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How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

An article by posted on 28/01/2013 0 Comments
How Does Michael Bourn Play Into The Mets Endgame?

The Mets community is having a field day with Michael Bourn these days. I figured I might as well chime in too. First, let’s establish the basics: The Mets will (most likely) lose the 11th pick in the 2013 first-year player draft if they sign Bourn. Michael Bourn is a Scott Boras client. If the […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

An article by posted on 25/01/2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #5 (Fulmer) To #1 (Wheeler)

And here we are… I never realized how difficult this whole process was. Hope you all have enjoyed this series, and if you still haven’t had your MiLB fix, you can look forward to honorable mentions and sleeper picks next week. 5. Michael Fulmer, RHP Height: 6’3” Weight: 200 LBS Age: 19 (20 in March) […]

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How Good Were The 1986 Mets Compared To Other Great Teams?

An article by posted on 25/01/2013 0 Comments
How Good Were The 1986 Mets Compared To Other Great Teams?

I just finished reading Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York entitled, Top 5: Best Mets Teams. It’s a fascinating series he’s been working on this month, and I’ve enjoyed each of his segments, particularly this one. You should check it out. We all know how powerful that 1986 Mets team was, as they literally […]

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Will The Mets Cap Matt Harvey’s Innings Again In 2013?

An article by posted on 24/01/2013 0 Comments
Will The Mets Cap Matt Harvey’s Innings Again In 2013?

Sports Illustrated released a list on Tuesday about a baseball phenomenon called the “Year-After Effect.” It’s been also referred to by the more widely known “Verducci Effect”, named after the SI journalist. But it was actually based on principles and protocols established by Rick Peterson, the former pitching coach, who was at Oakland at the […]

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MMO Featured Post: Some Historical Evidence that Mets Success is Imminent

An article by posted on 23/01/2013 0 Comments
MMO Featured Post: Some Historical Evidence that Mets Success is Imminent

The Mets’ history spans over a half-century, and has had its fair share of turmoil and disappointment. In between the painful stretches, however, the team and its fans have enjoyed bursts of success. And as we all know, the Mets are due for one of those bursts. Dating back to the team’s first taste of […]

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League Source Says Bourn Could End Up With Mets

An article by posted on 23/01/2013 0 Comments
League Source Says Bourn Could End Up With Mets

Updated By Craig Lerner on 1/23 The plot keeps thickening as Adam Rubin reports the following: A reliable major league source with knowledge of the Mets’ plans would not dismiss the possibility outfielder Michael Bourn could end up with the team. The Mets have a glaring need in their outfield. Currently, Lucas Duda is slated to play left field, […]

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MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #10 (Mateo) To #6 (Nimmo)

An article by posted on 23/01/2013 0 Comments
MMO Mets Top 25 Prospects – #10 (Mateo) To #6 (Nimmo)

Well after a short delay due to a couple of cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and the Mongolian Flu, we’re back at it and roll out the final ten players in the the MMO Top 25. We’ve got prospects ranked 10-6 today and 5-1 will be unveiled on Friday. Please try to contain your […]

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Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

An article by posted on 22/01/2013 0 Comments
Who Will The Mets Get To Fill The Rotation?

The Mets have had two things on their agenda this offseason. One of them is acquiring one more rotation arm on a one-year contract. Right now, the Mets starting rotation looks something like this: Johan Santana, Jonathon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Dillon Gee. The Mets’ goal is to get one more short-term pitcher until they […]

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Wheeler and Syndergaard Among Top 10 RHP Prospects

An article by posted on 22/01/2013 0 Comments
Wheeler and Syndergaard Among Top 10 RHP Prospects

Jonathan Mayo ranked the top ten right-handed pitching prospects and the Mets, not surprisingly, had Zack Wheeler check in at No. 4 and Noah Syndergaard at No. 10. Of the pitchers on the 2012 list of the Top 10 right-handed pitchers, six pitched in the big leagues. One finished fifth in American League Rookie of […]

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Mets Minor League Review: Top 2012 Seasons By Position

An article by posted on 21/01/2013 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Review: Top 2012 Seasons By Position

This was published over three months ago on Mets.com, but I thought it was a good way to review where we left off as we get set for a new Mets minor league season. Here’s a positional review of last season’s positional all-stars. C – Cam Maron, Savannah: A 2009 34th-round Draft pick, Maron ranked second […]

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