Mets Daddy

Mets Daddy was raised to be a Mets fan by birth, and now he is raising a Mets fan of his own. He also uses Sabermetrics to either confirm the proverbial eye test or to see if we're seeing things with Mets colored glasses. He looks forward to bringing this perspective to MMO. His work, including the tales of raising his son a Mets fan, can also be seen at MetsDaddy.com.

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 15 T.J. Rivera, INF

An article by posted on January 23, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 15 T.J. Rivera, INF

#15 T.J. Rivera Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 205 Level: AAA & MLB B/T: R/R Age: 10/27/88 (28) Age Dif: 0.6 (AAA) & -1.2 (MLB) Acquired: Signed as undrafted amateur free agent in 2011 Last year: 37 2016 MiLB Statistics: 105 G, 442 PA, 405 AB, 67 R, 143 H, 31 2B, 3B, 11 HR, 85 RBI, .353/.393/.516 2016 MLB Statistics: 33 G, 113 PA, 105 AB, 10 R, 35 H, 4 […]

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Dominic Smith Ranked Third Best 1B Prospect

An article by posted on January 21, 2017 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Ranked Third Best 1B Prospect

MLB Pipeline unveiled their rankings for the Top 10 first base prospects in baseball, and Mets prospect Dominic Smith was ranked third for the second consecutive year. He finished behind Dodgers prospect Cody Bellinger and Pirates prospect Josh Bell. Smith, 21, is coming off his best season as a professional. While being the youngest player […]

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 14 Ali Sanchez, C

An article by posted on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 14 Ali Sanchez, C

#14 C Ali Sanchez Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 200 Level: Short Season Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/R Age: 1/20/97 (20) Age Dif: -2.1 Acquired: Signed as International Free Agent for $690,000 (7/2/13) Last year: 15 2016 MiLB Statistics: 46 G, 181 PA, 171 AB, 15 R, 37 H, 10 2B, 11 RBI, 2 SB, .216/.260/.275 When the Mets signed Sanchez as a 16-year old international free agent out of Venezuela, he […]

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Olney Report: Cespedes Is Baseball’s Best Left Fielder

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Olney Report: Cespedes Is Baseball’s Best Left Fielder

In Buster Olney’s latest ESPN Insider piece, he ranked the current top left fielders in baseball. In conjuction with the opinions and analysis provided by unnamed scouts and team executives, Olney concluded Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was the best left fielder in the major leagues. The top five left fielders in baseball was rounded […]

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Chad Kreuter Named New St. Lucie Mets Skipper

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Chad Kreuter Named New St. Lucie Mets Skipper

The New York Mets have announced Chad Kreuter will become the 17th manager in the history of the St. Lucie Mets. St. Lucie is the Mets High-A affiliate that plays in the Florida State League. Kreuter said this in a team press release, ”It is an honor to be named a manager in professional baseball. The Mets are […]

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 13 Marcos Molina, RHP

An article by posted on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 13 Marcos Molina, RHP

#13 Marcos Molina Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 188 Level: High-A St. Lucie Mets (2015) B/T: R/R Age: 3/8/95 (21) Age Dif: -2.9 (2015) Acquired: Signed as International Free Agent for $100,000 (January 2012) Last year: 9 2015 MiLB Statistics: 1-5, 4.57 ERA, 8 G, 7 GS, 41.1 IP, 1.452 WHIP, 7.8 K/8 2016 AFL Statistics: 0-0, 3.78 ERA, 7 G, 2 GS, 16.2 IP, 1.380 WHIP, 4.3 K/9 When the Mets […]

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Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

An article by posted on January 16, 2017 0 Comments
Jose Bautista Close To Re-Signing With The Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are in serious discussions for a two-year deal that could be worth approximately $35 million. It was first reported by Jesse Sanchez on Twitter. Bautista is one of the best free agent hitters on the market, and his signing will […]

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Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

Back in 2012, the New York Mets announced their 50th Anniversary Team.  Reviewing the list none of the players named should come as a surprise.  It should come as even less of a surprise that of all the players named to the team, all the retired players have also been inducted into the Mets Hall […]

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Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

Back in 2013, Mets fans were shocked and depressed when Matt Harvey missed the remainder of the regular season with a torn UCL. Initially, it seemed Harvey did not want the surgery, but eventually he agreed to go through with it. Fortunately for Harvey, after a lengthy rehabilitation process with no setbacks, he eventually returned […]

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Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Set 1 PM Deadline Today To Avoid Arbitration

The New York Mets have set a 1 p.m. ET deadline today for the team to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Mets have already agreed on terms for one-year deals with Rene Rivera ($1.75MM), Zack Wheeler ($800,000K), Jenrry Mejia ($1.9MM) and Lucas Duda ($7.25MM). Projected salaries for players the Mets still need […]

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