Tag: defense

Eric Young Jr. Is Not A Good Reason To Trade Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on November 4, 2013 0 Comments
Eric Young Jr. Is Not A Good Reason To Trade Daniel Murphy

An MMO Fan Shot By Andrew Doris In recent days, rumors have heated up that the Mets are considering trading Daniel Murphy so they can install Eric Young Jr. as their everyday second baseman. As I see it, there are two significant problems with this idea. The first is that Daniel Murphy is one of […]

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Juan Lagares Is Off To A Sizzling Start In Winter Ball

An article by posted on November 3, 2013 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Is Off To A Sizzling Start In Winter Ball

It’s only been six games for Juan Lagares who is working on his bat in the Dominican Winter League, but so far the early results have been incredible for the young center fielder. Last night, Lagares went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two stolen bases to raise his average to .375 for the season with […]

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Featured Post: Selling High & Buying Low – The Sandy Alderson Philosophy

An article by posted on November 1, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Selling High & Buying Low – The Sandy Alderson Philosophy

Over the last few seasons, Sandy Alderson has managed the team’s budget with an approach conservative enough to make the Republican party envious. Some love the strategy and some hate it but with each passing sub .500 season, his tactics are becoming increasingly questioned. Most of the fan base understood the reasoning behind trading away […]

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Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

An article by posted on October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Ojeda Tabs Lagares As His Breakthrough Player for 2014

Nick asks… Is Juan Lagares an everyday player? He seems more like a Endy Chavez defensive substitute type to me, but I keep hearing that he has a hold on the everyday center field job. Do you think his bat will develop or will we see the same offensive production we saw last season? Any […]

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Royals Put Billy Butler On Trade Block

An article by posted on October 22, 2013 0 Comments
Royals Put Billy Butler On Trade Block

Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the Royals will be listening to offers for designated hitter and first baseman Billy Butler. Royals ready to talk about Billy Butler deal for teams that would take on DH owed $8 million in '14, $12m in 2015. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 22, 2013 Butler, 27, has $8 million […]

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2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

An article by posted on October 10, 2013 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft Profile: Alex Jackson, C/RF

Alex Jackson, Rancho Bernardo H.S (CA) Position: C/RF Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Bats/Throws: R/R Last week we took a look at high school shortstop Jacob Gatewood. We’ll keep it in the high school ranks this week and take a look at a fellow Californian in Alex Jackson– a high-ceiling, potential top five pick that I’ll be […]

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MMO Top 40 Prospects: No. 39 Patrick Biondi, OF

An article by posted on October 6, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Top 40 Prospects: No. 39 Patrick Biondi, OF

39. Patrick Biondi, OF Height: 5’9” Weight: 160 LBs DOB: 1/9/1991 (22 years old) Bats/Throws: Left/Right Hit: 40/50 Power: 20/25 Arm: 55/55 Field: 60/60 Speed: 55/65 A 2013 draft pick for the Mets, Biondi was a senior sign grabbed in the 9th round. He’s a bit on the smaller side, standing at 5’9”, but his […]

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Baseball America Dishes on Nimmo, Ynoa, Herrera and Plawecki

An article by posted on October 4, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America Dishes on Nimmo, Ynoa, Herrera and Plawecki

J.J. Cooper of Baseball America hosted the Prospect Chat for the SAL Top Prospect list earlier this week. Here are the Mets related questions he responded to which contain some interesting insights on Dilson Herrera, Brandon Nimmo, Gabriel Ynoa and Kevin Plawecki. What did scouts have to say about Dilson Herrera? Dilson Herrera impressed a lot […]

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Mets Fall Short in Gee’s Final Start of the Year

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Fall Short in Gee’s Final Start of the Year

The Mets (73-86) lost to the Brewers (72-87) by a score of 4-2 on Thursday night at Citi Field. Dillon Gee took the ball for the final time this season, and struggled a bit. Dillon gave up 2 walks and 4 singles in the 2nd inning, which allowed Milwaukee to score the only 4 runs they […]

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Duda Says He’s Done Enough For Everyday Job, But Does Sandy Share His Opinion?

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Says He’s Done Enough For Everyday Job, But Does Sandy Share His Opinion?

Lucas Duda fully understands the lay of the land in Flushing these days, and knows his hold on an everyday job at first base in 2014 is tenuous at best. While he feels he has done enough to be considered as an every-day player by Sandy Alderson, he understands the decision ultimately lies in the hands […]

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