Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

Erik Goeddel Underwent Off Season Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in His Elbow
February 15th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
One of the biggest surprises for the New York Mets' pitching staff in 2015 was the emergence of relief pitcher Erik Goeddel. Goeddel, a relatively unheralded prospect at the time of his big league call up, made a huge impact in the bullpen, pitching to a 2.43 ERA and earning...

Terry Collins Says Fifth Starter’s Role Will Be Open Competition in Spring Training
February 13th, 2017 at 6:03 PM
On the second full day of spring training, New York Mets' manager Terry Collins met with the media to address some issues facing the team. The Mets appear to be stacked entering the season with a strong rotation, a deep stable of every day players, and a solid bullpen. There...

New York Mets’ Choice to Trade Gabriel Ynoa was a Curious One
February 11th, 2017 at 12:29 PM
The New York Mets had to make two 40 man roster moves to make room for the returns of Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas to their bullpen. The first move was rather easy as the Mets designated Ty Kelly for assignment to make room for Blevins. The Mets then made...

Is There a Role for Kelly Johnson on the 2017 Mets?
February 10th, 2017 at 6:11 PM
The 2017 New York Mets' roster looks awfully similar to the 2016 edition, with Bartolo Colon as the only notable departure. There is one member of the 2016 Mets that doesn't have a home yet, and that man is infielder Kelly Johnson. Johnson, who has been acquired by the Mets...

What Should New York Mets Do with Michael Conforto in 2017?
February 8th, 2017 at 2:58 PM
The New York Mets entered the offseason with plans on making Michael Conforto an every day player again. Conforto started off the 2016 season red hot, batting .365 in April while earning a promotion to the third spot in the batting order. Things turned sour for Conforto after that as...