Tag "Jacob deGrom"

New York Mets Season Recap

The New York Mets entered the 2021 season with heightened expectations. Steve Cohen came in as the team’s new owner and immediately made an impact. He traded for Francisco Lindor and locked him up. However, the season would end as the last five seasons have ended: without a playoff berth.

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Analyzing the New York Mets’ Recent Collapse

The New York Mets held a firm lead on the rest of the NL East for two months. The keyword is held because they’re currently looking up at the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies.

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MLB Midseason Awards

The All-Star Game isn’t exactly the halfway point in the season (most teams have played close to 90 games at this point) but it’s a logical stopping point to access which players are dominating. I did this exercise at the quarter-point in the season, it’s interesting to see how things have changed (or not) since then. As the season goes on, we’ll do this again at the three quarters through the year and then at the end of the season. A Rookie of the Year category has been added for this checkpoint and will be included in the two editions later in the season.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Friday, June 11 2021

Welcome back, Diamond pickers. Today’s MLB landscape features plenty of games to put wagers on. What could be the game of the day, Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets playing host to Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres, won’t be on my card based on the difficulty to predict how the Mets will perform behind the “deGrominator.”

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What Should the New York Mets to do with their Roster?

The New York Mets have been decimated by injury in this month of May and they don’t seem to stop. There are many possibilities to attribute the injuries too but the reality is that the Mets have looked much more like the Syracuse Mets over the last few days.

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MLB DFS: Mother’s Day Special

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you great moms out there! To all of you spoiled kids, call your mom! Over the years, we’ve seen some wild Mother’s Day moments, including Javier Baez’s walk-off homer five years ago. What will today bring?

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National League East Monthly Recap

Through April, the National League East was led by the Philadelphia Phillies at 13-13. Every other division leader in Major League Baseball was at least five games over .500. Let’s break down how the teams got off to a less-than-stellar start.

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MLB Staff Predictions 2021

It is time for our MLB staff predictions as we head into a full season of baseball. For this article, 11 of our writers cover Rookie of the Year, Cy Young Award, MVP, American and National League champs, and of course, our World Series picks.

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Can Lindor and Carrasco Push the New York Mets Over the Brink?

The New York Mets traded for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco on Thursday. Will this be enough for them to win their division?

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MLB DFS August 26: Diamond Picks

Here we are entrenched into August with the fall season right around the corner. The trade deadline is also approaching with many teams heavily involved in the race towards a playoff birth. Stay tuned for wall-to-wall coverage but in the meantime, let’s continue to build optimal lineups to cash in on whatever contests you are eyeing up this evening.

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