Davis-1B, Duda-RF, Valdespin-LF, Thole-C, Nieuwenhuis-CF, Gee-RHP July 7, 2012 11:12 am via [...]

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