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Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Congratulations to David Wright, the Face of MLB!

CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID WRIGHT! David Wright came from behind to beat Oakland’s Eric Sogard (who?) and win the title of the Face of MLB for the 2014 season. Wright received a round of applause and a standing ovation in the Mets clubhouse after it was announced.

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Franklin, Drew and Owings’ Place In Mets History

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Franklin, Drew and Owings’ Place In Mets History

MMO and Amazin Avenue contributor, Jeffrey Bellone, posted a chart of where Seattle’s Nick Franklin would have placed among the top Mets shortstops in WAR in franchise history. Amazingly, Franklin’s production came in about 250 less plate appearances than the average of the other nine top seasons. An argument could be made that in a […]

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Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

There’s a lot of great buzz on Jeurys Familia down in St. Lucie, where he’s looked very impressive during his bullpens. Today, Noah Syndergaard got all the press during the Mets intrasquad game, but he was outperformed by Familia who tossed two scoreless innings and struck out five while hitting the same 96-97 on the […]

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Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

After Kevin Plawecki‘s breakout 2013 season, along with his rising prospect status, the Mets have a rare commodity in today’s game– depth at catcher. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke to people within the Mets organization about Plawecki as well as their riches at one of baseballs thinnest positions. “When you watch catching, it’s like everything kind of right […]

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Collins Confirms MRI On Niese Came Back Good

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Confirms MRI On Niese Came Back Good

February 27 Earlier today, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York and Mike Puma of the Post, reported that an MRI performed on Jon Niese in New York revealed no damage in his left shoulder. “His shoulder is “perfect” and he is expected to resume throwing upon return to camp.” Terry Collins confirmed the report a short […]

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Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

David Wright refused to say which Mets team he was rooting for today. The Mets played a 7 1/2 inning intrasquad game this morning and there were some items worth noting. Dillon Gee, Jenrry Mejia, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Jose Valverde, Carlos Torres, Jeurys Familia and Joel Carreño all logged at least an inning.  The lineups were as follows: […]

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The Ultimate Top 100 Prospects Composite

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Ultimate Top 100 Prospects Composite

Prospect Guru Jonathon Mayo killed some time to combined the Top 100 Prospect rankings from MLB Pipeline, Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, ESPN (Keith Law) and FanGraphs, to create the ultimate composite Top 100 you’ve ever laid eyes on. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch, but it’s still pretty cool… Cutting to the chase, the Mets ended up with […]

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D’Backs Have SS To Deal, Looking For Top Catching Prospect

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
D’Backs Have SS To Deal, Looking For Top Catching Prospect

The D-Backs are still looking to move one of their three shortstops and are in the market for a top-flight catching prospect or a top-end starter, says D-Backs GM Kevin Towers. “For us, it would have to be the right deal,” Towers said. “Our biggest needs in our system are catching. If it’s the right, top-notch […]

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Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to people who were in the room, after Alderson’s […]

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

Baseball Prospectus released their Organizational Rankings on Wednesday, and the Mets came in 8th overall. That gives the Mets their second top ten ranking this year after Keith Law ranked them 6th earlier this month. Here’s some of what BP had to say about the Mets system: “Solid blend of pitching and positional talent, ranging from high-risk/high-reward types […]

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