This spring has been rocked by injuries for the Mets thus far. Maybe it’s because we live in New York, and hear about the injuries more, but it doesn’t seem like as many teams have suffered the amount of injuries that the two New York teams have this spring. While injuries are sometimes unpreventable and part of the game, the injuries this spring that really made me scratch my head were the intercostal injuries suffered by […]
Latest Update by Joe D: Great news on starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, who left today’s game after getting hit on the elbow by a come-backer. The team announced that he only sustained a contusion and that X-Rays showed no broken bones. Hefner has won a job in the rotation and according to Terry Collins he will probably start the fourth game of the season. The right-hander finished off a solid spring with a 3.47 ERA over […]
Vicente Lupo, OF Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’ Weight: 180 lb. Position: Outfield Age: 19 ETA: 2016 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #15 Background: Here is a brief profile on Vicente Lupo from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Signed as an international free agent in July of 2010, Lupo quickly showed a penchant for extra-base power at a young age. While his 2011 season was marred after a dangerous bout with malignant hypothermia that ruined […]
Updated by Joe D. 3/26 A team source told Adam Rubin that veteran righthander LaTroy Hawkins has made the Opening Day roster. This comes as no surprise given manager Terry Collins‘ propensity to lean towards players with more experience as long as they are healthy. Hawkins, 40, has not allowed a run over five innings during Grapefruit League action. He is coming off a season where he posted a 3.64 ERA in 48 relief appearances. […]
The pitching was strong again today for the Binghamton Mets (Group 2 Players), as Tyler Pill went 5 1/3 scoreless innings to secure the victory. Pill, a former fourth round pick in 2011, went 9-5 with a 2.31 ERA splitting time between Savannah and St. Lucie. He was also ranked No. 28 in the most recent MMO top prospect list. The pitching has looked very strong so far this spring with Jacob deGrom and Domingo Tapia also combining […]
Dominating Grapefruit League play wasn’t enough to keep Travis d’Arnaud with the big league team, and he has been optioned to minor league camp this evening. After batting .343 this spring against major league competition, there’s no denying that d’Arnaud is ready to call Citi Field his home. However, it looks like the Mets were not willing to lose that extra year of control in order to have d’Arnaud break camp with the team. Now the […]
You’ve heard it before—ninety percent of the players who sign professional baseball contracts will never play an inning in a major league game. That’s a staggering number. We all know that becoming a professional athlete is rare, but what is the difference between the ten percent that make it to The Show, and the ninety percent that don’t? Think about it. That ten percent of players that make it to the bigs aren’t more talented. […]
Updated on 3/23 by Joe D. This afternoon at the Mets complex at Port. St. Lucie, David Wright took another big step forward in his recovery from a strained left intercostal muscle that has shut him down for two weeks. The newly appointed captain of the Mets took some swings off a tee in the cage this morning for the first time since being sidelined. This comes a day after Wright did some running, fielding and tossing. Wright […]
The Binghamton Mets and Springfield Cardinals played to a scoreless tie today in minor league action. While there may not have been much offense in the game, the pitching was very impressive, as Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom combined efforts in the shutout. Tapia got the start, going four innings and allowed just one hit. MMO had both Tapia and deGrom pegged to start the season at High-A ball with the St. Lucie Mets. However, they were […]
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