Mets Analysis

Is Dillon Gee the pitcher we thought he was?

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Can Dillon Gee's second-half struggles be explained away as just a poor stretch of pitching? Or is this closer to the type of pitcher he actually is? The answer probably lies somewhere in between.

Mets hitters are bad, but not this bad

A commonsense analysis of the Mets' miserable offensive August.

Perception Gap, Part 3: Colon, Wheeler, and Thor

How do Mets fans and other baseball fans see youngsters Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard and veteran Bartolo Colon?

Hard work, new pitches paying off for deGrom

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Jacob deGrom's arsenal of pitches and perseverance through injury have been instrumental in the rookie's success

Wheeler's changeup a key part of success?

Zack Wheeler's recent run of success could be attributed to the development of his changeup.

Perception Gap, Part 2: Wright, Murphy, Lagares

How do Mets fans an non-Mets fans view veterans David Wright and Daniel Murphy and relative newcomer Juan Lagares?

The Mets' offense is offensive

The team's offensive woes continue. Since the All-Star break, the team is close to last in the majors in nearly every offensive category.

How Mets fans, others view Alderson and Collins

Mets fans really like Sandy Alderson and everyone could care less about Terry Collins. How does your perception of the Mets differ from a Phillies, Astros or a fan of any other MLB team's perception?

Mets' offensive woes worse than we thought?

It's been really bad lately.

Evaluating the Mets' bullpen

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Once a weakness, the Mets have finally put together a bullpen worth talking about.

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The transformation of Lucas Duda

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With nothing guaranteed for him coming into the 2014 season, Duda has rewarded the Mets for their faith in him.

Making sense of Jacob deGrom's breakout season

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Why has Jacob deGrom pitched so well this year? Let's find out! (Spoiler alert: We still don't really know.)

How has Travis d'Arnaud's defense been this year?

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While Travis d'Arnaud struggles with controlling the running game and pitch blocking, his pitch framing has been valuable this year.

Don't worry about Dominic Smith's power

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The Mets' first baseman of the future just hit his first home run of the season, but there's good cause to be optimistic.

Wheeler could be great if he improves his changeup

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The young right-handed pitcher has been good lately, but he could be even better if his changeup becomes more effective.

How has Duda's approach improved his performance?

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Observers have said that the big first baseman has been more aggressive at the plate. Has that led to his increased hitting prowess?

Did the Mets miss something with Collin McHugh?

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Last June, the Mets traded Collin McHugh to the Rockies for Eric Young. The Rockies subsequently waived McHugh, who was snagged by the Astros and is now pitching splendidly in Houston.

Do the Mets need more Soup?

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Eric Campbell hasn't gotten a chance to play left field, a position which has been a black hole of production for the Mets, but he should.

Mets need to move on from Chris Young

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The Mets gambled and lost on Chris Young, and now it's time to part ways.

Which Mets are hitting well in the clutch?

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And which are choking big time? Let's find out!

Mets should trade Daniel Murphy

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The case for trading Daniel Murphy before he begins to decline in value.

Stats predicted Wheeler and Duda would improve

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Despite slow starts to the season, there was reason to believe both players would turn it around.

Tulowitzki, the 2010 Giants, and the 2015 Mets

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Sure, the slugging shortstop would look great in a Mets uniform, but recent history shows that good pitching can overcome a mediocre offense.

Comparing deGrom to deDoctor

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How does Jacob deGrom’s recent run of excellence compare to Dwight Gooden’s series of dominating stretches that earned him the 1984 Rookie Of The Year?

Is Troy Tulowitzki worth the cost?

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Rumors are swirling that the Mets have interest in the Rockies' superstar shortstop, but is he worth trading for?

Alderson says Mets likely to stay put at deadline

The general manager spoke to reporters about the Mets' position with just three days remaining before the trade deadline.

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