Tag: 2013

Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

Jeff Zimmerman of Fangraphs offered a somewhat pessimistic outlook on Zack Wheeler and his upcoming 2014 season. Zimmerman cites two major factors that he believes could significantly limit Wheeler’s success: his walk rate, and his shoulder tightness that forced him to miss his final start last year. Wheeler’s walk rate in 2013 was 4.1, a […]

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Prospect Pulse: Jayce Boyd Will Be In The Mix In 2015

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Jayce Boyd Will Be In The Mix In 2015

Jayce Boyd, First Base Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’3″ Weight: 185 lb. Position: First Base Age: 23 (Happy Birthday, Jayce!) ETA: 2015 2013 MMO Top Prospect Rank: NR Boyd was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 draft out of Florida State University. He played both third and first base while attending FSU, and […]

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RHP Jeff Walters Shined Bright For B-Mets In 2013

An article by posted on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
RHP Jeff Walters Shined Bright For B-Mets In 2013

Great pitching was the lifeline of the Binghamton Mets record setting baseball season this summer.  Wherever you looked; the starting rotation, long relief or closing, the B-Met pitching excelled.  There were multiple B-Mets who could be considered the 2013 Most Valuable Pitcher.  I’ve boiled that choice down to four promising right-handed arms, Rafael Montero, Logan Verrett, Noah Syndergaard and Jeff […]

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MMO Prospect Spotlight: Logan Verrett, RHP

An article by posted on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Spotlight: Logan Verrett, RHP

Logan Verrett, RHP DOB: 6/19/1990 Bats/Throws: Right/Right 2013 Total Stats: 146 IP, 4.25 ERA, 3.96 FIP, 8.14 K/9, 1.91 BB/9 2013 Review Logan Verrett, a third round pick in the 2011 Draft, spent all of 2013 pitching for Double-A Binghamton. He logged 146 innings, a more than 40 innings jump from his rookie season in […]

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First Base Frustrations? Don’t Panic.

An article by posted on January 1, 2014 1 Comment
First Base Frustrations?  Don’t Panic.

While it may frustrate the fan base that that New Year has rolled around and there has not been a resolution to the First Base situation, not making a trade may be the wisest move of all. The adage in the stock market is Buy Low, Sell High. If the Mets First Base situation was […]

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Thank You Mets Fans and Happy New Year!

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 0 Comments
Thank You Mets Fans and Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you… Wow, where does all the time go? I can’t say goodbye to 2013 without first saying ‘thank you’ to all of our Readers and Writers. Because of you, MMO is standing tall with a bright future ahead of us. I cannot believe we are wrapping up our ninth […]

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A Closer Look at Mets’ LHP Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 0 Comments
A Closer Look at Mets’ LHP Prospect Steven Matz

You’ve heard the name before, but 2013 was the first real look at the Mets’ LHP prospect Steven Matz due to him missing significant time recovering from arm injuries. I recently named him as my Mets’ pitching prospect to watch in 2014, as he seems to be on a path to be named a top-five […]

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Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 1 Comment
Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia hasn’t thrown a lot this winter, but when he has, he’s been lights out, missing a ton of bats and flashing the mid-to-upper-90s velocity that has scouts raving, writes Baseball Prospectus. You can’t put a lot of stock in winter league performances, but you can put a ton of stock in young pitchers returning […]

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Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

Two and a half years have passed since Sandy Alderson traded Carlos Beltran to the Giants for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. At the time, the move was widely praised. In fact, most considered it a steal, particularly since Beltran went on to sign with the Cardinals that offseason making the deal a clear loser […]

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When Is A Good OBP Not So Good

An article by posted on December 29, 2013 0 Comments
When Is A Good OBP Not So Good

Egads… What’s that picture of Luis Castillo doing up there? I bet you didn’t think you’d see him again, right? While I was reading through some comments, I came across an interesting exchange I serendipitously started when I wrote that signing Stephen Drew could end up being as bad as the Luis Castillo signing. Then […]

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