Minor League Stuff

A Met Prospect Hangs ‘Em Up, Shares Why With MMO

An article by posted on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
A Met Prospect Hangs ‘Em Up, Shares Why With MMO

Chad Zurcher announced on Monday, that he contacted the Mets organization to inform them he was retiring from the game. As soon as I heard the news, I reached out to him and asked Chad if he would be comfortable in sharing some of the details that led him to his decision to walk away from […]

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Rafael Montero Determined To Pitch For Mets This Season

An article by posted on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Determined To Pitch For Mets This Season

MLB.com recently conducted an interview in Spanish with Mets pitching prospect Rafael Montero about his future in baseball and his goals for 2014. One of the benefits of having a senior editor like David Conde, who reads and writes Spanish, is that it affords us the opportunity to conduct more interviews with many of our Latino prospects and also […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Named MLB’s Top Catching Prospect

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Named MLB’s Top Catching Prospect

MLB.com named Travis d’Arnaud of the New York Mets their Number One ranked catching prospect today, edging out Austin Hedges of the San Diego Padres. Travis d’Arnaud, Mets: If it hadn’t been for injuries, d’Arnaud would be off this list. Despite missing time with a knee injury in 2012 and a broken foot in ’13, […]

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Love Is In The Air…

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
Love Is In The Air…

I’m sure that you’ve all heard about David Wright getting married to his longtime girlfriend Molly Beers, last month. Sorry ladies, he’s officially off the market. Wright, 31, tied the knot in California and most of his teammates both were all on hand. “For me it’s the next step to growing up and the next […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 18 Domingo Tapia, RHP

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 18 Domingo Tapia, RHP

18. Domingo Tapia Height: 6’4” Weight: 186 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Right This kid’s arm strength is off the charts. Domingo Tapia consistently throws in the high 90’s with the ability to hit triple digits at times which is why he finds himself high on this list. Both his fastball and changeup have sink that […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: 2013 Sterling Award Winner, RHP Rob Whalen

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: 2013 Sterling Award Winner, RHP Rob Whalen

Were talking to Mets pitching prospect Robert Whalen today. Rob was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions for me. The soon to be 20 year old righty was selected by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Haines City (Fla.) High […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 19 Jayce Boyd, 1B

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 19 Jayce Boyd, 1B

19. Jayce Boyd Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Right I don’t think Jayce Boyd receives enough credit as a prospect. You won’t find him high on many top prospect lists because as a first baseman, he struggles to hit for much power. What he can do, however, is simply hit. Drafted by […]

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Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

The Mets minor league system is now among the deepest in the majors. The Pirates have more “blue chip” types at the top for now, which makes a difference for most analysts. The Mets on the other hand, only have two “blue chips” in Noah Syndergaard & Travis d’Arnaud with Rafael Montero not having reached that […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 20 Luis Mateo, RHP

An article by posted on January 14, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 20 Luis Mateo, RHP

20. Luis Mateo Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Luis Mateo sort of fell into the Mets’ lap after two different deals with two different clubs were botched because of bone chips in his elbow and age falsification respectively. He probably could have been much, much higher on this list if he […]

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Val Pascucci Named Hitting Coach For Class-A Savannah

An article by posted on January 14, 2014 0 Comments
Val Pascucci Named Hitting Coach For Class-A Savannah

Luis Rojas will return to manage the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats. in 2014. Joining the staff will be pitching coach Marc Valdes and athletic trainer Eric Velazquez, both of whom spent 2013 with the Mets Class-A Short-Season Brooklyn Cyclones. The club will also welcome first-year hitting coach and former Mets slugger Val Pascucci. Luis Rojas enters his […]

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