Minor League Stuff

Thoughts On The R.A. Dickey Blockbuster Trade

An article by posted on December 19, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The R.A. Dickey Blockbuster Trade

The dust has finally settled and the R.A. Dickey saga is over. On Monday night, he signed an extension with the Blue Jays, making the seven-player, blockbuster deal finally official after days of unconfirmed rumors and speculation. The deal surprised many Mets fans, including me. However, it was one that will pay off for them in the future. No, […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Vicente Lupo, LF

An article by posted on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Vicente Lupo, LF

How much stock can you put into stats from the Dominican Summer League? In a few years, we might just find out. The man pictured above is none other than Vicente Lupo, a highly-touted international prospect that signed on with the Mets in July of 2010. I have never seen anything along the lines of […]

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Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

An article by posted on December 9, 2012 0 Comments
Where Does Wilmer Flores Wind Up Now?

Pete asks: Now that David Wright will be our third baseman until 2020, what is the future of third base prospect Wilmer Flores? Do you think he’ll be moved to the outfield, or will he be traded? Sean Kenny replies: First – Wilmer Flores and outfield should not be mentioned in the same sentence unless it is […]

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MMO Mailbag: Tejada’s Role After 2014?

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Tejada’s Role After 2014?

Wex asks: Do you think Ruben Tejada will still be the everyday shortstop in 2015? The reason I ask is the Mets drafted Gavin Cecchini one year after they went way over slot on Phillip Evans. They also signed the top Dominican shortstop Germán Ahmed Rosario in July for a record setting bonus. All these […]

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Problem Child: Valdespin Suspended For Insubordination

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Problem Child: Valdespin Suspended For Insubordination

Jordany Valdespin had a two-week absence from playing for his winter-ball club in the Dominican Republic because of a team-imposed suspension for insubordination, two sources told ESPN New York. The discipline issue was comparable to the maturity problems the Mets have experienced with Valdespin over the years, one source said. Adam Rubin adds that it’s not […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

With all the talk of our supposed top power prospect being left off the 40-man roster approaching the Rule 5 Draft, it makes sense to give the man a little extra coverage. Meet Aderlin Rodriguez, infield prospect for the New York Mets. First off, calm your minds about the Rule V Draft – I was […]

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MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

JetsMets13 asks: I read that the Mets will be re-opening their Gulf Coast affiliate for the 2013 season. I was wondering why they would do that after shutting down operations for only one year. The more I thought about it I wondered if closing that affiliate is why they were unable to sign half of […]

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A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

The catcher position is one that the Mets have been trying to address for a few seasons now. Josh Thole has started the most games behind the plate since the days of Mike Piazza and then Paul LoDuca, but Thole is far from the traditional offensive catcher. Unless you are Charles Johnson behind the plate, […]

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Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

An article by posted on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

I’m busy working on MMO’s official Mets Top 25 Prospects list. I should start rolling it out in reverse order beginning next week. As I near the completion of all my research and start to fit in all the pieces of the puzzle as best as I can, I’m finding it so interesting to see how much […]

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2012 In Review: Kingsport Mets

An article by posted on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 In Review: Kingsport Mets

Record: 23-43 How did the “big-name prospects” perform? Gavin Cecchini- 2012 First-Round Pick – .246/.311/.330 (191 AB), 1 HR, 22 RBI, 5 SB, 8.5 BB%, 20.3 K% Branden Kaupe- 2012 Fourth-Round Pick- .173/.358/.195 133 AB), 3 RBI, 3 SB, 22.0 BB%, 25.4 K% Other notables: Steve Matz- 2-1, 1.55 ERA, 29 IP, 34 K, 17 […]

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