10:58 AM EDT, Wed October 18, 2017
Amazin Avenue 58 mins ago
2017 Mets Season Review: Seth Lugo’s season threw him many curves

2017 Mets Season Review: Seth Lugo’s season threw him many curves

The king of spin rate showed some signs of cromulence between injuries. The most notable portion of Seth Lugo’s 2017 season may well have taken place before Opening Day. His success in the early rounds of the World Baseball Classic brought some national prominence to a pitcher known to Mets fans for his impressive, seemingly out-of-nowhere late-season contributions to the team’s 2016 Wild Card run, and to the statistically-inclined for the otherworldly spin rate on his curveball. However, many speculated that Lugo’s early exertion pitching for Puerto Rico in the WBC may have...
Amazin Avenue 1 hour ago
Mets Morning News: MLB eyes growth, Geren maybe out on manager search

Mets Morning News: MLB eyes growth, Geren maybe out on manager search

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet The Mets The managerial hunt continues, and as the Mets seem to be wrapping up their first round of interviews, Newsday’s Marc Carig says that Bob Geren and Chip Hale are no longer being considered candidates for the job. Robin Ventura also appears to be out of the mix as well - not just for the Mets, but for managing in general. Current hitting coach Kevin Long appears to be the front runner of the first group of interviewees. Joe McEwing, Mickey Callaway, and Manny Acta are all set to be interviewed this...
CBS NY 22 hours ago
Alex Cora Among Candidates Interviewing For Mets’ Manager Job

Alex Cora Among Candidates Interviewing For Mets’ Manager Job

The Mets can thank the Yankees for making it a bit easier to interview Alex Cora for their managerial opening.
Amazin Avenue Oct 17, 2017
2017 Mets Season Review: Paul Sewald had a solid rookie year out of the pen

2017 Mets Season Review: Paul Sewald had a solid rookie year out of the pen

We look back at Paul Sewald’s first year in the big leagues. Paul Sewald was a rare bright spot on the 2017 Mets. After being called up in the first week of the season, he remained with the big league club for the rest of the year while establishing himself as a solid arm in the Mets’ pen. Sewald had success at every minor league level before joining the Mets. In six seasons and 266.1 innings of work, the right-hander posted an impressive 2.20 ERA, 10.8 K/9, 2.1 BB/9, and 0.5 HR/9. Sewald carried those strong peripherals with him to the major league level, which is what made his rookie...
Amazin Avenue Oct 17, 2017
Mets Morning News: Brad Ausmus snubs Mets as managerial search continues

Mets Morning News: Brad Ausmus snubs Mets as managerial search continues

Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets have lined up interviews with a host of managerial candidates this week including Alex Cora, and Joe McEwing. One man not interviewing for the position will be Brad Ausmus, who reportedly has no interest in managing the team. Jerry Blevins hopes to be back with the Mets next season, and hopes Addison Reed is along for the ride. Around the NL East The Braves are a complete mess. Around MLB The Astros fell apart against the Yankees and lost 8-1. If the Dodgers make it to the World Series,...