Mets May Be Sitting on Four Aces

Okay, Mike, dream with me. I read the phrase from time to time, most often coming from Mack Ade’s splendid, blazing keyboard, but the sentiment is widely shared, this idea that by 2015 the Mets might be holding “four aces.” Harvey, Wheeler, Syndergaard, Montero. I realize there’s quite a leap to…

John Lannan Fights to Prove He Belongs

Mike: One small off-season move the Mets made this winter was the signing of John Lannan. Today is his first opportunity to impress as he is scheduled to pitch against the Marlins. I have to admit, I will be rooting for John. He is a local kid, born in Long…

The Best Trade In Mets History

* May 22, 1998: New York Mets trade Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz and Ed Yarnell to the Florida Marlins for Mike Piazza.    Mike: One thing I look at with trades is which team got the best player. Depth is nice, but it takes difference makers to win. And winning is the goal, not putting…

Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

A lot of fans have been calling for the Mets to shut down Jenrry Mejia before he injures himself farther. The calf, the hernia, the back. Enough already. And others look at David Wright — baseball’s saddest player, and the face of the Mets franchise — and say, hey, let’s give…