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DePodesta Is Bullish On Nimmo

An article by posted on 06/03/2014 0 Comments
DePodesta Is Bullish On Nimmo

Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ vice president of player development and amateur scouting, recently spoke with Chris McShane at Amazin’ Avenue on the status of the team’s farm system and player development. One subject of their discussion was Brandon Nimmo, the Mets first-round draft pick from the 2011 amateur players draft. Nimmo did well this year pulling in […]

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For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

An article by posted on 06/03/2014 0 Comments
For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Mets bullpen hopeful Jose Valverde recently about his opportunity to stick with the Mets. Valverde, an 11-year veteran and two time NL saves leader had some interesting things to say about his approach when it comes to making the team. “For me, every year I try to compete like a […]

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Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on 05/03/2014 0 Comments
Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

Well, so much for taking things slow. Curtis Granderson hit two home runs in his first two at-bats against the Houston Astros on Tuesday, batting 2-for-3 on the day with three RBI’s. His first bomb came in the first inning. Rudy Owens walked leadoff hitter Eric Young Jr., who was driven home by a double by Chris Young, and then Grandy […]

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Which Mets Prospects Can Fill Current Team Needs?

An article by posted on 04/03/2014 0 Comments
Which Mets Prospects Can Fill Current Team Needs?

In an article for MLB.com, Bernie Pleskoff took a look at how the current crop of Mets prospects may fit into the major league teams needs. It’s an interesting topic of discussion and here’s some of what Pleskoff had to say: For this season, right-handed prospect Noah Syndergaard could potentially fill the roll as a fifth starter. Syndergaard, […]

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Latest On Stephen Drew and Nick Franklin

An article by posted on 03/03/2014 0 Comments
Latest On Stephen Drew and Nick Franklin

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says nothing’s changed at the shortstop front for the Mets and updates us on the latest regarding Stephen Drew and Nick Franklin. Stephen Drew Executives I have spoken with say the Mets have indicated they will not add significantly to their 2014 payroll. Thus, while Drew’s asking price has fallen, it […]

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Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

An article by posted on 28/02/2014 0 Comments
Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

On Thursday, Joe D wrote in a post: John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to […]

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Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

An article by posted on 27/02/2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

After Kevin Plawecki‘s breakout 2013 season, along with his rising prospect status, the Mets have a rare commodity in today’s game– depth at catcher. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke to people within the Mets organization about Plawecki as well as their riches at one of baseballs thinnest positions. “When you watch catching, it’s like everything kind of right […]

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Collins Confirms MRI On Niese Came Back Good

An article by posted on 27/02/2014 0 Comments
Collins Confirms MRI On Niese Came Back Good

February 27 Earlier today, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York and Mike Puma of the Post, reported that an MRI performed on Jon Niese in New York revealed no damage in his left shoulder. “His shoulder is “perfect” and he is expected to resume throwing upon return to camp.” Terry Collins confirmed the report a short […]

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

An article by posted on 27/02/2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

Baseball Prospectus released their Organizational Rankings on Wednesday, and the Mets came in 8th overall. That gives the Mets their second top ten ranking this year after Keith Law ranked them 6th earlier this month. Here’s some of what BP had to say about the Mets system: “Solid blend of pitching and positional talent, ranging from high-risk/high-reward types […]

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MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

An article by posted on 26/02/2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

The Mets drafted Johnny Magliozzi in the 17th round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of the University of Florida. In his final season as a Gator, Johnny sported a team-leading 2.67 ERA in 67.1 innings — mostly in relief. He struck out 57 batters in that span, and notched 12 saves, just one shy of the school […]

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