Tag: Travis d’Arnaud

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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Projected 2015 New York Mets Opening Day lineup and statistics

Projected 2015 New York Mets Opening Day lineup and statistics

New York Mets manager Terry Collins revealed his projected 2015 Opening Day lineup during a press conference on Wednesday morning. Collins’ projected lineup is as follows, with offensive projections courtesy of Steamer. 1. Juan Lagares – CF  .248/.288/.396 — 15 HR, 23 2B 2. Curtis Granderson – LF .222/.314/.398 — 19 HR, 20 2B 3. …

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Would Jacoby Ellsbury be a Fit in New York?

Would Jacoby Ellsbury be a Fit in New York?

Boston’s Jasoby Ellsbury is set to become a free agent this offseason after a seven year stint with the Red Sox that can be described as an imperfect marriage. Ellsbury tore through Boston’s minor league system to debut with the 2007 World Champion Red Sox before taking over as the everyday center fielder in 2008. …

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Should John Buck Be Traded?

Should John Buck Be Traded?

When the New York Mets sent R.A Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in a deal focused on top prospect Travis d’Arnaud, John Buck was almost an afterthought. The reactions of the media and press made it evident that Buck was a necessary part of the deal because Toronto wasn’t financially fit to commit to …

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Bourn Fits in Flushing

Bourn Fits in Flushing

As the last Sunday in January bears it’s ugly head, Michael Bourn remains the only star free agent left on the board. Bourn, a Scott Boras client, was speculated to be in line for a 5-year contract estimated to be worth $15M per year. However, as the days creep closer to spring training and Bourn …

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