Archive for June, 2013

Profiling Thor: FanGraph’s Interview With Noah Syndergaard

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In perhaps what is my favorite interview of our young prospect to date, David Laurila of FanGraphs  profiled Noah Syndergaard after he made his Double-A debut last Sunday. The 6’6” right-hander, who is now gaining notoriety as “Thor”, looked very impressive and is advanced for his age. There are some awesome quotes in the interview […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

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Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

Nationals (39-39) at Mets (32-43) LHP Ross Detwiler (2-6, 4.18) vs RHP Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B John Buck, C Juan Lagares, CF Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, P Game Notes Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) leads the National League in strikeouts (121), and […]

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Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

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Baseball’s All-Time Underachievers: 2006-2008 Mets?

Ken Davidoff of the NY Post ranked his Top 5 All-Time MLB Underachievers and listed the 2006-2008 Mets second behind the 1980s Expos. About why he chose the Mets, he writes: 2000s Mets. Carlos Beltran would be a Hall of Famer if he retired today. David Wright is on a Cooperstown track. Carlos Delgado probably […]

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Marlon Byrd vs Justin Upton

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Marlon Byrd vs Justin Upton

Michael G. Baron of SNY posted this info-graphic on Twitter after the game last night. Seeing his numbers jump out like that next to Justin Upton is mind boggling to say the least… Upton is owed $9.75M for 2013 by the Braves, and will earn an additional $14.25M next season and $14.5M in 2015. Meanwhile, Byrd is being […]

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Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

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Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

The international signing period for MLB teams starts on July 2nd, which is this upcoming Tuesday. Once that day comes, teams will be able to sign 16-year-old international players they’ve been evaluating. Ben Badler of Baseball America breaks down the top 30 players today. He’s pinning the Mets as targeting catcher Ali Sanchez and shortstop Luis Carpio. […]

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2013 All Star Game Menu and David Wright’s Home Run Derby Jersey

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2013 All Star Game Menu and David Wright’s Home Run Derby Jersey

Here’s a look at David Wright’s All Star Game batting practice jersey… It complete with the “C” as one of the official captains for the Home Run Derby. These are the jerseys that they will be wearing for the Home Run Derby and are different from the actual All Star Game jerseys that do not […]

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Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

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Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

Zack Wheeler did not throw his bullpen session on Thursday and instead spent the day working with Dan Warthen on altering his delivery so as not to tip his pitches as he was during his start against the White Sox. Regarding the changes they are looking to make, Warthen told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin: […]

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Collins Says Quintanilla Will Remain Starter At SS When Tejada Comes Back

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Collins Says Quintanilla Will Remain Starter At SS When Tejada Comes Back

The question has been asked and answered… Mets manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today and said that Ruben Tejada will have to earn back his starting shortstop job when he returns from the disabled list. Unless he can do that, Omar Quintanilla has earned the right to keep the job, Collins said. “Based on what […]

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Byrd’s Late Two-Run Jack Propels Mets To 3-2 Win Over The Rockies

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Byrd’s Late Two-Run Jack Propels Mets To 3-2 Win Over The Rockies

Well, how about that? This was an excellent team effort for the win tonight in Colorado and it wrapped up an excellent road trip for our New York Mets. Whether these games will matter down the line or not, it’s nice to see our team banding together and playing some decent baseball for an extended […]

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MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

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MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

The trade winds are blowing, which means the ideas are coming! We received the following message from Ramon. I recently read that Starlin Castro was available, along with Carlos Gonzalez. Do you see it possible for the Mets to acquire Castro? What do you think it would cost the Mets to acquire both him (considering we’d be buying […]

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