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FRESH OUT THE DELI PODCAST: Episode 4, Being A Beat Writer

Troy Provost-Heron (@Troy_Provost) talks about his job as a beat writer for MLB, the difference between covering the New York Mets and the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Mets’ struggles this season.

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2016 MLB Preview: NL East

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale)

New York Mets

89-73 Projected Record

A dominant Mets rotation–made up of five young starters with the ability to strike out 200 guys a year and consistently post ERAs under 3.00 across the board–was something that had been forecast for the last three or four seasons, but with devastating injuries to Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler in consecutive seasons, it was beginning to feel like a prophesy that would go unanswered. However, after a preview last season helped the Mets grab the NL pennant, we’re finally here. The Mets rotations heading into the season looks like this: Jacob deGrom (27), Harvey (26), Noah Syndergaard (23), Steven Matz (24), and Grandfather Time (42-year-old Bartolo Colon), until Wheeler (25) comes back in June or July.  (more…)

#25. The New York Mets: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#25. The New York Mets

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Team Ace: Johan Santana

Most Valuable Position Player: David Wright

Breakout Candidate: Matt Harvey

Notable Offseason Additions: Travis d’Arnaud, Shaun Marcum

Notable Offseason Losses: R.A. Dickey, Jayson Bay

Biggest Team Weakness: Outfield

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