Brian Devine

Brian is a die-hard Mets fan and is a staff writer for Metsmerizedonline and Metsminors.net. Follow him on Twitter @briandevine16

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Prospect Pulse: Dilson Herrera, 2B

An article by posted on November 29, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Dilson Herrera, 2B

Dilson Herrera had perhaps the most impressive season of any Mets prospect this year. Herrera batted .323 with 13 home runs, 71 RBI and 23 steals while playing second base for High-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton. He was a major force in the B-Mets lineup in the second half with an outstanding .340/.406/.560 slash […]

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A’s Trade Josh Donaldson To The Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 29, 2014 0 Comments
A’s Trade Josh Donaldson To The Blue Jays

The Oakland Athletics have announced a trade that will send third baseman, Josh Donaldson  to Toronto in exchange for Brett Lawrie and three prospects. Donaldson batted .255 this season with 29 home runs and 98 RBI. Donaldson, 28, made the All-Star team in 2014, and has finished inside the top ten in MVP voting in back […]

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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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