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Montero and Flores Named Mets’ Top Performers By Baseball America

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments
Montero and Flores Named Mets’ Top Performers By Baseball America

Mike Kerwick of Baseball America has dished out his Minor League Players of the Year selections and named Rafael Montero as the Mets’ Best Pitcher and Wilmer Flores got the nod as the Mets’ Best Position Player. Both players were very deserving, especially Montero who has done nothing but excel since turning pro. His primary […]

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Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: Second Opinion On Harvey Will Determine “Quality and Number” Of Starter They Will Target

Mets righthander Matt Harvey will have his sore right elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews this week for a second opinion to help him determine if he should opt for Tommy John surgery as the Mets team doctors initially advised. Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game confirmed the news, but added that no date […]

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 60 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

With Tuesday’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Colombia who is three years into his professional baseball career, and in his second year playing in the U.S., after spending […]

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Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

The Mets have traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 19-year-old Single-A second baseman Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, according to ESPN New York. Herrera is the 20th best prospect in the Pirates minor leagues according to Baseball America and 11th best according to MiLB.com who also ranked him […]

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Mets Officially Sign Dominican Outfielder Ricardo Cespedes

An article by posted on August 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Officially Sign Dominican Outfielder Ricardo Cespedes

Mets have officially signed Dominican outfielder Ricardo Cespedes. The Mets had already reached a verbal agreement with Cespedes during the International Free Agent signing period in July. But because he was only 15 years old, the rules of the new CBP prohibited the Mets from legally getting his name on a contract. Today, Cespedes turned […]

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Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 57 Comments
Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

Mailbag time again at MMO. This time, Marcus asks: Long time reader; first time question asker… What’s with all the Jurickson Profar love? He’s rated number 1 by popular prospect polls; his minor league numbers (with my un-sabrey-eye) don’t seem to justify his rankings. Heck, he was ranked in front of Wil Myers who had […]

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Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

An article by posted on August 13, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Murphy’s Future Role, When Defense Matters Most, Capping Innings Is A Good Thing

Someone asked me today if we should just go ahead and send Daniel Murphy to the bench in a super utility type role. “Of course”. I responded. Looking at how far his defense has been regressing and how inconsistent his bat has been, it’s no big secret how this movie is going to end. Once […]

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MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: I’m Sorry Sandy, But You Blew It

After reading an article by Joe D., who was very pleased with how Sandy Alderson handled himself in the days leading up to the Trade Deadline, I wrote him and asked if I could submit a rebuttal. He was kind enough to allow me that courtesy and encouraged me to fire away. So fire away, […]

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Syndergaard and d’Arnaud On BA’s Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Syndergaard and d’Arnaud On BA’s Top 50 Prospects

Baseball America revealed their top 50 midseason prospects today, as was compiled by J.J. Cooper. Both Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud appeared on the list, at numbers 23 and 25, respectively. Of course, both of these minor leaguers were key components to the off-season trade Sandy Alderson made with the Toronto Blue Jays that sent R.A. Dickey north of the border. Each […]

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Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

The international signing period for MLB teams starts on July 2nd, which is this upcoming Tuesday. Once that day comes, teams will be able to sign 16-year-old international players they’ve been evaluating. Ben Badler of Baseball America breaks down the top 30 players today. He’s pinning the Mets as targeting catcher Ali Sanchez and shortstop Luis Carpio. […]

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