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2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

MLB Draft Countdown released their Mock Draft 4.0 and I really like what they’ve done here. Gone are top prep pitcher Lucas Giolito, who will miss the rest of the season with a strained elbow, and Georgia Southern slugger Victor Roache, who broke his wrist and is also out for the season. Plenty of players […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

An article by posted on April 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

 RHP KYLE ZIMMER, USF Position: RHP School: University of San Francisco Hometown: La Jolla, California Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 DOB: September 13, 1991 I had originally planned to do a focus piece on another player this morning, but I caught a glimpse of an interesting conversation on USF right-hander Kyle Zimmer in our chat room and […]

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Prospect Notes From Friday

An article by posted on March 31, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Notes From Friday

As we enter the final weekend of minor league spring training, let’s see how the four long-season clubs fared on Friday. BUFFALO BISONS (AAA) Matt Harvey took the mound for the Buffalo Bisons Friday in a minor league spring training game against the Memphis Redbirds. The Bisons now have just two spring games remaining before […]

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Prospect Notebook: The Final Week

An article by posted on March 30, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Notebook: The Final Week

The Binghamton Mets (AA) broke a three game losing streak on Thursday with a 10-6 win over the Jacksonville Suns (Marlins). The B-Mets put together a 12-hit attack, led by outfielder Cesar Puello who had a single, a double, a HR, and two SB’s. The righty-hitting Puello will turn 21 in two days. CF Darrell […]

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Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

With just three days remaining in Spring Training for the Mets minor league clubs, contributions by certain players in yesterday’s Buffalo Bisons spring training game caused me to do a double-take. Say what? First up, the winning pitcher in today’s game for the Bisons was left-hander Mark Cohoon. Cohoon had a great year in 2009 […]

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Eric Niesen On His Release

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Niesen On His Release

I know this is a little late coming, but I wanted to pass along this quote from the recently-released Mets prospect Eric Niesen. After the positive feedback that was received in response to my interview with Niesen this past summer, I asked him to give us a few parting words as he leaves the Mets […]

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Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

Either today or tomorrow the Mets are extremely likely, according to sources, to announce the 2012 minor league rosters for each of the long-season teams. Competition has been ferocious for all four teams, particularly for the most coveted prizes, a spot on one of the pitching staffs for each of the long-season clubs. Over-crowding, combined […]

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

In an interview yesterday with Ben Wagner, the “voice of the Bisons,” which was posted on the Buffalo Bisons’ website, injured outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis talks about how his surgically repaired shoulder “feels good,” and his sore oblique “feels a lot better now.” He also gives us this progress report: that he began throwing Monday, and […]

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Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

The Mets have released nine players from minor league camp today including: RHP Tobi Stoner, LHP Eric Niesen, RHP Nick Carr, LHP Roy Merritt, RHP Chris Hilliard, RHP Ronny Morla, RHPSteve Winnick, 1B Lucas Stewart and CF Chase Greene. Stoner, a Mets 16th round pick in 2006, and Niesen, a Mets 3rd round pick in 2007, had been on […]

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Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

As Spring Training 2012 enters it’s final weeks, we can’t help but feel anxious. With all the injuries and uncertainty, all any self-respecting Mets fan wants at this point is for their team to navigate the rest of the way through spring training, staying healthy and intact, and with everyone ready to start the season. […]

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