Archive for October, 2013

Montero Is More Expendable and Less Valuable? Says Who?

An article by posted on October 16, 2013 0 Comments

Updated Post 10/16 MetsBlog drew an interesting conclusion regarding Rafael Montero after speaking to several Mets insiders: The jury is still out on Montero’s place on a 25-man roster, which is probably why he is more expendable, but also less valuable. First, let me make clear that Rafael Montero has yet to be added to […]

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2013 Season Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

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2013 Season Review: Dillon Gee, RHP

DILLON GEE, RHP PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS Coming off surgery, the expectations were minimal because the Mets didn’t know what they were getting. The surgery was to repair an artery in his shoulder after experiencing numbness in his hand and fingers. As a “feel’’ pitcher, this type of injury was especially serious because it prevented him from […]

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Mets Double Headers: Super Tuesday and Super Saturday

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Mets Double Headers: Super Tuesday and Super Saturday

The Mets had their share of postponements and suspended games in 2013 as weather wreaked havoc with them during the first few months of the season. It led to a plethora of makeup games on what were initially scheduled days off and also four double headers. The Mets were snowed out due to blizzard conditions […]

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Hits & Misses: Wright vs Reyes, Mets Were Out Of The Loop On Harvey, More Models

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Hits & Misses: Wright vs Reyes, Mets Were Out Of The Loop On Harvey, More Models

Check out this post by Joe Janish wrote over at Mets Today where he examines which player has been more durable over he last three years between Jose Reyes and David Wright. The results may shock you – well at least they shocked me. For all the brouhaha regarding the supposed fragility of Reyes, guess […]

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Baseball America: Mets Don’t Really Consider Cesar Puello A Prospect

An article by posted on October 15, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Don’t Really Consider Cesar Puello A Prospect

I was scanning through Josh Norris’ Baseball America chat on the Eastern League prospects — and it took me all of five seconds to find something to write about. Thanks for the chat, Josh. What did evaluators have to say about Cesar Puello‘s season, and did he end up close to making your list? Josh Norris: He […]

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Scott Boras: “Harvey Will Have Surgery In About A Week”

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Scott Boras: “Harvey Will Have Surgery In About A Week”

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will have Tommy John surgery in about a week, his agent Scott Boras said, in a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. “Logic prevailed,” Boras said of Harvey, who began the early stages of rehab before choosing surgery to repair a partially torn UCL in his right elbow. A team official told […]

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Memorable Mets: Catcher John Stearns Was One Tough “Dude”

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Memorable Mets: Catcher John Stearns Was One Tough “Dude”

In the 1973 Amateur Draft, right after the Texas Rangers selected the highly regarded and ultimately ill-fated David Clyde with the first pick, the Phillies used the second selection to take catcher John Stearns out of the University of Colorado. The next two picks both turned out to be hall-of-famers, Robin Yount and Dave Winfield. […]

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Mets Offseason Plan: First Things First, Considering Our Own Free Agents

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Mets Offseason Plan: First Things First, Considering Our Own Free Agents

In looking at the free-agent market, the New York Mets will first consider which of their own eight they might think of bringing back. It isn’t an impressive list, but there are several the Mets might think of returning. If they don’t bring back they can always find their replacements in the market. The filing […]

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Developing Young Pitching Is The New Mets Model

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Developing Young Pitching Is The New Mets Model

John Harper pens a piece in Saturday’s New York Daily News urging the Mets to stay with the concept of rebuilding around their young pitching corps. It’s Harper’s contention that the stunning performance of so many young pitching gun’s in this fall’s post season has fortified the Met front office belief that they need to be extraordinarily careful in […]

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Who Would Play Second Base If Mets Traded Daniel Murphy?

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Who Would Play Second Base If Mets Traded Daniel Murphy?

Craig (Squidoo) asks… I keep reading that Daniel Murphy is likely to be traded. Who will play second base if we trade Murphy? Apparently Wilmer Flores doesn’t have the range. Or does he? If not then does that mean we’ll be looking for a second baseman and a shortstop this offseason? What second basemen are […]

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