Category: Nashville

The Mets Need Edwin Diaz To Rebound In 2020.

 

MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates

The Mets are projected by PECOTA as the National League Eastern Division Champs by Baseball Prospectus in their recent release of their 2020 MLB predictions. PECOTA has the Mets finishing with an 88-74 record, which is also listed as the second best record in the National League, only behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. In what arguably will be the toughest division in baseball, there is a sense of optimism surrounding this team after the way the Mets had finished last season. Continue reading

Should Mets sign Pedro Alvarez?

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Pedro Alvarez to the Mets? It may not sound as outlandish as it seems. Truth be told, the slugging first baseman is still on the free agent market looking for a home. As Opening Night is quickly approaching, it wouldn’t be a bad idea for the Mets to kick the tires on the 29-year-old slugger. Continue reading

Don’t forget about Rafael…

monteroweb1s-1-webRafael Montero may be a pitcher in Mets fans distant memories. Unfortunately injuries and a plethora of young hurlers tended to shift away attention and dim Montero’s star. But it wasn’t too long ago many Mets fans were wondering where this young hurler would slide in the rotation, as he had all of the makings of a future top of the rotation-starting pitcher. Continue reading

The Best Power Hitter Not In MLB…

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Will Alfredo Despaigne be the next Cuban superstar to make the jump to Major League Baseball? It is a legitimate question, as arguably 3 out of the 4 top players that were on the island have defected recently in pursuit of obtaining a Major League Baseball contract. Continue reading

Mets 30 Clubs in 30 Days Airing

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Hey fellow Mets fans, be sure to check out MLB Network’s 30 Clubs in 30 Days special on the New York Mets. It is scheduled to air Sunday, March 20 at 4pm ET. For those unfamiliar, the special airing will include interviews, predictions, and field reports about the Mets. Make sure to tune in!

Mets Lineup Preview…

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The Mets will begin playing Spring Training games next week, and it is never too early to start looking at the projected Opening Day lineup. Terry Collins had floated this lineup around back in January, and I believe this lineup makes the most sense. Below I put together what the Opening Day lineup might look like, and the player’s statistics of hitting in that spot in the lineup last season. Continue reading

Mets Relievers Season Preview

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The New York Mets will go into Spring Training with 5 bullpen sports already secured. There are a number of candidates that will be battling for the last 2 spots available. With Tyler Clippard gone, and Jenrry Mejia banned for life there will be a couple of opportunities for the taking in the bullpen. With relievers it can be so tough to predict as sometimes you never know what you will be getting from season to season. The Mets have a few young arms in the bullpen, which hopefully will be an area of possible growth for some of these guys and not regression. I will be taking a look at the 5 players who are already locked into a bullpen spot, and then discuss who’s in the mix for the last 2 spots in the bullpen. Continue reading

Mets Outfield Season Preview…

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The Mets have a great problem on their hands with an abundance of quality outfielders at their disposal. After the resigning of Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets went from having a good outfield to having a great outfield. How Terry Collins decides to manage the playing time and matchups will be vital to this team’s success. Everyone in this group brings something different to the table, and I believe that is what makes this group of outfielders special. Along with the pitching staff, this group of outfielders will be a big factor in how this team performs both offensively and defensively. Continue reading

Nashville Athletics…

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How would Major League Baseball in Nashville sound? I believe the city of Nashville being able to support a Major League Baseball team is closer than you may think coming from a fellow Nashville resident. Continue reading