Talk that the Mets might use bullpenning next season to improve their pitching is not realistic. Pulling your starter after facing the opposing lineup just two times can work in a short series. But over a full season, it’s a sure way to burn out a pen.
Mets rookie first baseman Dominic Smith saw his perceived future value decline precipitously this season. He won the team’s Sterling Award for top all-around player in the farm system. But his first taste of the major leagues didn’t go well. Read more to see why he struggled.
The free agency season began earlier this week. Along with it came rampant speculation on which free agents the Mets might pursue. Most baseball pundits acknowledge that the Mets franchise-high $155 million payroll is likely to decrease, not increase, next season. Read more to see what this means for the Mets this winter.