Analysis

NL East roundup: Braves dominate, Marlins edged by Cubs

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Braves 11, Nationals 1 Notes: The number that umps out at you for this game is the number of errors committed by the Nationals. Michael Morse had three of those errors, two on ground balls, and one on a throwing error. Four of the Braves’ runs were unearned, but the 2-7 hitters in the Atlanta [...]

3 reasons why Carlos Beltran is worth a top-tier prospect

July 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets, who are currently taking offers for Carlos Beltran, are reportedly holding out for a top-tier prospect in exchange for the 34 year-old slugger who is in the final year of a seven-year, $119 million deal. There are three big reasons why Carlos deserves to be traded for a top prospect, and [...]

What can we epect from the closer role?

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

With K-Rod off in Milwaukee, never to return, the Mets are apparently turning to a committee to close out games. The three members of the committee will be Pedro Beato, Jason Isringhausen, and Bobby Parnell, with Parnell likely getting the majority of the work. What can we expect from the two [...]

Wednesday links: Not giving up, Beltran, buyers?, eBay

July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

On ESPN NEW York.com, Sandy Alderson is quoted basically saying that the Mets are not giving up. Buster Olney tweeted that the Mets are looking for a “big-time” prospect in exchange for Carlos Beltran. Metsmerized Online asks if after the K-Rod trade, the Mets will be buyers? Read the [...]

It has begun… or has it?

July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

With the Mets trade of K-Rod last night, it appears that the Mets may be beginning the inevitable ripping apart of the team, but hold on, have they? Let’s face it, the K-Rod deal had to happen. The trade deadline is approaching, and day by day, as he finishes more and more games, his value [...]

First Half Awards

July 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Here are my Mets first half awards: MVP: Jose Reyes This one is obvious. Jose has been a force this season, hitting an NL-leading .354. Reyes is also leading the league in hits (124,) runs (65,) and triples (15.) Jose could actually win the league MVP this season. He is having a season for the [...]
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