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Mets Have The Most Promising Crop Of Right-Handed Pitching Prospects In Baseball

An article by posted on February 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have The Most Promising Crop Of Right-Handed Pitching Prospects In Baseball

I was flipping through Baseball America’s most recent issue listing their 100 Top Prospects, and I came across something interesting in their organization reports about the New York Mets. In summary, they state that the Mets now believe they have “one of the most promising stables of right-handed power arms in the game.” This is some […]

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Now Batting No. 5 and Playing Left Field, Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on February 27, 2013 0 Comments
Now Batting No. 5 and Playing Left Field, Wilmer Flores

Updated by Joe D. on 2/27 We may hear those words blare over the Citi Field PA system one day in the near future during a Mets game… Maybe… Whether or not Wilmer Flores should be handed an outfield glove has been debated quite passionately on MMO many times over the last several months. We’ve […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on February 23, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

Matt den Dekker, CF Bats: L Throws: L Height: 6’1″ Weight: 205 lb. Position: Centerfield Age: 25 (26 in August) ETA: 2013 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #12 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Matt den Dekker has only been in the Mets farm system for three years, but his […]

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Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 6′   Weight: 170 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 ETA: 2015 2013 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: #9 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: If you go by the numbers, Sterling Award winner Rafael Montero is a guy that you […]

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Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

Updated 2/20 According to ESPN, New York Mets outfield prospect Cesar Puello has been linked to receiving PEDs from the Biogenesis of America clinic. However, it should be noted that there is no proof that Puello ever actually used any form of PED. ESPN states that “Sources said the players, like those who have been […]

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This Is How The Mets Can Win 85-90 Games in 2013

An article by posted on February 18, 2013 0 Comments
This Is How The Mets Can Win 85-90 Games in 2013

Almost everyone is going to pick the Mets to finish fourth in the division. That’s a given. They are looking up and down at team rosters, and giving their projections based on the players on those rosters. A roster is simply a list of names. It can’t tell you if a player is going to […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Up and Coming Prospect T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Up and Coming Prospect T.J. Rivera

Thomas Javier (T.J.) Rivera, 2B Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 6′ 1″  Weight: 190 lb. Position: Second Base Age: 24 ETA: 2015 Background: T.J. Rivera is a fellow New Yorker, born and raised in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx. He was signed as a free-agent out of Troy University back in 2011. Not much is generally […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

Hansel Robles, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 5’11″  Weight: 185 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: 20  ETA: 2014 Background: Here is an excerpt from the recent MMO Top 25 Prospect list, where Robles was ranked No. 20: Signed as an international free agent in August of 2008, Robles did everything in […]

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MMO Flashback: Mets Were Never Known For Having Strong Outfields

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Mets Were Never Known For Having Strong Outfields

This article which was originally published on January 25th by Mitch Petanick, is worth a second look in light of recent events. Mark Simon did a piece on ESPN New York yesterday which ranked the top five infields in the team’s history, as well as the top five outfields. His rankings were pretty solid, although […]

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News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
News: Mets Officially Announce Brandon Lyon Deal

The Mets officially announced that they have finalized their one year deal with reliever Brandon Lyon. They specifically highlighted that Lyon had had two 20-save seasons in his career which points to what most of us speculated regarding his chances to close for the Mets should Frank Francisco falter. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox […]

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