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Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Numbers Point To A Big Season For Travis d’Arnaud

Very few backstops have the ability to manipulate the strike zone and manufacture K’s like Travis d’Arnaud. That talent immediately caught the eye of the Mets front office following his 2013 debut.  His quick hands translates at the plate into raw power and bat speed. There were obstacles and defensive flaws that d’Arnaud had to hurdle last […]

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FanGraphs: Former MLB Scout Sums Up Mets Prospects

An article by posted on December 23, 2014 0 Comments
FanGraphs: Former MLB Scout Sums Up Mets Prospects

In a comprehensive organizational report for FanGraphs, former big-league scout, Kiley McDaniel analyzes and sums up over two dozen Mets prospects in a must-read article for you minor league aficionados. 1. Noah Syndergaard  – Projects as a potential frontline arm and will get tossed into the MLB rotation group in spring training, but the Mets […]

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Alderson: Very High Probability Wilmer Flores Is Opening Day Shortstop

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson: Very High Probability Wilmer Flores Is Opening Day Shortstop

A quick update live from Citi Field: Sandy Alderson confirmed once again that there is a “very high” probability Wilmer Flores is the Opening Day shortstop. “I don’t think the Jed Lowrie signing increases the probability, because we weren’t really in on Lowrie,” Alderson said. “To that extent the probability of Wilmer Flores as the […]

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Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that catcher Russell Martin has signed a 5 year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.  He also confirmed via Twitter that the deal will be worth $82 million over that time span. In 111 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, Martin posted career highs in OBP (.402) and WAR (5.3).  He hit .290, posted an .832 OPS, […]

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Matz Places 4th On The Eastern League Top 20

An article by posted on October 14, 2014 0 Comments
Matz Places 4th On The Eastern League Top 20

Today Baseball America released the Eastern League top 20. Michael Taylor of the Nationals topped the list with a fantastic campaign and three Mets made the cut. Steven Matz, coming off a stellar year was rewarded with a #4 in the top 20. Dilson Herrera was behind him in the 12th spot, performing exceptionally well […]

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MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

The Mets have a solid foundation of pitching to go with a young core of position players, many of whom emerged as stars in 2014.  The team is no longer looking to rebuild, their disenchanted fan base has high expectations and a New York based franchise stocked with farm talent should have no trouble making […]

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Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

Several of the Mets prospects this season have made tremendous progress. Players like Dilson Herrera and Kevin Plawecki have made a lot of strides in 2014, but it could be argued that the most improved player this year has been left handed pitcher Steven Matz. Matz has experienced success in the minor leagues before, but […]

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Mets To Present Sterling Award Winners

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Present Sterling Award Winners

The Mets will honor their Sterling Award winners pregame on Monday. Lefthander Steven Matz was named the minor-league pitcher of the year and second baseman Dilson Herrera as the minor-league position player of the year. In addition, they will honor an outstanding player at each level of their minor-league system. Those selected were: Matt Reynolds, SS […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Belts Ninth Double-A Home Run

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Belts Ninth Double-A Home Run

Last Night’s Quick Scores New Orleans 4, Las Vegas 0 Binghamton 8, Erie 5 St. Lucie 6, Charlotte 2 Staten Island 14, Brooklyn 4 Rome 6, Savannah 3 Minor League Notes Daniel Muno enjoyed his second straight game with three hits finishing 3 for 4. Matt Reynolds singled to extend his hitting streak to five […]

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Mets Minors Report: Molina Earns Pitcher Of The Week, Plawecki Heating Up In Vegas

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Molina Earns Pitcher Of The Week, Plawecki Heating Up In Vegas

Last Night’s Quick Scores Omaha 9, Las Vegas 5 Binghamton 11, Erie 4 Charlotte 6, St. Lucie 3  Greeneville 12, Kingsport 3 Minor League Notes Matt Reynolds was 2 for 5, with three RBI’s and is batting .326 in his last ten games with seven runs, two home runs and nine RBI’s. Kevin Plawecki had two singles in […]

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