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Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

An article by posted on October 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who Are The Untouchables?

After the minor league season came to an end, Joe D. asked our minor league team who they believed were our five most untouchable prospects. He asked me to take the lead, compile all the results, and present it to our readers. Of course when your team finishes in fourth place in four successive seasons, the word untouchable […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

An article by posted on October 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

D. Stossel (LA Met Fan) asks… Can you tell me what the situation is with Phillip Evans? Is he going to stick at shortstop? What would be a typical offensive season if he were to make it to the majors and what would be a great season for him? Sean replies… Phillip Evans is so far […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

JetsMets13 asks… Is Jordany Valdespin an everyday player for us next season and is he finished as a second baseman? Sean replies… No – and it will all be tied to his lack of plate discipline. Valdespin provided plenty of late-inning heroics as well as pinch-hitting power, but struck out in nearly 25% of his AB’s and […]

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Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

I have never put a lot of stock in the whole personal catcher debate. I guess it could possibly be more of an issue when you are dealing with a knuckleballer, and you have a guy who knows how to catch it. It is a difficult pitch to catch, and since Josh Thole has been relatively successful in handling R.A. […]

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Every Fan of Major League Baseball – The NOC

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments

The NOC does it again with another hilarious sports video… Check out this latest must-see video in which they briefly describe the 2012 season for all 30 Major League Baseball teams from their fans’ point of view. The video is entitled Every Fan of Major League Baseball. Enjoy!

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MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

An article by posted on October 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

Nikki asks… I have a question that hopefully you guys can answer. Has there been any consideration to playing Wilmer Flores in the outfield? He seems to be the only righthanded hitter in the upper minors that seems to have any upside, and the Mets also seem to be in much better shape in the infield than they […]

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MMO Minors Mailbag: Familia/Mejia – Starters Or Relievers

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors Mailbag: Familia/Mejia – Starters Or Relievers

Aaron W. asks… Who is the better starter between Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia? Is one better than the other? Are they starters or relievers in your opihion? Sean replies… The Jeurys Familia/Jenrry Mejia question will loom large in 2013, and honestly – there aren’t many accurate answers. Familia had a mixed season, and despite […]

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Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren, made a few suggestions about the Wild Card format during an interview with David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Did this game show what some view as an inherent flaw in the Wild Card single-game playoff? “All of us at the general managers meeting when we talked about this format, it’s […]

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MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors Mailbag: Will Vegas Affect Pitchers?

Rich asks… What do you think the effect will be on our prospects moving from Buffalo to Las Vegas? I read that the climate could be bad for our pitchers and I’m concerned about Zack Wheeler. I know that you talk to these players a lot and was wondering what you felt about this move? […]

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2013 First Year Player Draft Order and Bonus Pool Money

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
2013 First Year Player Draft Order and Bonus Pool Money

The following is the draft order for the 2013 First Year Player Draft. Each team’s approximate bonus pool to sign its picks in the first 10 rounds is in parentheses and comes courtesy of Baseball America. Those numbers are based on the 2012 pick values, which will be adjusted upward to reflect the increase in […]

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