Tag: minor league

Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

Just when we all thought that Chris Young’s career was done in New York… This afternoon, the Yankees signed outfielder Chris Young to a minor league contract according to Jon Heyman of CBS. Young was released by the Mets on August 15th after hitting just .205. He will report to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

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Featured Post: The Wilmer Flores Experiment

An article by posted on August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Wilmer Flores Experiment

At just 23 years old, it’s hard to imagine giving up on a highly regarded prospect. Still, I believe the time has come for the Mets to move on from Wilmer Flores. Signed at the ripe old age of 16, Flores has progressed slowly through the Mets farm system, racking up almost 3,000 minor league […]

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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

Not for nothing, but I couldn’t help noticing how both Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are now on the DL and there is a strong possibility that each could be done for the season. CarGo has been bothered by knee issues all year long and now he finds himself on the 15-day disabled list with left […]

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UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

Tuesday, August 12th According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Jacob DeGrom is feeling better and that the rest has helped. DeGrom added that he’s relieved to know there was nothing major after getting MRI yesterday. He’s still banking on missing just two starts before returning to the Mets rotation and will start throwing again when swelling […]

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Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Opinion: Syndergaard Should Be The One We Ultimately Deal

Here are three names that Mets fans know all too well. Bill Pulsipher, Jason Isringhausen and Paul Wilson. Better known as Generation K, these three pitchers were supposed to usher in a new era of Mets baseball in the mid ’90s. The three pitchers would turn out to be busts of the highest caliber and outside […]

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BP Scouts Michael Conforto

An article by posted on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
BP Scouts Michael Conforto

Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus seems to agree with me regarding first round draft pick Michael Conforto and the decision to start his professional career with the Brooklyn Cyclones in the Short-Season NYPL. Here is what Dr. Parks has to say: Conforto is a man among boys in the New York-Penn League, as his polished […]

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The Braves Retool Blueprint

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
The Braves Retool Blueprint

Of Mikes and Men, the autobiography of Atlanta Braves long time and beloved broadcaster Pete Van Wieren is a fascinating read. Van Wieren grew up in upstate New York and cut his teeth as a baseball broadcaster in Binghamton covering the play-by-play for the Triplets. In fact, a few summers back I sat in the […]

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Montero Tosses Four Scoreless Innings In Rehab Outing

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Montero Tosses Four Scoreless Innings In Rehab Outing

Rafael Montero completed his second minor league rehab start today with the St. Lucie Mets, tossing four scoreless innings. He allowed two hits and one walk while striking out four batters. Montero has been battling an oblique strain for a couple of weeks now. In mid-June, he left a start for Las Vegas after only […]

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Di-Jest: Emergence of Capt. Kirk Puts Kabosh to Extreme Conforto Tour

An article by posted on July 13, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest: Emergence of Capt. Kirk Puts Kabosh to Extreme Conforto Tour

If you dialed the calendar back about 10 days you would have seen the Mets as a team with about 17 outfielders and 0.75 major league shortstops. The shortstop situation has not been solved but there is now hope for the outfield. With Juan Lagares and Curtis Granderson in center and right field respectively it […]

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Eric Young Returns Without Any Right Hamstring Issues

An article by posted on June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Young Returns Without Any Right Hamstring Issues

June 17 Eric Young Jr. returned to the Mets line-up on Monday in St. Louis and didn’t have any issues with the strained right hamstring that had sent him to the disabled list. “I was able to sprint out a couple of things today and everything felt good on the leg,” Young tells Adam Rubin of […]

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