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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #11 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

  Here we go with the tenth installment of the MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list. This pick represents the last one of the bottom half of the Top 20, #11. The player who gets the honor of topping the 11 thru 20 picks, is none other than RHP Cory Mazzoni. The Mets nabbed Mazzoni […]

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Sandy Makes The Right Call On Pagan

An article by posted on November 19, 2011 0 Comments

Welcome Metsmerized readers. My name is Drew and I’ve been a lifelong Mets fan since 1972, a season which began with tragedy after the death of beloved manager Gil Hodges. On the field, we got off to a great start that season with Yogi leading the way and the addition of Willie Mays, but eventually […]

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Mets Arizona Fall League Recap

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their regular season this week, and will play their championship game tomorrow as division leaders Surprise Saquaros (26-10) and Salt City Rafters (22-16) face-off in a one game showdown. Here are the final statistics for the Mets contingent who played for the Peoria Javelinas (16-19). Keep in mind that […]

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Mets Top Position Player Prospects Were Disappointing in 2011

An article by posted on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

I came into this season with high hopes for guys such as Cory Vaughn, Cesar Puello, Wilmer Flores and Aderlin Rodriguez.  However, not a single one of the players I just listed came close to their 2011 expectations, especially for where they were ranked in the system.  I understand that they are young, and still have […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Mets Put The “Off” In Offseason

Now that the Mets have thrown (John) Debus under the bus, maybe it is time to start reshaping this sub-.500 team. It’s a revelation that the bullpen coach was at the forefront of the teams’ woes and that GM Sandy Alderson swiftly extracted him (and a few other scapegoats, such as fan favorite, Mookie Wilson) […]

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MLB Players and Owners Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
MLB Players and Owners Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the players and owners have come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement. The new deal is expected to be announced on Monday. Original Post 1:00 PM Over the past couple of weeks, I have heard some of the news that has surfaced from the MLB labor negotiations, […]

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If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
If The Team Values Innings Pitched, Why Do They Let Pelfrey Pitch So Many Of Them?

While reading about a rumor that the Mets and Rockies discussed a potential Mike Pelfrey for Huston Street swap on MetsBlog, I came across this comment by Matt Cerrone regarding Pelfrey. It’s something he never fails to say whenever he mentions Mike Pelfrey: “The team values innings pitched and, at the very least, he delivers […]

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Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

Mets just made it official: The New York Mets today announced they have signed first baseman Val Pascucci and catcher/outfielder Vinny Rottino to minor league contracts and invited both to major league Spring Training. Pascucci, who turns 33 today, split last season between Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and the Mets.  He hit the […]

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Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

An article by posted on November 17, 2011 0 Comments
Q&A With Mack Ade from Mack’s Mets

I caught up with Mack Ade of Mack’s Mets for a Q&A about the Savannah Sand Gnats the other day. Mack was nice enough to answer a whole lot of questions about the Mets farmhands that passed through Savannah this past season. Which players are going to advance to St. Lucie next year? Which players […]

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Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

An article by posted on November 16, 2011 0 Comments
Rubin: Jefry Marte Breaks Wrist In Arizona Fall League

Third base prospect Jefry Marte suffered a broken left wrist in the Arizona Fall League and will require surgery. Farm director Adam Wogan tells Savannah broadcaster/PR man Toby Hyde that Marte should be fine for spring training. Marte hit .333 with four homers and 18 RBIs in 78 AFL at-bats. Petey Pete recently ranked Marte No. 15 in the MMO Top […]

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