Archive for January, 2014

Could Brandon Allen Be A Dark Horse At First Base For The Mets?

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Could Brandon Allen Be A Dark Horse At First Base For The Mets?

“Who’s on first?” Those words have become more than just an Abbott & Costello skit for New York Mets fans this winter. Those words have been somewhat of a rallying cry. Trade Ike Davis…No, keep him…Lucas Duda gives us the best offensive production from first base…I like the idea of a Josh Satin platoon with […]

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RHP Jeff Walters Shined Bright For B-Mets In 2013

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RHP Jeff Walters Shined Bright For B-Mets In 2013

Great pitching was the lifeline of the Binghamton Mets record setting baseball season this summer.  Wherever you looked; the starting rotation, long relief or closing, the B-Met pitching excelled.  There were multiple B-Mets who could be considered the 2013 Most Valuable Pitcher.  I’ve boiled that choice down to four promising right-handed arms, Rafael Montero, Logan Verrett, Noah Syndergaard and Jeff […]

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MMO Prospect Spotlight: Logan Verrett, RHP

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MMO Prospect Spotlight: Logan Verrett, RHP

Logan Verrett, RHP DOB: 6/19/1990 Bats/Throws: Right/Right 2013 Total Stats: 146 IP, 4.25 ERA, 3.96 FIP, 8.14 K/9, 1.91 BB/9 2013 Review Logan Verrett, a third round pick in the 2011 Draft, spent all of 2013 pitching for Double-A Binghamton. He logged 146 innings, a more than 40 innings jump from his rookie season in […]

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Tom Seaver, Closer?

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Tom Seaver, Closer?

Tom Seaver won 311 games during his great career. He won 198 of those games with the Mets. He also saved one career game. The year was 1968. The day was July 7th. The Mets were playing the Philadelphia Phillies in a doubleheader that Sunday afternoon at Connie Mack Stadium. The Mets had already lost […]

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The Long And The Short On Carlos Beltran

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The Long And The Short On Carlos Beltran

The Baseball Gods smiled down on Flushing all season. It seemed more than just a coincidence that as the Mets paid homage to the ‘86 Championship, 20 years later we were destined to again make the dream come true. The ’06 Mets played with confidence and swagger. David Wright was a clean-cut leader, an athlete […]

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BBWAA Fail: With 17% Of Vote Tallied, Piazza Still On Outside Looking In

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BBWAA Fail: With 17% Of Vote Tallied, Piazza Still On Outside Looking In

A week from today, on Wednesday, January 8, the 2014 inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced. As of this morning, Mike Piazza is losing ground and now has 71.9% which is outside the the 75% threshold for induction. Here is the full tally of the 96 ballots counted by Baseball Think Factory. Updated: Jan.1 […]

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Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

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Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

Who should be the Mets Opening Day starter? It’s safe to say that even if the Mets were to acquire another arm for the rotation, that he would most certainly be a backend option at best and not even in this conversation. Safe to say that our Opening Day starter will come down to Dillon […]

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First Base Frustrations? Don’t Panic.

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First Base Frustrations?  Don’t Panic.

While it may frustrate the fan base that that New Year has rolled around and there has not been a resolution to the First Base situation, not making a trade may be the wisest move of all. The adage in the stock market is Buy Low, Sell High. If the Mets First Base situation was […]

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The Mets’ First Two Great Prospects: Kranepool and Swoboda

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The Mets’ First Two Great Prospects: Kranepool and Swoboda

Today, when teams discuss trades, prospects have inflated value based on what they MIGHT achieve according to scouts and also because they will be relatively cheap and under team control for several years to come. But prospects often don’t turn out to be big stars; some don’t make the major leagues at all. Even the […]

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