Tag: Castillo

Rafael Montero’s Goal Is To Make The Team

An article by posted on February 4, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero’s Goal Is To Make The Team

Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger, got a chance to speak with Rafael Montero on Monday morning where he continues to train at the Mets academy in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. The Mets’ righthander is planning to arrive to Port St. Lucie on February 15 and he has one primary objective. “The goal is to go and make the […]

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Mets Want Mejia To Earn The No. 5 Starter Job

An article by posted on February 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Want Mejia To Earn The No. 5 Starter Job

While the the Mets have signed veterans John Lannan and Daisuke Matsuzaka this Winter to minor league deals to battle for the final remaining spot in the rotation, the Mets are hoping that Jenrry Mejia wins the job according to this article by Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger. If spring training goes the Mets’ way, […]

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Latest On Ike Davis And His Shrinking Market

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 1 Comment
Latest On Ike Davis And His Shrinking Market

On Monday, the Pirates announced that have acquired first baseman Chris McGuiness from the Texas Rangers for righthander Miles Mikolas. McGuiness, 25, is coming off his first Triple-A season where he batted .246 with 11 home runs and 43 RBI in 104 games last season for Round Rock. His plate discipline led to an on-base percentage of .369 and an OPS […]

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When Is A Good OBP Not So Good

An article by posted on December 29, 2013 0 Comments
When Is A Good OBP Not So Good

Egads… What’s that picture of Luis Castillo doing up there? I bet you didn’t think you’d see him again, right? While I was reading through some comments, I came across an interesting exchange I serendipitously started when I wrote that signing Stephen Drew could end up being as bad as the Luis Castillo signing. Then […]

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Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 5 Comments
Drew Is Not One Step Closer To Being A Met

Sometimes I still don’t get how some Met fans will ignore one hundred years of baseball history to hang onto a faint hope that something positive will fall the Mets way. That is if you want to call signing a declining skills, injury-prone player like Stephen Drew something positive. I don’t. Bu lets examine this […]

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The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
The Beat Goes On: Reporters Weigh In On Amazins’

Bill Madden of the Daily News: Alderson never comes right out and says it, but it sure sounds as if the Mets’ 2014 payroll is not going to exceed $90 million, which, if so, would place them in the bottom third of baseball or less than half as much as the Yankees who, having destroyed […]

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Mets Set Sights On Former Closer Chris Perez

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Set Sights On Former Closer Chris Perez

Jorge Castillo of the Star-Leger reports on the Mets’ search for a late-inning reliever to supplement Vic Black and Bobby Parnell. One option the Mets are considering is former Indians closer Chris Perez, according to a person with knowledge of the club’s thinking. The person requested anonymity to speak freely on the matter. Perez is […]

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Happy Haunting, Mets Fans!

An article by posted on October 31, 2013 0 Comments
Happy Haunting, Mets Fans!

The New York Mets have provided their fans with plenty of frights and terrifying moments over their 52 year history. Some of those moments still raise the hairs on the backs of our necks whenever we think about them. If we were to compile some of them and put them into some sort of order, […]

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B-Mets Eliminated In A Game Marred By Critical Blown Calls From Umpires

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
B-Mets Eliminated In A Game Marred By Critical Blown Calls From Umpires

It was the only game of the year with a four man umpiring crew the entire season in Binghamton. By the end of the night, Binghamton manager Pedro Lopez and his B-Met baseball team and some 4,000 Binghamton fans pined for the return of a three-man crew, or perhaps the two-man officiating teams used to arbitrate a college […]

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Charting Syndergaard’s Double-A Debut At NYSEG Stadium

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments

The storyline for the Binghamton Mets Sunday was a four home run barrage, solid pitching and a 7-2 victory over the Erie Seawolves to improve their record to 46-28 and win their ninth series in a row. For New York Met fans the news was all about Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard, a 6’4” flame throwing, right-handed pitcher […]

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