Trivia Friday – Mets Best Defensive Players

There have been many reasons why the Mets has struggled this season.  One of the biggest reasons have been their poor team defense.  That is something that we can all hope will be better with the team calling up Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith.  Certainly, with Rosario we have seen just how enjoyable great defense can be.  It is reminiscent of some of the top defenders we have seen in year’s past.  Can you name the Mets top defenders per DRS?  Good luck!

Juan Lagares Curtis Granderson David Wright Nick Evans Angel Pagan Carlos Beltran Jose Valentin Cliff Floyd Richard Hidalgo Tsuyoshi Shinjo

Trivia Friday – Top 40 Mets Prospects

With the Mets being also ran, it is time to look towards the future.  That includes looking at the prospects who can soon help the Mets.  Can you name the Mets top 40 propects?  Good luck!

Amed Rosario Dominic Smith Andres Gimenez Chris Flexen David Peterson Thomas Szapucki Justin Dunn Gavin Cecchini Peter Alonso Mark Vientos Desmond Lindsay Tomas Nido Luis Guillorme Corey Oswalt Nabil Crismatt Stephen Nogosek Marcos Molina Drew Smith Luis Carpio Jordan Humphreys Gregory Guerrero P.J. Conlon Jamie Callahan Michael Paez Patrick Mazeika Wuilmer Becerra Gerson Bautista David Thompson Jhoan Urena Harol Gonzalez Jose Medina Quinn Brodey Adrian Hernandez Ali Sanchez Blake Taylor Wagner Lagrange Tyler Bashlor Austin McGeorge Adonis Uceta

Trivia Friday – 2017 Mets Not Injured

So far this season, there have been 50 players that have played for the Mets.  That doesn’t include David Wright who will not play one game this year.  Believe it or not, so far this season nearly half of the players who have played for the Mets have not landed on the DL.  Can you name these 24 lucky players?  Good luck!

Curtis Granderson Rene Rivera Amed Rosario Dominic Smith Matt Reynolds Kevin Plawecki Nori Aoki Gavin Cecchini Travis Taijeron Ty Kelly Jacob deGrom Rafael Montero Chris Flexen Paul Sewald Fernando Salas Neil Ramirez Hansel Robles Chasen Bradford Addison Reed Jacob Rhame AJ Ramos Kevin McGowan Jerry Blevins Erik Goeddel Jamie Callahan

Trivia Friday – Mets Position Players Who Pitched In A Game

For the second time this season, Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki toed the rubber for the New York Mets. His appearance was the second time in Mets history a position player made two relief appearances in a season. It also marked the 10th time the Mets had a position player pitch in a game.

Can you name the eight Mets position players who have pitched in a game?  Good luck!

Bill Pecota Desi Relaford Matt Franco Todd Zeile Rob Johnson Anthony Recker Derek Bell

Trivia Friday – Who’s Left From The 2017 Mets Opening Day Roster

This year, we have seen the Mets trade Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson, Neil Walker, and Jay Bruce.  The team let Rene Rivera go to the Cubs on a waiver claim.  

On top of that, the team has seen player after player find themselves on the disabled list.  Most depressing of all was Conforto yesterday.  

It makes you question who is still around from the Opening Day roster.  Can you name the 10 players who were on the Opening Day roster that are still active on this team?  Good luck!

Travis d’Arnaud Wilmer Flores Asdrubal Cabrera Yoenis Cespedes Michael Conforto Jacob deGrom Robert Gsellman Jerry Blevins Rafael Montero Hansel Robles Josh Smoker

Trivia Friday – Mets Catchers At Other Positions

With the injuries to Wilmer Flores and Jose Reyes, the Mets had to play a catcher out of position for the full game.  Believe it or not, this is the third time this season a Mets catcher has played another position.  In the Mets 55 year history, they have had a number of catchers who have played a position other than catcher.  Can you name them?  Good luck!

Chris Cannizzaro Choo-Choo Coleman Hawk Taylor John Stephenson Jerry Grote J.C. Martin Duffy Dyer John Stearns Alex Trevino Bruce Bochy Gary Carter Clint Hurdle Barry Lyons Mackey Sasser Jeff McKnight Steve Bieser Todd Pratt Jim Tatum Eli Marrero Todd Hundley Mike Piazza Vance Wilson Todd Zeile Jason Phillips Rob Johnson Anthony Recker Rene Rivera Kevin Plawecki Travis d’Arnaud

Trivia Friday – How a 1987 Draft Pick Led to the Jay Bruce Trades

With Jay Bruce now being a member of the Cleveland Indians, there are many things that will be analyzed, especially the return the Mets received for him.  One thing that hasn’t gotten much attention was how the Mets may never have been able to obtain Bruce or even trade him away without their 1987 eighth round draft pick.

Can you figure out how the Mets got to that point?  Good luck!

Ryder Ryan Dilson Herrera Max Wotell Marlon Byrd John Buck R.A. Dickey Josh Thole Mike Nickeas Victor Diaz Jeromy Burnitz Benny Agbayani Todd Zeile Lenny Harris Glendon Rusch Bill Pulsipher Luis Lopez Tim Bogar

Trivia Friday – Mets Records Not Held By David Wright

One thing that has hovered over the Mets season has been the absence of Captain David Wright.  In every meaning of the word, Wright is a leader not just on the field, but also in most of the Mets all-time categories.  However, Wright does not lead each and every category.  Can you name the ones where he doesn’t hold the Mets all-time record?  Good luck!

Tom Seaver Bud Harrelson Ed Kranepool John Olerud Mike Piazza Jose Reyes Darryl Strawberry Carlos Beltran Lucas Duda Dwight Gooden Jerry Koosman

Trivia Friday – Nohan, Where Are They Now?

With the Mets having traded Lucas Duda, there is now only one Mets player remaining who played for the Mets in the 2014 season. 

Can you name everyone who played for the Mets in that game?  Good luck!

Trivia Friday – Players Sandy Obtained Via Trade

In a little more than a week, the Mets are in a position where they should be trading players like Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, and Asdrubal Cabrera to help the team build towards the future.  This is a tricky task for any GM, and it is a task that Sandy Alderson has not had to embark upon since 2014.

Overall, Sandy’s exploits as a seller at the deadline have been well noted.  In fact, through all of his trades, there are currently nine Mets on the 2017 roster who have been obtained via trade.  Can you name them?  Good luck!

Zack Wheeler Travis d’Arnaud Noah Syndergaard Jerry Blevins Yoenis Cespedes Neil Walker Addison Reed Jay Bruce Fernando Salas