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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No.14. Jeurys Familia, RHP

An article by posted on January 24, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No.14. Jeurys Familia, RHP

14. Jeurys Familia Height: 6’4” Weight: 230 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Jeurys Familia probably has the highest ceiling of any true reliever in the Mets system. His fastball is unequivocally electric as it consistently sits in the mid 90’s and has recently been clocked at triple digits. You might be saying okay, what’s the […]

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Talkin’ Mets With Patrick Reusse: Ron and Ike Davis, Tom and Matt Seaver?

An article by posted on January 24, 2014 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets With Patrick Reusse: Ron and Ike Davis, Tom and Matt Seaver?

Sometimes things happen, sometimes they happen in such a way you figure you’ll make sense of them later. Sometimes you become a part of a story you just can’t wait to share, waiting for just the right moment. Sometimes you find yourself relegated the status of a drooling dweeb, which is more or less how […]

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Yankees Weighing A Run At Drew

An article by posted on January 24, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Weighing A Run At Drew

If you thought the New York Yankees were done this offseason after signing Japanese righthander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven year, $155 million dollar deal and bringing their 2014 Winter Shopping Spree total to almost a half-billion dollars, think again. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that now that the Yankees have breached the $189 […]

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MMO Exclusive: Akeel Morris, Big Time Fastball, Big League Dreams

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Akeel Morris, Big Time Fastball, Big League Dreams

In the tenth round of the 2010 draft, the New York Mets added right-handed pitcher Akeel Morris to the organization. The then 17-year old out of St. Thomas, in the Virgin Islands was bursting with potential, however raw it may have appeared. The 6’1”, 170 pound hurler came equipped with an electric fastball, curveball, and change combination […]

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Mets Spring Training Battles: The Infield

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Spring Training Battles: The Infield

Now that the Mets’ arbitration slate has been wiped clean and all seven players have agreed to deals that they will undoubtedly repay tenfold in Wins Above Replacement (one can always hope), the only thing left to do is wait for those pitchers and catchers to report already. Hurry up, guys… I know the offseason […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Matthew Koch, RHP

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Matthew Koch, RHP

Matthew Koch, P DOB: 10/2/1990 Bats/Throws:  Left/Right 2013: 82.1 IP, 4.70 ERA, 2.87 FIP, 7.43 K/9, 0.44 B/9 2013 Review Koch began his first full professional season in Low-A Savannah of the Sally League. The former third-round pick out of Louisville would go on to pitch 82.1 innings in 15 starts to go along with three […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 15 Michael Fulmer, RHP

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 15 Michael Fulmer, RHP

15. Michael Fulmer Height: 6’3” Weight: 200 lbs. Age: 20 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Overshadowed by Oklahoma high schoolers Archie Bradley and Dylan Bundy at the time, Michael Fulmer was taken in the supplemental first round of the 2011 draft. He’s a big kid weighing in at 200 lbs. and standing at 6’3” with room to fill […]

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A Promise Kept And A Call To Action

An article by posted on January 23, 2014 0 Comments
A Promise Kept And A Call To Action

It’s a signing waiting to happen. After months of posturing, months of Hot Stove positioning, the coals are getting warm and spring training will soon begin. As of yet, no major league team has signed Stephen Drew to play shortstop for the 2014 season. Will they sign him or will they pass? Speculation has raged […]

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The Folly In Comparing General Managers

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
The Folly In Comparing General Managers

Earlier today, our friend Matthew Cerrone at MetsBlog responded to a mailbag question from a reader who basically wanted to know why Omar Minaya gets so little credit for a team and farm system that is still essentially comprised of a majority of his players. It actually led to a few emails steered in my […]

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Mets Newcomers Sport Unusually High Strikeout Percentages

An article by posted on January 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Newcomers Sport Unusually High Strikeout Percentages

Coming off a 2013 season that saw the Mets strikeout as much as any other team in the National League, Sandy Alderson and the front office has done little to ensure that they won’t accomplish the same feat. In fact, they may surpass it in 2014. The two major offensive acquisitions made this season by […]

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