Month: March 2018

Predicting the Mets 25-Man Roster

Now that Opening Day is just days away, it’s a good time to predict the Mets 25 man roster, and provide some analysis on their strengths and weaknesses. Of course, there are still a few Spring Training games left that could change things a little bit, and injuries can happen

Thoughts for 3/20

In one week time, the Mets will be back in New York preparing for a Thursday matinee, Opening Day, versus the St.Louis Cardinals. We know that Noah Syndergaard will be starting, and we have a pretty good idea of what the roster will look like. With that being said, there

MLB Releases Special Holidays Uniforms for 2018

You know when you know your really, and I mean really close to Baseball season? When we are talking about special event uniforms for the summer, that’s when. And that, ladies and gentleman, is the subject for today’s entry. Like the last three years, the four holidays will have some

MetsPlus360: Mike Piazza’s #31 Retirement

Originally posted on Mets Plus:
As most of you know by now, Mike Piazza was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame a few weeks ago, and on the 30th of July, the Mets decided to commemorate this special year by retiring his famous #31. For me, the day started…

Noah Syndergaard named Opening Day Starter

After yesterday’s matinee at Port St. Lucie, in which Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard preformed admirably for 4.2 innings, Mickey Callway committed to Noah for the Opening Day start. Noah is set to be the first pitcher to start in back to back Opening Day games since Johan Santana started three

Am I Going to Opening Day?

Short Answer: Maybe. Let me Explain. I’ve gone to Opening Day in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The last five times I’ve gone, the Mets have won. In addition, I’ve gone to the final home game of the season in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, all

MetsPlus featured on C70’s Playing Pepper

Every year since 2009, my friends over at Cardinals Conclave have been doing a series called “playing pepper”. The name holds some historical importance to me, as long-time readers of this blog might remember that the original name of this blog was “Pepper: MLB Blog” and later “Pepper Mets Blog”,

PATHETIC: 25 MLB Games to be Shown Exclusively on… Facebook?!?!

This is single handedly one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever, EVER heard. JUST IN: MLB & Facebook strike deal for Facebook to broadcast one national game a week exclusively on its platform for 25 weeks. — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 9, 2018 Yes, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell,

WATCH: 1986 World Series Game 6

Leading 5-4 in the 10th inning, just one out away from their first Championship since 1918, the Red Sox (much to the frenzied delight of the Shea Stadium crowd) watch it all roll slowly away from them… literally. Bob Stanley’s wild pitch allows Kevin Mitchell to score the tying run.

WATCH: Mike Piazza Angry Over….. Italian Rent?

This is one of the stranger video’s I’ve seen. The video, which features Mike Piazza, the owner of the AC Reggiana, a low-level Italian football (soccer) club, getting quite heated during a press conference, as he discusses the abnormal rent and un-fair criticism from the locals and from the local government,

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