The Mets announced that Aaron Harang will get the start on Thursday against the Washington Nationals. Harang, 35, had his contract selected today from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League and will wear uniform No. 44. Recently, he pitched 6.0 innings, allowed six hits, three runs, earned, issued two walks and struck out six vs. Salt Lake in Game Four of the PCL semi-finals on September 7. The veteran righthander was 5-11 with a 5.76 ERA in 22 starts […]
Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin was in Trenton last night for Game 1 of the Eastern League Divisional Series between the Binghamton Mets and Trenton Thunder. The Thunder were down to their last out in the bottom of the 10th, but rallied to take the series opener from their division rivals. Among the crowd was Mets general manager, Sandy Alderson, who claimed he was coming to watch the B-Mets and top prospect Noah […]
Tonight is a big night for the 51s, the B-Mets, and the Savannah Sand Gnats! Wally Backman and the Las Vegas 51s finished the season with an 81-62 record, good for second-best in all of the Pacific Coast League. The 51s are heading to the postseason for the first time since 2002, and considering the type of roster changes Backman had to deal with this season, it’s amazing he’s been able to keep his team […]
In his interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said some things about Ruben Tejada that were very unflattering and I would say he basically called him lazy, aloof and unmotivated although not in so many words. “One of the problems with Ruben is it’s like pulling teeth,” Alderson said to describe his frustration with the 23-year old infielder. He accuses Tejada of failing to put in any extra effort to prove […]
The Mets have signed journeyman starter Aaron Harang to a minor league deal. He will report to Triple-A Las Vegas. Harang, 35, had a 5.76 ERA with 6.5 K/9 and 2.1 BB/9 in 22 starts this season. The Dodgers traded Aaron Harang early in the season to the Colorado Rockies — who flipped him to the Seattle Mariners. The New York Mets will be his fourth organization in 2013 alone. The 6’7” right-hander has pitched for […]
New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Chasen Bradford was kind enough to grant me an interview which I’m pleased to share with MMO. Chasen was drafted by the Mets in the 35th round of the 2011 MLB Draft and he always stood out to me as someone who did not get the attention he deserved. Chasen has performed exceptionally well at every minor league level and has a career 2.80 ERA in 105 minor league appearances. This […]
I want to thank Liz Peterson from Nautilus, who was kind enough to allow us to share an interview one of her writers, Kevin Berger, conducted with the Mets Vice President of Player Development Paul DePodesta. In the interview, DePodesta discusses his early years with the Cleveland Indians and Oakland A’s as well as the book Moneyball. He dispels some of the myths regarding those Moneyball years and talks in depth about statistical analysis, how […]
In yesterday’s Farm Report on ESPN New York, Adam Rubin gave out plenty of quality information about the Mets minor league system (as he always does). What I took notice of was the first item in the “short hops” section of the article. Rubin noted that while Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom, and Noah Syndergaard are all nearing organizational innings limits, the Mets are allowing them to pitch into the playoffs. The B-Mets officially clinched a […]
“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” That’s a Chasen Bradford tweet I found as I searched to find something about the B-Mets’ relief pitcher. I was curious to know whether Bradford was talking about the cards he was dealt, a 35th round draft pick by the Mets in 2011, or just life’s cards folks are dealt in general. Whatever cards Bradford was dealt he’s […]
- LongTimeFan: on MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu: Trumbo - no way. Way too flawed....
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- martin: on MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu: if you want to make it absolutely...
- TexasGusCC: on MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu: Mega, Don't know if Trumbo fits here and...
- mega: on MMO Exclusive: Talking With Mets 1B Prospect Zach Mathieu: Sounds like he's got some hard work...
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