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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

Historic Grayson Stadium, Savannah, GA According to a report by Adam Rubin, Mets are semi-officially stating that their Single-A affiliate, the Savannah Sand Gnats, are ceasing their occupancy in Savannah, Georgia on October 1st, 2015. and will be relocating to a brand new, state of the art stadium located in Columbia, South Carolina. The Mets […]

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MLB Announces 2015 Draft Bonus Allotments

An article by posted on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Announces 2015 Draft Bonus Allotments

Major League Baseball officially released the bonus pool allotments for the 2015 First Year Player Draft, which you can view at Baseball America. The draft will begin on June 8 and run through June 10. The Mets, who do not have a first round pick, will have $3,587,800 to spend this year - the lowest amount among […]

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Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

It’s that time of year when prospects can find their names on the same jerseys being issued to major league players. Spring Training makes everyone look like a big leaguer, as seasoned veterans and bubble-gum chewing minor leaguers meet under the Florida sun. It’s also that time on the calendar when prospect lists are plentiful. Perhaps […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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Yasmani Tomas Granted Free Agency, Can Now Sign With Any Team

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Yasmani Tomas Granted Free Agency, Can Now Sign With Any Team

Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas has been granted free agency by Major League Baseball, according to a his agent, Jay Alou. He is now free to sign with any club. Unfortunately, his potential $100 million deal takes the Mets out of the picture. Tomas has already had private workouts with the Phillies, Rangers and Giants who are each considered to […]

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First-Rounder Michael Conforto Signs Contract At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 11, 2014 0 Comments
First-Rounder Michael Conforto Signs Contract At Citi Field

Michael Conforto was at Citi Field today to sign his new contract with the Mets. Also on hand were Scott Boras and fellow client Matt Harvey. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first reported that the Mets reached an agreement with their first round pick and that the official announcement is pending a physical. Conforto, a 21-year-old outfielder from […]

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A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

The Chicago Cubs have traded starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for a package of four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday and reports say the Cubs will receive the A’s top two prospects in shortstop Addison Russell, 20, and outfielder Billy McKinney, 19. The Cubs also will receive Triple-A […]

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Another Mets Conundrum: Cautious To A Fault

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Another Mets Conundrum: Cautious To A Fault

I can’t vouch for the veracity of this, but on Sunday night I heard that the Mets have played 22 different series so far this season, and somehow they’ve managed to avoid facing the opposing team’s ace pitcher in 16 of those series. If that’s true, I guess things could be somewhat worse than they […]

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Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America Tabs Michael Conforto For Mets In Latest Mock

Baseball America released their latest mock draft today as we inch closer to June 5th. Surprisingly, to me at least, BA had North Carolina State lefty Carlos Rodon returning to the top spot thanks to a string of strong starts. As for the Mets, Baseball America had them selecting Oregon State’s Michael Conforto with the 10th […]

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