The Mets return home to Citi Field this week to host their NL East rivals, the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.
The infielder decided to stray away from a televised grooming, like Jose Reyes had when his dreadlocks were cut on the MLB Network last winter.
Ruben Tejada personifies the attitude of this Mets team — go ahead keep overlooking us and pretty soon we will pass you in the standings.
Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.
“He’s under contract this year, we have an option for next year, there’s no gun to anybody’s head,” Wilpon said Wednesday.
Yes, the Mets GM would like Wright to stick around. Yes, he’ll be in contact with the All-Star third baseman’s representatives. But Alderson stopped shy of saying a formal offer would be made this season.
Terry Collins and his coaching staff have done a tremendous job of motivating this group on a day-to-day basis. This club has had their share of tough losses but after those losses, they have responded in a big way.
After watching Jose Reyes walk without so much as a slap on the rump juxtaposed with the Mets’ recent desire to talk contract extension with David Wright, I wondered if Alderson knew something we didn’t. Are the Mets in fact better without Reyes?
Talk about hush-hush. If there have been internal talks, consider Wright still in the dark.
If and when GM Sandy Alderson lays an extension in front of his third baseman, be it in the summer or early in the offseason, it had better be a fat one.
Remember last season’s day in, day out Jose Reyes drama? Citi Field may look and feel the same this summer with another homegrown superstar’s future in question.
David Wright collected four hits as the Mets defeated the Marlins on Saturday 9-3.
Greg Dobbs’ single with two outs in the ninth inning scored Emilio Bonifacio from second base with the winning run Friday, and the Miami Marlins rallied to end the New York Mets’ five-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
Just two short months ago, all we heard was how the Mets were destined to fail. To be honest, that seems like an eternity ago.