William Wetzel

Will Wetzel is a writer for Rising Apple covering the New York Mets since October 2020. He's been covering MLB for five years, previously serving as the MLB Featured Writer for The Sports Quotient and as a Staff Writer with Evolution Metrix.

Chicago Cubs v New York Mets

Dear negative Mets fans, this year's team is different

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Starling Marte (center) and Francisco Lindor (left) will need to play well against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are the best team in baseball.

3 keys to beating the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Cincinnati Reds v New York Mets

Why Brandon Nimmo must be brought back

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New York Mets v Chicago Cubs - Game One

What the Mets should offer Taijuan Walker in his next deal

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Colorado Rockies v Arizona Diamondbacks

4 best designated hitter options for the Mets to add at the trade deadline

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Miami Marlins v New York Mets

Eduardo Escobar should receive less playing time

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Houston Astros v New York Mets

Brandon McIlwain taking enormous strides in 2022

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Khalil Lee rounds the bases against the Colorado Rockies.

Khalil Lee gets well-deserved second opportunity in the majors

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Tyler Mahle (pictured) throws a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Why the Mets should trade for Tyler Mahle despite his early struggles

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The New York Mets are off to a hot start, but the Miami Marlins are playing great baseball early on as well, which could alter the division race.

The Mets should be wary of the Miami Marlins

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The Mets Double-A affiliate, the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, play at Mirabito Stadium, one of the least scenic baseball stadiums in existence.

Ranking the four New York Mets minor league stadiums

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Mar 19, 2022; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith (2) circles

3 teams the Mets can trade Dominic Smith to

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Tzu-Wei Lin gets another minor league opportunity with the New York Mets.

The value Tzu-Wei Lin brings to the Syracuse Mets

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Robinson Cano at second base against the Washington Nationals.

Is Robinson Cano the best designated hitter candidate for the Mets in 2022?

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Pete Alonso swings at a pitch against the Miami Marlins.

The case for Pete Alonso as the Mets DH in 2022

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J.D. Davis prepares to swing at a pitch against the New York Yankees.

The case to make J.D. Davis the Mets DH in 2022

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