Mike Kerwick of Baseball America has dished out his Minor League Players of the Year selections and named Rafael Montero as the Mets’ Best Pitcher and Wilmer Flores got the nod as the Mets’ Best Position Player. Both players were very deserving, especially Montero who has done nothing but excel since turning pro. His primary competition came from Noah Syndergaard. Montero edges out Noah Syndergaard, a 21-year-old righty who has drawn raves since arriving in […]
Which Mets rookie has impressed you the most this season? Joe S. - Zack Wheeler has impressed me the most. He came with a ton of expectations and has shown improvement with each outing. If he can match Harvey’s focus he will be a force to be reckoned with. Rob C. – Wheeler for toughing it out and proving those who said he wasn’t ready wrong. Jacob – Most people will say Juan Lagares, and I agree, but […]
When New York Mets manager Terry Collins railed at his listless team for not taking advantage of the opportunity to make an impression toward 2014, he had Lucas Duda in mind. “This is his chance to play every day at first base. That’s where he likes to play,’’ Collins said last night. “We’re hoping he relaxes at the plate. He doesn’t have to worry about playing defense because he knows he can play first.’’ This is the third year […]
Yesterday, I posted one Mets related question from Keith Law’s chat on ESPN on Wednesday – the one about Mets fans possibly suffering from Stockholm Syndrome. I’ll include that one again along with some other questions he fielded regarding the Mets. Chris: Josh Satin, Lucas Duda, Allan Dykstra….how nauseous does it make you when people recommend them as starters at 1B for Mets? Klaw: It’s baseball’s Stockholm Syndrome – fans of bad teams latch on to mediocre […]
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Mets are unlikely to pursue a first baseman from outside the organization this winter, after speaking to Sandy Alderson. “The Mets expect to have their first base answer in-house, between Ike Davis, Lucas Duda and Josh Satin. That will leave shortstop and the outfield corners as the main areas for import.” It sort of sounds like what I’ve been saying all along regarding first base and that ultimately […]
Nationals at Mets • 1:10 PM Tanner Roark (5-0, 0.94) vs. Aaron Harang (5-11, 5.76) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Mike Baxter – RF Anthony Recker – C Ruben Tejada – SS Aaron Harang – RHP The Mets are 23-30 since the All-Star break and 28-41 at home this season. Tanner Roark will start for the Nats on Thursday afternoon as the Mets […]
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have no intention of non-tendering Ike Davis based on what team insiders have told him. Rubin adds that team insiders appear satisfied that Davis will not be cost prohibitive in 2014 in a way that would force them to cut him loose. That may be true, but I would still be very surprised Ike Davis is still a Met in 2014. If ever there was […]
With the sun setting on another year of Mets minor league baseball, let’s spotlight some of the players who made us stop and take note of what’s been quite an impressive collection of outstanding performances this season. We begin with 24 year old Dustin Lawley. While it’s undeniable that his age played a significant factor in his performance and future with the Mets organization, Lawley still managed put up some impressive numbers in 469 at […]
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 7:10 PM RHP Carlos Torres (3-2, 2.77) vs RHP Kris Medlen (11-12, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Lucas Duda – 1B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Carlos Torres – RHP The 3-4-5 spots offer a new surprise everyday it seems. Seeing Duda back at cleanup scares […]
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