1. New York Mets: Unlikely (But Maybe Some Likely) Free-Agent Scenarios

    I recently looked into who will be available in this year’s free agent class. There are many big names, but these names will likely come with expensive price tags. Additionally, many of these big name players are not so young anymore...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 1,129 reads 5 comments

  2. Carlos Beltran for Zack Greinke and David DeJesus: Can Mets Pull It Off?

    After giving the Ike Davis for Prince Fielder trade some time to be debated, I'd like to propose another possible trade option for the 2011 New York Mets ...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 760 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Would You Trade Ike Davis For Prince Fielder?

    So with the bulk of the offseason looming, there are many questions surrounding the Mets. One that fans would not think would be a huge issue is first base. Ike Davis had a solid rookie year hitting ...

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  4. For New York Mets, Patience Is Key

    Patience is a virtue, everything happens for a reason, good things come to those who wait, Rome wasn't built in a day, and you have to look before you leap...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 393 reads 8 comments

  5. New York Mets: 2010 Year at a Glance

    Well, Mets fans, we did it. We endured another long season of Mets baseball, only to see our boys play to a 79-83 record (fourth in the NL East) and miss the playoffs for the fourth straight year...

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  6. Thole in One: Josh Thole Wins Game for New York Mets with Walk-Off Blast

    Mets catcher of the future Josh Thole drilled a 3-1 pitch off Tyler Clippard for a walk-off homer to give the team a 2-1 victory in 10 innings tonight. The home run was Thole's third of the season...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 126 reads 4 comments

  7. Jose Reyes, New York Mets Struggle in Loss To Milwaukee Brewers

    Catching the baseball. Many consider this the basic feature of America's pastime. However, knowing our beloved Mets, they usually seem to screw it up...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  8. New York Mets: Can Finishing .500 Be Considered a Success?

    The Mets are currently 76-79. Including tonight's game (in progress), they have seven games remaining: four against the Brewers and three against the Nationals...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 27 reads 6 comments

  9. Dillon Gee: A Possible Rotation Option for the 2011 New York Mets

    Dillon Gee completed the fourth start of his career tonight. He pitched seven innings and surrendered only five hits and two runs to earn his second victory...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about 4 years ago 457 reads 10 comments

  10. David Wright's Opposite Field Power

    The three-run homer that Elmer Dessens gave up tonight in the eighth inning to Gaby Sanchez that wound up costing the Mets a loss didn't really bother me tonight...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 341 reads 12 comments

  11. New York Mets: Who's On Second?

    According to Abbott and Costello, "Who's on first, What's on second, and I Don't Know's on third." However, for the 2011 New York Mets, the question will be the following: who (not what) is on second? Let's be honest...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 239 reads 4 comments

  12. Lucas Duda: Is Mets' prospect a Dud?

    Former Brooklyn Cyclone Lucas Duda has been with the Mets for exactly two weeks now. Through his first 33 at-bats, he has only one hit: an RBI double 12 days ago against the Cubs...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 523 reads 2 comments

  13. R.A. Dickey: New York Mets Version of 'Buried Treasure' Defeats Pirates

    Home runs, clutch hits, and complete-game victories. All have been lacking this year for the New York Mets thus leading to their sub-.500 record. However, in last night's win over the Pirates, we saw a little of each for a rare time this season...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  14. Mets-Pirates: In the "Nick" of Time—Nick Evans Delivers Walk-Off Win in 10th

    On a night where the word "offense" basically did not exist in New York, the Mets were able to scrounge out a walk-off victory thanks to Nick Evans' RBI single in the 10th inning...

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  15. Nine Years Later, First Game After 9/11/01 Reverberates For New York Mets Fans

    September 11, 2001 started off as any other regular day. I was in eighth grade at the time, school had just started a few days before, and I basically didn't have a care in the world...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 2,613 reads 11 comments

  16. New York Mets All-Time Roster

    With the Mets season winding down and culminating in yet another playoff miss, it is important for fans of the team to ask ourselves why we continue to support a perennial losing franchise?To ...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 1,100 reads 2 comments

  17. New York Giants: Game-By-Game Predictions

    With the Giants opening their season at home to the Carolina Panthers this Sunday, I would like to share my predictions for the upcoming season. Though I'm a die-hard Giants' fan, I will be as realistic as possible and explain myself in some gray areas...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 972 reads 19 comments

  18. Gee-Whiz!: Dillon Gee Shines in New York Mets Debut

    Another former Brooklyn Cyclone, Dillon Gee, made his Major League debut for the Mets tonight against the Washington Nationals. He was opposed by Cuban defector Yunesky Maya, who also made his Major League debut...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 355 reads 13 comments

  19. New York Mets Vs. New York Yankees: Is There a Fair Comparison?

    In my years as a Mets fan, I have been constantly scrutinized by members of the Evil Empire a.k.a. Yankees' fans. The "27-to-2" comparison of World Series titles is always flaunted around in claims that the Yankees are much better than the Mets...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 1,789 reads 26 comments

  20. R.A. Dickey Snake-Bitten by a Pair of 3-Run Homers

    Even when the Mets’ bats finally wake up, they still lose. This afternoon against the Cubs, the team scored six runs, something they hadn’t done since August 24, but still could not earn the victory...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 129 reads 6 comments

  21. New York Mets Shock the Baseball World (and Themselves) by Winning in Atlanta

    Since its opening in 1997, Turner Field, home to the first place Atlanta Braves, has seemed like hell to the New York Mets, with Bobby Cox playing the role of the devil...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 154 reads 6 comments

  22. Brooklyn Cyclones: The Other Winning Team in New York

    Well, Mets fans, we have endured another very difficult season watching our favorite team struggle night-in and night-out...

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  23. Misch Mosh: New York Mets Drop Series Opener in Atlanta

    After recording three quality starts in row (though he lost each one), Mets' starter Pat Misch was hammered in his three innings of work tonight in Atlanta...

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  24. The Carlos Beltran Saga

    Carlos Beltran began his career with the Kansas City Royals in 1998. In his first full season in 1999, Beltran won the A.L. Rookie of the Year, batting .293 with 22 HR, 108 RBI, and 27 SB...

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  25. Jose Reyes Is Injured Again

    Deja vu can be defined as the experience of feeling sure that one has witnessed or experienced a new situation previously. I had an extreme sense of deja vu during tonight's Mets game against the Florida Marlins...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 4 years ago 160 reads 2 comments