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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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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Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

Several of the Mets prospects this season have made tremendous progress. Players like Dilson Herrera and Kevin Plawecki have made a lot of strides in 2014, but it could be argued that the most improved player this year has been left handed pitcher Steven Matz. Matz has experienced success in the minor leagues before, but […]

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Prospect Pulse: Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

Heading into the 2014 season, Dominic Smith was considered one of the best position players in the Mets minor league system. Baseball America rated him as the Mets’ 4th best prospect, and the 92nd prospect overall in MLB. Smith was selected by New York in the first round of the 2013 draft, and quickly got off to a hot […]

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Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Who Are The Top Left-Handed Pitchers After Matz?

With a dominating season across two levels of the minors, Steven Matz has clearly established himself as the top left-handed prospect in the Mets organization. Matz owns a 9-8 record and an excellent 2.27 ERA in 22 starts for Double-A Binghamton and Advanced Single-A St.Lucie. He has been so successful this season that many believe […]

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Jose Abreu Proving Doubters Wrong

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Jose Abreu Proving Doubters Wrong

During last night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu continued his tremendous start to the season. He smashed two more home runs during Chicago’s 7-3 victory, and he currently leads the AL in Home Runs (4) and RBI (14). Many experts and fans alike considered Abreu an excellent option this […]

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Who Are The Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects?

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Who Are The Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects?

With the unfortunate news that Bobby Parnell has a torn MCL in his right elbow and could be out for a significant amount of time, I wanted to revisit a post I wrote this Winter where I profiled my Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects. These are some names that could help the Mets in the […]

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Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

March 19 The Arizona Diamondbacks are making Didi Gregorius, and not fellow shortstop Chris Owings, available in trade discussions with other teams, an industry source told ESPN New York. The D-backs seek an MLB-ready starting pitcher in return, hoping to offset the loss of intended Opening Day starter Patrick Corbin with a UCL tear. A trio of Arizona scouts, including special […]

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