Joe Najarian

Joe Najarian

Joe Najarian is a Rutgers University graduate from the Class of 2022. After an eight-month stint with Jersey Sporting News (JSN), covering Rutgers Football, Rutgers Basketball, and Rutgers Baseball, Najarian became a contributing writer on Inside the Pinstripes and Inside the Mets. He additionally writes on Giants Country, FanNation’s site for the New York Giants. Follow Joe on Twitter @JoeNajarian

Detroit Tigers pitcher Andrew Chafin (17) throws against Washington Nationals during the ninth inning at Comerica Park in Detroit on Thursday, June 13, 2024.
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Insider Floats Mets' Trading Struggling Former Top Prospect at Deadline

The Mets could trade one of their former top prospects for bullpen help, according to this insider.

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Jun 13, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Matt Gage (91) in the dugout before the game against the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Mets Acquire High-Upside Lefty Reliever From NL Contender

The Mets made a sneaky-good trade for bullpen help.

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Jun 30, 2024; New York City, New York, USA;  New York Mets starting pitcher Luis Severino (40) pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports
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Could Mets Sell Starting Pitchers at Trade Deadline?

Many teams have been asking the Mets about the availability of their starters.

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Jun 24, 2023; Omaha, NE, USA; Florida Gators pitcher Brandon Sproat (8) throws against the LSU Tigers in the second inning at Charles Schwab Field Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports
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Mets' Electric Pitching Prospect Named to All-Star Futures Game

The Mets' Top 100 prospect will play in Arlington on July 13.

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Jun 30, 2024; New York City, New York, USA;  New York Mets center fielder Brandon Nimmo (9) celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run to tie the game in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports
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State of the Mets: June

After a truly Amazin' month, the Mets have catapulted back into the playoff race.

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Feb 19, 2024; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Kodai Senga (34) warms-up during workouts at spring training. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports
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Mets' Ace Progressing Closer to Long-Awaited Season Debut

The Mets getting their ace back would be a boon to an already surging team.

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Jun 26, 2024; New York City, New York, USA;  New York Mets center fielder Harrison Bader (44) hits an RBI double in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports
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Ex-Yankees' Spark Plug Thriving With Mets During Hot Stretch

One of the Mets' offseason acquisitions seems to be putting everything together.

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Apr 30, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets catcher Omar Narvaez (2) catches a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during the second inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Mets' Free Agent Flop Signs with American League Contender

After struggling immensely with the Mets, this player has found a new home.

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Jun 16, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets pitcher Sean Reid-Foley (71) reacts with New York Mets catcher Luis Torrens (13) after the game final out against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: John Jones-USA TODAY Sports
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Red-Hot Mets' Catcher Prepares to Face Former Team in Subway Series

The Mets picked up a catcher from their cross-town rivals, and have immediately reaped the rewards.

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Jun 21, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; New York Mets outfielder Starling Marte (6) cools off in the dugout against the Chicago Cubs during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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Mets Outfielder Starling Marte Leaves Game with Injury

One of the Mets' key contributors was quickly taken out of Saturday's game.

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Jun 18, 2024; Arlington, Texas, USA; New York Mets pitcher Luis Severino (40) throws a pitch in the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers  at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
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Will Mets Reshuffle Starting Rotation at Trade Deadline?

The Mets are still looking to compete, but may also sell high on their assets.

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Jun 9, 2024; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Juan Soto (22) watches from the dugout during the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Mets Pondering Chances of Landing Superstar From Crosstown Rival

The Mets are looking to lure one of the best players in baseball to Queens... but can they?

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