The Apple

The Apple
a full spectrum of independent New York Mets coverage
Created 06 Feb 2021
  • The Magic is Back
    17 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 4 2
    Image credit: Chris Simon Only a percentage of Mets fans have experienced the joy of a world championship. Unless you were alive and able to form memories by 1986, you’re still waiting for your taste ...
  • Simply Amazin’ Ep. 145: Sweet Seventeen
    14 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 1 1
    In the latest episode of Simply Amazin', Tim breaks down Brandon Nimmo's new representation and how that affects the Mets, Edwin Díaz's efforts to stay game-ready this winter, and Keith Hernandez's nu...
  • Keith Hernandez Earned His Place Among Mets Greats
    12 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 1 0
    When Keith Hernandez was traded from the St. Louis Cardinals to the New York Mets for a pair of 25-year-old right-handers in Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey on June 15, 1983, the Redbird stalwart, 1979 Nat...
  • Nimmo, Díaz News and Notes
    11 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Image credit: Chris Simon As this dreadful winter trudges on, actual baseball news has been tough to come by. Coaching carousels are moving full speed ahead (the Mets included, as they continue their ...
  • Pivotal Year On Deck for Carlos Carrasco
    08 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Image credit: Roberto Carlo Carlos Carrasco has endured quite the journey over the last few years. An adversarial rollercoaster, to be exact. And his first year in Queens didn’t stray far from those w...
  • Mets Strong Arm Eric Chavez from Yanks
    06 Jan 2022 • 1 min read • 2 2
    On Wednesday, Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reported that the New York Mets had their sights set on an “exciting, headline-grabbing hire” for their vacant bench coach position with a “trick...
  • Simply Amazin’ Ep. 144: Topps Lives to See Another Day!
    05 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
    In the latest episode of Simply Amazin', we discuss Joey Cora's hiring as the Mets' third base coach and some external options to fill out the starting rotation, plus Money Mitch Petanick returns to d...
  • Report: Mets Tab Joey Cora as Third Base Coach
    04 Jan 2022 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Image via Pittsburgh Pirates/Twitter As celebrated a hire Buck Showalter was for the New York Mets’ managerial position, outside of pitching coach Jeremy Hefner, his coaching staff cupboard was mostly...
  • Maybe K.B.?
    02 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 1 0
    The New York Mets have undergone quite the facelift this winter. Top-notch additions around the diamond should, by design, lengthen this roster and eliminate the depth-chart gaps that have revealed th...
  • Down Bad: Lockout Edition
    31 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Major League Baseball’s offseason coming to a grinding halt at 11:59:59 PM on December 1 was fully expected. We knew it would be a desolate winter well before the owners locked out the players upon th...
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