Tag: Cesar Puello

Is The Mets’ Farm System Too Pitcher-Heavy?

An article by posted on January 29, 2014 0 Comments
Is The Mets’ Farm System Too Pitcher-Heavy?

If there is one thing the Mets have going for them it is the very exciting crop of young pitchers in their farm system. The Mets have made some highlights this week after Keith Law, of ESPN, ranked the organization’s farm system as sixth-best in baseball. It seems that the strategy to stockpile as many […]

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Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

An article by posted on January 28, 2014 0 Comments
Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

Cory Vaughn: he possesses the deadly combination of speed, power, and a smile that can light up a room. He is always interacting and having fun with fans via outlets like Twitter. Vaughn, the Mets’ fourth round pick in the 2010 draft, seemed destined to be one of the future faces of the Mets. Growing […]

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Mets Minors: HoJo Loves deGrom, Weighing In On Vaughn, Havens Retires

An article by posted on January 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: HoJo Loves deGrom, Weighing In On Vaughn, Havens Retires

Oh No, Ho Jo… New Seattle Mariners hitting coach Howard Johnson watched Zack Wheeler and Rafael Montero from the opposing dugout while coaching in Triple-A last season, but it was Mets prospect Jacob deGrom who impressed him the most at Triple-A Las Vegas last season, according to what he told Adam Rubin. “I saw deGrom. I like him a […]

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Minors Notes: Mets High On Flores and Lawley, Herrera May Play SS, Smith May Skip Brooklyn

An article by posted on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
Minors Notes: Mets High On Flores and Lawley, Herrera May Play SS, Smith May Skip Brooklyn

Here are some takeaways from Thursday’s Q&A with the Mets minor league officials (@MetsFarmReport) on Twitter. When asked who their top power hitter in the system was, Mets officials didn’t hesitate to mention Dustin Lawley. I asked a followup question and wondered if Lawley would stick at Triple-A after the Mets jumped him all the […]

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Featured Post: I’d Rather Have Syndergaard

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 1 Comment
Featured Post: I’d Rather Have Syndergaard

Speculation is the fuel that stokes the Hot Stove fires. As the fires of speculation simmer in Met land, sometimes during the off-season it’s easy for Met fans to forget there’s another major league baseball team sharing NYC with pinstriped baseball fans surmising what baseball in 2014 will look like in the Bronx. Recently, those […]

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FanGraphs: 2014 Mets ZiPS Projections

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 21 Comments
FanGraphs: 2014 Mets ZiPS Projections

FanGraphs just posted their 2014 ZiPS projections for the Mets. Here are this year’s results for Mets hitters: For pitcher projections visit FanGraphs here. Takeaways: It looks like they have Chris Young producing at about the same level as Curtis Granderson who came in much lower than what I would have expected. David Wright seems poised for […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Cesar Puello, RF

An article by posted on January 8, 2014 6 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Cesar Puello, RF

Cesar Puello, RF Bats/Throws: R/R DOB: April 1, 1991 Acquired: Dominican Republic, 2007 2013: Binghamton (AA) 377 PA, .326/.403/.547, 21 2B, 16 HR, 73 RBI, 24 SB Recently, there has been some speculation about whether Cesar Puello is a top ten prospect for the Mets. Major sites like Baseball America and Fangraphs have excluded him from their […]

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Allan Dykstra: A Sabermetrician’s Dream

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 18 Comments
Allan Dykstra: A Sabermetrician’s Dream

Allan Dykstra was drafted in the first round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. He played his college ball at Wake Forest University, and the Demon Deacon was considered one of the top power threats in college baseball at the time. Some considered Dykstra to be a better prospect than Ike […]

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Rising Through The Ranks: Dustin Lawley and T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Rising Through The Ranks: Dustin Lawley and T.J. Rivera

There are two Mets prospects that I will be keeping a very close eye on in 2014, and I would suggest other Mets fans do the same. It’s not Noah Syndergaard…it’s not Rafael Montero…nope, it’s not even Travis d’Arnaud. The two Mets prospects everyone should be keeping an eye on in 2014 are T.J. Rivera […]

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Featured Post: Mets Prospects Who Have Something to Prove

An article by posted on December 27, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Mets Prospects Who Have Something to Prove

Since Sandy Alderson took over in 2010, his main focus has been rebuilding a depleted farm system.  He has done a pretty good job of it by drafting very young players with impressive, raw tools that need polish in Gavin Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo, and Dominic Smith, and adding some more promising names via trade in Zack […]

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