By Gem Tablak Just one day after the untimely death of Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez, the Mets & Marlins met up in Miami to play the Marlins first game since Fernandez has passed. Fernandez was scheduled to pitch that … Continue reading Marlins & Mets remind us that baseball isn’t always about the final score
By Gem Tablak Last season when Conforto was called up from AA Binghamton, he was a well know prospect with high expectations however I think fans like myself expected him to go thru some AAA before he hit the big … Continue reading Is Conforto ready to bring the Mets over the edge?
By Paul DiSclafani: On Sunday afternoon, the Mets (80-71) had a two game lead on the Cardinals and a one game lead on the Giants. After two disappointing defeats to the last place Braves, there is suddenly a three-way tie. Sheesh… Each team has 11 games left and if you are wondering what the Mets tie-breaking scenarios are, here is the reader’s Digest version: Mets own the tie-breaker over the Giants because they won the season’s series, 4-3 The Mets and Cardinals split their series (3-3), so the next tie breaker is intra-division games The Cardinals own the tie-breaker over … Continue reading Three Way Tie For The NL Wild Card – What Happens Next?
By Gem Tablak Before the season even started, I was positive that Walker would be a 1 year filler, 2 at most for Dilson Herrera who then at the time was a top Mets farmhand that was destined to take … Continue reading Do the Mets let Walker walk?
By Gem Tablak ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Giants fullback Nikita Whitlock has been suspended for 10 games for breaking the NFL policies on Performance Enhancing Drugs. Whitlock, who is already on the IR with a foot injury will … Continue reading Giants fullback suspended 10 games
By Paul DiSclafani: The only thing we know for sure is Wally Backman is leaving the Mets organization. Depending on who else you get your information from, the stories are very different. General manager Sandy Alderson released a statement about Backman deciding to leave the organization that said “Wally has decided to move on. He’s got other opportunities, presumable including possible major league coaching or managing. We wish him well.” The NY Post is citing a team source that says Backman was fired for not using outfielder Brandon Nimmo in the leadoff spot and for keeping Michael Conforto on the … Continue reading 1986 Hero Wally Backman Leaving The Mets – Resigning or Fired?
By Gem Tablak Bartolo Colon has always come off as the guy that loves to enjoy himself & there is absolutely nothing wrong with that & it seems it may have rubbed off on some of the younger players, not … Continue reading Should the Mets re-sign Colon… Forever?
By Gem Tablak Anthony DiComo of MLB.com tweeted earlier that the Mets are officially labeling deGROM’s injury as “forearm soreness”. deGROM did have an MRI done & it shows no structural damage but there is inflamation in the forearm & … Continue reading The Mets rotation takes another blow
By Gem Tablak Late last night as the Mets were wrapping up their game vs the Marlins, the team had announced that they had completed a trade with the Angels to bring in reliver Fernando Salas. In return, the Angels … Continue reading Mets acquire Fernando Salas
By Gem Tablak Mets 2nd baseman Neil Walker could of very well played his last game in a Mets uniform as it looks like Walker is going to opt to go for season ending back surgery to repair the herniated … Continue reading Mets injury update: Neil Walker