Tag: minor league

It’s Too Soon To Write Valdespin Off

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
It’s Too Soon To Write Valdespin Off

Every so often there’s a player that everybody loves to hate. In the past it was players like Oliver Perez, Luis Castillo, and even Mike Pelfrey to some extent towards the end of his Mets tenure. This year it’s Jordany Valdespin. Whether it’s because of his attitude rubbing people the wrong way or his statistics, […]

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Mets Trade Minor Leaguers Concepcion, Perez To Angels For International Signing Bonus Slot

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Trade Minor Leaguers Concepcion, Perez To Angels For International Signing Bonus Slot

The Mets have traded minor league outfielder Julio Concepcion and right-handed pitcher Andres Perez to the Angels in return for an International Signing bonus allotment slot the team announced. #Mets send minor league OF Julio Concepcion & RHP Andres Perez to the #Angels in exchange for an International Signing bonus allotment slot. — New York […]

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(Updated) Satin Deserves A Major League Opportunity

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
(Updated) Satin Deserves A Major League Opportunity

Updated 12:40 PM: Keith Law wrote me saying: Your writer says: “Keith Law must be a terrible assistant GM and front office person, and that’s why no major league team has hired him since he got shit-canned in Toronto.” You can call me whatever names you like, but I was not “shit-canned” or fired by […]

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Lagares Named NL Player of the Week, Will Ride Pine As His Reward

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Lagares Named NL Player of the Week, Will Ride Pine As His Reward

And right on cue, Mets OF Juan Lagares has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending July 21. Congratulations, Juan… Now go grab some pine… Damn you, Terry… Original Post 10:00 AM Lagares now batting .398 over his last 11 games with 9 RBIs. More playing time agrees with him. […]

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Here Is The Math On Byrd…

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Here Is The Math On Byrd…

Yesterday, during the game, I tweeted the following after Marlon Byrd launched his 17th home run of the season: Marlon Byrd > Michael Bourn X 2 Marlon Byrd > Justin Upton + BJ Upton Marlon Byrd > Scott Hairston X 10 Marlon Byrd just freaking rocks! — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) July 21, 2013 Anybody disagree with me? […]

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Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

Zack Wheeler spoke to reporters after last night’s win and acknowledged that he needs to start addressing his command issues very quickly. “Been a few times now where I’ve had to come out of the game early because I’m throwing 20 pitches an inning, falling behind guys, stuff like that. It’s not going to work,” […]

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Is Eric Young For Real?

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Is Eric Young For Real?

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent weeks over whether or not Eric Young’s performance is sustainable. While there are some worrisome albeit short samples of major league play that seem to indicate he is currently playing above his head, if you look back a bit more you may see a different player. Eric […]

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Mets vs Brewers: Recker Out, Buck In At Marcum’s Request

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Brewers: Recker Out, Buck In At Marcum’s Request

Mets (36-47) at Brewers (34-51) RHP Shaun Marcum (1-9, 5.03) vs. RHP Yovani Gallardo (6-8, 4.78) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Marlon Byrd – RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla – SS Shaun Marcum – RHP Game […]

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Terry Collins: Josh Satin Is Our Savior Right Now

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Terry Collins: Josh Satin Is Our Savior Right Now

According to a post by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, it now appears that Josh Satin’s hot bat will be keeping Ike Davis in Triple-A Las Vegas longer than what some may have initially thought. Satin, whose RBI single in the bottom of the ninth forced extra innings last night, went 3-for-6 with two doubles and […]

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The Mets’ Organization Has Failed Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets’ Organization Has Failed Zack Wheeler

We’ve all heard and participated in the endless discussions about Zack Wheeler. It seems to me that we all focus on the command, which admittedly is an issue, but to me there is a greater issue here. When I watch a baseball game, I don’t watch for a pitcher to tip his pitches. Last night […]

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