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Looking For A Job With Major League Baseball? It May Cost You

An article by posted on 22/10/2013 0 Comments
Looking For A Job With Major League Baseball? It May Cost You

I was recently speaking to a good friend who told me that if I want a real shot at a career in baseball, the job fair held at the Winter Meetings is something that I would have to attend. It made sense, because applying for jobs via team and league websites seemed no different than […]

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The Mets Plan Of Building Around Young Pitchers Is Like Gambling On Internet Stocks

An article by posted on 17/10/2013 0 Comments
The Mets Plan Of Building Around Young Pitchers Is Like Gambling On Internet Stocks

If there is one thing the Mets have going for them it is the very exciting crop of young pitchers in their farm system. It seems that the strategy going forward is to stockpile as many promising young pitchers as they possibly can. The question is whether or not this is a smart move and […]

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Quantum Physics, Mets Fans, And Winning

An article by posted on 05/10/2013 0 Comments
Quantum Physics, Mets Fans, And Winning

Quantum physics states that everything is made up of energy—simply stated, all physical reality is energy which is in constant motion. The chair you are sitting on and the cup you are drinking out of can be broken down to it’s simplest form—energy. Our thoughts are no different. They also give off energy. Scientists are […]

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Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

An article by posted on 12/07/2013 0 Comments
Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

There was some talk the past couple of days regarding Matt Harvey‘s pitch count, and an 210 innings limit that Sandy Alderson mentioned about a month ago. That innings cap would have Harvey’s season end approximately two weeks before the end of the regular season. Joe D. also pointed out that it seems like Harvey’s effectiveness declines […]

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The Unforgiving Road To The Show Starts With The MLB Draft

An article by posted on 05/06/2013 0 Comments
The Unforgiving Road To The Show Starts With The MLB Draft

With the MLB Draft on tap this evening, it’s a good time to look at the unforgiving road to The Show. A little over 60 percent of first rounders make it to the big leagues—that’s a little more than half. We aren’t even talking about being an impact player, we are talking about playing in […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/5: Syndergaard, Nimmo, Plawecki Named All-Stars, Puello Facing Suspension

An article by posted on 05/06/2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 6/5: Syndergaard, Nimmo, Plawecki Named All-Stars, Puello Facing Suspension

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas edged out Fresno, 6-5. Binghamton shut out Trenton, 8-0. St. Lucie was shutout by Lakeland, 5-0.  Savannah dropped Lexington, 9-2. Prospect Pipeline ESPN has included the names of the other 20 players believed to potentially be facing MLB discipline, and Mets top-hitting prospect Cesar Puello as well as Ex-Met Fernando Martinez are among […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

An article by posted on 04/06/2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas shut down Fresno, 8-0. Binghamton had the day off. St. Lucie dropped to Lakeland, 2-1.  Savannah had the day off. Prospect Pipeline Travis d’Arnaud was seen yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for follow up on his fractured toe. Travis was cleared to begin weight […]

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Boom Or Bust: Cesar Puello, RF

An article by posted on 03/06/2013 0 Comments

CESAR PUELLO, RF BOOM OR BUST? Boom or Bust is a feature on our companion site MetsMinors.Net, where we ask our minor league writers to sound off on whether or not they think a particular Mets prospect will be a boom…or a bust. John B. Puello is an electrifying power hitter with some interesting tools.  Puello’s […]

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Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

An article by posted on 03/06/2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas snuck by Fresno, 3-2. Binghamton shutout New Hampshire, 7-2. St. Lucie split their doubleheader against Charlotte, 7-3, 5-3.  Savannah shut down Kannapolis, 7-1. Prospect Pipeline A day after Mets prospect Zack Wheeler rebounded with a solid performance for Las Vegas, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are considering […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on 01/06/2013 0 Comments

There aren’t many pitchers that pitch seven innings of scoreless baseball, and you can say that wasn’t the most dominating performance we’ve seen this year from that guy. Rafael Montero is one of those guys. Montero’s four strikeouts was his lowest total of the year thus far, but the guy completely shut down New Hampshire tonight, […]

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