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Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

An article by posted on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera Was Far Better Than You Think

I really wasn’t planning on writing anything today, but a piece I read by ESPN’s Buster Olney really gnawed at me, and one of the benefits of being a blogger is that I can react whenever I feel like it and have something to say. So anyway, Olney has been rolling out this offseason feature, […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 3 Robert Gsellman, SP

#3 Robert Gsellman Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 200 Level: Binghamton/Las Vegas/Mets B/T: R/R Age: 7/18/1993 (23) Acquired: Selected in the 13th round of the 2011 draft from Westchester HS, CA Last Year: #10 2016 MILB Stats:  20 G, 4-9 W/L, 3.99 ERA, 20 GS, 115 IP, 113 H, 58 R, 51 ER, 31 BB, 88 K, 1.25 WHIP (between Triple-A Las Vegas and Double-A Binghamton) 2016 MLB Stats:  8 G, 4-2 W/L, 2.42 ERA, 7 GS, 44.2 IP, 42 […]

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Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

ESPN.com’s Buster Olney ranked the Top 10 MLB Starting Pitchers in his latest ESPN Insider article this morning, and you know damn well I immediately checked to see if our own Noah Syndergaard was on his list. He was. Syndergaard was ranked at the No. 6 spot behind Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Madison Bumgarner, Chris […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For The 2017 Mets

An article by posted on January 2, 2017 0 Comments
New Year’s Resolutions For The 2017 Mets

As we enter the new year, we all determine our New Years resolutions: What will we do to better ourselves in 2017? As I’ve torn my ACL twice in the last three years, my own resolution is to get through my senior season with all my ligaments intact. Avoiding injury is a resolution shared by […]

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Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

When we look back on the 2016 season, one player we won’t soon forget is right-handed reliever Addison Reed. Only just turning 28 three days ago, Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball last season and he delivered one of the best seasons for a reliever in Mets franchise history. […]

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That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

On December 8, 1977, the Mets were one of four teams involved in one of the most complex deals in the history of baseball. This was it : –  The Mets sent John Milner to the Pittsburgh Pirates. –  The Atlanta Braves sent Willie Montanez to the New York Mets. –  The Texas Rangers sent Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs, and Eddie Miller to […]

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Syndergaard’s Wild Card Gem Leads Top 2016 Performances

An article by posted on December 30, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Wild Card Gem Leads Top 2016 Performances

The New York Mets 2016 season was chock full of big time performances from a variety of players. The season fell short of our expectations but it sure was a gritty, fun and roller coaster type season to witness. Lets take a look at some of the standout performances from this past season. Although in […]

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Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

An article by posted on December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

According to what a source told Marc Carig of Newsday, three Mets prospects whose names were kicked around at the Winter Meetings included 2011 first rounder – outfielder Brandon Nimmo, 2012 first rounder – catcher Kevin Plawecki, and currently the team’s top catching prospect Tomas Nido. Carig believes those prospects could come into play as the […]

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Featured Post: Ben Rowen Might Be Mets’ Diamond In The Rough

An article by posted on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Ben Rowen Might Be Mets’ Diamond In The Rough

This past Thursday, the New York Mets announced a pair of minor league signings of right-handed pitchers Cory Burns and Ben Rowen. Rowen’s contract guarantees him an invite to major league spring training, a sign that the Mets might have legitimate interest in seeing what Rowen and his submarine style pitching can offer the club […]

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1967 Mets Top Prospects: Best Crop Ever?

An article by posted on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
1967 Mets Top Prospects: Best Crop Ever?

50 Years Later, A Look Back To 1967′s Top Mets Prospects With the proliferation of web sites now dedicated to evaluating minor league prospects, fans have a fairly easy time reciting their team’s top prospects, usually “in order”. Back in the ’80′s, there was only Baseball America to provide this glimpse into the future. In […]

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