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  1. Burning Questions: Who will be the Mets' biggest competitors in f...

    Mark Simon

    The problem for the New York Mets this offseason is that their needs coincide with the needs of other teams. Knowing the competition is an important part of decision-making, so we've culled out-of-town media reports and surveyed a few of our coll...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. Burning Questions: How good is Lagares?

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/John MinchilloThis is the kind of swing the Mets like to see from Juan Lagares.Juan Lagares had a really good season in 2014. You could argue he was the Mets' most valuable player -- or, at the very least, one of their top three. Offense ...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  3. Burning Questions: Who should close?

    Mark Simon

    For the first time in a long time, the New York Mets can feel good about their bullpen heading into a season, given the performance of young power arms Jenrry Mejia, Jeurys Familia and Vic Black last season. And with the potential return of Bobby...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  4. Burning Questions: Will Wright rebound?

    Mark Simon

    What can the Mets expect from team captain David Wright moving forward? This isn't an easily answerable question for a number of reasons. David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM134 HR8 RBI63 R54 OBP.324 AVG.269 Most...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  5. Simmons best defender of September

    Mark Simon

    Amazingly, we almost got through a full season without naming Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons our Defensive Player of the Month. Alas, Simmons finally won our vote for September. He won on the strength of five Defensive Runs Saved, whi...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Duda HR unlikely in more ways than one

    Mark Simon

    Given that Lucas Duda was 19-for-110 (a .173 batting average) against left-handed pitching entering his ninth-inning at-bat against Tony Sipp and that lefties were 11-for-87 (.126 batting average) against Sipp this season, the end result being a walk...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  7. deGrom rates as an elite Mets rookie

    Mark Simon

    Now that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is complete, let's put it into its proper place in Mets history. From a Mets standpoint, it was really good. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM22 W9 L6 BB43 K144 ERA2.63 The Me...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  8. Lagares wins Defensive Player of August

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/John MinchilloThe eyes of Mets fans have been on the great glove of Juan Lagares. To assess the defensive abilities of New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares, we called upon a former major leaguer whose defensive skills were also top-not...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  9. Q&A: Jerry Seinfeld, New York Mets, MLB superfan

    Mark Simon

    Jerry Seinfeld adores his Mets -- and admits he thinks about baseball "all day."

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  10. deGrom having one heck of a month

    Mark Simon

    What's the scary thing about Mets starter Jacob deGrom in July? You could make a case that he should be even better than he's been. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM13 W4 L5 BB29 K79 ERA3.01 That seems hard t...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  11. Mets have room to improve in 2nd half

    Mark Simon

    If the Mets are going to make a post All-Star break push, it stands to reason they could improve in a number of areas. Here are a few that seem both noticeable and significant to us. Zack Wheeler's efficiency Wheeler closed out the first half...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  12. What has made Murphy an All-Star?

    Mark Simon

    Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY SportsDaniel Murphy has been on the giving end of a lot of high-fives this season.New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is an All-Star for the first time, and the honor is a legitimate one. Even if the situation didn't...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  13. Granderson hitting like an All-Star

    Mark Simon

    Daniel Murphy will be heading to the All-Star Game by himself next week. Curtis Granderson #3 RF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM86 HR13 RBI41 R42 OBP.350 AVG.234 If Curtis Granderson's first four weeks with the Mets hadn't gone th...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  14. DeGrom showing command, composure

    Mark Simon

    Jacob deGrom has been very tough to hit, particularly down in the strike zone.As a kid growing up in Florida, Mets starter Jacob deGrom got a lesson in pitch command at an early age. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM4 W0 ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  15. Notes on D: Examining Puig, Heyward

    Mark Simon

    After making a catch against the New York Mets on Tuesday night, Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig fired a strike to the infield. A moment later, he realized that his catch ended the inning -- a harmless mistake, but perhaps indicative that Puig is s...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  16. Wright caught in power struggle

    Mark Simon

    David Wright is in the midst of a power dip.When we wrote our "What's the best the Mets can be?" piece prior to the start of the season, the first point we made was that the Mets needed Wright to play like an MVP. Wright has done that in one regar...

    Blog | May 19, 2014