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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

WHO’S HOT? HITTERS Travis Taijeron (SAV) – The 23-year-old right-handed hitting slugger has been playing mostly CF for Savannah and has been doing it all at the plate. Drafted in the 18th round of the 2011 MLB Draft Taijeron has shown an excellent ability to make contact and hit for power in his professional career so […]

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Dickey Gives Up 3 HR, Mets Lose to Braves 14-6

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Gives Up 3 HR, Mets Lose to Braves 14-6

In a steady rain, R.A. Dickey had a poor outing, the bullpen struggled and the Mets lost the rubber game of the series, 14-6 Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and looked stellar in the first inning, but after that, the knuckleball went north and his results went south. Dickey struggled, giving up six runs […]

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2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

MLB Dirt recently posted their latest Mock Draft in which they pegged the Mets for top high school outfielder, Albert Almora of Mater Academy in Florida. They write: The Mets have a shallow system and they need high upside guys. They took Brandon Nimmo last year and if Almora is available I believe they would take him. He is a plus defender […]

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MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

To see my previous mock draft from February in which I had the Mets drafting left-handed pitcher Max Fried, click here.   1. Houston Astros – Mark Appel, RHP (Stanford) Why: The Astros don’t appear like the team who is going to go for the risky homerun pick No. 1 overall with Buxton. Appel is […]

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No Health Issue With Johan

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
No Health Issue With Johan

Santana went just 1.1 innings tonight which was the shortest start of his career. After the 9-3 loss Terry Collins discused why he yanked his ace so early. “Obviously he didn’t hit any of his spots. He fell behind in the count and that’s not him.” Not health related at all as Santana just didnt […]

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Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

I thought it would be fun to track Jose Reyes this season as well as his replacement Ruben Tejada. It will be an interesting case study to see exactly how much the Mets actually lost offensively and defensively by replacing Reyes with Tejada, and if that difference is worth the $106 million dollars it would […]

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Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

LEHIGH VALLEY 8 – BUFFALO 2 AAA RHP Jeurys Familia was playing with fire Monday night and his final pitching line was downright diabolical, letting up 6 runs on 6 hits and 6 walks. After four innings pitched, manager Wally Backman had seen enough and promptly exorcised Familia from the mound in favor of right-hander […]

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Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

This – from the Daily News: According to a team source, the Mets will acknowledge Reyes’ nine years in New York with a video tribute on April 24, before the shortstop’s Citi Field unveiling as a Miami Marlin. That game opens a three-game series. Reyes, who won the first batting title in club history last […]

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Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

Recap Mets are just spoiling us with all this offense including the homeruns. Ike Davis with a three-run homerun to break the game open, and after Jason Bay robbed the Braves of a homerun, hit one himself deep in center field for a solo shot and an insurance run. Broken fingers seem to be helping […]

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Bay Back In Lineup Against Atlanta

An article by posted on April 16, 2012 0 Comments
Bay Back In Lineup Against Atlanta

After missing Sundays game with a jammed right ring finger, Jason Bay is back in the lineup tonight batting fifth. The Mets were worried last night that Jason might be headed for the DL. “It does bother me, but its something I will be able to play through.” Jason said to reporters prior to the […]

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