The poster boy for the 2018 New York Mets.
After outfielder Yoenis Cespedes defected from Cuba in 2011, his prowess on the baseball diamond caught the eye of several teams in Major League Baseball. Ultimately Cespedes would join the Oakland Athletics when both sides agreed to a four-year deal for $36 million. Cespedes' talent immediately paid dividends for the Athletics as he batted .292 [...]
Does anyone remember that hot start by the New York Mets?
When Sandy Alderson became the general manager of the New York Mets in 2010, he inherited a mess. The Mets were coming off of a 92-loss campaign while the franchise was strapped for cash. Alderson had to work on a budget while he had to focus on developing the Mets minor-league system. By 2015, the [...]
How did things get so bad, so fast for Matt Harvey?
A healthy Michael Conforto is good news for the New York Mets and bad news for everyone else in the National League East.
X-Washington Nationals 97-65 Since 2012, the Washington Nationals have been the team to beat in the National League East. Over this stretch the Nationals have claimed four N.L. East Titles which included them winning 97 games last year. But this success in the regular season has not transferred to the playoffs as Washington has failed [...]
Will Mickey Callaway be able to reverse the fortunes of the New York Mets?
A new manager in 2018 won't fix all of the issues that the New York Mets have.
Yoenis Cespedes July 2015 saw the New York Mets acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers and it appeared to be a marriage made in heaven. In 57 games with the Mets in 2015, Cespedes batted .287 with 17 home runs and 44 runs batted in to help New York win the [...]