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Ranking the NL East Center Fielders

An article by posted on February 8, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Center Fielders

1. Denard Span (Nationals) – Span put together an outstanding 2014 campaign in which he was tied for the National League lead in base hits (184), tied for 4th in doubles (39), was 5th in stolen bases (31), 5th in batting (.306), 5th in runs scored (94), 18th in OBP (.355), 29th in extra base […]

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Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

On Thursday morning, I had the chance to conduct an interview over the phone with ESPN senior baseball analyst Keith Law, who is also the lead baseball analyst for ESPN’s Scouts.Inc and the former assistant to the GM of the Toronto Blue Jays. Keith, who ranked the Mets as having the fourth best farm system […]

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Mets Add Lefty Reliever Duane Below

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Lefty Reliever Duane Below

The Mets have signed left-handed reliever Duane Below to a minor-league contract, but have not invited him to big-league camp. Below, 29, has appeared in the majors with the Detroit Tigers and Miami Marlins. He went a combined 2-4 with a 4.27 ERA in 43 appearances (three starts) with those clubs from 2011 through 2013. […]

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Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

A determined Wilmer Flores told Kevin Kernan of the NY Post he has no plans to give up the shortstop position and that when all is said and done the joke will be on those who doubted him. “I know I can take that position,’’ Flores said at Tradition Field. “I’m real proud of myself because […]

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Rob Manfred Urges HOF Voters Not To “Assume PED Use”

An article by posted on February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Rob Manfred Urges HOF Voters Not To “Assume PED Use”

During a half-hour Q and A session with some ESPN reporters, new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said that Hall Of Fame voters should not assume people did Performance Enhancing Drugs without evidence. “I think it’s unfair for people to surmise that Player A did X, Y or Z, absent a positive test, or proof that […]

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Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Closing In On Some Career MLB Milestones

Third baseman David Wright is already the Mets franchise leader in a number of offensive categories ranking first all-time in hits (1,702), runs (907), doubles (375), and RBI (939). However, as the Mets captain enters the 2015 season, he’s closing in on a few MLB career milestones that might help pave the way to Cooperstown […]

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Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Need To Solve The Nationals

With 23 of the first 26 games this season coming against the NL East, Sandy Alderson was asked how important it is for the Mets to get off to a strong start this season? “We played very well against the NL East last year, with one obvious exception. When they signed Max Scherzer, my response […]

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Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

An article by posted on February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Glad He Wasn’t Dealt, Says There’s Method To Sandy’s Madness

Veteran columnist Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, delivers another solid player profile from Port St. Lucie where he’s been reporting from the last few weeks. This time Kernan catches up with lefthander Jon Niese who is glad to still be a Met and says he was told he would not be traded. “They […]

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Mets Should Start Considering Extensions For Some Players

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Start Considering Extensions For Some Players

History has shown us the best way, and most economical, is to build from within and complement your core with free-agent signings and trades. The Mets have a young, but largely unproven core of talent outside of David Wright. I wrote the other day how the Mets should consider extending Lucas Duda if he duplicates […]

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Frank Cashen Ranked 10th Best GM in Baseball History

An article by posted on February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Frank Cashen Ranked 10th Best GM in Baseball History

So our friends Mark Armour and Dan Levitt are continuing to roll out their Top General Managers in MLB history. They, of course, are the co-writers of In Pursuit of Pennants, which examines how front offices have historically found innovative ways to build winning teams. Last week, they named ranked Sandy Alderson 12th Best GM of […]

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