Tag: 2014

Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Have No. 19 Selection, Reviewing Past Top Picks

Major League Baseball will conduct day one of the 2016 First Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 9 at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The event will air live on MLB Network and will be streamed on MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. ET. The New York Mets will have two picks (19, 31) […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Pirates, 7:05 PM

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 • 7:05 p.m. PNC Park • Pittsburgh, PA RHP Noah Syndergaard (6-2, 1.91) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (ML debut) SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM Yesterday stunk. Can we do it over? The Mets lost both games of a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates by the same score of […]

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Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

An article by posted on May 25, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Sets New Franchise Consecutive Saves Record

Jeurys Familia improved to 16-for-16 in save opportunities on Wednesday, when he got Wilson Ramos to ground out to end the ninth and give the Mets a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. Familia, 26, also set a new franchise record by converting 32 straight regular-season saves, passing Billy Wagner who converted 31 straight save attempts […]

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Big Sexy! Bartolo Colon Launches First MLB Home Run!

An article by posted on May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Big Sexy! Bartolo Colon Launches First MLB Home Run!

Mets pitcher, and fan-favorite Bartolo Colon has done the impossible by hitting his first major league home run tonight in Petco Park. It was a no-doubt, two-run shot to left field in the second inning of Saturday night’s game against the San Diego Padres’ James Shields.   Colon, 43 later this month, has made leaps […]

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Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

I was eager to see top prospect Dominic Smith during the current Binghamton Mets home stand. It was my first look at the kid and he certainly passed the eye test. The return of more winter weather to upstate New York and the fact that I’m coaching a high school baseball team, delayed my first […]

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MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 9 Marcos Molina, RHP

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Top 30 Prospects: No. 9 Marcos Molina, RHP

No. 9 - RHP Marcos Molina Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 188  Level: GCL & St. Lucie Mets  B/T:R/R  Age: 3/8/1995 (21)  Age Dif: -2.9 Statistics: 44.1 IP, 9 games, 8 games started, 4.26 ERA, 49 hits, 11 BB/36 K Marcos Molina is oozing with talent, boasting frontline starter material, and already has control of all of his pitches. However, he had Tommy John Surgery in […]

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2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Jeurys Familia, RP

Jeurys Familia, RP Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: October 10, 1989 (26 on Opening Day) Contract Status: First year arbitration (Salary: $4.1 million) 2015 Recap In 2015, Jeurys Familia was simply incredible. After a very good 2014 season in which he served as the setup man for Jenrry Mejia, Familia stepped his game up even further, dropping his […]

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2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

An article by posted on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Juan Lagares, CF

Juan Lagares, CF DOB: March 17, 1989 (27 on Opening Day) Bats/Throws: R/R Contract Status: First year of four-year, $23 million extension ($2.5 million salary) 2015 Recap After showing the outrageous potential he had in 2014, Juan Lagares came back down to Earth in 2015 in a big way, seeing a decline in both offensive and […]

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Mets To Dispense With Camouflage Uniforms In 2016

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Dispense With Camouflage Uniforms In 2016

According to Paul Lukas of the ever popular site UniWatch, the New York Mets will not wear the camouflage uniforms at home during the 2016 season. The Mets began wearing the camos in 2014 when the launched their Military Mondays campaign to honor veterans and active duty servicemen and women. The camouflage uniforms proved very lucky for […]

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2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

Curtis Granderson, RF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 16, 1981 (35 on Opening Day) Contract status: Third year of 4yr/$60 million deal ($16 million salary) 2015 Recap What a difference a year makes. After a very disappointing 2014 season, Curtis Granderson had his best year at the plate since 2011. After a dismal .227/.326/.388 from the […]

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