Tag: hitting

MMO Exclusive: Meet Shortstop Prospect Luis Guillorme

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Meet Shortstop Prospect Luis Guillorme

Earlier this offseason I was able to talk to New York Mets shortstop prospect Luis Guillorme who has a fantastic season for the Savannah Sand Gnats in their final year of being affiliated with the Mets. In 122 games this year he hit .318/.354/.391 while scoring 67 runs, knocking in 55 and stealing 18 bases. He was […]

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Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

An article by posted on February 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Spring Notes: Conforto and Walker Arrive To Camp, Collins Press Conference Tomorrow

Second baseman Neil Walker arrived to camp at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie and told reporters that it still hasn’t sunk in that he’s with the Mets. Come on, Neil, it’s been two months. He is happy that Terry Collins views him as a number five hitter and says he’s the most comfortable hitting […]

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Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

An article by posted on February 15, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Arrives At Camp With Healthy Thumb

Curtis Granderson arrived in camp on Monday and reported his surgically repaired thumb is completely healthy. In a video interview posted by Adam Rubin, Granderson said, “Hand’s all good. Met with the doctors, that would have been, middle of December to get the brace off and everything, and was instructed that really no physical therapy was […]

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The Sixth Tool

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
The Sixth Tool

Although it may sound like a M. Night Shyamalan movie, the sixth tool does exist in baseball, and is arguably the most important and yet overlooked tool a player can possess. We know the traditional five tools are hitting for average, hitting for power, base running (speed + skills), throwing ability and fielding ability. Players […]

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Tejada and Flores Are On The Mend

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Tejada and Flores Are On The Mend

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, infielders Ruben Tejada and Wilmer Flores are on the mend and both of them have shed wearing their walking boots. Flores, 24, is already in Port St. Lucie and has been working out at the Mike Barwis fitness and conditioning program, writes Rubin, and he is scheduled to begin hitting this […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B Jhoan Urena

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B Jhoan Urena

This is my first post in a while. MetsMinors.Net is starting a new series of who we believe will be our top breakout candidates for 2016. Both editors have picked 3 prospects we believe will break out in 2016 and be on the radar for this coming minor league system. I will kick this off […]

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Jeff McNeil, Patrick Mazeika Are Mets Prospects To Watch In 2016

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Jeff McNeil, Patrick Mazeika Are Mets Prospects To Watch In 2016

The guys over at 27 Outs Baseball released their list of the Top 27 hitting and pitching prospects to watch in the 2016 season. The list included two Mets prospects, utility player Jeff McNeil and catcher/first baseman Patrick Mazeika. McNeil was a Florida State League mid-season and post-season all-star in 2015 after being a mid-season All-Star in the South Atlantic League in […]

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Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Magadan Named New Hitting Coach For D’Backs

Former Mets infielder Dave Magadan will join the Arizona Diamondbacks and serve as their new hitting coach, the team announced on Wednesday. Magadan has worked the past 13 seasons as a hitting coach, the last three coming with the Texas Rangers (2103-2015). He also spent four seasons with the San Diego Padres (2003-2006) and six […]

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Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

An article by posted on October 27, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Talks Royals, Excitement, Confidence

Jacob deGrom spoke to reporters this evening at Kauffman Stadium. Here is some of what he had to say. Terry said maybe you were a little fatigued the last couple of starts. I didn’t feel fatigued out there. I just felt I was having trouble locating, which happened to me early on this year. I […]

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Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Will Royals Have An Edge Against Mets’ Power Pitching?

After dominating the Cubs’ powerful lineup in the NLCS, the Mets may face their biggest challenge yet against the Royals. While Kansas City’s lineup isn’t nearly as dangerous, they could match up better against Mets’ star studded staff due to their excellent contact hitting skills. The Royals had the best strikeout rate in the majors […]

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