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Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

The Mets have released nine players from minor league camp today including: RHP Tobi Stoner, LHP Eric Niesen, RHP Nick Carr, LHP Roy Merritt, RHP Chris Hilliard, RHP Ronny Morla, RHPSteve Winnick, 1B Lucas Stewart and CF Chase Greene. Stoner, a Mets 16th round pick in 2006, and Niesen, a Mets 3rd round pick in 2007, had been on […]

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Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

As Spring Training 2012 enters it’s final weeks, we can’t help but feel anxious. With all the injuries and uncertainty, all any self-respecting Mets fan wants at this point is for their team to navigate the rest of the way through spring training, staying healthy and intact, and with everyone ready to start the season. […]

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MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

Jayson Stark of ESPN grabbed my attention this morning when he posted this chart showing how Toronto Blue Jays’ phenom Brett Lawrie, stacked up against some of the all time greats with his .953 OPS last season. That’s some pretty amazing company and at 22 years old, Brett Lawrie is ready to explode onto the […]

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2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

MLB Draft Countdown just released their Top 25 College Prospects. They believe that this year’s crop is much weaker than that of 2011, but that there are still several players with incredibly high upside. 1. Mike Zunino, C, Florida - Great power, phenomenal defense and exceptional leadership skills 2. Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford - Mid 90s fastball and […]

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Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Tommy John Surgery Ends Season For Ryan Madson

Tough break for the Cincinnati Reds and their new closer Ryan Madson who will miss the 2012 season because of Tommy John surgery. Following an examination in Cincinnati on Saturday morning, the club announced that Madson’s elbow ligament had torn completely off the bone. Madson never got to pitch in any Spring Training games, and because he was […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Mets Savior?

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Mets Savior?

Most people under sell what Carlos Beltran accomplished over his career with the New York Mets. When the reality of the situation is you could actually make a case he is the Mets best position player of All-Time. It may not seem like he earned his enormous 7-year 119 million dollar deal, due to long […]

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Collins Seriously Considering Den Dekker

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
Collins Seriously Considering Den Dekker

While speaking with reporters following the Mets loss against the Braves this afternoon, Terry Collins said that prospect Matt Den Dekker is a “legitimate consideration” for making the opening day roster. Den Dekker is just 3-for-19 (.158) so far in spring, although two of his hits (double, triple) have gone for extra bases. He does have three […]

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Defensive Runs Saved Passes The Eye Test

An article by posted on March 23, 2012 0 Comments
Defensive Runs Saved Passes The Eye Test

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com takes a look at the Mets defense through the eyes of John Dewan is always finding new ways to analyze defensive metrics, which have come a long way quite recently. One thing DiComo aptly points out is the “unorthodox depth chart of the Mets” and how their unique circumstances and personnel […]

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Mets Take Down Astros 8-2, Dickey Flirts With A Spring No-No

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Take Down Astros 8-2, Dickey Flirts With A Spring No-No

R.A. Dickey took a no-hitter into the sixth inning today and looked to be in mid-season form as the Mets took care of business with the Astros, 8-2. Summary What else can be said about R.A. Dickey that has not already been said in the form of a compliment or a pun? He pitched into […]

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Pelfrey’s High Ankle Sprain Explains Poor Spring… Not Really…

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Pelfrey’s High Ankle Sprain Explains Poor Spring… Not Really…

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post,  Mike Pelfrey has been dealing with a high ankle sprain for mostly all of Spring Training, Pelfrey told Puma he sprained his right ankle in the offseason, “and then aggravated the injury shortly after camp began”. Pelfrey has been awful this spring and has allowed an alarming 18 runs, […]

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