Tag: Baseball America

Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

An article by posted on August 29, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

The Buffalo Bisons honored their 2012 Season Award Winners as part of Fan Appreciation Night on Tuesday evening at Coca Cola Field. Players received their awards in a special pre-game ceremony in what has become an annual tradition for the Herd on their final home game of the season. OF Fred Lewis Most Valuable Player […]

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Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending May 31st has Mets top prospects RHP Zack Wheeler and 3B Wilmer Flores both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 4 and No.10 respectively.   Both Flores and Wheeler have sen their stocks rise considerably so far this season, especially Flores who did some back-sliding last season. […]

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Mets Get High Marks On International Free Agents

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Get High Marks On International Free Agents

Last week, Ben Badler of Baseball America evaluated how MLB teams have done in the international arena with regards to scouting, signing and developing talent in these once neglected markets that have produced more than their fair share of solid major league baseball players.. The Mets ranked very well according to Badler who ranked the Amazins’ among the […]

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Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

It’s been a heck of a week for me with the publishers deadline for our 2012 Mets Annual upon me and various other things, but I always find time for my Mets. Before I get into some things, our friends at Real Dirty Mets have some openings for new writers. If you’re interested in trying […]

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Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

Wheeler has two pitches that could surface as plus, in his fastball and curveball. The changeup I saw doesn’t look like it will be more than a slightly above-average pitch. He could use more seasoning with his changeup as well as his command, but he could be a back-of-the-rotation starter in the big leagues tomorrow. His […]

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2011 Draft Update: Mets Top Pick Brandon Nimmo Wants $2.5 Million

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

As my colleague HoJo wrote last week in this post, the New York Mets announced that they have signed 12 draft picks from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, including the club’s second round selection right handed pitcher Cory Mazzoni from North Carolina State University.  According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Mets signed Mazzoni […]

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The Mets Have A Major…Minor League Problem

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

It’s so easy for us to say the Mets are a dysfunctional franchise. We’ve certainly bared witness to it the last few years. One particular area of criticism that’s often pointed out is the Mets farm system, or lack there-of. The farm system is cultivated mostly by signing amateur free agents and the draft. The […]

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The Crazies: There’s Something In The Water…

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

There’s something weird going on in Port St. Lucie… I can’t put my finger on it, but it’s starting to spread like wild fire… It’s one thing when loony Jerry Manuel starts hallucinating about Jenrry “Wild Thing” Mejia being the next Mariano Rivera. After all, we’ve all become accustomed to way-out comments like that from Manuel who in […]

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Mets Farm System Getting Long Overdue Recognition

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

A couple of key prospects rankings were released this week and the Mets are prominently featured in both. First, here is the 2010 Top 100 Prospects from Project Prospect, which features five Mets. 10 Fernando Martinez  – LF/RF Plus power/good contact skills may allow him to ascend to stardom. some day. 48 Jon Niese – LHP […]

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Phillies, Braves, Marlins Among Top 10 Farm Systems, Mets Ranked #20

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

John Manuel of Baseball America, posted the latest ranking of MLB’s farm systems on SI.com. Baseball America ranks the 30 MLB farm systems twice a year — in the spring, as the minor league season is about to start, and again every December. In the latest rankings, the Texas Rangers have the best overall farm […]

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