I have always been dubious about Bobby Parnell. Despite the electric fastball, he’s struggled with his command, control and composure on the mound. I always felt that Parnell had the most hittable 98-mph fastball in the history of the game. I personally was ready to give up on him last year, and suggested it was time to move on since he was due a hefty arbitration pay raise in the near future. It turns out […]
Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Rick Ankiel – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Shaun Marcum – RHP Game Notes The Mets have lost eight straight games at Citi Field. With 12 losses in their past 15 games overall, the Mets have fallen 12 games under .500 at this early a date for the first […]
1B/3B COLIN MORAN, NORTH CAROLINA Player Profile: Position: 3B/1B Height: 6-3 Weight: 215 Bats/Throws: L-R Birthdate: Jan. 28, 1992 College: North Carolina Projected Draft Round: 1 Scouting Grades: Hitting: Present 55 – Future 55 Power: Present 55 – Future 60 Speed: Present 40 – Future 50 Fielding: Present 50 – Future 50 Arm Strength: Present 60 – Future 60 2013 Season Colin Moran had a collegiate slash line of .347/.439/.522 heading into the 2013 season. […]
There’s been a lot of debate over MLB’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement involving whether or not it is more beneficial to small markets or bigger markets. One of the focal points of this debate has centered on the amateur draft and the fact that set limits have been imposed on organizations who were willing to go “over slot” and pay above what a particular draft slot’s inherent value might be, but the changes to the […]
Keith Law of ESPN updated his Top 100 Draft Prospects. Here is who he projected at No. 11 where the Mets will pick in the Rule 4 Draft in June. Read the Full Rankings Here. (ESPN Insider Subscription Required) And with the No. 11 Pick of the 2013 First Year Player Draft… The New York Mets select: OF HUNTER RENFROE, MISSISSIPPI STATE Player Profile: Position: OF/C Height: 6-1 Weight: 216 Bats/Throws: R-R Birthdate: Jan. […]
You know that feeling when Scott Rice walked the first two batters in the 8th inning yesterday with the Mets clinging to a 2 run lead? Kind of a helpless sense of doom and despair where you can’t bear to watch? With a little help from Jayson Werth the result didn’t turn out like so many other late-inning debacles have, but as I exhaled and wiped the sweat from my forehead it got me thinking […]
(Photos by US Presswire, Collage by Joe D.) If you’re the kind of baseball fan that still loves a good old-fashioned pitching duel like thrill of a Tom Seaver vs. Steve Carlton matchup, then tonight’s contest between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets will be right up your alley. As I said last week, every time Matt Harvey steps onto a mound it is must-see TV, but tonight’s contest comes with the added thrill of […]
Mets Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – CF Mike Baxter – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Jonathon Niese – LHP Game Notes The team called up right-hander Jeurys Familia from Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday, optioning submariner Greg Burke to the Minors. Familia, who broke camp with the Mets in an eight-man Opening Day bullpen, has […]
Mike Puma of the New York Post, reports that Terry Collins was yelled at five times a day by general manager Sandy Alderson regarding the team’s approach during Spring Training, according to a team source. Alderson insisted that the team had to show the kind of selectivity at the plate that has been a hallmark of the general manager’s career. As a result, the Mets are seeing 156.11 pitches per game in 2013, up from […]
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