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nmigliore

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In Topic: Official 2014 New York Mets Thread

10 November 2014 - 07:07 PM

Congrats to deGrom on NL RoY. Well deserved. At least something good came out of today.

In Topic: Official 2014 New York Mets Thread

10 November 2014 - 06:56 PM

 

 

Is his fielding that bad?  If it is, then I REALLY hate this deal. 

 

Yes, it is. He ranks basically dead last in UZR and DRS among RF over the last five years.....and oh yeah, he turns 36 before Opening Day and is seemingly always ailing with something, so it's not getting any better.

 

Honestly the terms (2/21) aren't crazy and I really don't give a sh!t about the draft pick anymore. We really do need to win now. But of all people, Cuddyer? It's just a bad match. He's a better fit for an AL team looking to rotate someone between DH/1B/OF, not an OF-needy team that is going to depend on him to play 130+ games out there.

 

What's done is done, though. There is no turning back now, Sandy -- you can't just sign Cuddyer and be done with it. Go get a bonafide SS and hope it all clicks in 2015. I'd still go balls out for with a deal led by Syndergaard or Wheeler for Tulo and take on his entire deal.

In Topic: Official 2014 New York Mets Thread

10 November 2014 - 04:23 PM

Cuddyer is old, injury-prone, shouldn't even play the outfield, and his big numbers the last few years are a big product of Coors Field's BABIP-inflating ways. Puke for me.

Maybe if we spin off some arms for Tulo I'll have a little excitement, but Sandy doesn't do that kind of stuff.

In Topic: Official 2014 New York Mets Thread

10 November 2014 - 04:21 PM

LOL Sandy. Just what the Mets need, another old outfielder who will fall apart outside of his crazy friendly home park... and one who is also injury probe and a big liability in the field. They really learned from the Lucas Duda experiment.

In Topic: Official 2014 New York Mets Thread

08 October 2014 - 06:18 AM

Nice to see the Nats punched out again.