Tag: 2013

Taking 2013 Optimism To The Bronx

An article by posted on February 25, 2013 0 Comments
Taking 2013 Optimism To The Bronx

I love the air of optimism that occurs this time of year. Over the last few days we’ve seen a slew of MMO writers share their optimistic predictions for 2013, all sharing the same tone “Why not us?” In truth, the question is fair. Last year, nobody saw Oakland coming. The year prior, Arizona caught […]

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Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on February 23, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: 2013 Mets Centerfield Candidate Matt den Dekker

Matt den Dekker, CF Bats: L Throws: L Height: 6’1″ Weight: 205 lb. Position: Centerfield Age: 25 (26 in August) ETA: 2013 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #12 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Matt den Dekker has only been in the Mets farm system for three years, but his […]

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Mets Have The Competitors To Pull Off A Miracle

An article by posted on February 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have The Competitors To Pull Off A Miracle

On Monday, Zack Wheeler told reports that he intends to make the decision hard on the Mets to send him down rather than have him break camp with the team, and that he won’t go down without a fight. This is just a microcosm for the 2013 New York Mets roster, now chock full of […]

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Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 6′   Weight: 170 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 ETA: 2015 2013 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: #9 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: If you go by the numbers, Sterling Award winner Rafael Montero is a guy that you […]

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2013 Impact Rookies: #16 Travis D’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on February 15, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Impact Rookies: #16 Travis D’Arnaud, C

In his latest post on ESPN insider (subscription only), Keith Law ranked baseball’s top rookies using a different set of criteria based solely on the immediate impact a player will have this season. Law factors in expected roles and playing time as well as his expectations for their immediate performance. One Met made the list, and […]

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Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

An article by posted on February 12, 2013 0 Comments
Revamped Mets Bullpen Could Surprise In 2013

Opportunity cost is an economic term that means the highest valued alternative foregone to pursue an activity. It’s like if you worked at a bakery baking cakes and pies. Your shift is five hours long. In one hour, you’re able to bake one cake or two pies. If you spent zero hours on cakes and […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

Player Name: Reese Havens  Bats: L  Throws: R Height: 6’1″  Weight: 195 lb. Position: Second Base  Age: 26  MMO Top Prospect Ranking: NR ETA: 2013 Background: There’s not much that I can tell you about Reese Havens that you probably don’t already know. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the University […]

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MMO’s 2013 Top 25 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on February 4, 2013 0 Comments
MMO’s 2013 Top 25 Mets Prospects

After many months of thoughtful deliberating, boisterous debating and countless incidents of throwing food at each other, here is our official and final MMO Top 25 Prospects for 2013. A special thanks goes to Satish AKA Perseus, who used his Zeus-like powers to take all of our analysis, emails, and notes written on the back […]

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Alderson Says He Is Responsible For Lack Of Spending, Not Ownership

An article by posted on January 31, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says He Is Responsible For Lack Of Spending, Not Ownership

Mets season ticket holders were gathered at the Caesar’s Club at Citi Field tonight, where Sandy Alderson and his front office fielded questions about a variety of issues. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York did a nice job of covering the event and retweeting some of the quotes from those who were on hand. Regarding […]

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Morning Grind: “There’s Not A Lot Left On The Shelf”

An article by posted on January 28, 2013 0 Comments
Morning Grind: “There’s Not A Lot Left On The Shelf”

Yesterday on Sirius XM’s MLB Network Radio, the ever-frugal Mets GM Sandy Alderson had this to say regarding the current outfield market and the 2013 Mets outfield: “We continue to look, but I think, realistically at this point, there’s not a lot left on the shelf,” said GM Sandy Alderson. “So at some point we […]

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