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ESPN’s Keith Law Ranks Mets System No. 14

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
ESPN’s Keith Law Ranks Mets System No. 14

Updated 2/4 ESPN’s Keith Law has ranked the Mets’ farm system at No. 14 in baseball. Law writes: The R.A. Dickey trade really boosted their system, and several Latin American arms had strong years in 2012 to bolster the system’s total value. First-rounder Gavin Cecchini could move quickly for a prep kid, as he’s pretty advanced for a […]

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BA Announces 2013 College All-America Team

An article by posted on February 2, 2013 0 Comments
BA Announces 2013 College All-America Team

Baseball America announced their 2013 Preseason College All-America Team. BA annually polls major league scouting directors to vote on the team and make their selections based on performance, talent and professional potential. In the past, the preseason All-America team has been a predictor both of the first round of the draft. For example, nine of the […]

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Matt Holliday Suggests Major Penalties For PED Users

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Holliday Suggests Major Penalties For PED Users

On Wednesday I was driving home and was listening to Matt Holliday who was a guest on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio, with Casey Stern and Jim Boweden. Holliday was discussing the issue of PED use in baseball, and gave his thoughts about increasing the penalties for players who are caught using. Here were Holliday’s suggestion. First […]

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Alex Rodriguez Could Be Finished In Pinstripes

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Alex Rodriguez Could Be Finished In Pinstripes

According to a report by Bill Madden, Christian Red and Teri Thompson of the New York Daily News, Alex Rodriguez’s Yankees career could be over. Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to ever wear the pinstripes again, sources familiar with the Yankees’ situation with their troubled third baseman told the Daily News, no matter what happens regarding new allegations that […]

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MMO Mailbag: Trade For Cubs Centerfielder Tony Campana?

An article by posted on January 30, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Trade For Cubs Centerfielder Tony Campana?

Jerome asks: Is there a chance that the Mets could check in on Cubs centerfielder Tony Campana? With Scott Hairston joining a crowded outfield situation in Chicago, Campana seems to be the odd man out now. Given the latest on the Michael Bourn front it seems unlikely that the Mets will sign him so why […]

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

An article by posted on January 25, 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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MMO Featured Post: Some Historical Evidence that Mets Success is Imminent

An article by posted on January 23, 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 January 23, 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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Wheeler and Syndergaard Among Top 10 RHP Prospects

An article by posted on January 22, 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 January 21, 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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