Tag: hitting

Dominic Smith, P.J. Conlon Among Nine Players Reassigned to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on 11/03/2017 0 Comments
Dominic Smith, P.J. Conlon Among Nine Players Reassigned to Minor League Camp

The Mets have made their first round of cuts this spring, reassigning Dominic Smith and P.J. Conlon as well as seven other players to minor league camp. Smith, 21, hit a meager .185 in 27 at-bats this spring while fanning 10 times. The first baseman is ranked the Mets second best prospect behind only Amed […]

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Cespedes Blasts 4th Spring Training Home Run, Sets Sights on MVP Season

An article by posted on 10/03/2017 0 Comments
Cespedes Blasts 4th Spring Training Home Run, Sets Sights on MVP Season

It may be only March 11, but New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is already in mid-season MVP form after hitting another home run on Friday. Cespedes is hitting a cool .524 with four home runs which is tied for the most in the majors this spring. Of course, it is just spring training baseball, nonetheless Cespedes […]

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Mets Morning Report: An Opening Day Starter Is Crowned

An article by posted on 17/02/2017 0 Comments
Mets Morning Report: An Opening Day Starter Is Crowned

Good Morning everyone. The New York Mets officially named their opening day starter on Thursday as Noah Syndergaard gets the nod. The 24-year-old flame thrower spoke with the media on what an accomplishment it is to be given such a task. “It’s just a huge honor. It’s something I’ve been working for ever since I’ve […]

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Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

An article by posted on 04/02/2017 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Will Earn $2.2 Million After Winning Arbitration Case

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag on Twitter, Wilmer Flores won his arbitration case against the Mets on Saturday, and will earn $2.2 million this season, $400K more than the Mets’ offer of $1.8 million dollars. Flores, 25, is the first Met since Oliver Perez in 2008 to go before an arbitration hearing, and […]

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Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

An article by posted on 10/01/2017 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Offers Hitting Instruction To Jose Reyes

Jose Reyes hit it off with Carlos Beltran in a batting cage, posting a video in Instagram with the caption, “You’re never too old to take advice.” As Carlos Beltran is one of the best switch-hitters of all time, Reyes, a very good switch-hitter in his own right, is wise to accept his advice. If […]

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Ron Darling Compares Michael Conforto To Don Mattingly

An article by posted on 06/01/2017 0 Comments
Ron Darling Compares Michael Conforto To Don Mattingly

In a recent TV appearance on MLB Network, former Mets pitcher and current SNY color commentator Ron Darling compared the swing of Michael Conforto to Don Mattingly. Darling goes on to talk about playing against Mattingly in 1983 in the minor leagues when he was more of a gap-to-gap hitter (and still playing some outfield). Here […]

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Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

An article by posted on 05/01/2017 0 Comments
Edgardo Alfonzo Named Brooklyn Cyclones Manager

The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that former Mets great and last year’s bench coach Edgardo Alfonzo will be their new manager for the 2017 season. Fonzie will become the 11th manager in Cyclones history as they look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Alfonzo is part of a minor shake-up of […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 1 Amed Rosario, SS

An article by posted on 01/01/2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 1 Amed Rosario, SS

This offseason we went a different way with our New York Mets Top Prospect list. We are starting with our #1 and ending with our #30 prospect here on MMO and #100 on MetsMinors.net. Overall in 2016, the Mets system had a great year when it comes to developing young talent, drafted players you will […]

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Braves Sign Ender Inciarte To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on 23/12/2016 0 Comments
Braves Sign Ender Inciarte To Five-Year Extension

The Atlanta Braves have signed center fielder Ender Inciarte to a five-year contract extension, the team announced in a press conference Friday. Inciarte, 26, will reportedly receive $30.5 million in guaranteed money over the life of the deal with an option for a sixth year. Inciarte was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks before the 2016 […]

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Rays Sign Wilson Ramos To Two-Year, $12.5 Million Deal

An article by posted on 06/12/2016 0 Comments
Rays Sign Wilson Ramos To Two-Year, $12.5 Million Deal

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Twitter, the Tampa Bay Rays and C Wilson Ramos are in agreement on a two-year deal, pending a physical. Jon Heyman of Fan Rag reports that Ramos will receive $12.5 million in guaranteed money, and up to $18.2 million if incentives are hit. Ramos, 29, […]

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