Tag "Pete Alonso"

Leandre: Top 10 First Basemen Ahead of 2022

Ranking the top 10 first basemen is nearly as difficult as ranking the catchers. What makes ranking the position difficult is balancing one’s projections versus another’s track record.

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Mets Bolster Offense with a Trio of Moves

On Friday, the New York Mets signed utility infielder Eduardo Escobar, and outfielders Mark Canha and Starling Marte in the span of a few hours. The former two signed two-year contracts, while Marte inked a four-year deal coming off one of the best seasons of his career.

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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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Ohtani’s First Day in Colorado Ends in Epic Battle 

The Babe Ruth comparisons continued as the Angels Shohei Ohtani arrived in Denver for the 2021 All-Star festivities. The two-way sensation is not Ruth. There will never be another Babe Ruth. However, in many ways, he may be something better. He’s ShowTime! Something needed in today’s often cynical sports world. Evident in his epic first-round derby battle with another young face of baseball. 

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Saturday Stat Smash: MLB Opening Week

Hello and welcome to the very first edition of Saturday Stat Smash! Every Saturday, I will be your bartender serving up the best and craziest statistics of the week. There are no specific guidelines for the stats, just anything that I find the most impressive and interesting for the week. With that said, let’s dive into this cocktail of baseball statistics for the opening week of the MLB in 2021.

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Six MLB Players Who Should Bounce Back In 2021

With the unusual circumstances of the season, we saw some star players struggle and have an uncharacteristic season. With everything (hopefully) starting on time, we could see these players return to glory. Here are some of those players poised to have a bounceback in 2021.

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Ranking the Mets 2021 Starting Lineup

The New York Mets have undoubtedly improved their lineup heading into the 2021 season. They acquired arguably the best shortstop in the league in addition to an All-Star catcher. But how do they all stack up against each other?

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Gutkin: 5-Step Plan for a Mets World Series

Sam Gutkin provides his five-step plan for the Mets to return to glory in 2020:

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Pete Alonso: A Monster on the Field and a Hearty Soul Off

Yehuda Schwartz looks at the presence of Pete Alonso, whose stellar bat on the field and caring heart off the field made him an instant fan favorite.

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Leandre: Top 10 First Basemen Right Now

Jordan Leandre examines the 10 best first baseman as of now.

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