Archive for October, 2013

Featured Post: A Dying Brand

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: A Dying Brand

A few minutes ago, I was scrolling through MLB Trade Rumors when I noticed some Yankees’ notes. Turns out the Yanks, long believed to be trying to climb under the luxury-tax threshold, are going to spend this winter. (I know – pick up your jaw) The clip listed their preferred targets as Masahiro Tanaka, Brian […]

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Mets Prospect Face-Off: Rafael Montero vs. Noah Syndergaard

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Face-Off: Rafael Montero vs. Noah Syndergaard

This week’s face-off is a tough topic. The strength in the Mets’ farm system is in their starting pitching, and we decided to pose an interesting question this week: Who do you think will have more success in the major leagues, Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard? Two of the top pitchers in New York’s system, but Montero and […]

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Peralta Prefers To Stay With Tigers, But Return Is Unlikely

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
Peralta Prefers To Stay With Tigers, But Return Is Unlikely

Shortstop/outfielder Jhonny Peralta told John Lowe of the Detroit Free Press that he enjoys playing with the Tigers and would like to return next season. “There’s a chance for sure, yeah, because I like the organization here. Do I want to be here? Yeah, I want to be here.” In addition to a fine regular season […]

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A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

Over the past several seasons the Mets have shown the fans how important pitching is to the organization.  They have developed and brought up homegrown pitching prospects to debut with the team, with the likes of Jon Niese, Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, and Bobby Parnell. Each have shown signs of brilliance, […]

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Will The Mets Sign Free Agent Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo This Winter?

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
Will The Mets Sign Free Agent Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo This Winter?

NYBenzGirl asks… Is there any chance that the Mets will target and sign Shin-Soo Choo this offseason? Joe D. replies… That’s actually a two part question. I have no doubt that the Mets will target a player like Choo, if only to drum up fan interest and create a little buzz this offseason. So yes […]

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Mets Minors Week in Review: Syndergaard Keeps Impressing

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Week in Review: Syndergaard Keeps Impressing

It was a slow week in the world of the Mets minor league system. However, while the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox were busy punching their tickets to this year’s World Series, we were busy trying to provide some quality original content. You can see everything our staff worked on over the […]

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Mets Will Have Big Roster Decision To Make With Unheralded Darin Gorski

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Have Big Roster Decision To Make With Unheralded Darin Gorski

As the Mets scramble to trim their 40-man roster to make room for players who finished the year on the disabled list or for prospects who could be lost to the Rule 5 draft, I keep contemplating the fate of Darin Gorski. Gorski, a Met left-handed pitcher in Binghamton went unprotected early in the spring and passed unclaimed […]

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Mets Made The Right Call Passing On Abreu

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Made The Right Call Passing On Abreu

Several people I spoke with and greatly respect said they were disappointed the Mets didn’t make a run at Cuban free-agent first baseman Jose Abreu, who signed a six-year, $68-million contract with the Chicago White Sox. Considering the success of Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes and the Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig, all of a sudden tapping the Cuban market is the hot […]

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Wally Backman Is Expected To Remain Within The Mets Organization

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
Wally Backman Is Expected To Remain Within The Mets Organization

Take this as you will — but Adam Rubin is reporting that Wally Backman will likely be staying with the Mets organization for 2014. According to Rubin, no teams have asked the Mets for permission to speak to Wally Backman for a managerial vacancy — so the Mets believe he will stay with them in […]

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2013 Season Review: Ike Davis, 1B

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Season Review: Ike Davis, 1B

IKE DAVIS, 1B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS After missing most of the 2011 season with an ankle injury, Davis struggled for much of the first half but avoided a trip to the minor leagues with the promise of the 19 homers he slugged in his 2010 rookie season when he finished seventh in the Rookie of the […]

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