Tag: 2014

Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Oakland A’s have shipped starter Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospects RHP Daniel Mengden and highly regarded catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Astros had made no secret that they were ready to increase payroll to support the team’s playoff run and supplement their elite young talents. […]

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Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Time For Mets Leadership To Stop Talking And Start Doing

I applaud Buster Olney of ESPN for the thorough summation of the state of the Mets and his conclusion that the inaction by Mets leadership has been inexplicable and inexcusable. Olney implored the Mets front office to be creative and try something different. “Do something. Add something. Get some help.” He points to the Washington […]

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Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

Outfield prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo have both made it onto Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects rankings. Conforto, who checked in at No. 14, is up there with catching prospect Kyle Schwarber (No. 6) as the top college bats from the 2014 draft. Selected 10th overall out of Oregon State, Conforto is enjoying […]

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Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

An article by posted on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Ynoa And Gant Win Pitcher Of The Week Awards

Gabriel Ynoa was named the Eastern League pitcher of the week by Milb.com. Ynoa fired a complete game shutout in his only start last week for Double-A Binghamton. He allowed one hit and struck out six batters during his dominant performance. A single he yielded in the 3rd inning was the only time a hitter […]

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Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Co-Player of the Week along with Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. In two starts this past week, deGrom went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA while walking three and striking out 18 in 15 innings pitched. During one of those starts in San Diego, deGrom took […]

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A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
A Struggling Jon Niese Could Open Door For Top Prospect Steven Matz

After Saturday’s 9-5 loss to the Miami Marlins, manager Terry Collins told reporters that he’s concerned with what he’s been seeing from lefthander Jon Niese. “I’m concerned because I have yet to see him in my time here ever pitch where he makes the number of mistakes he’s made.” Collins is worried about Niese’s lack of […]

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Goeddel Could Be Moving Into Expanded Role In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
Goeddel Could Be Moving Into Expanded Role In Mets Bullpen

Lost in all the excitement of the Mets 14-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night, was yet another solid relief outing by Erik Goeddel. Goeddel, 26, tossed two more scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out three. He has yet to allow a run in 13 appearances out of the bullpen […]

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Nationals Pull Within Half Game Of Mets, Sandy Preaches Patience

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Pull Within Half Game Of Mets, Sandy Preaches Patience

Here come the Washington Nationals… In 18 days they’ve climbed back from eight games behind the first place Mets to within a half game of the top spot. How did they do it? They’ve won 13 of their last 17 games. Next week they get their top offensive star back, Anthony Rendon, who started baseball […]

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DeGrom Rediscovered Himself In Last Start

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Rediscovered Himself In Last Start

After a couple of rough outings, Jacob deGrom bounced back in a big way vs the Orioles on Wednesday night at Citifield. The 2014 N.L. Rookie of the Year pitched seven strong innings, allowing only one run while striking out nine, to lead the Mets to a 5-1 win and a two game sweep of the O’s. […]

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Mets Sign Brooks Conrad

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Brooks Conrad

The Mets have signed major league veteran Brooks Conrad and assigned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. (Adam Rubin, ESPN) Conrad, 35, has a career .200 average with 19 homers and 73 RBIs in 460 major league at-bats spanning six seasons and five organizations. He also has a career .271 on base percentage. He is a […]

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