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Wilmer Flores Is No Miguel Cabrera

An article by posted on February 22, 2012 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Is No Miguel Cabrera

Jim Callis and a couple of other Baseball America writers took questions yesterday in their ?Top 100 Prospects Chat. You can read the entire transcript here. Here’s a few questions they fielded about the Mets followed by my thoughts: Jim, an org ranking question – about where would you rank the Mets’ farm system? I […]

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Wheeler, Harvey Crack BA’s Top 100 Prospects

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler, Harvey Crack BA’s Top 100 Prospects

Baseball America finally released its top 100 prospect list today and it featured Zack Wheeler coming in at No. 35 and Matt Harvey at No. 54. Brando Nimmo and Jeurys Familia was left off of the list. 35 Zack  Wheeler rhp, Mets Age: 21. ETA: 2013. Will have to pay Paul DePodesta to dress up like Dick Tidrow […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Double Barreled Ryan Perez

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Double Barreled Ryan Perez

Steve Guilbert of Macks Mets says pitcher Ryan Perez is one of the players he really hopes the Mets pick up in the 2012 MLB Draft. Let him tell you why… Ryan Perez, BHP – Westminster Christian High School (IL) Yes, you read that correctly. BHP stands for “both-handed pitcher” (also known as “double barrel” pitching) […]

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Is Roy Oswalt An Option For The Mets?

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments

With Roy Oswalt still on the market, seemingly holding out for either the Rangers or Cardinals to make a decision, will the right-hander be left with an ultimatum similar to the Manny Ramirez situation a few years ago and sign with a willing team or will he sit the year out in hopes of getting […]

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Mets Sending Sizable Contingent To Gary Carter Memorial Service

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sending Sizable Contingent To Gary Carter Memorial Service

A Mets spokesman announced that a sizable contigent will attend Gary Carter’s funeral on Friday evening in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The group include Carter’s former teammates Wally Backman, Sid Fernandez, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson, Roger McDowell, Bobby Ojeda, Darryl Strawberry, Rusty Staub, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson, plus current players Jon Niese, Bobby Parnell, Josh Thole and David Wright. Alderson, Collins and assistant GM John Ricco also plan to attend. The family’s website […]

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The Mets Have $7.2 Million to Spend on the Draft

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Have $7.2 Million to Spend on the Draft

If scouts didn’t already think their job was hard enough, thanks to the new CBA it just got harder and the days of snagging prospects like Phillip Evans in the 15th round are coming to an end. The new rules assign teams with a “bonus pool” that they are allowed to use on their draft […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Early Mock Has Mets Taking A LHP

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Early Mock Has Mets Taking A LHP

With the college baseball season kicking off last night what better time to make my first mock draft than right now? With the volatility with baseball prospects I wouldn’t be surprised if 90% of these projections turn out to be wrong and that a small portion of them will fall out of the first round conversation by the time draft […]

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Davey Says Nats Have More Gifted Athletes Than 83-84 Mets

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Davey Says Nats Have More Gifted Athletes Than 83-84 Mets

This, from Adam Rubin: Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson was asked whether the current Nationals team, with young stars such as Stephen Strasburg, reminds him of the 1983-84 Mets, who were a couple of years away from winning a World Series. “This club has more potential than that club,” Johnson replied Monday at Nationals camp in Viera. “It […]

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2012 New York Mets Organizational Draft Focus

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 New York Mets Organizational Draft Focus

With all the mock drafts coming out these days, there is plenty of information surfacing about who the top picks will be, and what their budding skill-sets are like. But what about the Mets? What sort of draft strategy will suit them best heading into the MLB Amateur Draft of 2012? There is the old […]

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Who Will Be The Most Important Piece To The 2012 Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Who Will Be The Most Important Piece To The 2012 Bullpen?

The biggest and most notable additions to the 2012 Mets roster were added to the bullpen this off season by GM Sandy Alderson.  The void Krod left was much larger than Sandy originally anticipated, especially when players like Jason Isringhausen and Bobby Parnell failed to get the job done with any type of consistency what so ever. The big additions were […]

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Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

An article by posted on February 20, 2012 0 Comments
Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

Back in spring 1995, Generation K was going to change everything for the Mets , a downtrodden club known three years earlier as “The Worst Team Money Could Buy” that went on to lose 103 games in 1993. Jason Isringhausen , Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson were supposed to be the saviors, just like Dwight […]

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