Tag: Mets Prospects

Mets’ Prospects of The Early Years: Bud Harrelson, SS

An article by posted on 14/02/2014 0 Comments
Mets’ Prospects of The Early Years: Bud Harrelson, SS

Back in 1963 and 1964 when fringe-major leaguer Al Moran and later, aging veteran Roy McMillan were playing shortstop for the Mets, the minor league system was developing two promising shortstops, one of whom who would hopefully be the long-term heir to the job. On the Mets’ Raleigh farm team, the shortstop was Wilbur Huckle, […]

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Our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects – At A Glance

An article by posted on 13/02/2014 0 Comments
Our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects – At A Glance

Here they are, all gathered together in one place. MMO presents to you our 2014 Top 25 Mets Prospects. We love the job that our minor league analyst Pete Anselmo did in producing our Top 25 this year. Let’s give him a nice round of applause. Looking back at last year’s rankings, Noah Syndergaard replaces Zack […]

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Discussing ETAs of Keith Law’s Top Ten Mets Prospects

An article by posted on 10/02/2014 0 Comments
Discussing ETAs of Keith Law’s Top Ten Mets Prospects

Keith Law came out with his annual prospect rankings series recently, including his overall top 100, and his organizational rankings, both of which were rather surprising to some Mets fans. While the list itself has been gone over with a fine tooth comb, probably the most important thing hasn’t been discussed: when will these prospects […]

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Baseball America’s Top 31 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on 07/02/2014 0 Comments
Baseball America’s Top 31 Mets Prospects

On Wednesday, Baseball America released their Top 31 Mets Prospects. Why 31? Why else, they have a man-crush on Mike Piazza, doesn’t everyone? 1. Noah Syndergaard, rhp 2. Travis d’Arnaud, c 3. Rafael Montero, rhp 4. Dominic Smith, 1b 5. Kevin Plawecki, c/1b 6. Wilmer Flores, 2b/3b 7. Amed Rosario, ss 8. Brandon Nimmo, of […]

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Five Mets Crack Law’s Top 100 Prospects – A Nimmo Sighting!

An article by posted on 29/01/2014 0 Comments
Five Mets Crack Law’s Top 100 Prospects – A Nimmo Sighting!

Only two days after naming the Mets as the 6th best Minor League system, ESPN’s Keith Law unveils his 2014 Top 100 Prospects and lo and behold – five Mets… What separates this Top 100 from others we’ve seen so far, is the Nimmo sighting. At the same time, there’s no mention of Wilmer Flores. […]

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Mets Prospects of the Early Years: Cleon Jones, LF

An article by posted on 29/01/2014 0 Comments
Mets Prospects of the Early Years: Cleon Jones, LF

Cleon Jones played both football and baseball at Alabama A&M when the Mets signed him in the summer of 1962 to report the following year. Unlike Kranepool and Swoboda, Jones was not a big-money bonus player who was touted as a surefire big leaguer from the day he signed, but in his first year in […]

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Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

An article by posted on 15/01/2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Current Mets Minor League System Compared To 2009

The Mets minor league system is now among the deepest in the majors. The Pirates have more “blue chip” types at the top for now, which makes a difference for most analysts. The Mets on the other hand, only have two “blue chips” in Noah Syndergaard & Travis d’Arnaud with Rafael Montero not having reached that […]

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

An article by posted on 10/01/2014 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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Allan Dykstra: A Sabermetrician’s Dream

An article by posted on 03/01/2014 18 Comments
Allan Dykstra: A Sabermetrician’s Dream

Allan Dykstra was drafted in the first round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. He played his college ball at Wake Forest University, and the Demon Deacon was considered one of the top power threats in college baseball at the time. Some considered Dykstra to be a better prospect than Ike […]

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Flashback: Prospect Pulse On Outfielder Juan Lagares

An article by posted on 02/01/2014 0 Comments
Flashback: Prospect Pulse On Outfielder Juan Lagares

I thought it would be cool to look back at one of my very first Prospect Pulse pieces that I did here on MMO from about a year ago. It was on the Mets’ current centerfielder Juan Lagares. I remember when I first wrote this, I didn’t think Lagares had a shot at getting to the big leagues until […]

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