Category: Opinion and Analysis
John Delcos on Pelfrey’s Meltdown

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 ...

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Random Thoughts Concerning Cliff Lee

Random Thoughts Concerning Cliff Lee

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Matt Himelfarb has various thoughts about Cliff Lee ... with the numbers to back up his arguments. Read on Lee is worth about four wins going forward. Hisanori Takahashi ...

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Replacements for Hisanori Takahashi

Replacements for Hisanori Takahashi

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Note: this is a post written by MetsToday sabermetric guru Matt Himelfarb In seven starts, here are Hisanori Takahashi's numbers to date: 38.1 IP 15.85% K rate 7.32% BB ...

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No Trading Chips – Same Story, Different Year

No Trading Chips – Same Story, Different Year

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If one thing has remained constant throughout Omar Minaya's tenure as Mets GM, it is an inability to pull the trigger on a "big" trade at the July deadline. Some may say it is ...

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Will the Mets Deal for a Starter?

Will the Mets Deal for a Starter?

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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 ...

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What the Roster was Supposed to Look Like

What the Roster was Supposed to Look Like

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A recent quip by Jerry Manuel from Adam Rubin's blog prompted this post: At one point postgame, Manuel praised the organization’s front office for having such depth that R.A. ...

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Should the Mets Trade for Ty Wigginton?

Should the Mets Trade for Ty Wigginton?

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NOTE: this post is written by MetsToday sabermetrician and minor league correspondent Matt Himelfarb. Direct your comments below to Matt. The Orioles have a plethora of trade ...

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Analysis: Matt Harvey

Analysis: Matt Harvey

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With the 7th overall selection in the draft, the Mets chose Mystic, CT resident, Scott Boras client, and North Carolina Tar Heel Matt Harvey. Was it a good pick? Who knows? ...

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