Tag: hitting

Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Add Backman To Big League Coaching Staff

Matt Ehalt of NJ.com is reporting that Wally Backman will not be promoted to the Mets major league staff. Instead he has been offered the managing job with the Las Vegas 51′s but it is currently unclear if he will return. The Mets are still searching for a hitting coach and it was reported last week […]

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Scouts Not Impressed With 2013 First Rounder Dominic Smith

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Not Impressed With 2013 First Rounder Dominic Smith

Baseball America’s J.J. Cooper released his Top 20 Prospects for the South Atlantic League, which featured no prospects from the New York Mets. During his Sally League chat, Cooper fielded many questions about several of the Mets prospects at Single-A Savannah including first rounder Dom Smith who failed to impress scouts and other baseball people. Andrew: Was […]

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Lamar Johnson Will Not Return As Hitting Coach

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Lamar Johnson Will Not Return As Hitting Coach

Official Release The New York Mets today announced that hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera will not return to their positions in 2015. Johnson and Natera have been offered positions within the minor league system. “We appreciate the hard work of Lamar and Luis this year at the Major League level,” […]

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Baseball America: Molina, Rosario, Conforto, Urena Make NYPL Top 20

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America: Molina, Rosario, Conforto, Urena Make NYPL Top 20

Today Baseball America released their Top 20 Prospects for the 2014 New York-Penn League Season, and wouldn’t you know it, four Mets topped the list. Marcos Molina, Amed Rosario, Michael Conforto and Jhoan Urena came in respectively at numbers One, Three, Seven and Ten, showing how formidable and talented the Cyclones squad was this season. […]

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What Will The Mets Do This Off-Season?

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
What Will The Mets Do This Off-Season?

Well, it looks like another sub-.500 season is close to the end, and we can expect Alderson and Collins back, so it’s time to look at what the off-season might have in store for the Mets. I think we can eliminate “spend big and acquire two or three major stars”, but it’s still somewhat of […]

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Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Poll: Has Strong Finish Changed Your Mind On Terry Collins?

It’s been obvious for most of this season that Terry Collins wouldn’t be fired before the end 2014. By most accounts he was handed a deck that was only half full and deserved a chance with this team at full strength; or whatever Sandy Alderson’s version of full strength is. Fans that don’t believe in […]

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After Impressive Bullpen Session, Harvey Is Done For 2014

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
After Impressive Bullpen Session, Harvey Is Done For 2014

It’s already starting to feel like spring for Matt Harvey who probably can’t wait to climb the mound on opening day 2015 and put the last year behind him. On Monday, Harvey took the final step in his rehab for 2014. Before being shut down for the off season, he threw a bullpen session at […]

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Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

According to a report filed by ESPN analyst Buster Olney, the Mets and Sandy Alderson expect their 2015 payroll to be similar to their 2014 payroll. Currently, the Mets have the 22nd highest payroll in baseball, sandwiched in between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs. The magic number for 2014 stands at $89,051,758 and […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rockies, 7:10 PM

Tonight in Flushing the Mets look to take the 2nd game of their series against the Rockies. The Mets will send Rookie of the Year hopeful Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.79) to the hill against righty Christian Bergman (2-2, 5.23). First pitch is at 7:10pm. In his last start, deGrom received a no-decision in a 4-3 […]

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Murphy Will Go Back To 2B, Flores To Remain At SS

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Will Go Back To 2B, Flores To Remain At SS

Daniel Murphy is expected to be activated from the disabled list later today after missing roughly two weeks with a calf strain. In that time, Dilson Herrera made the surprise jump from AA Binghamton and held his own at second base. He hit .243 over 37 major league at bats, adding two home runs and […]

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