HOF Watch: Johan Santana

On Saturday Johan Santana became the first New York Mets pitcher to throw a no-hitter. It wasn’t pretty, but it was a no-hitter nonetheless. For more analysis check out Tim’s article. Since then myself and a couple of buddies have been discussion Santana’s chance at making the hall of fame. Continue reading

David Wright’s Quiet Season

2011 is a season that David Wright would like to forget. He only played in 102 games, and posted disappointing stats across the board. This year is a whole new story. While his power isn’t as prominent as it was from 2006-2008, it’s still at his career average. Next year is a contract year for Wright, and the Mets would be wise to consider a contract extension sooner rather than later. Continue reading

2012 Outlook: New York Mets

The 2012 New York Mets are coming off a year where they struggled quite a bit, particularily in the pitching department. Offensively they had a pretty good year, but their top offensive player Jose Reyes signed a  contract with division rival Miami Marlins. They also traded outfielder Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants for pitching prospect Zach Wheeler. If they hope to produce offensively this year, they will need third baseman David Wright to step up.
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