Archive for January, 2013

Do I Really Look Like A Guy With A Plan?

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Do I Really Look Like A Guy With A Plan?

“The Plan” – or trying to see the future forest amidst a bunch of presently broken trees. We may agree or disagree on whether the current rebuilding of the Mets was inevitable or necessary or strictly financially motivated or even a vicious attempt to alienate the fan base. We may agree or disagree on whether the current […]

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Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

The Mets have had two things on their agenda this offseason. One of them is acquiring one more rotation arm on a one-year contract. Right now, the Mets starting rotation looks something like this: Johan Santana, Jonathon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Dillon Gee. The Mets’ goal is to get one more short-term pitcher until they […]

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ESPN: Mets Could Contend Again In 2015

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Could Contend Again In 2015

Jason Martinez of ESPN Insider (subscription required) projects the Mets to optimally contend again in 2015 as he continues posting his Future Contenders series. How can the Mets go from 74 wins and 24 games out in their division in 2012 to World Series Contender in a matter of a few seasons? First off, the […]

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Wheeler and Syndergaard Among Top 10 RHP Prospects

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler and Syndergaard Among Top 10 RHP Prospects

Jonathan Mayo ranked the top ten right-handed pitching prospects and the Mets, not surprisingly, had Zack Wheeler check in at No. 4 and Noah Syndergaard at No. 10. Of the pitchers on the 2012 list of the Top 10 right-handed pitchers, six pitched in the big leagues. One finished fifth in American League Rookie of […]

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Phillies Sign Delmon Young To $750K Contract

An article by posted on January 22, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies Sign Delmon Young To $750K Contract

The Phillies have signed free agent outfielder Delmon Young to a one-year, $750,000 contract. Young, 27, batted .267 with 27 doubles, 18 home runs and 74 RBI in 151 games for the Detroit Tigers last year.  Against left-handed pitchers, he hit .308 (56-182) with a .500 slugging percentage and, defensively, made 29 starts in left […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Juan Centeno, C

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Juan Centeno, C

I have been asked more than once why I thought minor league catching prospect Juan Centeno received a non-roster invite by the Mets to Spring Training. I’ll admit that I was initially puzzled by the move, but after a minute of deliberating it wasn’t really as surprising as one would think. A quick look to […]

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DePodesta On The State Of The Mets Farm System

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
DePodesta On The State Of The Mets Farm System

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, spoke with Mets VP of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta about the state of the Mets farm system. “First, I think the system when we first arrived was underrated,” Paul DePodesta insisted. “It included current big leaguers like Dillon Gee,Ruben Tejada, Lucas Duda and Kirk Nieuwenhuis, among others. Our job is to […]

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Projected 2013 Mets Minor League Rotations

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
Projected 2013 Mets Minor League Rotations

On Friday, I had a question asking me what I thought the starting rotation would look like for the St. Lucie Mets this season. I quickly realized that I couldn’t do it without figuring out the rotations in Savannah and Binghamton first. It ended up being one of those wicked logic problems, but when I […]

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Mets Re-Sign Pedro Feliciano To Minors Deal

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments

The New York Mets announced this morning that they have signed former Met Pedro Feliciano to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Here on MMO last week, we brought up the idea of the Mets bringing back Feliciano. The 36-year old Feliciano led the majors in games pitched from 2008-2010 making 266 appearances […]

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Jell-O and The Miracle Mets

An article by posted on January 21, 2013 0 Comments
Jell-O and The Miracle Mets

August 23rd, 1969 I was almost 5 years old when it all started. My days were spent riding up and down the sidewalk on my bike, the same couple of hundred feet or so, over and over. I knew every crack and bump. I’d ride around until my sister would come out and yell for […]

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