Archive for the ‘Gary Sheffield’ Category

The Chris Wilcox’s BlueAndOrange.net plan for 2010 – The Outfield

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Third part of a series.  For my plan for the catcher’s spot, go here, and for the infield, go here.

The Mets’ outfield situation for next season begins and ends in left field.  Carlos Beltran and Jeff Francouer will likely be back to start in center field and right field, respectively.  Angel Pagan has played well enough to replace Jeremy Reed as the team’s primary backup outfielder.  I’d like to think that they aren’t bringing back Cory Sullivan, but I’ve been wrong before.  And Gary Sheffield is unlikely to return as the team’s starting left fielder, as it’s doubtful he can handle playing a full season in the field.  Let’s take a look at what’s out there and what the Mets can do to try to add a few wins next year.

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Grading the hitters’ first half

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Yes, I am doing the hackiest of hack ideas, the first half “grades” for each and every player.  It will give me a chance to sort through the damage, and figure out exactly how we got to this point and if there is anything we can do about it (the answer: probably not, no).  I will start with the hitters today and tackle the pitchers tomorrow.  In order from A to F…

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