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New York Mets: does Colon have inside track for Opening Day start?

In a perfect world, the New York Mets would be starting Matt Harvey on Opening Day against Max Scherzer (probably) and the Washington Nationals. But this world isn’t perfect and the Mets, in trying to limit Harvey’s innings, will be holding the superstar out until the home opener. So, now we need to ask, who does get the ball on Opening Day? There are basically 5 options. First...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Strongly Considering Bartolo Colon For Opening Day Start

On Monday, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets are strongly considering Zack Wheeler for the Opening Day start against the Nationals in Washington on April 6. However, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting today that “multiple sources” have told him that it’s Bartolo Colon whom the Mets are strongly considering for the Opening Day start. “The...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Mets360 projections: Bartolo Colon

Advanced stats proponents who preach that you should not evaluate how well someone pitched by their win totals should be pleased with how Mets fans view Bartolo Colon. In his first season with the Mets, Colon won 15 games. Yet if you polled 100 Mets fans and asked if we could waive a magic wand and Colon would be instantly traded for some magic beans, how many would be okay ...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bartolo Colon set to be the Mets’ Opening Day starter?

The New York Mets’ potent young pitching staff may be headed by the team’s most senior player on Opening Day, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin predicts. My GUESS would be Colon-Niese-deGrom to put LH in between. RT @pete807: Do you give the edge to Colon on OD because he is a veteran? — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 7, 2015 Bartolo Colon, set to enter his 18th Major League...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: No Backup Plans for 2015

Coming into the 2015 season, the New York Mets are in position to have their strongest contention for a playoff spot in general manager Sandy Alderson’s time. However, many fans see that the Mets although they are stronger this year than others, are unwilling to have a back-up plan if the current plans fall through. In a perfect world, Wilmer Flores would have better range at...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will or won’t end the season with the Mets

Young pitching, developing offense, and a mediocre defense…these are three adjectives to describe what the Mets will look like when entering 2015. This offseason, the Mets picked up Michael Cuddyer, lost Gonzalez Germen & Eric Young Jr., and are getting ready to clear Matt Harvey and Bobby Parnell from Tommy John’s Surgery. Of course, there are still some questions...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest Trade Rumors and News On Bartolo Colon

Here are the latest rumblings from some baseball insiders on Mets starter Bartolo Colon and whether he’ll still be a Met by the end of today’s non-waiver trade deadline at 4:00 PM EST. The Baltimore Orioles have checked in on Colon according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. However, Heyman hears that the Mets are still undecided on whether to trade him. Heyman says the Giants and...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mets make Bartolo Colon available in trade talks

With the trade deadline approaching, the New York Mets are reportedly making Bartolo Colon available in trade talks. ESPN’s Adam Rubin reported on Monday that the Mets have indeed made Colon available in a trade. After a very poor start, Colon turned it around in mid-May, and since then Colon has 10 starts, has a […]
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Bartolo Colon edition

With the New York Mets seemingly falling further and further out of contention this season, the likelihood of the team jettisoning some veteran players at the trade deadline becomes more and more likely. Daniel Murphy has been the most popular name mentioned but a more recent name on the list is Bartolo Colon. The Mets could get a solid, nearly ready prospect if they deal Bartolo...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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