Mets Spring Training: Time to predict the 2014 Mets Opening Day 25-man roster
There's no better spring pastime than trying to predict the Mets' opening day roster, so let's channel our inner manager/general manager and figure out who'll be in the Citi Field home dugout on March 31! Building a 25-man roster is a tricky task, one where the team has to balance a number of different factors aside from the sheer talent of its ... (more)
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Mets' best outfield alignment
Of all the outfielders in camp with the New York Mets, which three should be the primary outfielders for the regular season? The Mets have signed two new outfielders since last season: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Walker joins Rox camp as guest instructor
Former Rockies star Larry Walker joined the club Wednesday to serve as a guest instructor, and he is happy with the club's effort to reach out to its former stars.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
New York Daily News
Harper: Lagares should be at center of things
I'd take my chances with Lagares, who led all National League center fielders with 14 assists, made a number of spectacular catches and finished atop defensive rankings in runs saved and range factor.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Larry Walker has the OK to help coach the Colorado Rockies during camp
The Rockies aren't planning the game, but the lineups would be fascinating, especially next week.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Eric Young Jr. Will Be An Everyday Outfielder in 2014
The New York Mets have their share of problems as do other teams in MLB . The most obvious ace pitcher Matt Harvey being out for the season.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
2014 Mets Season Preview: Eric Young, Jr.
The speedy outfielder played his way into a role with the Mets in 2014. The question is: where, how often, and how does the roster get juggled to maximize everyone's potential? In mid-June 2013, nearly a week after being designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies , outfielder Eric Young Jr. was traded to the Mets in exchange for Collin ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Fantasy baseball sleepers: Can Eric Young Jr. steal a starting job?
Fangraphs says Young's base-running ability has been worth 17.2 more wins than a replacement player over the course of his career.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Is Andrew Brown's Window Of Opportunity Closing?
In the right field corner, out of Dallas, Texas, weighing in at 185 lbs., this 29-year old veteran of seven minor league seasons, only has 129 games of MLB experience.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Collins Leans Toward Young in Leadoff Spot, at Expense of Lagares
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.-Mets outfielder Eric Young looks like of a leadoff hitter, which is an antiquated way of saying that he is young, athletic and able to run fast.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Picking Walk-Up Songs for the Projected New York Mets Starting Lineup
I recently outlined topics that should be on their to-do list . Important decisions need to be made at first base, the outfield, the starting rotation and the bullpen.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Newark Star-Ledger
Mets manager Terry Collins believe Eric Young Jr. can get on base more often
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Mets manager Terry Collins has professed his desire to include Eric Young Jr. at the top of the team's lineup.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Dickerson bulks up over winter after solid debut
Dickerson received his first Major League action last year and hit .263 with five home runs, 17 RBIs and 23 extra-base hits in 69 games, over two callups.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Eric Young: Not as bad as you think?
Like many of you, I've been wailing and gnashing my teeth at the prospect of Eric Young Jr being installed in the leadoff spot with little regard for hitting or fielding ability.