RCT Chats With Mets Pitcher Seth Lugo

RCT Chats With Mets Pitcher Seth Lugo

Lugo’s a Bright Spot in a Bleak Season By Joe Rini Perseverance, hardwork, and attitude matter. They certainly mattered for Mets pitcher Seth Lugo. The odds of a 34th round draft pick making the major leagues can sometimes seem as daunting as a 34-year old accountant making the major leagues. Only one player selected in […]

Alderson Takes Leave of Absence from Mets

Alderson Takes Leave of Absence from Mets

Cancer Diagnosis for Mets GM BY JOE RINI A season like no other Mets season, with its formidable start followed an epic slide, took a sudden sad turn on Tuesday, June 26 when General Manager Sandy Alderson announced he was taking a medical leave of absence to undergo treatment for a recurrence of cancer. In […]

RCT Chats With Author Brian Wright of “Mets in 10s”

RCT Chats With Author Brian Wright of “Mets in 10s”

  Where to Rank “Bobby O” and “El Sid?” By Joe Rini Given the early extremes of optimism and pessimism for the 2018 Mets, perhaps it’s appropriate that writer Brian Wright has authored the recently published, “Mets in 10s: Best and Worst of an Amazin’ History.” It’s a collection of lists and stories of Mets […]

Mets in Need of Relief in the Pen and DL

Mets in Need of Relief in the Pen and DL

Bullpen Woes and Injuries Mounting By Joe Rini With MLB commissioner Robert Manfred keen on speeding the pace of play from the current three hours plus per game, perhaps the Mets could be forgiven if they’ve thought about stopping games after seven innings, especially when ace Jacob deGrom hands the ball off to the bullpen. […]

After Hot Start, Room for Improvement for Mets

After Hot Start, Room for Improvement for Mets

Harvey moved to Bullpen BY JOE RINI Was April a glimpse of good things to come for the Mets or was it just a spring? When the team plane touched down at LaGuardia Airport in the early hours of the last morning in April on Monday, the Mets landed as a first place team with a […]

Nationals Cool Off Red Hot Mets

Nationals Cool Off Red Hot Mets

RCT Chats With Robert Gsellman By Joe Rini It took 15 games, but reality made its 2018 season debut for the Mets this week. Amidst a cold April, the “how about those” Mets raced to a surprising red-hot franchise best 12-2 start to the 2018 season. However, on two cold autumn like evenings that only […]

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