MLB Draft

Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

The Mets farm system is looking a little better these days. Where as a few years ago there were hardly any, the system now boasts a number of real prospects. Although he continues to come under intense fire for the present state of the major league roster, GM Sandy Alderson has managed to improve the […]

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2014 Draft: Hartford Southpaw Strikes Out 14, Could Be Mets Top Selection

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Draft: Hartford Southpaw Strikes Out 14, Could Be Mets Top Selection

With the 2014 Amateur Draft only two weeks away, University of Hartford lefty Sean Newcomb is a promising young arm that has been tied to the Mets by various experts. MLB prospect expert Jonathan Mayo says that the Mets have been on the southpaw from the get-go, and that Newcomb’s done nothing to sway them […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Law Tabs Newcomb With Mets 10th Pick

The 2014 MLB Draft will take place from June 5th-7th, with our Mets holding the 10th overall pick in what is considered a deep draft. Earlier this month Baseball America had the Mets selecting college outfielder Michael Conforto. On Thursday, ESPN‘s resident draft and minors guru Keith Law released his first mock draft. With their 10th overall selection, Law projected […]

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

Baseball America released their latest mock draft today as we inch closer to June 5th. Surprisingly, to me at least, BA had North Carolina State lefty Carlos Rodon returning to the top spot thanks to a string of strong starts. As for the Mets, Baseball America had them selecting Oregon State’s Michael Conforto with the 10th […]

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Draft Update: Gordon, Gettys, Bukauskas

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Draft Update: Gordon, Gettys, Bukauskas

Nick Gordon: Best SS Of 2014 Crop? ESPN’s draft expert Chris Crawford says that although catcher Alex Jackson is still likely the best prep position player in the draft, he’s getting serious competition from shortstop Nick Gordon. The 6’1, 170 pound Gordon, who is the son of former reliever Tom Gordon, has had a great senior season […]

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Draft Update: Harrison, Kolek, Toussaint

An article by posted on April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Draft Update: Harrison, Kolek, Toussaint

Kolek Could Go Top 5 ESPN’s Keith Law recently had a chance to check out Texas high schooler Tyler Kolek. The Shepard H.S senior came into the season as a surefire first round pick, but his stock has been on the rise since. The fire-balling right-hander, who has been known to hit 100 MPH on the […]

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2014 MLB Draft Profile: Nick Gordon, SS/RHP

An article by posted on October 24, 2013 0 Comments

Last week, I profiled high school pitcher Brady Aiken. We’ll keep it on the high school side of things this week but shift it to a position player (probably). This week we’ll go in-depth on shortstop Nick Gordon — son of former closer Tom and brother of Dodgers shortstop Dee. He’s ranked in the 10-20 range […]

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2014 MLB Draft Profile: Brady Aiken, LHP

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Brady Aiken, LHP

Last week we looked at high school catcher Alex Jackson. This week we’ll switch it over to the pitching side, looking at one of the top prep arms in the upcoming draft, Brady Aiken. Most rankings have Aiken in the 7-10 range, which means he is likely a player the Mets are paying close attention to. […]

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2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

An article by posted on October 10, 2013 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

Alex Jackson, Rancho Bernardo H.S (CA) Position: C/RF Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Bats/Throws: R/R Last week we took a look at high school shortstop Jacob Gatewood. We’ll keep it in the high school ranks this week and take a look at a fellow Californian in Alex Jackson– a high-ceiling, potential top five pick that I’ll be […]

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2014 First Year Player Draft Order Is Official, Mets Pick 10th

An article by posted on October 1, 2013 0 Comments
2014 First Year Player Draft Order Is Official, Mets Pick 10th

Now that all the sorting out has been completed, the Mets will officially be selecting in the No. 10 slot for the 2014 First Year Player Draft. The Mets “earn” a protected pick going into the 2013-14 offseason. Here’s the official order for next June’s first round which includes the consolation pick for the Toronto Blue […]

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