Archive for February, 2012

ESPN: Mets Farm System Ranked 22nd In MLB

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ESPN: Mets Farm System Ranked 22nd In MLB

ESPN Insider - Keith Law ranks the Mets’ farm system at 22nd in the majors, albeit ahead of division rivals Philadelphia (No. 25) and Miami (No. 28) “It’s actually getting better here, but rebuilding a system takes years, and the Mets have really just begun to inject higher-upside talent into the system.” I’m not sure I agree with […]

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Maybe It Isn’t All Bad…

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Maybe It Isn’t All Bad…

Despite the Mets lack of big offseason signings, the departure of Jose Reyes and the news that the payroll is being regulated strongly for the first time in years brings most Mets fans into a dark, dreadful place. Talks about boycotting Citi Field, putting an inferior product on the field and expecting the fans to […]

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MLB GMs Tab Wheeler, Harvey Among Top 5 NL East Pitching Prospects

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MLB GMs Tab Wheeler, Harvey Among Top 5 NL East Pitching Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com spoke to general managers from outside each division to get their thoughts on who the top future stars are within that division. It starts today with the NL East. This is the rotation they came up with: Starting pitchers Julio Teheran (No. 4 on Top 100; Braves’ No. 1) Zack Wheeler (No. 28 on Top 100; Mets’ […]

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Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Phillip Evans (Exclusive Interview)

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Get To Know Mets Shortstop Prospect Phillip Evans (Exclusive Interview)

I was able to get in a quick Q&A with NY Mets shortstop prospect Phillip Evans the other day, just weeks before he has to get ready to head for Port St. Lucie for the start of Spring Training. The Mets got a steal when they plucked Evans in the 15th round of last years […]

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Grading the Omar Regime: The 2004-2005 Off-Season

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The look back at the in depth career of general manager Omar Minaya continues with his first off-season in charge. To see the full effects of the changes made in the off-season by Omar we must first take a quick look at the 2004 New York Mets. In 2004 the Mets GM was Jim Duquette, […]

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MMO 2012 Top 50 Mets Prospects: Reference Links

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MMO 2012 Top 50 Mets Prospects: Reference Links

Here is a complete listing of all our 2012 MMO Top 50 Mets Prospects. We will keep this list updated throughout the year. Click on each players link to view their complete MMO profile. 1.   Zack Wheeler        RHP 2.   Jeurys Familia     RHP 3.   Matt Harvey          RHP 4.   Jenrry Mejia   […]

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Wright Will Be The Most Compelling Storyline Of The 2012 Season

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Wright Will Be The Most Compelling Storyline Of The 2012 Season

It’s true you know, David Wright will be the face that launched a thousand posts during the 2012 season. Brace yourselves for an avalanche of rants and raves on what the Mets should do with their once budding star third baseman. As Wright gets ready to embark upon his ninth season with the Mets, the […]

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13 Days Until Mets Pitchers & Catchers Report To St. Lucie

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13 Days Until Mets Pitchers & Catchers Report To St. Lucie

As the reporting date for pitchers and catchers nears, it seems some players couldn’t wait to head down to the Mets Spring Training Complex in Port St. Lucie to get an early start. Are you ready for baseball? Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole are already in Port St. Lucie working out! More early workouts from […]

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Darin Gorski: A Little Bit Of Confidence Can Go A Long Way

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Darin Gorski: A Little Bit Of Confidence Can Go A Long Way

In this week’s mailbag, Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, fields a question about the prospect status of lefthander Darin Gorski. Why doesn’t anyone mention Darin Gorski as a top pitching prospect? His stats last year were exceptional. Two reasons. Firstly, Gorski produced those statistics (a 2.08 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 29 walks in 138 2/3 innings) […]

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Mets No-Hitters That Got Away: Dwight Gooden

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Mets No-Hitters That Got Away: Dwight Gooden

It’s now been 7,968 games for the Mets without a no-hitter. Fifty years of waiting for a Mets pitcher to toss that elusive no-no. We’ve had plenty of close calls in all those years, and some of them were pretty gut-wrenching (Damn you, Jimmy Qualls! ). Ironically, there has been no shortage of no-hitters tossed […]

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