Tag: catching

Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Need Catching Coach, Possibly Pursuing Glenn Sherlock

The Mets are in need of a new catching coach. With the exception of Rene Rivera, Mets backstops, specifically Travis d’Arnaud, really struggled behind the dish in 2016. Terry Collins is at the Winter Meetings, and he was recently spotted with Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Glenn Sherlock, according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Diamondbacks GM […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Catcher Tomas Nido Talks About Breakout Season

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Catcher Tomas Nido Talks About Breakout Season

St. Lucie Mets catcher Tomas Nido enjoyed a breakout season on both sides of the ball including winning the Florida State League batting title with his .320 average. Nido threw out 42 percent of would-be basestealers, making him one of only two full season minor catchers to hit at least .320 and have at least […]

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Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s Slider Is Unhittable

Last season, Noah Syndergaard basically dominated with a fastball/sinker, curveball, and a changeup. He tinkered with a slider, but he only threw it 3.15% of the time. After a full offseason to work on the pitch, Syndergaard announced in a big way that the pitch will be a big part of his repertoire this season. GIF: Did we […]

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Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Rubin: Four Internal Candidates To Replace Geren On Coaching Staff

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the New York Mets will be filling the bench coach spot vacated by Bob Geren from a group of four internal candidates. Geren left the Mets last week to take a similar position as bench coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The potential candidates for a promotion […]

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Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses […]

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Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Eric Campbell Wants To Add Catcher To Utility Belt

Eric Campbell recently told reporter Paul Ivice that he wants to add catching to his skill set. “I realized years ago that was going to be my ticket as a utility guy, and if another position needs to be added, I’m all for it.” (Newsday Feb 13) Campbell, 28, slashed .263/.322/.358 in 190 at bats […]

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Could Top Prospect Kevin Plawecki Be Dealt At Trade Deadline?

An article by posted on January 10, 2015 0 Comments
Could Top Prospect Kevin Plawecki Be Dealt At Trade Deadline?

Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki could become a valuable chip for the Mets at the trade deadline, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, especially if Travis d’Arnaud thrives this season. One primary suitor could be the Arizona Diamondbacks whose GM Dave Stewart continues to seek a catcher according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. Stewart […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should Kevin Plawecki Be Traded?

An article by posted on December 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should Kevin Plawecki Be Traded?

An MMO Fan Shot by Bill Tourjee The Mets #1 position player prospect in MLB’s rankings, catcher Kevin Plawecki, continues to be mentioned as a possible trade chip. But should he be made available, even if the trade returns a high-end SS or prospect? It would be safe to say that most GMs prefer to […]

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Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

MMO’s John Bernhardt had Sandy Alderson on as his guest during today’s Tip-Off show on WIOX Radio. Here is what he had to say about several of the Mets prospects. Steven Matz, LHP “He had a very good season in 2013, and exceeded that in 2014, both at St. Lucie and at Binghamton. His numbers […]

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