Tag: Mets

Nats vs Mets Game Thread: Montero Gets Things Started For Amazins

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Nats vs Mets Game Thread: Montero Gets Things Started For Amazins

Washington Nationals vs New York Mets RHP Taylor Jordan vs RHP Rafael Montero Tradition Field, 1:10 PM (SNY, WOR) Baseball is back and the Mets will have Rafael Montero on the mound to throw the first pitch of the Grapefruit league season for the Amazins. Also scheduled to pitch are Jacob deGrom, Logan Verrett, Miguel Socolovich, Adam […]

Continue Reading »

Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Fred Does His Best James Dolan Impression

On Thursday, Joe D wrote in a post: John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to […]

Continue Reading »

Franklin, Drew and Owings’ Place In Mets History

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Franklin, Drew and Owings’ Place In Mets History

MMO and Amazin Avenue contributor, Jeffrey Bellone, posted a chart of where Seattle’s Nick Franklin would have placed among the top Mets shortstops in WAR in franchise history. Amazingly, Franklin’s production came in about 250 less plate appearances than the average of the other nine top seasons. An argument could be made that in a […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

There’s a lot of great buzz on Jeurys Familia down in St. Lucie, where he’s looked very impressive during his bullpens. Today, Noah Syndergaard got all the press during the Mets intrasquad game, but he was outperformed by Familia who tossed two scoreless innings and struck out five while hitting the same 96-97 on the […]

Continue Reading »

Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

After Kevin Plawecki‘s breakout 2013 season, along with his rising prospect status, the Mets have a rare commodity in today’s game– depth at catcher. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke to people within the Mets organization about Plawecki as well as their riches at one of baseballs thinnest positions. “When you watch catching, it’s like everything kind of right […]

Continue Reading »

Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Notes From Thursday’s Mets Intrasquad Game

David Wright refused to say which Mets team he was rooting for today. The Mets played a 7 1/2 inning intrasquad game this morning and there were some items worth noting. Dillon Gee, Jenrry Mejia, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Jose Valverde, Carlos Torres, Jeurys Familia and Joel Carreño all logged at least an inning.  The lineups were as follows: […]

Continue Reading »

Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Tells Executives Mets Can Win 90 Games

John Harper of the Daily News reported this morning that at a staff meeting a couple of days ago, Sandy Alderson told Mets executives and baseball personnel that he strongly believes that the ballclub can and maybe even should win 90 games this season. Also, according to people who were in the room, after Alderson’s […]

Continue Reading »

Noah Syndergaard, God of Thunder

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard, God of Thunder

One of my favorite Mets beat writers is Anthony DiComo who always finds a way to mix in some well-written and insightful player profiles along with his non-stop comprehensive coverage of the team. Last night, I came across a very good read he wrote on Noah Syndergaard, who has been one of the most heavily profiled […]

Continue Reading »

Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

Baseball Prospectus released their Organizational Rankings on Wednesday, and the Mets came in 8th overall. That gives the Mets their second top ten ranking this year after Keith Law ranked them 6th earlier this month. Here’s some of what BP had to say about the Mets system: “Solid blend of pitching and positional talent, ranging from high-risk/high-reward types […]

Continue Reading »

Beltran and Wright Defend Tejada Against Team’s Anonymous Jab

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Beltran and Wright Defend Tejada Against Team’s Anonymous Jab

Andy Martino of the Daily News, wrote on Wednesday that former Met Carlos Beltran spent a few moments in the Yankee clubhouse wondering about the Ruben Tejada drama in Port St. Lucie. “What’s going on with (Ruben) Tejada?” Beltran asked Martino, referring to the negativity that has been surrounding the Mets shortstop.   Martino tells him that […]

Continue Reading »