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Mets Editorial

Revisiting our 2021 bold predictions

Our predictions went about as well as the Mets’ season as a whole.

Jacob deGrom and the burden of success

Jacob deGrom was so good that his starts were often riddled with stress and anxiety, making it hard to enjoy him at all. And then he went away.

“Once Upon a Time in Queens” is a thrilling recollection of Mets glory

The latest 30 for 30 installment is stunningly made and will appeal to all, not just Mets fans.

“Ticket Home” shows the power baseball has beyond the field

The E:60 documentary provides a window into the healing power of sports.

The Mets have a Seth Lugo problem

New York has a lot of things figure out in the offseason, and Lugo’s role is one of them.

How exclusive should number retirement be?

With the Jerry Koosman number retirement ceremony coming up this weekend, Allison McCague and Michael Drago debate the merits of the Mets retiring more numbers.

The Mets should have added to their bullpen at the deadline

The team chose not to upgrade a bullpen that could have used some help.

The Mets need starting pitching

Obviously

Racist remark about Marcus Stroman’s du-rag illustrates a real problem in baseball

Marcus Stroman’s du-rag was the subject of an awful remark on Arizona’s broadcast last night.

Francisco Lindor and baseball’s divided fandom

We should spend less time worrying about how others enjoy the game and simply try to enjoy the game our own way.

Francisco Lindor, Luis Rojas, Miguel Castro, and Joey Lucchesi get COVID-19 vaccine publicly

Four Mets had their photos published by the team as they received COVID-19 vaccines following the team’s home opener.

Let’s guess the 2021 Mets’ record!

Our staff attempts to prognosticate the results of the upcoming season.

What Francisco Lindor means to the Mets

Two different perspectives of how the Mets’ new shortstop changes the equation.

Amazin’ Avenue’s reasons to the optimistic about the Mets’ 2021 season

We share why our staff feels good going into the Mets’ season.

Amazin’ Avenue’s reasons to be pessimistic about the Mets’ 2021 season

Get ready to be bummed out, friends.

Amazin’ Avenue’s bold predictions for the Mets’ 2021 season

Our staff makes some big guesses for this year’s team.

The Mets should pay Francisco Lindor

The opportunity to retain Lindor for the long term is one the Mets shouldn’t whiff on.

Trevor Bauer signing with the Dodgers was a relief

When the news broke that the Dodgers had signed Trevor Bauer, I wasn’t happy or sad. I was relieved.

Rich Hill would be a good addition for the Mets

The veteran lefty has been very good when healthy.

The Mets still need help in the bullpen

Even if the Mets land Brad Hand, they could use more help.

An APOTO roundtable on the Mets’ firing of Jared Porter

The co-hosts of our APOTO podcast, all of whom are women, react to Porter’s actions and the Mets’ firing of him.

The Mets should still sign George Springer

The looming luxury tax threshold should not preclude the team from signing the biggest free agent on the board

Carlos Carrasco is so much more than just a really good pitcher

The 33-year-old righty is highly involved in the community and has been recognized for his efforts.

If the Mets extend Francisco Lindor, Mets fans should be ecstatic

The Mets have one of the best, most exciting players in baseball now—and the opportunity to make him a Met for a very long time.

Our Favorite Mets Moments of 2020

These were some of the bright spots of the past year.

Steve Cohen surprising Mets season ticketholders at Citi Field is indicative of positive change

In his short time as Mets owner, Cohen has already made himself more available to the fans than the Wilpons did in their entire tenure.

What we at Amazin’ Avenue are thankful for today

Happy Thanksgiving from the Amazin’ Avenue staff.

New ownership has the opportunity to honor the Mets’ past

While looking to the future, now is the time to honor the past.

A fond farewell, far too soon, to Mikkeller NYC

The beloved brewery that opened at Citi Field just before the 2018 season has closed.

Watching the Rays and Dodgers in the World Series through a Mets lens

The Rays and Dodgers were great in the shortened 2020 season, but there’s a stark difference in how the teams got here.

The 2020 Mets were a lesson in the importance of starting pitching depth

The Mets did not, in fact, have the deepest starting rotation in baseball.

The Mets are about to undergo a complete paradigm shift

The Wilpons are actually on their way out, and the entire culture of the Mets is about to completely change.