Tag: infield

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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With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The Plan For Herrera?

An article by posted on September 7, 2014 0 Comments
With Murphy Set To Return, What’s The  Plan For Herrera?

Terry Collins told reporters this weekend that Daniel Murphy, who was dealing with a calf strain, is feeling good and is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday. That leaves one to wonder how this will impact Dilson Herrera as the Mets wrap up the last three weeks of the season. According […]

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Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: With CY Gone Who Will Drop Down The Slack?

Just as we all remember where we were when 2-1/2 Men fired Charlie Sheen or when SUBWAY stopped offering their horseradish sauce dressing, we Mets fans will always remember where we were when we learned that Chris Young was “designated for assignment.” When good teams lose a player, as the Pirates recently did with Andrew […]

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Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

Last August the Mets sent catcher John Buck and outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates for reliever Vic Black and second baseman Dilson Herrera, a trade that benefited both sides with the Pirates getting the best of Byrd in their playoff run and the Mets working Black into their bullpen plans and Herrera into their future infield plans. Even though […]

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Mets’ Farm System Has A Bumper Crop At Second Base

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets’ Farm System Has A Bumper Crop At Second Base

Much has been made of the Met organization’s penchant for accumulating shortstop prospects in recent years, a strategy that has paid dividends for many teams in the past. Generally speaking, players capable of handling what is considered the most demanding defensive slot on the fair territory side of the field are usually judged to be […]

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Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Matz Delivers Another Strong Performance

Sometimes it’s not just the win or the loss that’s the best indicator of a starting pitcher’s effectiveness and overall pitching performance. That was the case Saturday in Binghamton where the Mets’ highly touted left-handed prospect Steven Matz dropped a 2-0 decision against the Erie Sea Wolves. Matz pitched brilliantly for Binghamton, tossing a seven […]

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

As you probably already know, the Cubs and A’s pulled off a blockbuster trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland in return for a package of young players highlighted by shortstop Addison Russell. Adding Russell to the fold has created a potential glut of infield prospects for Chicago to go with some impressive […]

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B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

An article by posted on July 1, 2014 0 Comments
B-Mets Flex Muscle In Tool City

The Binghamton Mets looked like a juggernaut while smothering the New Britain Rock Cats by a score of 8-3 on Monday night in Eastern League action. Now that their hitting has caught up with their formidable pitching, the B-Mets are beginning to steamroll the rest of the league. Fresh off a three game sweep in […]

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Mid-Season Review: St. Lucie Mets

An article by posted on June 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Review: St. Lucie Mets

Record: 40-29 Top Performers / Top Prospects Brandon Nimmo, CF: After struggling for much of last season in Savannah, Nimmo has turned it around in a big way for St. Lucie, having one of the best seasons of anyone in the farm system. In 279 plate appearances, Nimmo is hitting .322/.448/.458 with four home runs […]

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Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin spoke with Dicky Scott, the Mets Director of Player Development, about top outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo and the possibility that he may be nearing a promotion to Double A Binghamton. “He’s tearing it up down there right now.” Scott continues, “It’s the perfect scenario where you have guys forcing your hand. It […]

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