Well, this is sort of becoming the norm now, isn’t it? You can almost predict exactly what’s going to happen. Matt Harvey goes out, pitches his heart out, and somehow gets cheated out of a win. As much as we all hoped for that streak to break today, the Mets offense was not up to the task of handling Adam Wainwright. The Mets were shut down through the first seven innings by Wainwright, only posing [...]
Who’s Hot Cesar Puello, OF (BIN): If you haven’t heard by now, Puello enjoyed perhaps the best week of his MiLB career last week when he crushed six home runs in just 25 at-bats. He posted a .600 average, going 15-for-25, with three doubles, six home runs, and 15 RBIs. He also stole three bases. Puello’s recent hot hitting has catapulted him to the front of our outfield prospect corps — with some fans even [...]
Updated by Joe D, You can put it in the books. Sandy Alderson strongly hinted today that Zack Wheeler will make his Mets and MLB debut on June 18 in Atlanta. “You could speculate and be fairly comfortable that you will see him pitch on that day.” The Mets have doubleheader that day and it could very well be a Harvey and Wheeler pairing for the Mets. Zoom, zoom.. Original Post Well, he definitely wasn’t [...]
Here are the results of the 11th – 40th rounds of the Mets 2013 MLB Draft. I will have a post up later today entailing a few notes on the draft overall to wrap up the draft coverage this weekend. Interesting note: Our 17th – 25th round picks were ALL right-handed pitchers. Go figure. We did not select a left-handed pitcher until the 29th round. All scouting reports here provided courtesy of MLB.com. 11th round: [...]
Rafael Montero was absolutely amazing today as he continued his stretch of dominance over the entire Eastern League. Montero breezed through his start against the Altoona Curve with seven more shutout innings, allowing just two hits and a walk over that span. He struck out six and dazzled anyone watching as he spun a gem. Over his last three starts in AA, Montero has pitched a combined 20.o innings, allowed just eleven hits and four [...]
In a conference call this afternoon, Mets VP of player development Paul DePodesta characterized the first two days of the 2013 MLB Draft as very productive, adding that he was “thrilled with the way everything has turned out.” DePodesta said the Mets have had more moments of jubilation, when players they wanted fell to them, than those where they missed getting the players they wanted. With regard to the drafting high school players with their [...]
The first 73 picks of the ’13 MLB Draft have come and gone — but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still value on the board. Here are five names I hope the Mets can target in Round 3: Jonathan Denney, C, Yukon High School, 6’2”, 205 LBs, R/R Big risk/reward pick here with the high school catcher Jon Denney, but it could work out for the Mets in a big way. You always want to [...]
Here is a complete wrap-up of Day One of the 2013 First Year Player Draft which includes the first two rounds and the competitive balance rounds. FIRST ROUND 1. Astros select: Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford University Well then… The dominant young Mark Appel ends up going first. Was Johnathan Gray’s positive test for Adderall a factor in him slipping from #1? Perhaps, but Appel is not the #1 pick by luck. He is clearly a [...]
With the 48th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Andrew Church, who has committed to the University of San Diego. The talented young man is a right-hander out of Palo Verde High School in Nevada. Listed at 6’3” / 199 LBs, Church still has some growing to do. His secondaries are below average right now, but his body projects out to add a little more bulk. His fastball should pick up [...]
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Last updated: 06/19/2013
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