Archive for March, 2013

Who Will Have The Better Season, Cowgill or Valdespin?

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Who Will Have The Better Season, Cowgill or Valdespin?

     Clayton – Jordany Valdespin, I see Cowgill getting a hot start then hitting a wall. Valdespin however I could see being the best run producer in the outfield in 2013. Adam – Collin Cowgill because he’s a better defender and has better plate discipline/selection at the plate. Valdespin will hit for more power and […]

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Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

Vicente Lupo, OF Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’ Weight: 180 lb. Position: Outfield Age: 19 ETA: 2016 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #15 Background: Here is a brief profile on Vicente Lupo from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Signed as an international free agent in July of 2010, Lupo quickly showed a penchant for extra-base […]

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Rob Carson Likely Gets Final Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Rob Carson Likely Gets Final Bullpen Spot

Updated by Joe D. 3/26 A team source told Adam Rubin that veteran righthander LaTroy Hawkins has made the Opening Day roster. This comes as no surprise given manager Terry Collins‘ propensity to lean towards players with more experience as long as they are healthy. Hawkins, 40, has not allowed a run over five innings […]

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Mets Pitching Prospects Are Sizzling, Tyler Pill Hurls 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospects Are Sizzling, Tyler Pill Hurls 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings

The pitching was strong again today for the Binghamton Mets (Group 2 Players), as Tyler Pill went 5 1/3 scoreless innings to secure the victory. Pill, a former fourth round pick in 2011, went 9-5 with a 2.31 ERA splitting time between Savannah and St. Lucie. He was also ranked No. 28 in the most recent MMO top […]

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Executive VP Dave Howard Leaves Mets to Become President of MSG Sports

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Executive VP Dave Howard Leaves Mets to Become President of MSG Sports

The following is from a press release from Madison Square Garden Company: Hank Ratner, president and chief executive officer of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that distinguished sports executive, Dave Howard, has joined the company as president, MSG Sports, effective April 9. In this role, Mr. Howard will be responsible for running the […]

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I’ve Really Gotta Hand It To The Mets This Time…

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
I’ve Really Gotta Hand It To The Mets This Time…

I just caught a glimpse of what this season’s Opening day tickets look like, courtesy of Leigh Castergine, VP of Ticket Sales & Services for the New York Mets, and I must say they look spectacular! Those tickets are so awesome… I love the vintage look and of course the image of The Franchise, Tom […]

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NO SURGERY For Matt Den Dekker!

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
NO SURGERY For Matt Den Dekker!

There’s a shot of Matt den Dekker’s cast which has been “Dekked Out” in Mets’ Orange & Blue. Matt tweeted the photo with the good news that no surgery will be required. It’s the best news I’ve heard all day… One of the things I love about our staff here is how freaking enthusiastic they […]

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2013 MLB Preview: American League West

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
2013 MLB Preview: American League West

AL West At A Glance Los Angeles Angels: What’s there to say about the Angels? They have the best lineup in baseball and one of the game’s top pitchers in Jered Weaver. C.J. Wilson is solid, though there are some concerns after that. Joe Blanton, Jason Vargas and Tommy Hanson are all back end starters […]

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MMO Fan Shot: What Will This Mets Dynasty Team Look Like?

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: What Will This Mets Dynasty Team Look Like?

If you are like me, you look forward to a time when the major rebuilding is done and the Mets can (hopefully) embark on an extended period of high level competitiveness and play meaningful games (to borrow a phrase) each fall. Assuming that time is near (2014? 2015?), what will the team’s roster look like? […]

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Breaking Down the 2013 Mets Schedule

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Breaking Down the 2013 Mets Schedule

The Mets will play 162 games this season, just like every other team in baseball. However, unlike in other leagues, their schedule is unique. Major League Baseball does not have a balanced schedule, so each team’s schedule is a bit harder or a bit easier than others. Now that we are just about a week […]

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Notes From the Backfields at PSL: Mets Operations, Nimmo, Wheeler, Lupo, Cecchini

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Notes From the Backfields at PSL: Mets Operations, Nimmo, Wheeler, Lupo, Cecchini

I decided to shoot down to Port St. Lucie for a few days and take in a few minor league games and intra-squads. I wanted to catch some the new players I haven’t had a chance to see yet and also check out how some of our top prospects were progressing. Joe asked me to […]

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