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Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

If we are to assume that the Wilmer Flores shortstop era has come to a close, then and a potential logjam at second base appears to be in the cards for the 2016 season. Based on Flores’ recent statement to the effect that his comfort level is higher on the right side of the keystone […]

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How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

I attended my first ballgame at Cashman Field in 1987, or ’88. I know that because we got an autograph from Bip Roberts. My family was on vacation in Las Vegas and I was bored by hanging out in the video arcade at the Circus Circus all day. The team was called the Las Vegas […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Stays Hot, Thompson With Four Hits

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Cecchini Stays Hot, Thompson With Four Hits

Las Vegas (49-38) 10, Salt Lake 5 The Las Vegas offense was an extra base hit machine producing nine of them on the night incuding two doubles a piece by Dilson Herrera, Cory Vaughn, and Dan Rohlfing. Travis Taijeron had two extra base hits as well, his 11th double and 15th homerun of the season. […]

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Mets Matters: Who’s On Second?

An article by posted on April 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: Who’s On Second?

The Mets are the talk of the baseball world with a blazing hot start to their season. The Mets currently are in 1st place in the NL East with a commanding lead of 4.5 games over 2nd place Atlanta. Everything seems to be falling in place, as each Mets player has had a role in […]

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Wild, Nimmo Homers

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Wild, Nimmo Homers

Steven Matz got his 2nd AAA start and it did not go as well as the first as he walked five hitters and gave up five hits which lead to three runs for Sacramento. Matz got his first AAA loss in the 3-2 game and struggled to locate his fastball but didn’t get any help […]

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MMO Minors Game Thread: Matz Making AAA Debut

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Minors Game Thread: Matz Making AAA Debut

Opening Day is finally here for the Mets Minor League affiliates with Savannah, St. Lucie, Binghamton, and Las Vegas all playing their first game tonight. The most anticipated game of the night is at AAA where the Las Vegas 51′s take on the Fresno Grizzlies with Steven Matz making his AAA debut. If you didn’t […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

No. 20 Jack Leathersich, LHP Age: 24 Height: 5’11 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Last year: #21 Synopsis: Jack Leathersich has posted huge strikeout numbers at every level proven by his career 15.2 K/9, unfortunately he also walks more than his share as well. He has walked nearly a hitter per inning at Las Vegas while […]

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Ranking the NL East Catchers

An article by posted on February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ranking the NL East Catchers

How do the National League East Catchers shake out? There can be a lot of debate on this list, and by mid-season this list may be completely different – but let’s take a look and see how they currently rank… 1. Wilson Ramos (Nationals) – Ramos is the best catcher in the East. He gunned […]

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Marlins Acquire Mat Latos From Cincinnati

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Mat Latos From Cincinnati

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Marlins have acquired starter Mat Latos from the Reds. Latos owns a career 3.34 ERA and a 60-45 won-loss record. The Reds will receive two prospects, Chad Wallach and Anthony DeSclafani, in the trade according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Wallach batted .321 with seven home […]

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