Tag: fourth outfielder

Matt den Dekker: Boom or Bust?

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker: Boom or Bust?

Welcome to the return of an MMN original feature, Boom or Bust! This is a feature where our writers contribute their two cents about whether or not a particular prospect will…you guessed it: be a boom in the big leagues or be a bust. This week’s topic is Triple-A outfielder, Matt den Dekker. Kirk Cahill: […]

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No Lewis, No Problem

An article by posted on January 11, 2011 0 Comments

The Reds yesterday signed Fred Lewis to a one-year deal worth $900,000. This is a great signing for the Reds, but it will force the Mets to turn their attention elsewhere. The NL Central defending champion Reds will sport an outfield comprised of the young stud Jay Bruce in right, exciting Drew Stubbs in center, […]

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From Left Field: Fred Lewis Would Be A Solid Choice For Mets

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Fred Lewis Would Be A Solid Choice For Mets

So the Mets just signed Chris Capuano and Taylor Bucholz to add some more depth to the pitching rotation. Both of these are solid signings and may pay off in big ways. Capuano is only a few years removed from an 18-win season, and Bucholz has shown he can be a valuable seventh or even […]

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Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

Remember our first teenage hitting machine? No, not F-Mart, the one before him, Lastings Milledge. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Milledge is currently  the youngest free agent on the market. Of course that alone would not be a good enough reason for putting Milledge back in a Mets uniform, but there are some compelling reasons to […]

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Shaping the Mets Bench

An article by posted on December 28, 2010 0 Comments

With the acquisition of Chin-lung Hu, let’s take a look at some bench options this year for the Mets. Strong depth is always an important factor for success. Just look at the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Usually, National League teams carry 12 pitchers so that leaves 13 spots for position players. Eight of […]

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Spring Training Isn’t What It Used To Be

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

Spring Training is upon us, and as pitchers and catchers are getting ready to report to Port St. Lucie, I just don’t feel any excitement so far.  Usually at this time of year I’m looking forward to Spring Training and the upcoming baseball season, but so far I don’t feel any the usual excitement and anticipation stirring inside me. […]

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