Sandy Alderson, New York Mets General Manager

Don’t steal pieces from the puzzle

The New York Mets are one move away. We hear it all the time. “Go get a bat! This team can’t score runs!” This statement holds merit. “Go get Todd Frazier! He can fill the shoes of David Wright! Who knows what Wright will wind up doing? We need to think ahead!” This statement is…

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The NLEast You Should Know Vol. 2.9

By the skin of their teeth, the New York Mets have held on to their lead in the National League East after a .500 week at Citi Field. They began last week with a slim half-game lead over the Washington Nationals and after both teams posted 3-3 records, they begin this week with the same lead. The…

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The NLEast You Should Know Vol 2.8

Despite fielding a lineup that would struggle in Triple-A, and only managing a 3-4 record for the week, the New York Mets have found themselves back in first place in the National League East. It’s debatable whether the pitching staff or the Nationals deserve more credit for the jump in the standings but take it for…

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Pitching should trump all

Pitching. It is clear that this team is built around pitching. As obvious as the sun rising in the morning and setting in the evening is that the Mets are a team that is all-in with their terrific young pitchers. The issue here is not depth, but who is above who on the depth chart.…

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The NLeast You Should Know Vol 2.7

The New York Mets were able to make up two games on the Washington Nationals and begin a West Coast trip just one half game behind the division leaders. Let’s take a look at how things played out in the National League East over the last week. Here is how the division looked on Tuesday,…

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The NLEast You Should Know Vol 2.6

  As the calendar moves past Memorial Day, it is the first official checkpoint for the 2015 Major League Baseball season. By now, we have an idea of how good teams are and how poor they may be. There is still plenty of time to get better or worse, but by now, you are who…

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What would a Troy Tulowitzki trade look like?

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had a meeting with his agent, Paul Cohen, early last week regarding the All-Star shortstop’s future with the team. The media has reported that Tulowitzki is looking for a way out of Colorado, given their last place start of 13-21 in the National League West division. Troy Tulowitzki is denying…

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The NLeast You Should Know Vol. 2.5

The New York Mets used a 4-1 week to stay in first place and maintain the same distance ahead of the surging Washington Nationals. The club was able to put more distance between themselves and the other three teams in the division. Here is what the standings looked like on Tuesday, May 5th… New York…

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The NLeast You Should Know Vol. 2.4

  The Mets enjoyed a much needed day off on Monday while the rest of the division faced off against each other. That meant that half of the division would gain a half-game on the Mets while the other half would lose that much.  Despite the 2-5 week, the Mets still find themselves in first…

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Don’t panic, it’s only May 1

While the Mets 15-5 start through 20 games may have been the most surprising start in baseball, what has been less surprising is that the Mets have seemingly come back down to Earth since they won 11 games in a row. After losing a series to the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins, they…