Tag: minor league

Mets Decline Putz Option, Add Bowman To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post in a post to his Twitter account, the Mets have told reliever J.J. Putz that they will decline his option and instead buy him out for $1 million dollars. Not really a big surprise considering the Mets would have had to pay him over $9 million dollars […]

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Is Josh Thole the Mets Catching Savior?

An article by posted on November 2, 2009 0 Comments

Sometimes it is tough to be a Mets fan, isn’t it? You sit and you watch other teams, both big market and small, call up player after player from their minor league system who step foot on a major league diamond and instantly make an impact. Some of these players they had a chance to […]

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Scott Kazmir Gets His Wings

An article by posted on August 29, 2009 0 Comments

According to several sources, Scott Kazmir has been traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels acquired Kazmir for minor league left-hander Alex Torres, minor league infielder Matt Sweeney, and a player to be named later. Kazmir, 25, got off to a rough start this season and is 8-7 with a […]

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Mets Minors Seem To Have Major Concerns

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets Minor League system has been the subject of debate all season long in 2009. The criticism is mostly justified in my opinion based on two things. 1. The Mets claim that they have a superior farm system loaded with talent that they consider untouchable. The overall standings of the Mets minor league affiliates tells a […]

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Brad Holt Too Valuable To Be Traded

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Starting pitcher, Brad Holt continues to shoot up the top prospects lists. The 2008 supplemental first round draft pick, has impressed scouts with his plus fastball and his other pitches continue to improve. I asked Adam Rubin of the Daily News about him on Tuesday, and he now has him ranked among the top three […]

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K-Rod Was Also The Object Of Bernazard’s Ire

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

According to a new entry on Bart Hubbuch’s Mets blog for the NY Post, Mets minor league players were not the only ones subjected to the mad ravings of Mets VP Tony Bernazard. Bart Hubbuch writes, It turns out that ripping his shirt off and challenging minor-league players to fight him isn’t even Tony Bernazard’s most recent […]

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It’s Hard To Ignore Nick Evans Right Now

An article by posted on March 15, 2009

Yes it’s the spring, and yes Nick Evans will probably not keep up this pace… But, in the unlikely event that he does, what should the Mets do? Including todays game, a 10-5 win over the Marlins, Nick Evans now leads the team with ten runs batted in. Evans is now batting .325 with an on-base […]

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Mets Sign Livan Hernandez

An article by posted on February 14, 2009

Update 10:15 AM The New York Post has confirmed that Livan has indeed signed a minor league deal with the Mets and will be in camp today. Hubbuch also reminds us that Livan is El Duque’s half brother. Original Post 9:58 AM  Christian Red of the Daily News reports: Mets GM Omar Minaya said on Feb. […]

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Mets Sign Pitcher Freddy Garcia

An article by posted on January 22, 2009

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets have signed righthanded starter Feddy Garcia. Freddy Garcia is a Met. The righthander agreed to a minor-league deal with the Mets tonight, the Daily News has learned. It’s believed he can earn as much as $8 million to $9 million if he makes the team […]

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Is Lastings Milledge Ready For Prime Time?

An article by posted on November 12, 2007

In a recent poll, 58% of Mets fans don’t want the Mets to trade Milledge. I’m not exactly sure, but I bet that back in April less than half that amount would have voted to hang on to Milledge. I’m one of them. I understand how important it is for the Mets to address their […]

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