Tag: hitting

Mets Morning Report: An Opening Day Starter Is Crowned

An article by posted on February 17, 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 February 4, 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 January 10, 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 January 6, 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 January 5, 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 January 1, 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 December 23, 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 December 6, 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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Mets Minors: Top 5 Catcher Prospects

An article by posted on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Catcher Prospects

We have voted for the Top 5 Mets catcher prospects here at MMO/MMN. This is the second position we’ve ranked after doing so with shortstops previously. In the higher levels (Triple-A & Double-A) the Mets didn’t have a big catching prospect on their roster. In the lower levels their are a few catchers that stand out, but overall […]

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Mets Say No Urgency In Signing Cespedes, We Beg To Differ

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Say No Urgency In Signing Cespedes, We Beg To Differ

The Mets are willing to wait on the Yoenis Cespedes market according to Buster Olney of ESPN Insider . One source told Buster that “there is no urgency” in coming to terms with Cespedes once he opts out of his current deal with the Mets. Cespedes hit .280/.354/.530 with 25 doubles, 31 home runs and 86 […]

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