2:46 AM EDT, Wed August 15, 2018
10 hours ago

Mets: How did some of our contracts perform over the weekend?

The Mets took two of three games from the Marlins over the weekend. Let’s take a look at how some of their least and most paid players performed during the three games. Talking about numbers and stats is fun. When you bring the New York Mets into the mix, things can get even more entertaining. […] Mets: How did some of our contracts perform over the weekend? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

New York Mets should consider signing DJ LeMahieu

The Mets have a lot of options for who could play second base next season. One of them currently plays for the Colorado Rockies. In addition to an in-house second baseman, there are many players that the New York Mets could bring back to man the position next season. Some fans would love to see […] New York Mets should consider signing DJ LeMahieu - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
18 hours ago

Mets: Three very different players they should considering trading this winter

This winter could include several key trades for the New York Mets. These three players, for very different reasons, are candidates to see their name appear in a swap. The New York Mets didn’t make any notable trades last winter, but this offseason could look different. In fact, they have several guys to shop around […] Mets: Three very different players they should considering trading this winter - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
20 hours ago

Mets: Bad “big contract” players should see the bench more in 2019

If any of the highest paid members of the New York Mets have another bad year in 2019, they must move to the bench. Next year has to be about playing the best players, not the richest. All of the New York Mets free agent signings from the past winter failed. Whether it’s a guy […] Mets: Bad “big contract” players should see the bench more in 2019 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2018

Mets History: Look back at Jacob deGrom’s starts versus Yankees

The Mets and Yankees have a rescheduled game tonight with Jacob deGrom starting. Jakes career against the evil empire has been a lot of fun to watch. Even though nobody likes the Yankees, they have a special place in the heart of Jacob deGrom. It was against them that he made his debut a little […] Mets History: Look back at Jacob deGrom’s starts versus Yankees - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2018

Mets: Brandon Nimmo’s willingness to get hit by pitches will cost him

New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo isn’t afraid to get hit by pitches. Unfortunately, this may have led to his current slump and could cost him even more in the future. If you want on vacation this summer to a tropical country without Internet or any outside communication, you’ll be shocked to return to the […] Mets: Brandon Nimmo’s willingness to get hit by pitches will cost him - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2018

Mets: Jacob Rhame failed to make the most of his chance in 2018

The New York Mets gave Jacob Rhame plenty of opportunities to come up big this season. Sadly, he fell well short of earning a permanent bullpen spot. We’ve seen enough of New York Mets relief pitcher Jacob Rhame to know he doesn’t belong in the big leagues. In a year where several Triple-A and even […] Mets: Jacob Rhame failed to make the most of his chance in 2018 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 13, 2018

Mets: Trading for Jose Abreu this offseason could turn the offense around fast

Should the New York Mets look into acquiring first baseman Jose Abreu this winter? Since joining the Chicago White Sox in 2014, first baseman Jose Abreu has never finished a season with less than 25 home runs or 100 RBI. This may change in 2018, but that doesn’t mean he should leave the radar of […] Mets: Trading for Jose Abreu this offseason could turn the offense around fast - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2018

Mets: Mixed feelings on the idea of moving Amed Rosario to center field

The New York Mets have reportedly discussed the idea of moving shortstop Amed Rosario to center field at some point. Is this really the right thing to do? In a recent article published by the New York Post, the idea surfaces that the New York Mets have had internal discussions about moving Amed Rosario to […] Mets: Mixed feelings on the idea of moving Amed Rosario to center field - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2018

Mets may use a six-man rotation when Steven Matz returns from DL

When Steven Matz returns from the disabled list, we may see the New York Mets implement a six-man rotation. There are good times and bad times to use a six-man rotation. August of 2018 is not the time for the New York Mets to embark on this journey. Nevertheless, it’s something the team has discussed […] Mets may use a six-man rotation when Steven Matz returns from DL - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2018

Mets: At this rate, Jacob deGrom is most deserving of NL Cy Young

A paltry win total is the only possible deterrent but a precedent was set for New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom and his Cy Young case eight years ago. The brilliance exuded by Jacob deGrom has deservedly picked up more steam in the National League Cy Young race. The New York Mets ace has been […] Mets: At this rate, Jacob deGrom is most deserving of NL Cy Young - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 12, 2018

Mets: David Wright begins rehab Sunday with active six-game hitting streak

David Wright is still a long way from returning to the New York Mets, but his rehab begins on Sunday. If he does return to MLB, the Captain will carry a six-game hitting streak with him. David Wright begins his rehab stint in Port St. Lucie Sunday in a noble and long-awaited return to action. […] Mets: David Wright begins rehab Sunday with active six-game hitting streak - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 11, 2018

Mets need to see if this version of Austin Jackson is the real deal

Austin Jackson is one of the hottest hitters in baseball right now. Before the season ends, the New York Mets need to know if he’s someone worth bringing back. Since joining the New York Mets, veteran outfielder Austin Jackson has not been himself. In fact, he’s been far better than that. Through 12 games, Jackson […] Mets need to see if this version of Austin Jackson is the real deal - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 11, 2018

New York Mets prospect Will Toffey is off to a red hot start

New York Mets fans were not happy with what they got in return when they traded Jeurys Familia. One of those players, Will Toffey, is trying to prove people wrong. Will Toffey was ranked as the 17th best prospect for Oakland when the trade was made. It was understandable that New York Mets fans would […] New York Mets prospect Will Toffey is off to a red hot start - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Aug 11, 2018

Mets: Four questions about Harper, deGrom, Realmuto, and more

Mets fans have had a lot of questions over these last few weeks. We figured it was the right time to try and answer some of them ourselves. Over the past week or so we have been collecting all sorts of questions that fans had about the New York Mets pitching, hitting, and coaching. I […] Mets: Four questions about Harper, deGrom, Realmuto, and more - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More