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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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Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

Mets farmhands LHP Garrett Olson and RHP Jack Egbert have declared free agency according to MiLB.com. Both pitchers spent the majority of the 2012 season with Triple-A Buffalo. Egbert, 29, was 3-4 with a 1.401 WHIP and a 5.40 ERA in 27 appearances this season. He made one appearance for the Mets, allowing no base runners in 2/3 of […]

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Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Target: J.P. Arencibia

Sandy Alderson was on WFAN a short time ago. He addressed MANY different aspects of the season and what will happen in the offseason. One quote stood out to me more than any other. Mike Francesa asked “Do you expect to make small upgrades in the OF and C or do you plan on making significant changes […]

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Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

An article by posted on October 3, 2012 0 Comments
Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

Andres Torres, Scott Hairston and Ike Davis all hit home runs to support Jeremy Hefner in the last game of the season, a 4-2 win against the Marlins Jeremy Hefner had a good outing, going seven and one-third innings, allowing two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out seven. Hefner continually coaxed poor […]

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Baseball America Includes Mateo, Nimmo, Robles, Evans In NYPL Top 20 Prospects

An article by posted on October 2, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball America Includes Mateo, Nimmo, Robles, Evans In NYPL Top 20 Prospects

Baseball America ranked the Top 20 Prospects in the New York-Penn League and featured four Mets farmhands in RHP Luis Mateo #5, CF Brandon Nimmo #11, RHP Hansel Robles #12 and SS Philip Evans #18. Not a bad showing at all. Here is what they had to say on each of them: 5. Luis Mateo: He’s a true power […]

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Remember When We Were MetsMerized In 2006?

An article by posted on October 1, 2012 0 Comments
Remember When We Were MetsMerized In 2006?

Man, 2006 feels like so long ago now. That season was the most exciting one I have witnessed since the World Series run in 2000. The Mets were a juggernaut. We had swagger, power, pitching, speed. We had a attitude and everyone hated us, especially when Reyes, Delgado, and others would dance on the field. […]

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Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

An article by posted on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

Baseball America named Gavin Cecchini,  the Mets’ top pick, the 12th overall pick this year, the number 12th ranked prospect in the Appalachian League for 2012. Matt Eddy wrote the following about the Mets shortstop prospect: He possesses the footwork, hands and range to be an average shortstop, but he’ll need to further develop his […]

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