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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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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 24 Juan Centeno, C

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 24 Juan Centeno, C

24. Juan Centeno Height: 5’10” Weight: 170 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Juan Centeno is the best defensive catcher the Mets have in the organization so it looks as if his future role will be to backup Travis d’Arnaud. He’s more valuable than he seems because catchers generally start less games than any position on […]

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Jim Callis Very High On Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on January 11, 2014 0 Comments
Jim Callis Very High On Travis d’Arnaud

Travis d’Arnaud has long been regarded as baseball’s top catching prospect since first appearing on Baseball America’s Top 100 back in 2010. The Phillies’ 2007 first-round pick has already seen himself traded twice in a deal to acquire a reigning Cy Young Award winner and expectations for him have always been high. Now the property of […]

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A Satin and Davis Platoon At First Base Could Prove Very Productive

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
A Satin and Davis Platoon At First Base Could Prove Very Productive

Kenny asks… Let’s say the Mets don’t trade Ike Davis and he’s with the team come Spring Training, does it mean that Josh Satin is out of a job? Joe D. replies… There’s still plenty of time for the Mets to trade Davis, but let’s assume they end up keeping him. My hunch is that […]

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FanGraphs: 2014 Mets ZiPS Projections

An article by posted on January 10, 2014 21 Comments
FanGraphs: 2014 Mets ZiPS Projections

FanGraphs just posted their 2014 ZiPS projections for the Mets. Here are this year’s results for Mets hitters: For pitcher projections visit FanGraphs here. Takeaways: It looks like they have Chris Young producing at about the same level as Curtis Granderson who came in much lower than what I would have expected. David Wright seems poised for […]

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