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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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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

Player Name: Reese Havens  Bats: L  Throws: R Height: 6’1″  Weight: 195 lb. Position: Second Base  Age: 26  MMO Top Prospect Ranking: NR ETA: 2013 Background: There’s not much that I can tell you about Reese Havens that you probably don’t already know. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the University […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Shortstop Prospect Philip Evans

An article by posted on February 2, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Shortstop Prospect Philip Evans

Player Name: Philip Evans Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 5’10″  Weight: 185 lb. Position: Shortstop Age: 20 (turns 21 in September) MMO Top Prospect Ranking: 14  ETA: 2015 Background: Here’s what MMO had to say about Evans in the recent top 25 prospect feature: The 2011 15th round pick who received a significant over-slot $660K bonus has […]

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Prospect Pulse: Jack Leathersich – Making His Debut In 2013?

An article by posted on February 1, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Jack Leathersich – Making His Debut In 2013?

Player Name: Jack Leathersich Bats: R  Throws: L Height: 5’11”  Weight: 205 lb. Position: Relief Pitcher Age: 22 (turns 23 in July) MMO Top Prospect Ranking #16 ETA: 2013? Here is what MMO had to say about Leathersich from their recent Top 25 Prospect list: Jack “Leather Rocket” Leathersich is quite the interesting case. He was our […]

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The Forgotten Players: The Untold Story Of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Baseball

An article by posted on January 25, 2013 0 Comments

I once heard an interview where a player gave his estimation of how many players were on some sort of performance enhancing drug when he played in the early 2000s. He said it was ninety percent of the players—in other words, nine out of ten guys. Let that marinate for a second. I don’t remember […]

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I Love This Game

An article by posted on January 18, 2013 0 Comments
I Love This Game

The smell of fresh cut grass on a summer day is still one of my favorite smells in the world. That smell has the ability to draw memories that are buried deep in my subconscious mind, like a super powered magnet draws a needle from a haystack. Anyone who’s played this great game of baseball […]

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MMO Post of the Week: Are Advanced Statistics Hurting Or Helping The Game?

An article by posted on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Post of the Week: Are Advanced Statistics Hurting Or Helping The Game?

Somewhere along the line baseball became more than just a game. Once upon a time, baseball was a simple game. The goal is to score more runs than your opponent. Each team is given 27 outs to score as many runs as they can. In order to score runs, a team’s players have to get […]

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Should The New York Mets Pursue Jair Jurrjens?

An article by posted on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
Should The New York Mets Pursue Jair Jurrjens?

Question: How many free-agent pitchers are 26 years-old, have had two seasons at the major league level with sub 3.00 ERA, and were named to an All-Star game? Answer: Jair Jurrjens There has been little to no talk about Jurrjens hooking on with any teams this offseason. The question is why? Granted, he is coming off […]

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