Tag: minor league

Old Time Mets: LHP Jon Matlack

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets: LHP Jon Matlack

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve Carlton, […]

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Mets News: Brad Emaus and Fred Lewis Signed To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team signed infielder Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis to minor league contracts and assigned both to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Emaus, 26, had signed to start 2012 with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association before joining New York. He appeared in 14 games with […]

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Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

You can always count on a Morning Grind from me after a loss like last night. I embrace my Met fandom and take great pride in the moaning and groaning I do after a loss. It was something I picked up in the mid seventies and I never could quite kick the habit. It looks […]

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Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

METS FARM REPORT 4/9 ROCHESTER 3, BUFFALO 2 Red Wings shortstop Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give Rochester a comeback victory, snapping Buffalo’s three-game winning streak. The Bisons bullpen entered the game with 14 scoreless innings to begin the season. Protecting a 2-1 lead, lefty Chuck James made his Bisons debut […]

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Alderson Confirms Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, first reported that the Mets have re-signed free-agent RHP Chris Young to a minor league contract. Sandy Alderson confirmed the signing today and spoke with reporters: “Right now we don’t have an expectation other than a general one — that he’ll be able to pitch at some point. Until he’s seen by […]

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For the Right Price, Re-Signing Chris Young Is A Good Idea

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reported yesterday that its likely that Chris Young will return to the Mets for the 2012 season. Despite pitching in only 6 games, Young was on track to have a great season.  Before tearing a capsule in his throwing shoulder, he was 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA. I like Chris Young.  When […]

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Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Agreement With Nitkowski Seems Likely

Ken Davidoff of Newsday says the Mets are trying to sign free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski, and an “agreement seems likely.” If the two sides come to terms, Davidoff says it will be for a minor league deal. Original Post 3/8 According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Nitkowski said the Mets seemed pleased with what they saw from […]

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Mets Continue To Keep Tabs On Chris Young… WHY?

An article by posted on March 2, 2012 0 Comments

Ken Davidoff reports that the Mets continue to keep tabs on starter Chris Young. He is seeking a Major League deal, although Mets prefer a minor league deal. I just don’t see the point in having him return.  He didn’t pitch for the majority of the last season and missed almost the entire season in 2010. Yeah […]

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Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were “Unimpressed” With Scott Kazmir

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets were “unimpressed” with Scott Kazmir’s showcase yesterday and that a reunion with Kazmir is “unlikely.” Last week, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney, reported the Mets are one of six teams that Scott Kazmir is considering signing with and that he could make a decision in the next few days. Sandy […]

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Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

When Sandy Alderson was asked what his expectations were for Lucas Duda last week on Twitter, he responded, “OPS, High OBP and big power. He put on another show in BP today.” I loved Terry Collins’ take much better. After watching his right fielder take a few pitches over the fence and out of the […]

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