Is the city’s baseball landscape about to shift? Curtis Granderson, who played for the Yankees from 2010-13 and is entering his second season with the Mets, certainly thinks so.
This is a guy who went to the postseason six times in nine years with the Twins, and he strongly believes that the Mets are built for the postseason — if they can get there.
The Mets are getting better with each passing year, and with most of their key players healthy they figure to have a decent shot at a playoff spot in 2015. But they are certainly not without their question marks.
Late in his career, Cuddyer is coming east after stints in Minnesota and Colorado. He’s coming closer to home because he believes the Mets can win this year.
Heck, the Mets aren’t even the second-best team in their division. The Marlins, amazingly, have surpassed them following a highly productive winter.
Terry Collins thinks next season is going to be Amazin’. And after years of futility, that has to be music to Mets fans’ ears.
It’s time to ease up on Sandy Alderson. Not forever, mind you. But for the next 15 minutes or so of this offseason, the Mets GM gets a respite from criticism.
Michael Cuddyer frequently hears from longtime pal David Wright in the offseason, often about potential trades in their fantasy football leagues.
Jeff Bridich refuted a report from Yahoo! Sports, and several media members added their own tweets Monday that said the Rockies and Mets had no such discussions.
Eager to go on a long-overdue playoff run, the Mets realized they owed their pitching staff — and fans — a proven hitter. On Monday, they got one.
In what was expected to be a quiet offseason from a spending standpoint, the Mets surprised many on Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer.
Cuddyer, 35, would fill one of the Mets’ two glaring holes (corner outfielder). The veteran right fielder would likely push Curtis Granderson and his weak arm to left field.
The entire apparatus is so swathed in entitlement that you, the fan, the customer, client, and de facto employer have become lost in the tornadic narcissism. You’re just too dumb. You didn’t play the game.
Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.
Of the many current injuries in Major League Baseball, a number of them might have been avoided with a slower progression back to the field. Others appear to be exacerbations waiting to happen.