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John Delcos: Questions for 2011

NOTE: Following is an article by John Delcos, which was posted a few days ago on his own site “New York Mets Report“. The former Journal News Mets beat writer is also an occasional contributor here, and has chosen this particular piece to share with MetsToday readers. Please feel free to comment, and direct your […]

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Midseason Assessment by John Delcos

When pitchers and catchers reported Feb. 18, I posted five key questions the Mets faced heading into the season. Let’s revisit those questions at the All-Star break. 1) Question: What is this team’s attitude? Assessment: By all accounts, it has been superb. There is a different chemistry in the Mets clubhouse than I have previously […]

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John Delcos on Pelfrey’s Meltdown

The replays didn’t show whether, or where, Mike Pelfrey’s errant fastball clipped Scott Rolen, but how the Mets’ pitcher responded to not getting that call, and not getting a later call on a strike to Drew Stubbs was the backdrop of Cincinnati’s six-run fifth inning and subsequently last night’s loss to the Reds. Pelfrey didn’t […]

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Will the Mets Deal for a Starter?

NOTE: This is a guest post by longtime Mets beat writer John Delcos. Please direct your comments to John. Enjoy! The Mets’ June cruise has not only made them relevant in the National League pennant races, but subsequently also at the July 31 trade deadline. With management believing this is no fluke and the Mets […]

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