Archive for January, 2012

Three More Leave Mets Organization?

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Three More Leave Mets Organization?

Earlier today we learned that Randy Niemann has left the organization. A few moments ago Adam Rubin posted that three top aides from the St. Lucie Mets have also left the organization. Original Post 9:00 AM Anthony DiComo reports that longtime Mets coach Randy Niemann has accepted a job with the Red Sox, according to […]

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Matt Harvey Tops BP Mets Prospect List

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Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus sums up the Mets farm system like this: With improvement coming via all three areas—draft, trades, international—the Mets are finally moving in the right direction. Here are eleven of his Top 20 prospects: Five-Star Prospects 1. Matt Harvey, RHP 2. Zack Wheeler, RHP Four-Star Prospects 3. Jeurys Familia, RHP Three-Star […]

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Temper Your Expectations

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Temper Your Expectations

Hey MMO readers, I’m not looking to be a Debbie Downer with this post, but I wanted to draw a bit of a comparison to my colleague Clayton’s post yesterday about the Mets offense being better than we think in 2012. I think Clayton drew some fair points, but the bottom line is that it […]

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Mets Waive F-Mart and Herrera

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Mets Waive F-Mart and Herrera

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Fernando Martinez and Daniel Herrera have both been put on waivers. Earlier today, Rubin warned that the Mets still needed to clear two spots from their full 40-man roster to make room for recent signings Scott Hairston and Ronny Cedeno. Martinez, 23, has faded as a prospect because of continual leg injuries. Even when healthy, an arthritic […]

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Updated 2012 MLB Draft Order

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Updated 2012 MLB Draft Order

Jim Callis of Baseball America released an updated version of the 2012 Draft Order. The Mets will have the 12th, 35th, 65th and 68th selections of the first 100 picks. First Round 1. Astros 2. Twins 3. Mariners 4. Orioles 5. Royals 6. Cubs 7. Padres 8. Pirates 9. Marlins 10. Rockies 11. Athletics 12. […]

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Barry Larkin Elected To The Hall Of Fame

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Barry Larkin Elected To The Hall Of Fame

Congratulations to Barry Larkin on his election into the Hall of Fame. Here is the how the voting went down for the top five players: Barry Larkin 86%, Jack Morris 67%, Jeff Bagwell 56%, Lee Smith 51%, and Tim Raines 49% Barry Larkin was the only player to be inducted which is exactly how our […]

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Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

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Is 200 Innings The Be-All-End-All For Starting Pitchers?

How valuable is Mike Pelfrey to the Mets rotation? I’ve often had this debate with a couple of guys I work with who are addicted to the Mets like I am. Depending on who you ask, you’ll come across many who will say we need Pelfrey because he gives us innings? And while that’s true, somewhat, what’s the big […]

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Workplace Confidential: “We’ve Become The Oakland A’s”

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Workplace Confidential: “We’ve Become The Oakland A’s”

This is from New York Magazine’s special series entitled “Workplace Confidential“. As the title suggests, it’s a series of articles from different employees across many different industries who tell all under the cloak of anonymity. It’s really sad to see what the Mets have become: A great franchise, on the biggest stage in sports, is […]

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Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

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Mets Offense May Be Better Than You Think In 2012

For the first time in nine seasons, the Amazin’s will take the field without their sparkplug, Jose Reyes. When the 4-time all-star inked his 6-year $106 million deal with the Marlins, the general idea was that the Mets offense would be left in shambles. Although the production will not be the same, the perceived gaping hole in […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Erik Goeddel, RHP

An article by posted on January 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Erik Goeddel, RHP

This week I got the chance to chat with New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect, Erik Goeddel. Erik pitched this year in the starting rotation for the Savannah Sand Gnats, in the South Atlantic League. He missed some time in the middle of last season because of an injury, but is back to 100% now […]

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