March 2013

2013 Mets Projection: Bobby Parnell, Closer

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

With Frank Francisco working very slowly back from elbow soreness, presumably an effect of the surgery he underwent in December to remove bone chips from his throwing elbow, the Mets closer going into Opening Day will be Bobby Parnell. The 28 year-old right-hander will be getting his first [...]

Mets Name David Wright Team Captain

March 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Collins told reporters today in Port St. Lucie that third baseman David Wright has officially been named team captain. Wright, 30, will become the fourth team captain in Mets history, joining Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and John Franco. He had a .306/.391/.492 slash line with 21 home runs [...]

2013 Mets Projection: Shaun Marcum

March 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets made arguably their biggest addition of the offseason in late January, when they finally filled in the slot once filled by R.A. Dickey. The man chosen to fill the spot was 31 year-old right-hander Shaun Marcum. Marcum is a seven-year MLB veteran with the Blue Jays and Brewers, and has [...]

Will The Mets Be Able To Lock Up Matt Harvey Early?

March 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

When news broke this week of Chris Sale’s new five-year extension with the White Sox, my thoughts immediately turned to Matt Harvey and the Mets front office. Sale, a 23 year-old left-hander, went 17-8 with a 3.05 ERA while striking out 192 batters in 192 innings. A reliever-turned starter, [...]

2013 Mets Projections: Dillon Gee

March 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mets starter Dillon Gee took a significant step forward last season, improving in a few key areas. Gee lowered his ERA from 4.43 in 2011 to 4.10 last season. He took some big steps forward and has me optimistic for this upcoming season. The biggest sign of Gee’s improvement last season came [...]

Is Collin Cowgill The Solution At The Leadoff Spot?

March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

We are only just a few games into the 2013 exhibition season, but things are looking up for some of the new Mets outfielders, especially right-handed hitting Collin Cowgill. Through nine spring games, Cowgill is tied with Jordany Valdespin for the team lead in hits, with eight. So far (keep in mind [...]
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