1. New York Mets: Can a "Fruit and Nuts" Franchise Still Compete in the NL East?

    Earlier this week, during baseball's Winter Meetings, super agent Scott Boras categorized the New York Mets as a team that is normally in the "steaks section," but now find themselves in the "fruits and nuts category a lot...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about almost 3 years ago 669 reads 6 comments

  2. New York Mets: The Real Reason Jose Reyes is on the Disabled List

    It's safe to say this Mets team is an overachieving bunch. They've been able to win the fans over with a hard-nosed, gritty style of play which has allowed them to keep their collective head above water...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about 3 years ago 543 reads 4 comments

  3. New York Mets: Fans Might Want Jose Reyes, but They Want a Contender More

    Yesterday, I had tickets to watch the Mets take on the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field. Hoping to watch Dillon Gee stay undefeated, I and my fellow Mets fans instead watched the A's hand the Mets a 7-3 loss and end Gee's streak...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 285 reads 2 comments

  4. New York Yankees: With Derek Jeter on the DL, Are These the "Real" Yankees?

    Throughout the season, just how much Derek Jeter had left in the tank was constantly questioned. During the offseason, the Yankees decided whatever Jeter had left was worth $51 million...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 797 reads 9 comments

  5. New York Yankees Will Have to Settle for Second Best in the AL East

    There are some things people just can't do. Paint a picture; run a marathon; boil an egg. The New York Yankees simply cannot beat the Boston Red Sox . It's nothing to be ashamed of...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 294 reads 26 comments

  6. Washington Nationals: Bryce Harper Needs a Serious Attitude Adjustment

    The Washington Nationals are becoming accustomed to having top draft picks litter their farm system. Nationals fans have something fans of other struggling teams don't—the knowledge ...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 583 reads 0 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: GM Brian Sabean Rips Scott Cousins, but Needs to Move on

    The fallout from the Collision Heard 'Round the World just won't go away. Buster Posey had surgery on Sunday to repair the three torn ligaments in his ankle and the broken bone ...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 261 reads 4 comments

  8. New York Mets: For Terry Collins, "Change" is Hard To Come by

    Terry Collins is mad as hell and he's not going to take it anymore! Quite frankly, it's about time. There were plenty of reasons and opportunities for Collins to tear into his team the way he did last night after yet another debacle...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 154 reads 1 comments

  9. New York Mets: Terry Collins Gives R.A. Dickey Enough Rope to Hang Himself

    In the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday night, Mets manager Terry Collins had a conversation with R.A. Dickey in the dugout. Dickey had been masterful to that point, shutting out the Pittsburgh Pirates and collecting a career-high 10 strikeouts...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 312 reads 3 comments

  10. New York Mets: The Paychecks Are Keeping Jason Bay in the Lineup

    What would you do for $6 million? For the average person, the list would be almost endless. For $6 million, Jason Bay would play in one of the most challenging ballparks and for one of the most poorly run and badly financed teams in baseball...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 313 reads 1 comments

  11. New York Mets: How Will Sale to David Einhorn Affect Jose Reyes?

    The Mets have yet to officially announce a partial sale of the team to hedge fund manager David Einhorn, but in the eyes of the media and Mets fans everywhere, the deal is as good as done...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 412 reads 0 comments

  12. New York Mets: With David Einhorn in Place, It's Time To Dump the Wilpons

    Finkle is Einhorn! Einhorn is Finkle! Einhorn...is a man?! Sorry, just had to get that out of the way...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 717 reads 12 comments

  13. New York Mets: Owner Fred Wilpon Rips Team, but He's Not Wrong

    As if New York Mets fans didn't have enough to worry about, they got to wake up this morning to the news the Fred Wilpon felt it was necessary to rip into his players...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 300 reads 4 comments

  14. New York Mets: Fred Wilpon Rips David Wright, Carlos Beltran, and Jose Reyes

    In an absolutely mind-boggling series of quotes, New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon publicly expressed his disdain for his own players...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 267 reads 0 comments

  15. New York Mets: Success Puts GM Sandy Alderson in Awkward Position

    It wasn't supposed to be this way. The Mets were supposed to play the first half of the season, find themselves far out of contention, and start trading off players...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 516 reads 5 comments

  16. New York Mets: It's Time for Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to Knuckle Up

    At the start of this season, it was hard to imagine anything going the Mets ' way. Yet so much had to if they were going to contend. From top to bottom, this was a team of "ifs...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 256 reads 4 comments

  17. New York Mets: With Injuries Mounting, Fans Get a Glimpse of the Future

    Get used to this, Mets fans. Last night, at a rain-soaked Citi Field, Jose Reyes was the only regular infielder in the lineup...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 335 reads 1 comments

  18. New York Yankees: Off-Field Issues and Questions Overshadow the Game

    You wouldn't know it, but the Yankees were embarrassed by the Boston Red Sox last night, 6-0, at Yankee Stadium...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 899 reads 10 comments

  19. New York Yankees: "Killer B's" and Other Replacements Waiting to Take Over

    They say you can't argue with results. The New York Yankees are 20-16, two games behind the first place Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East. Could they be in first place? Sure...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 2,189 reads 14 comments

  20. New York Mets: Ike Davis Lands on DL, Injury Prime Example of Lack of Leadership

    When critiquing the New York Mets , there's plenty to choose from. They have a shaky rotation; they have a shaky bullpen; they have an underperforming lineup. One underrated aspect of a baseball team that the Mets lack? Leadership...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 495 reads 10 comments

  21. MLB 2011: Time for St. Louis Cardinals to Worry About Albert Pujols to the Cubs

    Call it the Hug Heard Round the World. It's bad enough that the St. Louis Cardinals were unable to work out an extension with first baseman Albert Pujols this offseason, but at ...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 362 reads 4 comments

  22. New York Mets: Chris Young Injury Is the Spark That Lights the Fire Sale

    Once again, Murphy's Law reigns supreme. On the same day the Mets learned that top pitching prospect Jenry Mejia will undergo Tommy John surgery, arguably their best starting pitcher, Chris Young, went down for the season...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 728 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Will the New York Yankees Target Carlos Beltran?

    With every DL trip and every loss, the New York Mets inch closer and closer to their inevitable fire sale. The Mets are essentially the redheaded stepchild of the New York Yankees ...

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  24. New York Mets: GM Sandy Alderson Can Fix the Mets in These 10 Easy Steps

    Being a Mets fan is kind of like being stranded on a deserted island—you stay alive, hoping help will come, but nothing ever does. So you sit and you wait, using leaves as toilet paper and eating bugs...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 1,883 reads 18 comments

  25. Francisco Liriano: What Does No-Hitter Do for His Trade Value?

    It took 123 pitches for Francisco Liriano to throw the first no-hitter of 2011. It was the first complete game of his career and the Minnesota Twins had themselves a 1-0 win over the woeful Chicago White Sox ...

    James Stewart-Meudt Written by James Stewart-Meudt about over 3 years ago 127 reads 0 comments