8:39 AM EST, Sat November 28, 2020
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NY Mets slugger Pete Alonso has a lot to prove in his junior year

Pete Alonso suffered through a sophomore slump in 2020. In his third year with the New York Mets, the club’s star first baseman has something to prove. New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso will play his third big league season in 2021. It’s his junior year, a time when many high school kids are […] NY Mets slugger Pete Alonso has a lot to prove in his junior year - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
19 hours ago

Did the Mets do the right thing keeping Luis Rojas?

Was keeping Luis Rojas as the manager the right move by the New York Mets? The 2021 New York Mets are a work in progress, but Team President Sandy Alderson set one thing in stone: Luis Rojas will return as the manager. While continuity is good, was it a smart idea to keep a relatively […] Did the Mets do the right thing keeping Luis Rojas? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
21 hours ago

Mets: Ranking each Opening Day starting catcher of the last 10 seasons

The catcher is the smartest player on a baseball field where they are the ones watching the whole game and calling it for their pitchers. For the New York Mets, this has been an issue. The New York Mets were blessed to have guys like Gary Carter and Mike Piazza, both Hall of Famers, spend […] Mets: Ranking each Opening Day starting catcher of the last 10 seasons - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
23 hours ago

Mets signing R.A. Dickey was the ultimate Black Friday transaction

When the New York Mets signed R.A. Dickey, they landed a late Black Friday deal. A Black Friday deal came late for the New York Mets back in 2009. Days before Christmas, they got a bargain on a pitcher that would go on to win a Cy Young. R.A. Dickey is this pitcher. Surely, you […] Mets signing R.A. Dickey was the ultimate Black Friday transaction - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 27, 2020

Mets: Hope for the best, prepare for the worst with Noah Syndergaard

The New York Mets should remain optimistic with Noah Syndergaard, but also understand things may not go as planned. Nobody may be more of a wild card for the 2021 season more than Noah Syndergaard. The longtime New York Mets pitched missed all of last season due to Tommy John Surgery and is embarking on […] Mets: Hope for the best, prepare for the worst with Noah Syndergaard - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Mets GM Candidate Profile: Diamondbacks Executive Amiel Sawdaye

The New York Mets will pivot their search from a President of Baseball Operations to just a General Manager and Amiel Sawdaye is the man for the job. Since Steve Cohen and Sandy Alderson took over the New York Mets organization, they have been looking to fill some front office executive positions. They started with […] Mets GM Candidate Profile: Diamondbacks Executive Amiel Sawdaye - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

NY Mets: Making sense of the Sam McWilliams signing

The New York Mets are showing a willingness to invest more money in low-level talent by signing Sam McWilliams to a major league deal despite no previous MLB experience. Although the New York Mets are focused on signing a couple of the major free agents on the market, they have spent the first month of […] NY Mets: Making sense of the Sam McWilliams signing - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

Mets: Three community outreach initiatives Steve Cohen should implement

The New York Mets have a respected history of charitable giving, and under Steve Cohen’s ownership, they should take these efforts to the next level. As the new owner of the New York Mets, Steve Cohen takes over both the product on the field and the team’s community outreach off the field. He has already […] Mets: Three community outreach initiatives Steve Cohen should implement - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 26, 2020

New York Mets: How untouchable is Jeff McNeil in a trade?

Jeff McNeil is a New York Mets fan-favorite, but is he untouchable in a trade? Whenever Jeff McNeil’s name comes up in any hypothetical New York Mets trade, a good five-percent of people seem to be okay with it. Most of these trades are reasonable enough and bring back a pretty solid player in return […] New York Mets: How untouchable is Jeff McNeil in a trade? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Three Mets prospects the team absolutely cannot trade this winter

The New York Mets currently have three highly regarded prospects in their farm system that should under no circumstances be included in any trade this offseason. Over the previous two seasons, the New York Mets under the leadership of former General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen have exhausted the farm system in multiple trades. Regrettably, the […] Three Mets prospects the team absolutely cannot trade this winter - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Mets: FanSided’s Pirates blog has a trade idea for the Amazins

Should the New York Mets look to make a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates to land infielder Adam Frazier? The Robinson Cano suspension news was pretty big around the league. Fans of other teams eagerly perked up, hopeful they could maybe get involved. One example of this came from FanSided’s Pittsburgh Pirates blog, Rum Bunter, […] Mets: FanSided’s Pirates blog has a trade idea for the Amazins - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 25, 2020

Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is “praying” on a Francisco Lindor trade

The affinity between Marcus Stroman and Francisco Lindor has played out on social media, sending New York Mets fans into a frenzy. It seems that every week lately that anybody associated with the New York Mets organization is doing or saying something on social media to cause excitement one way or the other among their […] Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is “praying” on a Francisco Lindor trade - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 24, 2020

NY Mets make ideal trade partners for Rays pitcher Blake Snell

A trade for Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell would not be easy to swing, but the New York Mets still need to try. According to MLB Network Insider, Mark Feinsand, the Tampa Bay Rays are willing to listen to trade offers for their ace. Although the New York Mets are not listed among the […] NY Mets make ideal trade partners for Rays pitcher Blake Snell - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 24, 2020

Mets: Reacting to a trade idea with the Athletics involving Dominic Smith

An Oakland Athletics blog shared their idea on a “wild” trade to make with the New York Mets involving Dominic Smith. The MLB Hot Stove is in preheat mode which means everyone from every city is thinking up different trade ideas for the team they follow. One trade involving the New York Mets comes from […] Mets: Reacting to a trade idea with the Athletics involving Dominic Smith - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community
Nov 24, 2020

NY Mets: Acquiring free agents will not be a cakewalk

The New York Mets may have the advantage, but signing the best free agents won’t come without competition. New York Mets fans remain excited about the prospects of significantly improving their team this winter. And rightly so considering the new ownership and the concomitant building of a sustainable management team. The optimism over the last […] NY Mets: Acquiring free agents will not be a cakewalk - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community