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As Mets Get Closer To Spring Training, How’s Your Enthusiasm?

An article by posted on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
As Mets Get Closer To Spring Training, How’s Your Enthusiasm?

How are you feeling about the Mets these days, are you excited about the moves we’ve made so far? Are you looking forward to the start of Spring Training and are you pumped for the new season? I asked our staff what their enthusiasm was like as we get closer and closer to pitchers and […]

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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 Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Had One Of The Best Under The Radar Offseasons

Mike Petriello of ESPN (Insider Subscription) writes that the Mets had one of the best under-the-radar offseasons by signing Curtis Granderson and Chris Young to upgrade their outfield defense. For most of the first third of 2013, he writes, the corner outfielders in New York were Lucas Duda in left and Marlon Byrd in right, flanking a rotating combination of Rick Ankiel, Collin Cowgill, Jordany Valdespin and Kirk […]

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Mets Historic Third Round Picks

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Historic Third Round Picks

The Mets have selected 47 players in third round of the June amateur draft. Of these 47 players, 15 of them have made it to the Major Leagues. That’s a 31% rate. What kind of success have these 15 men had in the bigs? 1965 - Joe Moock - Joe made to the bigs in 1967 with the […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 22 Jeff Walters, RHP

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 22 Jeff Walters, RHP

22. Jeff Walters Height: 6’3” Weight: 170 lbs. Age: 26 Bats/Throws: Right/Right To say Jeff Walters made a name for himself this season would be an understatement. He came out of nowhere to have one of the best seasons for a reliever on any Mets minor league affiliate. Walters posted a fantastic 2.09 ERA and […]

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Those Amazin’ Mets: Dave Kingman, OF/1B

An article by posted on January 12, 2014 0 Comments
Those Amazin’ Mets: Dave Kingman, OF/1B

Dave Kingman was one of the most fascinating players in Mets’ history. Because he played in one of the Mets’ major down periods – the mid ‘70’s to early ‘80’s, you  don’t hear his name mentioned much in Mets’ retrospectives, but for a while, he was clearly the Mets’ biggest star and one of their […]

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Jason Bay Likely To Retire

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 6 Comments
Jason Bay Likely To Retire

Former Mets outfielder Jason Bay tells Shi Davidi of SportsNet.ca that he does not foresee a situation where he would continue his playing career and so he is “essentially retiring”. Bay had contemplated an offer to play in Japan, however the 35-year old believes it is time to focus on family. Bay finishes his career with a .266/.360/.481 […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 23 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 23 Cory Mazzoni, RHP

23. Cory Mazzoni Height: 6’1” Weight: 190 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Right/Right There’s speculation that Cory Mazzoni could make the big league team out of spring training because the Mets have failed to add much depth in the bullpen to this point. It is more than likely that he will be apart of the bullpen […]

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Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Catch, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

Here are some Mets related questions from Keith Law’s ESPN Chat this week. Is it too soon to call Brandon Nimmo a bust? Klaw – Why in God’s name would you label Nimmo a bust? I think he’s at least an average regular with a chance for more. Bear in mind that Savannah is a […]

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Where’s Our Tom Seaver Statue?

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 5 Comments
Where’s Our Tom Seaver Statue?

Is there anything better than going to your hometown ballpark and seeing all those bronze statues of iconic players or managers who meant so much to the team and more importantly, to the fans? Back in 2009, during the inaugural season at Citi Field, there was an uproar among the fan base because many of […]

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