Archive for February, 2013

Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

Hansel Robles, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 5’11″  Weight: 185 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: 20  ETA: 2014 Background: Here is an excerpt from the recent MMO Top 25 Prospect list, where Robles was ranked No. 20: Signed as an international free agent in August of 2008, Robles did everything in […]

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Mets Locker Room Real Estate Values: Past and Present

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Mets Locker Room Real Estate Values: Past and Present

You can learn a lot about a baseball team from its locker room. The clubhouse is where relationships form, character is revealed and leaders speak out (or not). For the major league rookie, clubhouse real estate is valuable — sometimes priceless. Imagine being the rookie who spent eight months out of the year next to […]

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2013 Mets Projections: David Wright, 3B

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2013 Mets Projections: David Wright, 3B

A year ago, all the talk surrounding David Wright involved his long-term future with the club. A few down years in a row made people start to wonder if we would ever see the David Wright of old (circa 2006) ever again. Would the Mets re-sign him? Would they sell low and flip him for prospects? Well, […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

All is right with the world… Pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie today and Spring Training games are right around the corner. It’s been a tough offseason weather-wise where I live. Superstorm Sandy kicked our butts in October, and this past weekend Nemo dumped about two feet of snow on my house. But […]

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Will Mike Piazza’s Admissions Still Wind Up Hurting Hall Of Fame Chances?

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Will Mike Piazza’s Admissions Still Wind Up Hurting Hall Of Fame Chances?

I am so excited to receive my copy of Mike Piazza’s autobiography, Long Shot, which I pre-ordered several weeks ago. But of course, I can’t control myself in reading all the news stories about what is actually in the book before I read it for myself. So that leads me to a very intriguing discussion. […]

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Brandon Lyon Contract Details, Not Looking To Be Team’s Closer

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Brandon Lyon Contract Details, Not Looking To Be Team’s Closer

A major league source revealed the details of Brandon Lyon‘s contract to ESPN New York. Lyon can earn as much as $2.3 million broken down as follows: $650,000 maximum in appearance bonuses $100,000 for reaching 40, 45, 50 and 55 games $125,000 for reaching 60 and 65 games. $250,000 maximum in games-finished bonuses $50,000 apiece […]

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Mets Spring Training Uniform Numbers

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Mets Spring Training Uniform Numbers

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York gets the scoop on what uniform numbers all the players in camp will be wearing this Spring. 1. Jordany Valdespin, if/of 2. Justin Turner, if/of 3. Omar Quintanilla, ss 4. Collin Cowgill, of 5. David Wright, 3b 6. Marlon Byrd, of 9. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, of 11. Ruben Tejada, ss 12. Brandon Hicks, if 15. Travid d’Arnaud, c 16. Brian […]

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Latest On Bourn: Cubs, Mariners, Rangers, Indians Interest Greater Than Being Reported

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Latest On Bourn: Cubs, Mariners, Rangers, Indians Interest Greater Than Being Reported

Updated at 3:30 PM by Joe D. Following up on the tiny bit of updates coming in today on the Mets and their pursuit of Michael Bourn, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, believes the Mets’ path is still cloudy. Maybe the New York Mets can pull the whole thing off and sign free-agent center fielder Michael Bourn without losing […]

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MMO Flashback: Mets Were Never Known For Having Strong Outfields

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MMO Flashback: Mets Were Never Known For Having Strong Outfields

This article which was originally published on January 25th by Mitch Petanick, is worth a second look in light of recent events. Mark Simon did a piece on ESPN New York yesterday which ranked the top five infields in the team’s history, as well as the top five outfields. His rankings were pretty solid, although […]

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The Year of The Marlins Fan

An article by posted on February 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Year of The Marlins Fan

Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year.  As over one billion members of the Chinese community prepare to usher in the year of the snake, baseball enthusiast in Miami is pumped about 2013 – the year of the Marlin.  Before you assume there was a typo in that last sentence with me […]

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