New York Mets’ Fans Should Brace Themselves For Ruben Tejada at Shortstop in 2014
The New York Mets have accomplished a great deal this offseason, but it looks increasingly likely that one of their biggest offseason priorities will go unfulfilled. The Mets have few options left when it comes to addressing the shortstop position [...]
Rant Sports MLB Top 50 Players of 2014: No. 39 David Wright
When looking at who the best players from any single season are, there is an unavoidable tendency to look also at what a certain player has done in the past. Even in an injury shortened season, a continued standard of [...]
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New York Mets’ Third Baseman David Wright Deserved To Win Gold Glove Award
MLB announced the winners for the Gold Glove Award on Tuesday, and Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies won the National League Gold Glove Award at third base as expected. All the defensive statistics pointed to Arenado winning the award, [...]
New York Mets Center Fielder Juan Lagares Robbed of Gold Glove Award
Just as I predicted towards the end of the season, New York Mets’ center fielder Juan Lagares wasn’t going to win the National League Gold Glove Award. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t deserve to win it. With all due respect to Andrew McCutchen, Carlos Gomez and Denard [...]
Would Moving Eric Young to Second Base Make Sense For New York Mets?
As the New York Mets scour over a countless number of possible moves they could make this offseason, one move that they will give strong consideration to is moving Eric Young to second base full time. Considering the season Daniel Murphy had for the Mets in [...]
Assessing Vic Black’s Future with the New York Mets
One of the players the New York Mets received when they wisely traded Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates was relief pitcher Vic Black. He was only with the team in September, during which time he made 15 appearances after spending most of the season in the [...]
Losing Rob Carson and Mike Baxter Is No Big Deal For New York Mets
In an effort to purge their 40-man roster, which would otherwise be overloaded when the MLB offseason officially begins, the New York Mets waived outfielder Mike Baxter and reliever Robert Carson on Thursday. Both were soon claimed, Baxter by the [...]
Does Andrew Brown Have A Future With New York Mets?
After struggling for a large chunk of the season, the New York Mets’ outfield finally came together during the second half of the season and became a productive unit. The trio of Eric Young, Juan Lagares, and Marlon Byrd got [...]