Former Writer

rss feed

Former Writer's Latest Posts

Cory Vaughn To Take Part In Inaugural AFL Hitting Challenge

An article by posted on 11/10/2013 0 Comments

The Arizona Fall League is starting up a hitting challenge this year for their participants — and it sounds like a lot of fun. Here’s the rundown from the official release: Hitters taking part in the event will receive two minutes to hit against live pitching and be rewarded for points between 100-500. Hitters also […]

Continue Reading »

2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

An article by posted on 10/10/2013 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

Alex Jackson, Rancho Bernardo H.S (CA) Position: C/RF Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Bats/Throws: R/R Last week we took a look at high school shortstop Jacob Gatewood. We’ll keep it in the high school ranks this week and take a look at a fellow Californian in Alex Jackson– a high-ceiling, potential top five pick that I’ll be […]

Continue Reading »

Price Expects To Be Traded, Will The Mets Take A Shot?

An article by posted on 10/10/2013 0 Comments
Price Expects To Be Traded, Will The Mets Take A Shot?

Yes, I know the answer to the question in my title is most likely not. The Tampa Tribune put up a little piece on David Price yesterday where he stated he is preparing himself to be traded. “If you go with what’s been done in the past I guess you’re going to have to think […]

Continue Reading »

Masahiro Tanaka Now A Perfect 24-0, Rated Best Available Pitcher By MLBTR

An article by posted on 09/10/2013 0 Comments
Masahiro Tanaka Now A Perfect 24-0, Rated Best Available Pitcher By MLBTR

Masahiro Tanaka made history last night, winning his 24th straight game this season without a loss. In the process, Tanaka led his team to their first Pacific League Championship since their establishment in 2005. What an amazing season, going 24-0 with one save… That’s sick! Joe D. Original Post 10/7 I’m big on international signings — […]

Continue Reading »

This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Todd Pratt Goes Boom Edition!

An article by posted on 09/10/2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Todd Pratt Goes Boom Edition!

A lot of things can happen in 14 years. Children are born, people die, presidents are elected, and fads come and go. (Remember the Macarena?) But I can’t believe it was 14 years ago today that one of the most overlooked moments in Mets history took place. Yes, today is the 14th anniversary of when  Todd […]

Continue Reading »

Mets’ Scouts Impressed By Jose Abreu’s Power

An article by posted on 08/10/2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Scouts Impressed By Jose Abreu’s Power

A high-ranking Mets official told Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger that the organization came away impressed with Jose Abreu‘s power. A high-ranking Mets official said the organization had “a few guys from the U.S.” and “some of our international scouts” in attendance. And though the official had not yet spoken to the scouts directly […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Prospect Face-Off: Jack Leathersich vs. Jeff Walters

An article by posted on 06/10/2013 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Face-Off: Jack Leathersich vs. Jeff Walters

Who do you think will make it to the big league bullpen first: Jack Leathersich or Jeff Walters? Here’s what some of our guys had to say: John Bernhardt: Jeff Walters had a breakout season for the B-Mets in Binghamton. Used exclusively in the closer’s role, Walters was lights out setting single season and career […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Top 40 Prospects: No. 39 Patrick Biondi, OF

An article by posted on 06/10/2013 0 Comments
MMO Top 40 Prospects: No. 39 Patrick Biondi, OF

39. Patrick Biondi, OF Height: 5’9” Weight: 160 LBs DOB: 1/9/1991 (22 years old) Bats/Throws: Left/Right Hit: 40/50 Power: 20/25 Arm: 55/55 Field: 60/60 Speed: 55/65 A 2013 draft pick for the Mets, Biondi was a senior sign grabbed in the 9th round. He’s a bit on the smaller side, standing at 5’9”, but his […]

Continue Reading »

This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Songs That Best Describe The ’13 Season

An article by posted on 06/10/2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Songs That Best Describe The ’13 Season

It has been officially a week since the 2013 Mets campaign has ended – even though we pretty much knew that it was over just before the All Star Break. We saw some good baseball amidst the very bad . We saw  Matt Harvey dominate before being banished to the disabled list . We saw Juan Lagares look like […]

Continue Reading »

Alderson Should Hold Off On Adding Quality Bullpen Arms

An article by posted on 05/10/2013 0 Comments
Alderson Should Hold Off On Adding Quality Bullpen Arms

Adam Rubin noted in a piece on Friday, that Sandy Alderson wants better arms in the bullpen going into next season. ”We need to have more quality arms in the bullpen,” Sandy explained. “We never had a real strong bottom half of the bullpen. The key will be to have more arms, quality arms out there […]

Continue Reading »