Tag: minor league

Collins Wasn’t Kidding; Turner Logs First Career Game In The Outfield

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Wasn’t Kidding; Turner Logs First Career Game In The Outfield

Terry Collins says a lot of things that will raise eyebrows whenever we go to these pre and post game press conferences. Many times he’ll say one thing on Monday and then do the exact opposite on Wednesday. Just to cite two recent examples remember when he proclaimed Collin Cowgill the everyday center fielder on […]

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Q&A With Prospect Guru John Sickels Of Minor League Ball

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 0 Comments
Q&A With Prospect Guru John Sickels Of Minor League Ball

Last month, I had the chance to conduct an email interview with John Sickels of the well-known minor league blog, Minor League Ball. Sickels worked for ESPN many years ago, where he had his own column about minor league baseball. Here is some of what we talked about: Q: Were the Mets too conservative with the Gavin […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Time To Promote Josh Satin and Platoon Him With Ike Davis

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Time To Promote Josh Satin and Platoon Him With Ike Davis

This post is not about Zack Wheeler, Travis d’Arnaud, Brandon Nimmo or Noah Syndergaard. I hope that is okay with you as last night I was informed by several people at SNY that those four are all that average Mets fans care about as far as Mets prospects go. I’m sure not all SNY connected […]

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Noah Syndergaard Dazzles In Mets Debut

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Dazzles In Mets Debut

Noah Syndergaard, the Mets No. 3 prospect, made his season debut Sunday, tossing four scoreless innings against the Jupiter Hammerheads. St. Lucie won the game 1-0 and are now 4-0 on the season. Syndergaard surrendered just three hits while walking one and striking out five. He departed after four innings as he continues to get stretched […]

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Managing To Be Evasive: Will The Mets Extend Terry Collins?

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
Managing To Be Evasive: Will The Mets Extend Terry Collins?

With Terry Collins’ contract due to expire at the end of this season, speculation is rife that along with a shift in the talent level (and hopefully the fortunes) of the team, a move may be made to replace the Mets’ skipper.  GM Sandy Alderson having been typically circumspect when the question of a managerial […]

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Mets Minors: Binghamton Game Notes – April 5

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Binghamton Game Notes – April 5

Binghamton Mets (1-0) at Akron Aeros (0-1) RHP Cory Mazzoni (0-0,) vs. LHP T.J. House (0-0) Friday, April 5, 2013 • Game #2 • Canal Park • Akron, OH • 6:35 PM LAST GAME The B-Mets started off 2013 on the right foot, defeating Akron 2-1 last night. Rafael Montero shined on the mound; throwing […]

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Rival Team Official: Mets Are Stuck In Some Kind Of Purgatory

An article by posted on March 31, 2013 0 Comments
Rival Team Official: Mets Are Stuck In Some Kind Of Purgatory

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has a somewhat critical take on the Mets under Sandy Alderson, and yesterday he spoke to a rival NL executive who told him this: “The big thing for me is it feels like the Mets are stuck in some kind of purgatory,” an official from another NL team […]

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Final Word On Wheeler and Rodriguez Incident

An article by posted on March 29, 2013 0 Comments
Final Word On Wheeler and Rodriguez Incident

Updated by Joe D. at 7:30 PM Most of you read my initial thoughts on Wheeler-gate early this morning; I think it was overblown. I wanted to just say one last thing in lieu of Sandy Alderson’s comments regarding the situation while a guest on WFAN. Here is what he said: “We didn’t want this […]

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Havens And Gorski Both Clear Waivers, Rice Gets Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 29, 2013 0 Comments
Havens And Gorski Both Clear Waivers, Rice Gets Bullpen Spot

3:30 PM Update: Adam Rubin has now reported that Darin Gorski has cleared waivers and will remain under team control. It also has been announced that Scott Rice, and not Robert Carson, will be the second lefty in the bullpen for 2013. The bullpen now projects as follows: Bobby Parnell Brandon Lyon LaTroy Hawkins Scott […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Tapia Touched Up In Grapefruit League Action

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Tapia Touched Up In Grapefruit League Action

Updated 4:00 PM by Mitch Petanick Domingo Tapia had a very forgettable outing today in Grapefruit League play. Tapia pitched two innings, allowing four runs on four hits, two of which were home runs. Sounds scary when you read the stat line, but remember that Tapia is still a lower level prospect who was pitching against major league […]

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