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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Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

In yesterday’s start against the Washington Nationals, prospect Matthew Bowman was excellent. Bowman pitched five scoreless innings, and he allowed just two hits and one walk. Bowman wasn’t originally scheduled to pitch, but he got the spot start in place of Jon Niese. Niese instead pitched in a simulated game in order to work on […]

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Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

Bobby Parnell continues to make progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. In his second rehab appearance yesterday behind Tradition Field in Port St, Lucie, Parnell pitched one inning, and did not allow a run. Dave Lennon of Newsday analyzed Parnell’s fastball velocity from his appearance using PITCHf/x data. He also included some good […]

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Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

It may only be spring training, but David Wright is starting to look like his old self again. In Sunday’s game against the Yankees, Wright launched an opposite field home run off of CC Sabathia. Then on Tuesday, Wright went 1-for-3 and blasted a towering two-run homer off Collin McHugh, his third of the spring. […]

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Danny Muno Is Seizing The Moment

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Danny Muno Is Seizing The Moment

With Daniel Murphy questionable for the start of the season with a hamstring injury, another spot on the Mets Opening Day roster could be up for grabs. Sandy Alderson said few days ago that prospect Daniel Muno is being considered to fill in for Murphy, and Muno has seized the most out of this potential […]

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Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com provided an interesting analysis last night of the Mets’ minor league system. Mayo said that the Mets have a lot of talent up and down the minors, but he described it as more “top-heavy” with a total of 12 prospects with an ETA of 2015. Here is his breakdown of the […]

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Mets Win A Pair: Flores, Grandy, Cuddyer All Homer

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Win A Pair: Flores, Grandy, Cuddyer All Homer

The Mets played two split squad games today, and came away with a victory in both matchups.  The Mets defeated the Houston Astros at home in Tradition field by a score of 3-1, and the Mets other squad won by a score of 7-2 against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter. Pitching: Dillon Gee was […]

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Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Adam Rubin Reviews Alderson’s Biography

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York published a review last night of Sandy Alderson’s upcoming biography “Baeball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets”. In his review, Rubin highlighted Alderson’s comments on Terry Collins‘ job security and what happened behind the scenes in the Carlos Beltran trade. Here are some of the […]

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Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Could Start Season In Mets’ Bullpen

With the news of Zack Wheeler‘s injury, It is becoming increasingly likely that prospect Rafael Montero will be on the Mets Opening Day roster. Dillon Gee will move back into the rotation to replace Wheeler, which opens up a spot for Montero in the bullpen. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, recent comments […]

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Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

John Sickels of Minor League Ball recently released his Top 175 MLB Prospects and the Mets had a great showing, placing eight prospects in the top 175 seven of them in the top 100. Here they are including where they were ranked and their Grades: Noah Syndergaard – 13 (Grade A-) Steven Matz – 35 […]

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Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Feels Great After Sluggish Outing

While Matt Harvey looked fantastic during his first start of spring training, his next outing against Miami wasn’t nearly as impressive. Harvey pitched 2.2 innings and allowed two runs, six hits and a walk. However, Harvey has no worries about his progress recovering from Tommy John surgery (Adam Rubin). “Certain weeks you feel a little […]

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