Brian Devine

Brian is a die-hard Mets fan and is a staff writer for Metsmerizedonline and Metsminors.net. He is also a MLB contributor for Vavel.com Follow him on Twitter @briandevine16

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Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Is Optimistic About Conforto’s Defense

When the Mets selected Michael Conforto 10th overall in this year’s draft, the main criticism about Conforto was his defense. As an outfielder in Oregon State, Conforto earned a reputation as a liability in the outfield. Since many analysts felt his defense was an issue, he was viewed as a one dimensional player. However, it […]

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Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

An article by posted on November 20, 2014 0 Comments
Top Minor League Performers: Matt den Dekker, AAA

For the second year in a row, the Las Vegas 51’s clinched a division title under manager Wally Backman. They posted a strong 81-63 record this season, and they finished 9.5 games ahead of second place. The 51’s lineup crushed the competition with a league leading average of over six runs a game. However, the […]

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Prospect Pulse: Matt Reynolds, SS

An article by posted on November 15, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Matt Reynolds, SS

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY published an interesting article yesterday about Mets infield prospect, Matt Reynolds. In the article, Reynolds discussed his strong bounce back performance this year, and how he has improved since 2013. Here is what he had to say. “I feel like I’m pretty close to being ready to play in the big […]

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Nimmo Will Open Next Season With Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on November 13, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Will Open Next Season With Triple-A Las Vegas

Sandy Alderson predicted Nimmo would open 2015 manning center field at Triple-A Las Vegas, according to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. He is also going to get continued playing time left field. Alderson wasn’t concerned by Nimmo’s pedestrian numbers in the AFL which he says were the result of exhaustion after […]

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Latest From AFL: Reynolds and Mazzilli Are Impressing

An article by posted on November 7, 2014 0 Comments
Latest From AFL: Reynolds and Mazzilli Are Impressing

With the Arizona fall league ending next week, let’s take a look at how the Mets prospects are faring for the Scottsdale Scorpions. Brandon Nimmo: 69 At-Bats, 0 HR, .217/. 325/.261, 7 RBI Despite being named to the AFL All Star Team, Nimmo is struggling to produce. He is batting .143 without any extra base […]

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Mets Sign Catcher Johnny Monell, Final Thoughts On Juan Centeno

An article by posted on November 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Catcher Johnny Monell, Final Thoughts On Juan Centeno

The Mets made several moves last week to clear space on their 40 man roster. One of these decisions was to place catching prospect, Juan Centeno, on waivers. Centeno was quickly picked up by the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will likely compete for a spot on their opening day roster. While Centeno is certainly not […]

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The 2014 Mets All-Prospect Team

An article by posted on October 23, 2014 0 Comments
The 2014 Mets All-Prospect Team

2014 has been another encouraging season for the Mets minor league system. The Mets minor league affiliates have posted the highest winning percentage among all the MLB farm systems, and many players have emerged as exciting prospects. In this post, I will rank the best prospects at each position for MMO’s 2014 All-Prospect Team. The […]

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Our Top 5 Underrated Mets Hitting Prospects

An article by posted on October 19, 2014 0 Comments
Our Top 5 Underrated Mets Hitting Prospects

The top prospects of every minor league system always seem to receive endless amounts of hype. Most of the time this attention is deserved as elite prospects are often potential game changers for their franchises. However, sometimes the prospects that are rarely discussed can make the strongest impact. Mets fans have witnessed this recently with […]

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Which Mets Prospects Will Debut Next Season?

An article by posted on October 3, 2014 0 Comments
Which Mets Prospects Will Debut Next Season?

The Mets are finally starting to see the results of their improved minor league system. Former prospects – turned major leaguers – like Jacob deGrom, Travis d’Arnaud and Jeurys Familia are here to stay and have all made significant impacts in 2014. These performances are getting many fans excited for the future of the team rightfully so, […]

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DeGrom Named Rookie of the Month For September

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Named Rookie of the Month For September

Jacob deGrom has been voted the National League Rookie of the Month for September. The 26-year-old righty was 2-0 in four September starts, leading MLB rookie pitchers with 38 strikeouts, which also ranked fourth overall in the NL. DeGrom posted a 1.67 ERA i 27.0 IP which was the top mark among qualifying NL rookies and ranked […]

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