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New York Mets Should Have Targeted A.J. Pollock

Ben Berkon | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Jubilation for the Mets actually spending money aside, if the team's offseason focus was to add a two-win player, they should have instead coveted Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock.

Realistic Mets Outfield Trade Targets, Part 3: Gary Brown, Michael Taylor, and Joc Pederson

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

At the 2011 trade deadline, the New York Mets almost acquired Brown as the centerpiece in the Carlos Beltran trade instead of Zack Wheeler. Considering the Mets' lack of hitting prospects even then, Brown would have been a welcome addition.

What the Mets Should Do With Daniel Murphy, Part 2

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The Mets' farm system is relatively weak in terms of natural second basemen (i.e. Daniel Muno and Branden Kaupe), but the front office has prudently pushed offense-first Wilmer Flores to learn the position at Triple-A this season.

What the Mets Should Do With Daniel Murphy, Part 1

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Among Mets fans, Daniel Murphy is a contentious player. They are generally split on how to view the 28-year-old infielder.