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  • Simply Amazin’ Ep. 129: Can't Put Lipstick on a Pig
    27 Sep 20211 day ago • < 1 min read
    As the Mets were knee-deep in on-field mistakes headed toward their 10th loss in 11 games on Sunday, Keith Hernandez noted, "this is how second-division teams play… I'm not going to put lipstick on a ...
  • Francisco Lindor's Wild Ride
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Image credit: Roberto Carlo To call Francisco Lindor’s first season in Queens a disappointment would be appropriate. High-water marks aside, neither the New York Mets, their rabid fan base, nor the pl...
  • Squirrel Peg in a Round Hole
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    Image credits: Chris Simon On the surface, the New York Mets may appear to have a conundrum on their hands in the form of Jeff McNeil’s future. That could be the case, but there’s a whole mess of laye...
  • Dead Ducks in Beantown
    22 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    The Mets lost to the Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston on Tuesday night, 6-3, pushing them seven games back in the National League East and 8 1/2 back in the NL Wild Card with 11 games left on the sche...
  • Dissecting Dom Smith's Downturn
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Image credit: Chris Simon Dominic Smith has had a tough season. There’s no sugar-coating that. At some point along the way, the former first-round draft pick fell into a rut. Much to the dismay of all...
  • Simply Amazin’ Ep. 128: Mets Mail Bag!
    20 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    In the latest episode of Simply Amazin', Tim laments what's turning out to be a lost season and answers a few questions via Twitter. We talk about Carlos Correa, Kris Bryant, Luis Rojas, Michael Confo...
  • Discussing Michael Conforto's Future
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 1
    Image credit: Roberto Carlo Oh, Scooter. It can never be easy, can it? Heading into the 2021 season, Mets outfielder Michael Conforto had the world in his hands. As one of the more highly touted free ...
  • Simply Amazin’ Ep. 127: End of the Road, Probably
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Five games out of the NL Wild Card with 15 to play and four teams to overtake is not the scenario the Mets wanted to be in down the stretch. And they had plenty of chances to change that. Nevertheless...
  • That Appears to Be All, Folks...
    16 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Image credit: Chris Simon For all intents and purposes, after being swept at home against the St. Louis Cardinals this week, the sun has pretty much set on the New York Mets’ postseason chances. Is a ...
  • Mets Lose Momentum, Ground, and Precious Time
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Things aren’t looking great, friends. It ain’t over ‘til it’s over, but it’s getting awfully close. Let’s start from the top. The fact that Adam Wainwright ended up turning in a Hall of Very Good care...
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