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Why Jacob deGrom Cy Young win was so rare

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom won the 2018 National League Cy Young Award, pitching's top honor in Major League Baseball.  He did so in dominant fashion, garnering 29 of a possible 30 first-place votes, finishing ahead of Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals and Aaron Nola of the...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 8:06pm

Why Mets Jacob deGrom deserves 2018 NL Cy Young Award

The 2018 National League Cy Young Award seems to be a two-horse race between Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals and Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets.  Scherzer had himself quite a season as he continues to build his Hall-of-Fame resume. His 18 wins, 220.2 innings pitched, 300...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:51pm

Andrew Miller MLB rumors: Mets, Yankees circling

Major League Baseball's free-agent market for relief pitchers is brimming with premier talent this winter and one of the best available is left-hander Andrew Miller, who was last featured in the Cleveland Indians bullpen.  As plenty of suitors are expected to be inquiring about Miller,...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:46am

Mets gambling on Brodie Van Wagenen: Malusis

“I recognize that I am not that path of least resistance.”   Those were the words of the new leader of the New York Mets front office, Brodie Van Wagenen. As he was introduced as the 13th general manager in the history of the franchise, the hiring certainly raised eyebrows and...

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 11:38am

Mets MLB trade rumors: JT Realmuto talks to rekindle?

Miami Marlins JT Realmuto wants no part of the Derek Jeter rebuild.  The star catcher's agent, Jeff Barry, who appeared on Sirius XM's MLB Radio on Tuesday, that Realmuto will not be signing a contract extension with the Marlins.  While Realmuto is under team control until the...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:15pm

Mets introduce new GM Brodie Van Wagenen

The New York Mets introduced new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen on Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field, the 13th in franchise history.  Van Wagenen officially steps in for Sandy Alderson, who left his post during the 2018 season due to cancer treatment. In his absence, the front office was...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 3:02pm

Mets hire Brodie Van Wagenen as new general manager

The New York Mets have agreed to terms with long-time agent Brodie Van Wagenen to become the team's next general manager, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported on Sunday.  It will be made official during a press conference sometime this week after the 2018 World Series concludes....

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:41pm

Mets MLB rumors: Mickey Callaway to be fired under new GM?

The New York Mets are on the preface of change this winter as the organization nears a decision on its new general manager. As reported earlier this week, the position is down to just three finalists in Doug Melvin, Chaim Bloom and Brodie Van Wagenen. While the new GM will be ordered with the task...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:47am

Mets GM search: Chaim Bloom, Doug Melvin, Brodie Van Wagenen

The New York Mets search for a new general manager is down to just three candidates as MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported on Monday that Chaim Bloom, Doug Melvin and Brodie Van Wagenen are the finalists.  And they couldn't be any more different.  Melvin, who has spent the past 16...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:07pm

Mets MLB trade rumors: Paul Goldschmidt for Peter Alonso?

The Arizona Diamondbacks are on the verge of cleaning house this winter as a rebuild looms over the NL West franchise that went 82-80 in 2018. It's a decision that has a number of teams poised to pick up some big names in the coming months, including the New York Mets.  USA Today's...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:16pm

Mets MLB rumors: Latest on GM search

Writing about the ineptitude of the Wilpon family, owners of the New York Mets, has become commonplace at this publication. Even with no baseball being played in Queens, they are still up for ridicule as the organization's offseason has gotten off to a sluggish start.  After making former...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:53am

3 positives to take out of Mets 2018 season

Another New York Mets season has come and gone with a feeling of overwhelming disappointment looming not far above the organization.  This was a team that had genuine hopes of competing for a National League East title. Instead, injuries and underperformances dominated for a majority of the...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:20pm

For David Wright: Pantorno

It's funny how something as trivial as baseball can force a human being to sit down and attempt to compartmentalize their life.    After all, it's just a game, which is a statement 12-year-old... or 19-year-old Joe Pantorno would have wrung my neck for.    But...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 12:46am

Mets cost Jacob deGrom historic MLB season

Jacob deGrom just put the finishing touches on a brilliant 2018 season, one that should end up with a National League Cy Young Award.  The 30-year-old, in typical deGrom fashion, was dominant once again on Wednesday night against the Atlanta Braves, going eight shutout innings while allowing...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:44am

Matt Harvey hates the Mets, like we didn't already know

It was a foregone conclusion that pitcher Matt Harvey probably had some ill feelings toward the New York Mets, his former team.  While he didn't just come out and say that on Tuesday night, he got as close as one possibly could without actually saying that he wants no part of the Queens-...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:08pm

Mets activate David Wright for final farewell

The New York Mets announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have activated third baseman and team captain David Wright from the 60-day disabled list.    Tuesday night marked the start of the final homestand of the season and Wright's final time at Citi Field in a Mets uniform. In a...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:40pm

Zack Wheeler Mets injury: Latest on possible shutdown

Zack Wheeler had an uncharacteristically poor start, or inning, on Monday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, squandering a four-run lead in the in the fifth inning to let the New York Mets' division foes back into the game.  While he leveled the ship and came away with the win,...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:41am

Wilson Ramos Mets MLB rumors: New York's next catcher?

Among the many things the New York Mets need to upgrade this coming offseason, the catcher's spot is one of the most important things. Wilson Ramos could be the answer.  The 31-year-old veteran — currently playing for the division-rival Philadelphia Phillies — will become a...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:09am

Jacob deGrom with another strong start vs. Red Sox

Jacob deGrom's pursuit of the National League Cy Young Award remains very much intact after another quality outing against Major League Baseball's best offense in the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon. The New York Mets ace went seven strong innings, allowing three runs on five hits while...

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 3:58pm

Mets MLB rumors: Latest on David Wright future

The New York Mets and David Wright announced in a press conference on Thursday afternoon that the team will activate the captain for the final homestand of the 2018 season in what will be his final action in Major League Baseball.  He will be starting at third base on Saturday, Sept. 29,...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 1:56pm