Tag: homeruns

This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

An article by posted on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
This Date in Mets History: Mike Piazza Becomes a Met

17 years ago today, Mike Piazza became a New York Met after the Florida Marlins swapped him for Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz, and Ed Yarnell. Little did both General Managers know, this trade would create a New York icon. I am a Mets fan of the millennium, so it was only natural that Mike Piazza […]

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Braves Deal Evan Gattis to the Astros

An article by posted on January 14, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Deal Evan Gattis to the Astros

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis from the Atlanta Braves according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Gattis swatted 22 home runs despite playing only 93 games last season, and can absolutely mash. In his career against the Mets, Gattis batted .236 with 3 homers and 6 RBI in 21 games. In […]

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MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Kyle Johnson Looks Back on Championship Season

An article by posted on December 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Mets Prospect Kyle Johnson Looks Back on Championship Season

Outfielder Kyle Johnson was a key part of the Binghamton Mets run to win the 2014 Eastern League Championship. Kyle played in 103 games and hit .259/.344/.384 with 25 doubles, 4 triples, and 4 home runs. He also stole 12 bases and had 14 outfield assists while playing all three outfield positions. Kyle was drafted […]

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Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas will have his showcase in the Dominican Republic this Sunday, and while most teams including the Mets are expected to have a look, his price tag will eliminate most of them from bidding for his services. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that bidding could go as high as $100 million […]

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Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Faces Pickle With d’Arnaud and Plawecki

Most major league teams will probably not go into Spring Training with potentially two high-upside catchers showcasing their talents like the Mets will have in Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki. It’s safe to say that d’Arnaud will likely head into the 2015 season as the team’s starting catcher. His strong resurgence since returning from Las […]

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Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

As you may or may not know by now, Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas defected from Cuba recently. Tomas, 23, is a 6’1 230-pound outfielder with monster power potential. Before his defection he’d been playing professional baseball in Cuba for Industriales. In 97 games last season for Industriales he hit .275 with 10 homeruns and 59 […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Promotion Looming; Kirk Up, den Dekker Down

Updated 5:50 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud is tentatively going to be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas in time for the Mets series against the Oakland Athletics starting on June 24th. The move is most likely going to be made so the minor league option will be rescinded. D’Arnaud has been […]

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It’s Clear That Ike Davis Is The Best Option At First Base For The Mets

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Clear That Ike Davis Is The Best Option At First Base For The Mets

Ike Davis is two seasons removed from his breakout campaign in 2012, where he belted 32 homeruns. It’s such a rare feat in major league baseball to hit 30-plus homeruns that only 5-10% of players do this, on average, any given season. You can’t hit 30 homeruns in a season by accident. Davis gets a […]

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The Mets’ First Base Competition

An article by posted on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
The Mets’ First Base Competition

Who’s on first? Rewind to about a month ago — The Mets seemed fully prepared to head into the 2014 with Lucas Duda at first base, and possibly a platoon situation where Josh Satin would be in the lineup against left-handed pitchers. Ike Davis was on the trading block, and the Mets weren’t actually keeping it […]

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Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

An article by posted on January 28, 2014 0 Comments
Will 2014 Be Cory Vaughn’s Year?

Cory Vaughn: he possesses the deadly combination of speed, power, and a smile that can light up a room. He is always interacting and having fun with fans via outlets like Twitter. Vaughn, the Mets’ fourth round pick in the 2010 draft, seemed destined to be one of the future faces of the Mets. Growing […]

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