Tag: 2014

Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Mets Skimped On Backup Catcher

Update: 4:25 PM Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that the Mets didn’t allocate funds for a veteran catcher to help mentor Travis d’Arnaud, hence leaving them in the current situation they’re in at backstop. “We allocated our spending to other areas,” a source told Martino. 1:43 PM As many of you know, the Mets […]

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Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Relief Prospect Jeff Walters Suffers Torn UCL

Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters has sustained a torn ulnar colateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow. The injury is likely to require Tommy John surgery, thus adding to this season’s epidemic of similar injuries. Walters is on the 40-man roster and was considered to potentially be a late-season call-up to strengthen the bullpen. In […]

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Mets Must Replace Collins, Time For Action Is Now

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Must Replace Collins, Time For Action Is Now

The Mets are still only five games back in the NL East race and an equivalent five games back in the NL Wild Card race. And yet, again, they lost a close game more because of their own mistakes and lack of execution than the opponent outplaying them. Mets have scored 248 runs so far […]

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RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
RHP Kozikowski Is Likely The PTBNL In Davis Trade

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reminds us that the player to be named later in the Ike Davis trade with the Pirates will not be announced immediately after the draft. The PTBNL cannot be announced until a year after he signed his first pro contract, not a year after he was drafted. If it does turn out to be […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

Round 3 – With the 84 overall selection in the third round of the 2014 first year player draft, the Mets selected American Heritage School SS Milton Ramos. Considered strong on defense but below average bat. Running Speed: 55/65 Arm Strength: 60/65 Hitting for Average: 40/55 Hitting for Power: 40/50 Fielding: 55/70 Round 4 - With the […]

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Shortstop Matt Reynolds Batting .365 To Lead Eastern League

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Shortstop Matt Reynolds Batting .365 To Lead Eastern League

He’s the Eastern League’s top batter with a .365 batting average. He’s second on the Eastern League’s leader board in on-base-percentage at .445. Matt Reynolds continues to rake near the top of the Binghamton Mets lineup. After missing a handful of games with back issues, B-Met fans had to be concerned if the layoff and […]

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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

Tuesday night’s game really got me thinking about the future of Curtis Granderson. He played exactly how I would like to see him play moving forward. He had three hits, all of which were singles and also stole a base. The amount of pressure on Granderson’s shoulders goes beyond the $60 million dollar contract he […]

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The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

He’s a New York Met pitching prospect enigma, at times an untouchable strikeout machine and at times a guy who struggles to get the ball over the plate. Jack Leathersich is a perplexing Met pitching puzzle, a pitching paradox that often lands him at one end or the other of the effectiveness spectrum; overpowering brilliance, […]

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This Day In Mets History: Johan Tosses First Mets No-Hitter

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets History: Johan Tosses First Mets No-Hitter

After 8,019 regular season games spanning over 50 years, Johan Santana tossed the Mets’ first no-hitter. An 8-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on this date in 2012 in front of a scant crowd of 27,069 in Flushing. World Series MVP David Freese came to the plate with two outs and the count ran to 3-2 before Santana […]

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Shortstop Prospect Amed Rosario Assigned To Savannah

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Shortstop Prospect Amed Rosario Assigned To Savannah

Mets top shortstop prospect Amed Rosario was recently assigned to and now on the Single-A Savannah roster after tearing it up against competition during extended Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin adds that it is a planned small stop for the extremely talented shortstop, and he will be starting […]

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