Rob Piersall

From Alfonzo and Piazza to Wright and Harvey, Rob has seen his fair share of highs and lows since being born into the Mets fan lifestyle almost two decades ago. The feeling is changing in Flushing, Queens and I'm excited to see what the near future has in store for us! Let's Go Mets!

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Dominic Smith Named MLB’s 4th Best First Base Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Named MLB’s 4th Best First Base Prospect

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com released his list of the top ten first base prospects in baseball today, and Dominic Smith came in at #4 on the list, with Josh Bell of the Pirates topping off the rankings at #1. “Smith was thought to be the best pure high school hitter in the Draft class of […]

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Olney: Dilson Herrera Will Be An All-Star Within Three Years

An article by posted on January 17, 2015 0 Comments
Olney: Dilson Herrera Will Be An All-Star Within Three Years

Earlier this week in front of an audience at Pitch Talks, Buster Olney of ESPN.com stated that Mets prospect Dilson Herrera will be an All-Star second baseman within three years, and that Daniel Murphy is just holding down his spot. “I can tell you, having talked with people on other teams, they think Herrera is […]

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Reds Acquire Marlon Byrd From Phillies

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Reds Acquire Marlon Byrd From Phillies

The Cincinnati Reds have acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for RHP prospect Ben Lively. Byrd, 37, hit 25 home runs and drove in 85 runs for the Phillies last year, and owned a slash line of .264/.312/.445 in 591 plate appearances. Byrd was involved in the 2013 August trade along […]

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Dodgers DFA Erisbel Arruebarrena; Is He An Option For Mets?

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers DFA Erisbel Arruebarrena; Is He An Option For Mets?

The Dodgers have designated shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena for assignment, the team announced today. The move was to create space on the active roster for recently signed Brett Anderson. Arruebarrena, 24, defected from Cuba last November and signed a 5 year, $25 million dollar deal with the Dodgers in February. He spent most of last season […]

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Marlins To Sign Michael Morse

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins To Sign Michael Morse

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Marlins and Michael Morse have agreed to terms on a two year deal. Morse, 32, spent last season with the world champion San Francisco Giants and batted .279 with a .336 on-base and .475 slugging, with 16 home runs, 61 […]

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Hot Stove: Royals Sign Alex Rios, Yankees Sign Chase Headley

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Royals Sign Alex Rios, Yankees Sign Chase Headley

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Royals and outfielder Alex Rios have agreed to terms on a one-year, $11 million deal. Rios, 33, spent last season with the Texas Rangers, hitting at a .280/.311/.398 clip, with 30 doubles, 8 triples and 4 home runs. He tallied 54 runs batted in while […]

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Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

The Minnesota Twins have signed starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a four-year, $55 million deal, according to multiple sources. Santana, 32, spent last season with the Braves, and pitched to a 14-10 record, with a 3.95 ERA, 1.306 WHIP, 3.39 FIP, and a 8.2 K/9. In his 10 year career, Santana has compiled a 119-100 […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose 5 Players Including Logan Verrett and Cam Maron

1:00 PM Update: Mets selected no players in AA phase of Rule 5 Draft, but in addition to losing Logan Verrett in the MLB phase, they lost Greg Peavey, Cam Maron, Juan Carlos Gamboa and Randy Fontanez in the minor league phase.  Mets Select LHP Sean Gilmartin, Lose RHP Logan Verrett In the major league […]

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Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox To Sign Justin Masterson

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Red Sox have agreed to sign free agent right-hander Justin Masterson. Masterson, 28, spent last season splitting time between the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. In 28 games (25 starts) he compiled a 7-9 record with a 5.88 ERA. For his career, Masterson owns a 60-72 record, with a […]

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Dodgers Acquire Howie Kendrick; Close To Signing Brandon McCarthy

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers Acquire Howie Kendrick; Close To Signing Brandon McCarthy

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for LHP Andrew Heaney, who was just acquired himself only a few hours earlier from the Marlins in the six-player trade that sent Dee Gordon and Dan Haren to Miami. Kendrick, 32 in July, has spent his entire nine year […]

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