New York Mets

Will The Mets' Off Season Spending Spree Payoff?

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By: Noah Wright   We see teams decide to “go for it”, and add tons of pieces to their team in hopes of making the playoffs. Sometimes, it doesn't always work. See the 2015 San Diego Padres when they acquired Craig Kimbrel, Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Derek Norris, James Shields, and Yangervis Solarte. They finished with a 74-88 record, and missed the playoffs. Sometimes, teams overhaul their roster, and it fails. The Mets did add tons of pieces to their roster, and it looks to be working so far. They’re off to a 6-3 start to the season,...

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What Will The Mets Do With Dominic Smith?

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By: Noah Wright   Before Peter Alonso, there was Dominic Smith. Smith was the team’s first round pick during the 2013 draft, and steadily rose through the minors, improving every year. By the end of 2017, Dominic had been called to the majors after a season in the minors where he had a .905 OPS, and 134 wRC+. He had also been given good ratings for his glovework at first. Smith may have struggled in his initial call-up, but at just 22 years of age, he was still considered the future of 1B for the Mets. However, Smith’s fortunes would...

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What The Mets Should Do Over This Off Season

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By: Noah Wright   The Mets are kind of at a crossroads when the upcoming off season hits: the team could either gun it for the playoffs, or blow it up. But looking at their current situation, I think its time to hit that rebuild button, and admit defeat for the next few years. However, The Mets don’t have that bad of pieces already, and they may go for it one more time, sort of like The Phillies tried back in 2014. So I want to go over both sides of the argument whether it’s time to tank, or they...

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