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Ten Prospects We Want to See in 2017

Over on the main site, the BP prospect team runs themed Monday Morning Ten Packs this time of year, picking 10 prospects who fulfill some criteria or another. Our BP Mets prospect team of Jeffrey, Skyler, and I decided to blatantly rip this off and write a “ten pack”-style article on the ten Mets prospects […]

MLB: New York Mets-Workouts

T-D-A and P-E-C-O-T-A

Ask any Mets-watcher at the end of last season, and they might’ve told you that the team’s Achilles heel was the catcher position. Not only has Kevin Plawecki played his way from top prospect to offensive cipher, but the (original) centerpiece of the famous R.A. Dickey trade completely cratered after a breakout-but-shortened 2015 surge. Travis d’Arnaud […]

MLB: Chicago Cubs-Photo Day

Five “Forgotten” Mets: Where Are They Now?

A week ago, a certain app on my phone reminded me that eight years ago I was waitlisted and subsequently rejected from Binghamton University. While reminding me of all my college rejections–and few acceptances–it also brought memories of when I was visiting Binghamton and got to go see the Binghamton Mets (now the Rumble Ponies) […]

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The 2017 Non-Roster Invitee Rundown!

Through all that is cold and grey and dim, it’s nice to remember that spring training is just around the corner and the Mets have already decided on their non-roster invitees. Apparently satiated with all those Tebow jersey sales, they decided to cool it on the money-grabs, instead inviting 15 young players who show, you know, […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners

How Jerry Dipoto Would Run the Mets

There was joy in Flushing when Sandy Alderson and the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes to reprise his role as “Mets Offense” for the 2017 season. Since the Cespedes announcement on November 30? Literally nothing but a bunch of minor-league free agent signings and invitations to spring training. We appreciate @MetsGM for his professionalism and perseverance; it’s hard to work […]