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Rising Apple Jan 20, 2021

Mets: Three Pete Alonso predictions for the 2021 season

If the 2021 MLB offseason were to end today, the New York Mets would easily be one of the biggest winners. In his first season as the team’s owner, Steve Cohen has done exactly what he said he would – he is establishing the Amazins as a legitimate major market team. And Mets fans cannot […] Mets: Three Pete Alonso predictions for the 2021 season - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue Jan 9, 2021
How Franciso Lindor fits into the Mets’ infield and lineup

How Franciso Lindor fits into the Mets’ infield and lineup

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Lindor is one of the very best players in baseball. The Mets acquired one of the ten best players in baseball in Francisco Lindor on Thursday. That alone should excite Mets fans, but what may be more exciting is that the Mets did not have to part with any of their top young players in order to get him. Dom Smith, Pete Alonso, Brandon Nimmo, Jeff McNeil, and J.D. Davis—all legitimate potential trade pieces when this offseason began—will likely stay on the roster for the 2021 season. And while it should be very easy to cement Lindor at...
New York Post Jan 8, 2021
Mets hyped by Francisco Lindor trade: ‘We are going to be scary’

Mets hyped by Francisco Lindor trade: ‘We are going to be scary’

It’s not just Mets fans thrilled with Thursday’s blockbuster trade. Their players are over the moon, too. During The Post’s “Amazin but True” podcast with Jake Brown and Nelson Figueroa, Pete Alonso reached out to Figueroa and texted him: “Holy s–t. We just got one of the most dynamic and electric players in the game. We...
Rising Apple Jan 5, 2021

No, the Mets should not trade Pete Alonso if the DH leaves in 2021

Can you believe some New York Mets fans are willing to trade Pete Alonso if there’s no DH in 2021? Major League Baseball has yet to decide on the fate of the designated hitter for the 2021 season. One team aching to know more than any other is the New York Mets. The team is […] No, the Mets should not trade Pete Alonso if the DH leaves in 2021 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Amazin Avenue Dec 24, 2020
Mets Morning News for December 24, 2020

Mets Morning News for December 24, 2020

Photo by Michael Owens/ Your Christmas Eve dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets hired Zack Scott as their senior vice president and assistant general manager. Scott was originally a finalist for the GM position but accepted this job to help round out the retooled front office. Pete Alonso is ready for a bounce back season and thinks analytics will help him improve upon his disappointing 2020 season. Darryl Strawberry reflected on his time playing in New York and what it takes to be successful in the City That Never Sleeps. Is now...
New York Post Dec 23, 2020
Pete Alonso has ‘helluva’ plan to fuel Mets bounce-back

Pete Alonso has ‘helluva’ plan to fuel Mets bounce-back

Pete Alonso is doing everything he can to bounce back from an underwhelming season season. That includes working with the Mets’ new beefed-up analytics team. Without going into specifics, Alonso raved about some of the ideas he’s heard on The Post’s “Amazin’ But True” podcast with Nelson Figueroa and Jake Brown. “I really appreciate the...
New York Post Dec 23, 2020
Listen to Episode 33 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Pete Alonso talks everything Mets

Listen to Episode 33 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Pete Alonso talks everything Mets

Merry Metsmas! With Christmas a few days away, special guest Pete Alonso, the face of the Mets, joins us for a 40-minute conversation. And with the Mets seemingly interested in many free agents, what better time to talk offseason and what moves may come next for Steve Cohen’s team on a brand new episode of...
Amazin Avenue Dec 21, 2020
The Mets have a Dom/Pete conundrum heading into 2021

The Mets have a Dom/Pete conundrum heading into 2021

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/ The Mets have two of the five best first basemen in the majors but only one first base to put them at Over the last two seasons, Dominic Smith and Pete Alonso have put up a 149 and 137 wRC+, respectively, good for the second- and third-best marks among first basemen in the majors over that period. They have hit better than stars like José Abreu, Anthony Rizzo, Max Muncy, and Paul Goldschmidt, all without the security of a future at their position on their team. At this point, one could reasonably argue that the only first basemen in the...

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