2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Peter Alonso, 1B

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: No. 12 Peter Alonso, 1B

#12 1B Peter Alonso Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 225 Level: Class-A Short Season Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/R Age: 22 (December 7, 1994) Age Dif: -0.1 Acquired: Drafted in Round 2 (#64) in 2016 from University of Florida 2016 MiLB Statistics: 30 G, 109 AB, 20 R, 35 H, 12 2B, 3B, 5 HR, 21 RBI, 11 BB, 22 K, .321/.382/.587 […]

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What Should We Expect from Robert Gsellman in 2017?

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What Should We Expect from Robert Gsellman in 2017?

The New York Mets continue to produce great pitching prospects as we saw this past season with the emergence of Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo. As we enter the 2017 season, it will be interesting to see what we get from these young pitchers, specifically Gsellman in this case. As Zack Wheeler is likely headed to the […]

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Amed Rosario Getting Rave Reviews For His Bat and Glove

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Amed Rosario Getting Rave Reviews For His Bat and Glove

Shortstop Amed Rosario might be the most exciting position-player prospect the Mets have had in the last decade, writes writes Sam Dykstra of MLB Pipeline as they roll out their projections for rookies during the 21017 season. “The 21-year-old shortstop is coming off a season in which he made a huge offensive leap with a […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: 100 Run Seasons

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So You Think You Know The Mets: 100 Run Seasons

Last week, 498 of you tried your luck at trying to name all the pitchers who won 15 or more games for the Mets in a season. You guys mostly did an outstanding job. This week, I want you to name every player who delivered a 100 run season for the Mets. In 54 years, […]

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Rangers Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

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Rangers Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

The Texas Rangers announced that they have signed right-hander Dillon Gee to a minor league deal. Gee, 30, is still recovering from thoracic outlet surgery — the same procedure that Matt Harvey is attempting to come back from this Spring. A former New York Met, Gee is expected to compete for a fifth starter spot […]

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Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

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Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

The Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders have agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The contract also includes a club option worth $11 million with escalators that can increase the option to as much as $14 million. Saunders, 30, hit a career-high 24 home runs last […]

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2017 Top Mets 30 Prospects: No. 11 Wuilmer Becerra, OF

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2017 Top Mets 30 Prospects: No. 11 Wuilmer Becerra, OF

#11 OF Wuilmer Becerra Ht: 6’3”  Wt: 225  Level: High-A St. Lucie Mets B/T: R/R Age: 10/01/1994 (22) Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: Part of seven player trade from the Toronto Blue Jays Last Year: #6 2016 Statistics: 65 G, 247 AB, 27 R, 77 H, 17 2B, HR, 34 RBI, 9 BB/52 K, 7 SB, […]

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This Year’s Nationals Look A Lot Like The 2008 Mets

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This Year’s Nationals Look A Lot Like The 2008 Mets

The Mets were perhaps the most star-studded team in baseball in 2008. They had the game’s best pitcher, Johan Santana, along with solid secondary rotation options in former 15-game winner John Maine and an inconsistent, yet dazzling Oliver Perez. They had a lineup that featured All-Stars Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Delgado and David Wright. […]

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Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

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Have the Mets Done Enough This Offseason?

This has been such a quiet offseason for the New York Mets with such little action going on. Nicolas Stellini of FanGraphs argues that Sandy Alderson and company have not done to help solidify this team. In late November the Mets brought back Yoenis Cespedes, which of course was everyone’s top priority this offseason. This […]

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The Mets’ First African-American All-Star: Cleon Jones

An article by posted on January 16, 2017 0 Comments
The Mets’ First African-American All-Star: Cleon Jones

Today, when America stops to remember its greatest civil rights leader, we thought it is appropriate to remember Cleon Jones, the team’s first African American All-Star. Cleon Jones signed with the New York Mets at the age of 20 in 1963, before baseball had initiated the annual amateur draft.  After batting over .300 for both […]

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