So who do you think of when you read the term “Mets Killers” which players come to mind? That particular information will serve you useful today as we veer into a new lane of traffic in today’s So You Think You Know The Mets quiz. Think of all those players who so often crushed our […]
A life long Mets fan from birth. Typical Mets lineage, Grandfather was a Dodger fan who converted in 62, Father grew up rooting for Seaver, and I grew up in the heart of the 86 team. I have a respect for traditional statistics and scouting, with a modern understanding of sabermetrics. I prefer to keep score with a pencil and a program over a tablet and app.
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#12 1B Peter Alonso Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 225 Level: Class-A Short Season Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/R Age: 22 (December 7, 1994) Age Dif: -0.1 Acquired: Drafted in Round 2 (#64) in 2016 from University of Florida 2016 MiLB Statistics: 30 G, 109 AB, 20 R, 35 H, 12 2B, 3B, 5 HR, 21 RBI, 11 BB, 22 K, .321/.382/.587 […]
#5 Desmond Lindsay Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 200 Level: Short Season A – Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/R Age: 1/15/1997 (19) Age Dif: -2.1 Acquired: Selected in the second round (53 overall) of the Amateur Draft (Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, Fl.) Last year: #7 2016 Statistics: 37 G, 122 AB, 21 R, 37 H, 6 2B, 4 HR, 17 […]
Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila has made it known that he is looking to cut payroll and shake up his roster this Winter. However, one writer who covers the team believes he has no intentions of moving two of his core players in second baseman Ian Kinsler or right-hander Justin Verlander for that matter.(Detroit Free Press) Beat […]
Peter Alonso, the Mets 2nd round pick (64th overall), has finally signed after concluding his collegiate career with a dominating College World Series performance. As a benefit to the Mets, Alonso was signed for under slot value at just over $900K, compared to the $1,009,200 slotted for the 64th pick in the draft. Alonso concluded […]
Through eight games this season, the New York Mets offense has been less than inspiring, ranking dead last in the NL in hits, runs scored, Avg, OBP, OPS, and extra base hits. While this is just a small sample size and nothing to get overly concerned about yet, it does give us a not too distant reminder […]