1. Mets Trade Rumors: Why New York Should Target Starlin Castro

    Let me begin by assuring you all I am not totally crazy. Partially crazy, perhaps, but not totally. But what I am about to suggest may actually be a reasonable and logical step for ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 2 months ago 3,676 reads 0 comments

  2. Selecting the New York Mets' All-21st Century Team, Position by Position

    Let's face it: The 21st century has not been all that kind to the New York Mets . Sure, they made the playoffs twice, including a World Series appearance in 2000. But that's about as good as it gets for the boys from Queens...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 months ago 2,097 reads 12 comments

  3. 5 Early-Season Questions the New York Mets Will Have to Answer

    Yes, it's early on in the 2014 regular season. And, yes, there's still lots of baseball to play—a whole summer, in fact...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 months ago 2,615 reads 13 comments

  4. 4 Keys to the New York Mets Having Early-Season Success

    If the 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers showed us anything, it's that you don't necessarily need a strong start to a season in order to be successful and make the playoffs. The Dodgers got off to a dismal start, finishing the first half with an even ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 5 months ago 2,007 reads 5 comments

  5. Why Ike Davis Is the Mets' Biggest Disappointment so Far This Spring

    Spring training is by no means a way to assess a team's performance or its outlook on the season. It's a chance for players to get themselves back into playing shape and condition, ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 6 months ago 3,199 reads 11 comments

  6. Grading the New York Mets' Offseason Moves

    The offseason for general manager Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets has been relatively quiet, especially when compared to their crosstown rivals, the New York Yankees . But they haven't been exactly stagnant either...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 7 months ago 4,512 reads 9 comments

  7. Should the New York Mets Take a Chance on Nelson Cruz?

    We are roughly two months removed from Major League Baseball Opening Day 2014. All 30 teams are starting to take form as they get prepared for another 162-game season...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 8 months ago 8,181 reads 32 comments

  8. Three Predictions for Mets Phenom Zack Wheeler in 2014

    In case you haven't been properly introduced, allow me to acquaint you with the future of the New York Mets: right-hander Zack Wheeler...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 8 months ago 7,665 reads 8 comments

  9. 3 Missing Pieces New York Mets Could Still Land

    The 2013-2014 offseason has been a relatively quiet one for Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets , with just three Major League signings completed to date...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 8 months ago 5,686 reads 3 comments

  10. New York Mets' Best Shortstop Fallback Options Following Recent Signing

    The New York Mets came into this offseason with a number of holes and/or question marks surrounding their pending 2014 roster...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 10 months ago 8,726 reads 17 comments

  11. New York Mets Rumors: Pros and Cons of Top Offseason Targets

    We've already identified some of the New York Mets ' dream free-agent targets this offseason. We've also looked at the Mets' biggest needs heading into the winter shopping period...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 10 months ago 5,978 reads 13 comments

  12. 5 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for the New York Mets

    For the last several season, New York Mets fans have longed for the team to be able to spend some money on some big-ticket free agents...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 11 months ago 3,817 reads 9 comments

  13. New York Mets' 5 Most Tradeable Assets for the 2013-14 Offseason

    With the 2013 World Series underway, it will soon be time to look towards the offseason. The winter shopping season will soon be under way...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 11 months ago 3,893 reads 8 comments

  14. New York Mets' Most Untouchable Prospects

    The New York Mets have had a rough go of it in recent years, having finished with a losing record in each of the past five seasons...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 11 months ago 5,240 reads 19 comments

  15. Ranking the New York Mets' Biggest Needs Heading into Free Agency

    Another year, another losing season for the New York Mets. The Mets finished below .500 for the fifth consecutive season, and fans are starting to get frustrated. But, there is hope for 2014 and beyond...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 11 months ago 3,727 reads 9 comments

  16. Current Playoff Hitters You'd Most Want at the Plate with the Game on the Line

    Round one of the 2013 MLB Playoffs is in the books. Next up, the League Championship Series. The Boston Red Sox will take on the Detroit Tigers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers will square off against the St...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 11 months ago 391 reads 0 comments

  17. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Keys to Winning NLDS Game 2

    Pittsburgh Pirates The magical season for the Pittsburgh Pirates continues Friday afternoon in St. Louis. The Bucs will take on the Cardinals in Game 2 of the NLDS after losing Game 1 on Thursday, 9-1...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 12 months ago 526 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Rookie of the Year Winners Since 1990 Who Never Amounted to Much

    Ever since 1947, Major League Baseball has honored the top rookies each year with the Rookie of the Year award...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 12 months ago 643 reads 1 comments

  19. Reasons for Non-Biased MLB Fans to Root For, Against Each Playoff Team

    Well folks, we made it. The 2013 Major League Baseball regular season has come to an end, and now October baseball is upon us. The playoffs begin on Tuesday with the National League Wild Card Game, as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Cincinnati Reds...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 12 months ago 406 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball: Ranking the 10 Hottest Hitters Heading into the Final Week

    Well folks, that's just about a wrap. This is the final full week of the 2013 Major League Baseball regular season. Teams such as the Tampa Bay Rays, the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees are battling for a playoff spot to keep their seasons alive..

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 12 months ago 1,974 reads 1 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball: Ranking the 11 Hottest Hitters for the Fantasy Playoffs

    It's that time again. The time where MLB teams and fantasy teams alike are prepping for their respective playoffs. Just about all of the MLB teams making their postseason push have their rosters set and in order...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 12 months ago 287 reads 0 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Best Starting Pitcher Matchups for September 16-22

    The 2013 season is in the home stretch, both in terms of the MLB regular season and fantasy baseball. Fantasy players all over are preparing for their respective playoffs with the hopes of being the kings (or queens) of their leagues...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 1 year ago 2,733 reads 2 comments

  23. 5 Reasons the Future Is Still Bright for the New York Mets

    Well Met fans, looks like 2013 will be another lost season for the boys from Queens. With just 19 games left to play this year, and a 64-79 record, the New York Mets are closing in on their fifth consecutive losing season...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 1 year ago 5,590 reads 10 comments

  24. 5 MLB Teams Who Look Like They Could Choke Down the Stretch

    As we flip our calendars to September we have officially entered into the stretch run of the 2013 regular season. And just as in many Septembers of the past, there are a handful of clubs that are sure-ins for postseason play...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 1 year ago 2,440 reads 5 comments

  25. Predicting What the New York Mets' Starting Lineup Will Look Like Next Year

    For some, 2014 seems like an eon away. That holds especially true for the MLB teams who are still in the hunt for postseason baseball...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 1 year ago 7,922 reads 39 comments