Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

New York Mets Will Likely Utilize Left Handed Hitters Normally in Division Series
October 7th, 2015 at 6:57 PM
The New York Mets have known for a while that a playoff matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers could be particularly challenging. A big issue for the Mets is that Los Angeles' starting rotation is primarily left handed. The Dodgers will likely start Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 and Brett...

New York Mets Have Intriguing Shortstop Dilemma for Division Series
October 7th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
The New York Mets' lineup appears to be pretty much set for Division Series games against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Curtis Granderson, Yoenis Cespedes, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Lucas Duda, and Travis d'Arnaud will play in each game regardless of who's on the mound. Left field will be manned by...

Mets 101 Regular Season MVP: Yoenis Cespedes
October 7th, 2015 at 1:47 AM
When it comes to picking a team's most valuable player, the biggest factor to consider is where the team is now and where they would have been had that player not been in the picture, or had not performed as expected. Rewind back to July 31, when the Mets were...

Sandy Alderson Addresses NLDS Roster Construction
October 6th, 2015 at 6:23 PM
In interviews with reporters at Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon, New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson addressed how the roster will be built for the National League Division Series. Alderson indicated the roster would feature 14 position players and 11 pitchers, Michael Baron of reports. The roster has...

Steven Matz Tosses Successful Bullpen Session
October 6th, 2015 at 2:17 PM
The New York Mets held a full squad workout this afternoon ahead of their playoff series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the workout was overshadowed by Matt Harvey's mysterious absence, it did produce some positive news for the rotation. Lefty Steven Matz, who is still in the mix for...