Tag: Jack Leathersich

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 18 Domingo Tapia, RHP

An article by posted on January 16, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 18 Domingo Tapia, RHP

18. Domingo Tapia Height: 6’4” Weight: 186 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Right This kid’s arm strength is off the charts. Domingo Tapia consistently throws in the high 90’s with the ability to hit triple digits at times which is why he finds himself high on this list. Both his fastball and changeup have sink that […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 19 Jayce Boyd, 1B

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 19 Jayce Boyd, 1B

19. Jayce Boyd Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Right I don’t think Jayce Boyd receives enough credit as a prospect. You won’t find him high on many top prospect lists because as a first baseman, he struggles to hit for much power. What he can do, however, is simply hit. Drafted by […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 20 Luis Mateo, RHP

An article by posted on January 14, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 20 Luis Mateo, RHP

20. Luis Mateo Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Luis Mateo sort of fell into the Mets’ lap after two different deals with two different clubs were botched because of bone chips in his elbow and age falsification respectively. He probably could have been much, much higher on this list if he […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 21 Jack Leathersich, LHP

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 21 Jack Leathersich, LHP

21. Jack Leathersich Height: 5’11” Weight: 205 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Jack Leathersich, AKA Leather Rocket, was drafted by the Mets in the 5th round of the 2011 draft out of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He was a starter in college but has worked exclusively in the bullpen since being drafted due to […]

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Mets Prospects Brandon Nimmo and Kevin Plawecki Invited To Big League Camp

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Prospects Brandon Nimmo and Kevin Plawecki Invited To Big League Camp

More and more young and exciting Mets’ prospects have been getting calls from the organization to let them know that they are being invited to big-league camp this spring. Anthony DiComo just reported that the Mets will have 2011 first rounder Brandon Nimmo at major league camp with a non-roster invite, while catcher Kevin Plawecki […]

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Who Are The Mets’ Top 5 Closer Prospects?

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Who Are The Mets’ Top 5 Closer Prospects?

We received an MMO Mailbag question from JetsMets13 asking for our top five prospects who could potentially close games in the future. Here are my top five choices for players who could become future closers. 5. Luis Mateo Mateo might be higher on this list had he not underwent Tommy John last season. Before he […]

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Mets Should Forego Free Agent Relievers And Give Young Arms A Shot

An article by posted on December 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Should Forego Free Agent Relievers And Give Young Arms A Shot

The Mets may consider converting minor-league righthanded starter Cory Mazzoni into a relief pitcher in Spring Training, a switch suggested by our own Binghamton Mets beat writer John Bernhardt since September. Adam Rubin posted the news on Twitter and said that Mazzoni would get a chance to make the Opening Day roster. Mazzoni, 24, was plagued by […]

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Joe Smith Signs With Angels For Three Years

An article by posted on November 23, 2013 0 Comments
Joe Smith Signs With Angels For Three Years

Update 11/23 at 9:45 PM Free agent reliever Joe Smith just signed with the Los Angeles Angels on a 3-year deal worth a little more than $15 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Read my thoughts on Joe Smith from an earlier post below… Original Post Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported […]

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Underrated RHP Logan Verrett Could Pitch His Way To Mets In 2014

An article by posted on November 4, 2013 0 Comments

Logan Verrett was tabbed as having the “Best Slider” in the Mets system by Baseball America last week in their annual “Best Tools” feature. The 23-year old righty finished the 2013 season with a 4.25 ERA in 146.0 innings. He won 12 games and struck out 132 batters over that span and held opposing hitters to […]

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Mets Interested In Bringing Back Greg Burke

An article by posted on November 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Interested In Bringing Back Greg Burke

The New York Mets showed some slight improvement last season in the bullpen after having the worst bullpen in the major leagues in their two previous seasons. The Mets ranked 27th with a .259 opposing batting average, 30th in strikeouts, 25th in WHIP and finished 22nd with a 3.99 ERA. Among the 12 relievers to […]

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