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Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Viola Looking Forward To Coaching Top Pitching Prospects In Vegas

Las Vegas 51′s new pitching coach Frank Viola spoke to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY and explained how he understands the responsibility and pressure he will face coaching a lineup that may include Noah Syndergaard, Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom and Jenrry Mejia. Viola shared a little humor with Rubin about the upcoming season in Vegas, “It could be […]

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Pitching Prospect Cory Mazzoni Is An Option For Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Pitching Prospect Cory Mazzoni Is An Option For Mets Bullpen

Adam Rubin writes on Tuesday that pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni will get consideration for the Opening Day roster as a reliever. Last season, Mazzoni, 24, started 12 games and was 5-3, with a 4.36 ERA, and 74 strikeouts in 64 innings for Binghamton (AA). His season was cut short after a July 3 start when he injured his right-knee […]

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Using Projections to Forecast the 2014 Mets – The Offense

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Using Projections to Forecast the 2014 Mets – The Offense

With Spring Training underway and the roster more or less solidified, let’s take a look at how the team might fare this upcoming season. After splurging on free agents this past offseason (comparatively, obviously), how do the 2014 Mets stack up against the 2013 version? We won’t know the actual answer till October, but who […]

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Wheeler Doesn’t Want Attention, Wants To Throw Strikes

An article by posted on February 19, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Doesn’t Want Attention, Wants To Throw Strikes

One of the highlights for the New York Mets last season was a double-header sweep of Atlanta anchored by future aces Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, who was making his major league debut. If you weren’t reading about Harvey last summer you were reading about Wheeler. This spring most of the ink is going to Noah Syndergaard, whom the […]

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Pirates Keeping Tabs On Ike Davis During Mets Camp

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Pirates Keeping Tabs On Ike Davis During Mets Camp

Jason Starks of ESPN.com writes that the Pirates continue to monitor Ike Davis‘ status in Mets camp. The Pirates are looking to find a left handed hitting platoon to partner with  Gaby Sanchez at first base. Stark shares that when Morales and/or Nelson Cruz sign, it could result in players such as Justin Smoak or Mitch Moreland becoming available. Pirates GM Neal Huntington said […]

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Baseball Prospectus Releases A Surprising Mets Top Ten Prospect List

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Releases A Surprising Mets Top Ten Prospect List

Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus released their Top 10 Mets Prospects this morning, which included a couple of interesting surprises. RHP Noah Syndergaard C Travis d’Arnaud 3B Wilmer Flores RHP Rafael Montero SS Amed Rosario 1B Dominic Smith OF Cesar Puello C Kevin Plawecki CF Brandon Nimmo RHP Marcos Molina Marcos Molina jumps right out as he’s one player I’ve yet to see on any Mets […]

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Noah Syndergaard and the “Hook from Hell”

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard and the “Hook from Hell”

If you read some of the reports coming out of Port St. Lucie yesterday, you would think everyone just crawled out from under a rock. I can’t remember the last time a bullpen session caused so much buzz. Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ No. 1 prospect, put on an incredible show yesterday. What was everyone expecting? […]

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Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Time Now For Balls and Bats, Not Brickbats

After experiencing my first offseason following a site such as MMO, I have arrived at the belief that what is said in the offseason, should stay in the offseason. Especially now, days before spring training begins in earnest for the 2014 New York Mets. When Joe D. gave me an opportunity to write a few […]

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Mets Sign Two Pitchers To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign Two Pitchers To Minor League Deals

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that the Mets have signed right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to a minor-league contract and it does not include an invite to the big-league camp. On Monday, the Mets also signed lefty-reliever Dana Eveland to the same type of deal. Carlyle, 36, last pitched in the majors in 2011 with the Yankees, where he was […]

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Mets Camp Almost At Full Attendance Already

An article by posted on February 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Camp Almost At Full Attendance Already

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN.com, “the Mets have pretty much everyone in camp, including position players, even though those players are not required to report until Thursday.” The two players that were invited and still weren’t in camp are Omar Quintanilla and Wilmer Flores. Flores was due to arrive this morning, after finishing his […]

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