The big names for the New York Mets this season: Matt Harvey, David Wright, Tommy John.
Wilmer Flores had three hits, including a three-run homer, and the New York Mets routed an Atlanta Braves split squad 13-2 Friday.
The notorious Met killer, who burned the Amazin’s time and time again as a member of the Phillies from 2000 up until last season, admitted that he would have joined the Mets this winter.
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.
If his position players don’t reward his faith, Alderson could be looking at another long year and, quite possibly, a spot on the unemployment line. And this time, it’ll be his own fault.
The Mets would have received shortstop Ian Desmond, the Nats would have received Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar and the Rays would have received Mets prospects.
The Mets are right back where they started. Wilmer Flores appears to be the team’s starting shortstop heading into spring training.
Try as they may, try as they might, Met fans can’t seem to convince their team to be gung-ho on Jung-Ho.
Kang or Tulowitzki. Either gambit will cost them money. Lots of it. They owe it to their constituency to at least try.
On Monday, general manager Sandy Alderson admitted that the club is “still undecided” about whether it will post a bid for Kang. On Tuesday, Alderson said that a bid is “unlikely.”
While the baseball landscape changed dramatically at this week’s winter meetings, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made only a pair of small moves.
If the Mets don’t make one more significant move in the coming months, this offseason will go down as a complete failure. This team can’t go into Opening Day as is. No way.
The Mets have the pitching, from top to bottom, and they need as much offense as they can get. They need to keep Murphy.
Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.
Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 9-1.