Author: Daniel Lagnado

Amed Rosario’s spring by the numbers

Amed Rosario’s spring by the numbers

With time ticking down until Opening Day, the New York Mets have narrowed down their Spring Training roster. Many prospects have seen their time in big league camp come to an end with the World Baseball Classic’s conclusion. The Mets had several top prospects earn playing time this spring. This will be the first breakdown …

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Which Mets reliever is best suited for the 8th inning?

Which Mets reliever is best suited for the 8th inning?

Major League Baseball seems content to wait until after the World Baseball Classic to announce Mets closer Jeurys Familia’s suspension for domestic abuse charges. While Familia is out, potentially for up to a month, the Mets are likely to turn to Addison Reed to close games. With Reed pitching the ninth inning, the Mets need …

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Rene Rivera: Opening Day starter?

Rene Rivera: Opening Day starter?

While the Mets are expecting Travis d’Arnaud to be their everyday catcher this season, there isn’t a guarantee that d’Arnaud starts Opening Day for numerous reasons. As it now stands , Rene Rivera will be the #2 catcher. Rivera has always been known for his defense than his offensive abilities. On paper, d’Arnaud is the …

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Flores, Rivera, Walker: Solving the Mets’ second base wild card

Flores, Rivera, Walker: Solving the Mets’ second base wild card

By now word has gotten around about Wilmer Flores’s position preference. The utility infielder recently spoke about how he prefers to play second base but is willing to go where the team needs him. At least for 2017, his path is blocked on the infield by Neil Walker, who accepted the team’s qualifying offer this …

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