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Prospect Retro: Darryl Strawberry

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Retro: Darryl Strawberry

I was looking around my university’s library this afternoon and I came across one of the best books I’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s a book called The Scouting Report: 1983. Just as the title implies, the book is a compilation of scouting reports on every Major Leauge Baseball player going into the 1983 season, and it […]

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Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

Everybody has their own definition of “sleeper.” Mine is the player who comes out of nowhere, the one without all the hype and high pedigree. I’m looking for the mutt’s. The brawlers. The over-achievers. The gamers. The winners. I’m looking for, not a prospect necessarily although he could be a fringy one, but a guy […]

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What Will We See Out Of Lucas Duda in 2012

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
What Will We See Out Of Lucas Duda in 2012

After struggling in 29 games in 2010, Lucas Duda came roaring back in 2011, posting a .292 batting average in 100 games played over 301 at-bats. Duda stroked 21 doubles, 10 home runs and 50 RBI, and showed he could be a nice cog in the Mets lineup. So after a nice showing last year from […]

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Clubhouse Confidential On Bay’s Struggles

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Clubhouse Confidential On Bay’s Struggles

It’s Jason Bay Day on MMO. Okay, just kidding, but check out this video from MLB Network’s Clubhouse Confidential. Host Brian Kenny does a nice job pointing out some revealing stats on Bay. From 2004-2009, Bay posted a .280/.375/.519 slash. From 2010-2011, Bay posted a .251/.337/.386 slash. Look at that drop in slugging percentage! His ground-ball rate has risen from 31% […]

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Mets Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Monday, March 5 – It’s Going To Be A Fun Season!

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Monday, March 5 – It’s Going To Be A Fun Season!

METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 5 ORDER AT METS.COM OR BY PHONE (718) 507-TIXX The New York Mets today announced single game tickets for the 2012 season at Citi Field will go on sale Monday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m. online at Mets.com and by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. The exclusive […]

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A Giant(s) Lesson To Be Learned

An article by posted on February 11, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve been kicking this post around in my head for a few days now, but in light of Joe D’s post regarding the lack of journalistic integrity, I think it’s time to write it. First and foremost, congratulations to the New York Giants on their Super Bowl victory. I’ve been a Met fan for 40 […]

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Law Calls Tapia Mets Top Sleeper Prospect

An article by posted on February 11, 2012 0 Comments
Law Calls Tapia Mets Top Sleeper Prospect

Keith Law released a list of the top sleeper prospect in each organization (subscriber required), stating these are players who he thinks can take the step forward and become top 100 prospects by 2013, and in most cases top 50 prospects. For the Mets he went with the flamethrower from the Dominican Republic. He had this […]

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Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

If you haven’t checked out this article by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, I urge you to take a few minutes to read it – it’s a nice piece on Mets centerfield prospect, Kirk Nieuwenhuis. The talented outfielder with the cool moniker of Captain Kirk, is a package of baseball tools who, just nine months ago, was on […]

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PECOTA and the Mets: No Home Runs For You!

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
PECOTA and the Mets: No Home Runs For You!

Caught this on MetsBlog, it’s a chart of the Mets PECOTA projections for the 2012 season. Brace yourself because it’s not too pretty… This was originally posted on Baseball Prospectus and my buddy, who is big on this stuff, tells me he anxiously awaits these PECOTA projections every year at this time. I tried to […]

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Was It a Good Idea for Sandy Alderson to Join Twitter?

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments

Update: Sandy Alderson continued to make light of the Mets’ money problems on his new Twitter account Friday. “Bought 4 like-new tires at chop shop across from Citi,” the Mets GM wrote. “He threw in free wiper fluid. Better than [Zach] Wheeler deal!” Original Post As alot of you know by now, GM Sandy Alderson has […]

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