3:25 PM EDT, Fri September 17, 2021
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NY Mets News: Omar Minaya predicts the next Javier Baez contract

Former New York Mets General Manager Omar Minaya thinks he has an idea of what it will take for the team retain Javier Baez next season and beyond. As a former big league GM, I have to think he has a nice pulse on the league even if he is watching from a little further […] NY Mets News: Omar Minaya predicts the next Javier Baez contract - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
5 hours ago

NY Mets: Francisco Lindor nearing .230 for first time since Opening Day

Surely, New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor had some point of the 2021 season where he leaped over the .230 mark and had a respectable batting average. There was no doubt in my mind this happened at one point. Maybe it was early on when a single hit could raise his average a few dozen […] NY Mets: Francisco Lindor nearing .230 for first time since Opening Day - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
7 hours ago

NY Mets Friday Farming: Brett Baty will make his MLB debut in 2022

One of the most heavily-anticipated New York Mets prospects, Brett Baty is likely to make his MLB debut in 2022. How do we know? Brett Baty was just notified that he will be sent to the Arizona Fall League, MLB’s offseason league that runs from mid-September until the end of October. He will play for […] NY Mets Friday Farming: Brett Baty will make his MLB debut in 2022 - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
9 hours ago

NY Mets: Mr. Hyde has taken over Taijuan Walker in the second half

Now ten starts into his 2021 second half, New York Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker has taken a turn for the worst. He was the team’s lone representative in the All-Star Game and you would never know it while watching his second-half performance. Walker is 0-6 with a 7.38 ERA. He has given up 17 home […] NY Mets: Mr. Hyde has taken over Taijuan Walker in the second half - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 16, 2021

NY Mets: Searching for the identity of the 2021 team

The New York Mets enter the final stretch of the 2021 regular season on a whimper. Once considered to be the favorites in the NL East, the Mets now find themselves with just a 3% chance to crack the postseason field. It would take a miracle to push the franchise toward its goal. There are […] NY Mets: Searching for the identity of the 2021 team - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 16, 2021

NY Mets: What it could cost to re-sign Marcus Stroman this winter

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is set to hit free agency this winter. For him, it’s perfect timing. At 30 years old he’s arguably having the best season of his career and he’s on pace to set a career-high in strikeouts. In his last start, he kept the ball rolling allowing just two runs […] NY Mets: What it could cost to re-sign Marcus Stroman this winter - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 16, 2021

NY Mets: 5 worst pitching staffs in franchise history

The saying goes “pitching wins championships.” The New York Mets seem to believe this on a regular basis. Throughout the franchise’s history, they have been an organization primarily built on pitching. However, this hasn’t always been a strong suit of theirs. The team has regularly assembled some dud staffs with shockingly poor results. Which pitching […] NY Mets: 5 worst pitching staffs in franchise history - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 15, 2021

NY Mets News: Spirit Halloween takeover at Citi Field in October looms

Those high hopes of seeing the New York Mets play postseason baseball are dripping away with every loss. In first place for much of the 2021 season, the club is running out of time to go on a final run and earn themselves a playoff spot for the first time in years. No playoffs for […] NY Mets News: Spirit Halloween takeover at Citi Field in October looms - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 15, 2021

NY Mets: 3 preseason predictions everyone seemed to get wrong

In the final weeks of the 2021 MLB season, we have time to reflect on what is, what will be, and what should have been. Preseason predictions are a big part of all sports. Anyone who follows the New York Mets had their share of hits and misses before this 162 game stretch began. However, […] NY Mets: 3 preseason predictions everyone seemed to get wrong - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 15, 2021

NY Mets were one of the lucky few to land an All-Star in the 2001 Draft

The 2001 MLB Draft may have been one of the weakest classes of the century. Among the 44 players drafted in the first round, only four made an All-Star team. Fortunately for the New York Mets, it was their supplemental pick and 38th overall selection that was one of them. The Mets picked twice in […] NY Mets were one of the lucky few to land an All-Star in the 2001 Draft - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 14, 2021

From ’86 to the Lindor Game: New York Mets fans need these shirts

ESPN’s highly-anticipated documentary ‘Once Upon A Time In Queens’ debuts tonight. So now is the perfect moment for New York Mets fans to gear up. The 1986 New York Mets might be the most interesting World Series Championship team of all-time. Filled with wild personalities and drama – both on and off the field – […] From ’86 to the Lindor Game: New York Mets fans need these shirts - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 14, 2021

NY Mets News: A growing hole in left field that needs an answer

Who is the most legendary left fielder in baseball history? It’s kind of a trick question. It might be the one position on the field we don’t really think of linking to a particular player. Center field has an abundance of all-time greats as does right field. While the New York Mets have had their […] NY Mets News: A growing hole in left field that needs an answer - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 14, 2021

NY Mets: 1 area Tylor Megill needs to improve most

Pencil Tylor Megill in as a member of the 2022 New York Mets rotation. I’m only using pencil because the season is not yet complete and there’s no telling what the Mets could add this offseason. Megill has definitely pitched well enough to be considered for a rotation job next year. Through 15 starts, he […] NY Mets: 1 area Tylor Megill needs to improve most - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 14, 2021

NY Mets News: Matt Harvey done for 2021, what’s next for him?

Former New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey remains one of the more captivating active players in baseball that people in the Big Apple can’t get enough of. His year with the Baltimore Orioles is now over with a knee injury and a transfer to the 60-day IL. This concludes the Dark Knight’s latest comeback attempt. […] NY Mets News: Matt Harvey done for 2021, what’s next for him? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Sep 13, 2021

NY Mets News: Rich Hill offers a survival guide to players in big markets

The fight between the New York Mets players and fans is long over. But that doesn’t mean the booing has completely subsided. Booing is a part of life and they will no doubt make plenty more appearances at Citi Field over the years. Veteran Rich Hill, who has said all of the right things since […] NY Mets News: Rich Hill offers a survival guide to players in big markets - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community