Timothy Gilbert

Tim Gilbert is a lifelong Mets fan who loves all things baseball. His love for the team began as a child going to ballgames with his father. He is currently a senior at Marist College studying towards his degree in journalism with a minor in writing. You can contact him by following him on Twitter @Tim_Gilb

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Flores Seems Bound For Triple-A Start

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Seems Bound For Triple-A Start

Terry Collins strongly hinted that Wilmer Flores seems destined for a Triple-A start unless he can work his way into an infield position, reports ESPN’s Adam Rubin. Something that doesn’t seem likely. “I think with what we have on the infield — you know what? — if he’s not going to get a lot of […]

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Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Reminds Nieuwenhuis He’s Not Forgotten

Terry Collins has recently made a point to tell Kirk Nieuwenhuis that, despite the additions of Curtis Granderson, Eric Young Jr. and Chris Young since the middle of last season and the impressive play by Juan Lagares, he is not an afterthought, according to Adam Rubin. Nieuwenhuis hit .189/.278/.337 with 18 hits, 14 RBI’s and […]

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Wilmer Flores Says He Can Play Shortstop

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Says He Can Play Shortstop

ESPN’s Adam Rubin writes that Wilmer Flores has not played shortstop in the Mets organization since 2011, when a lack of first-step quickness prompted the organization to shift him to other infield spots. Rubin also shares that Terry Collins has suggested he will revisit at least dabbling with Flores at shortstop during spring training. And Flores, who arrived […]

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Callis Ranks Mets Prospect Trio 8th Overall

An article by posted on February 16, 2014 0 Comments
Callis Ranks Mets Prospect Trio 8th Overall

Respected MLB reporter Jim Callis put together a list of the Top 15 Prospect Trios in any farm system. The Mets grouping of Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud and Rafael Montero ranked 8th overall. Topping the list are Twin’s prospects Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano and Alex Meyer. Here’s what he had to say about baseball’s best prospect trio: Though Buxton rated as the top prospect in the […]

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MMO Exclusive: Akeel Morris, Big Time Fastball, Big League Dreams

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Akeel Morris, Big Time Fastball, Big League Dreams

In the tenth round of the 2010 draft, the New York Mets added right-handed pitcher Akeel Morris to the organization. The then 17-year old out of St. Thomas, in the Virgin Islands was bursting with potential, however raw it may have appeared. The 6’1”, 170 pound hurler came equipped with an electric fastball, curveball, and change combination […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

An article by posted on December 24, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

Former Binghamton Mets catcher Xorge Carrillo has turned up the heat in winter ball, batting .350/.373/.550 with two home runs and 11 RBI in his last ten games. With this recent flurry, Carrillo has improved his Mexican League average to .291 with a .355 on-base, three home runs and 25 RBI in 165 at-bats. Xorge Carrillo, C DOB: […]

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First Rounder Dominic Smith More Advanced Than Expected

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
First Rounder Dominic Smith More Advanced Than Expected

The analysts over at Fangraphs compiled their 2014 Top 10 Prospects in the Mets farm system. They took a good look at each player listed and included an in-depth individual assessment of their choices. They ranked the prospects in order: #10 — Wilmer Flores (3B) #9 — Gavin Cecchini (SS) #8 — Steven Matz (P) #7 — Jacob deGrom (P) #6 — Kevin Plawecki (C) #5 […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu

Standing 6-foot-7 and weighing 265 pounds, 22-year-old Kingsport first baseman Zach Mathieu is a towering sight behind the plate. Hailing from the chilly Northeastern town of Derry, New Hampshire, Mathieu was a multi-sport athlete that actually had his eye on the ice until the age of 14. “My first love actually used to be hockey,” Mathieu said. […]

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Hansel Robles Clears Waivers, Paves Way For Chris Young To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 23, 2013 0 Comments

Former St. Lucie right-hander Hansel Robles recently cleared waivers and was subsequently removed from the Mets 40-man roster according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin. With the drop the Mets roster moves to 39 players, making room until Chris Young passes physicals and is added sometime next week. Robles pitched two games for the Gulf Coast Mets before begin promoted to […]

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Mets Add Matz, Walters, deGrom and Goeddel to 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Add Matz, Walters, deGrom and Goeddel to 40-Man Roster

Update: The Mets added Steven Matz, Jeff Walters, Jake deGrom and Erik Goeddel to the 40-man roster. Kolarek, Dykstra and Gorski are at risk of being selected by another team. We’ll see… * * * * * * * * At midnight tonight, every team in the MLB is required to have their 40-man roster set, positioning themselves  for next month’s […]

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