Did Johan Santana Get Snubbed?

New York Mets - Johan Santana

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana, the man who pitched the first no-hitter in the 50 year history of the team, will not play for the National League in the 2012 All-Star Game. The question is was he snubbed? While […]

Who the New York Mets Should Trade For: Offense

Minnesota Twins - Josh Willingham

If the New York Mets are going to continue to contend for a playoff spot this season, they’ll have to make an upgrade or two (or more) via the trade market. To see who I think the Mets should take […]

Who the New York Mets Should Trade For: Bullpen

San Diego Padres - Huston Street

If in fact the New York Mets are for real–and as of today all indications have pointed to that they are–than they are going to have to make some upgrades. When a team is in contention for a playoff spot, […]

David Wright Is Not an All-Star Starter

MLB All-Star Game

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/status/219477685213200386"] Wow. New York Mets third baseman David Wright has lost the National League third base All-Star voting to Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants. I’ve read it and now repeated it over and over again yet I still cannot […]

Cliff Lee: A Look Into the Winless Phillies Pitcher

Philadelphia Phillies - Cliff Lee

Coming into the 2012 season, the Philadelphia Phillies expected themselves to be led by their stud pitching rotation, especially by ace #2 Cliff Lee. While Philly has seen themselves underperform through the first three months of this season, it’s safe […]

R.A. Dickey Has Clinched an All-Star Start

New York Mets - R.A. Dickey

New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey is all the rage in Major League Baseball right now and after his first rocky start in over two months, the 37-year-old phenom responded with another gem last night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. […]

Fernando Martinez: The Mania That Never Was

New York Mets - Fernando Martinez

For Houston Astros fans, AAA outfielder Fernando Martinez is mostly an unknown. For New York Mets fans, he once represented so much more. When I was younger I had never really gotten into sports much. My father had always tried to […]

R.A. Dickey is Human

New York Mets - R.A. Dickey

So apparently R.A. Dickey isn’t some kind of cyborg sent to Earth to master the unmasterable pitch and take the baseball world by storm. Tonight against the New York Yankees, the New York Mets incredible 37-year-old knuckleballer struggled for the first […]

Doom and Gloom for the Philadelphia Phillies?

Philadelphia Phillies - Cliff Lee

Things just are not going great over in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, without stars Roy Halladay, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard, continue to slide and it doesn’t seem to get any better. After closer Jonathan Papelbon blew […]

New York Mets Option Jordany Valdespin

New York Mets - Jordany Valdespin

Guess who’s back? Back again. [Ruben's] back. Tell a friend. Lame, I know, but that doesn’t make it any less true. New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada has finally returned to the majors after suffering from a quad injury the […]

The Mets Clubhouse Atmosphere Has Changed

New York Mets Clubhouse

In 2007 and 2008, two seasons that ended in collapse, the New York Mets had plenty of issues. Lack of clutch hitting, spotty performances by their pitching and, much more publicized, their clubhouse. It may be undervalued or not looked […]

Is Tim Lincecum the Next Scott Kazmir?

San Francisco Giants - Tim Lincecum

Scott Kazmir, a once highly touted prospect in the New York Mets organization as well as the ace of the Tampa Bay Rays for 5 seasons, is a power pitcher cursed with a small body. After dominating at times for […]