5:24 PM EDT, Fri October 19, 2018
Oct 15, 2018

Empty vows, Alderson back-stab: Inside Mets’ GM search mess

The most important questions the Mets should be asking in their interview process for a new general manager are to themselves. Are they sure they know what they are offering? Are they sure they know what they want? The Mets are nearing conclusion of a first wave of interviews to find a successor to Sandy...
Sep 28, 2018

David Wright just never wanted to leave the Mets

This was at a particular bad time, one of those Met moments so horrid that the good ole days could have included the collapses of 2007 and ’08. Because at least there was something to collapse from. Because this wasn’t just losing. A lot of teams lose. The Marlins have never won a division title;...
Sep 24, 2018

Red Sox manager? Ron Darling? Outside-the-box options to save Mets

Earlier this month I recommended Chris Marinak to be hired to run the Mets’ baseball operations department. I believe MLB’s current executive VP of strategy, technology and innovation possesses a skill set for a unique job, someone who I think not only could handle the baseball, but deliver the kind of big-picture leadership and steeliness...
Sep 22, 2018

Here’s how the Mets can be contenders again right away

What has 138 starts, a 3.29 ERA and averages better than a strikeout an inning? Moment to think about it. Answer: The combined 2018 rotation work of Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey. If told in March those would be the totals, a Mets fan would have cleared out October...

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