Tag: minor league

Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

Not once during Sandy Alderson’s tenure as general manager with the Mets has he pieced together anything close to an adequate bullpen, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. And as the Mets begin their fourth season under Alderson, it’s unclear whether that will change any time soon. “The bullpen has not been good over the last […]

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Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Niese Sharp In Final Tuneup Before April 6 Start

April 1 update by Joe D. Jon Niese threw 4.2 innings in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie tonight, allowing four runs (two earned) while walking one and striking out four. He threw 49 of 76 pitches for strikes. This is the second minor league start since Niese received a cortisone shot in his […]

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Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, What Could Brown Do For You?

Opening Day came and went and a new season is underway. We had some hits and we had some misses (18 strikeouts worth of them), but all in all I was happy to have the Mets back in Queens and a new season of Amazin baseball underway. Lost amisdt the aftermath of yesterday’s 9-7 loss […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 1:10 p.m  a new season will start for the New York Mets. The new Mayor of New York City, Bill DiBlasio is set to throw out the first pitch. The National Anthem will be sung by local a cappella group, and the big highlight will be a tribute to Mets announcing great, Ralph […]

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Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

An article by posted on March 19, 2014 0 Comments
Arizona is Shopping Didi Gregorius in Search of a Starter

March 19 The Arizona Diamondbacks are making Didi Gregorius, and not fellow shortstop Chris Owings, available in trade discussions with other teams, an industry source told ESPN New York. The D-backs seek an MLB-ready starting pitcher in return, hoping to offset the loss of intended Opening Day starter Patrick Corbin with a UCL tear. A trio of Arizona scouts, including special […]

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Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Reassign Syndergaard and Montero to Minor League Camp

Newsday reports that Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero were reassigned to minor league camp on Tuesday morning. “It’s always disappointing when you get a taste of being in the big-league clubhouse, getting the treatment like a big leaguer gets, and then you’ve got to go back over to the minor-league side where things aren’t so glamorous, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets at 1:00 PM

An article by posted on March 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets at 1:00 PM

The New York Mets host the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 PM. John Lannan gets the start against the Cards a day after Terry Collins admitted he’s likely headed to the bullpen as the team’s second left-hander alongside Scott Rice. Lannan opposes right-hander Carlos Martinez. Daniel Murphy is in the lineup after missing time with an injured […]

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John Lannan Open To Bullpen Role

An article by posted on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
John Lannan Open To Bullpen Role

On Monday, the Mets included reliever Josh Edgin among their first wave of cuts and reassigned him to minor league camp. Edgin was not happy with the decision according to several beat reporters, however his reduced velocity has been a big concern and most likely factored into the Mets’ decision. That leaves John Lannan as the lone contender for […]

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Puello and Leathersich Reassigned to Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 10, 2014 0 Comments
Puello and Leathersich Reassigned to Minor League Camp

5:00 PM After today’s Grapefruit League game, Cesar Puello. Jack Leathersich and John Church were reassigned to minor league camp. 1:00 PM The Mets announced that they’ve optioned LHP Steven Matz, RHP Erik Goeddel, LHP Josh Edgin ans SS Wilfredo Tovar to minor league camp. Other players reassigned to minor league camp today include pitching prospects Logan […]

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Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

Yesterday, Baseball America started reviewing the International signings of each club, starting with the National League East. During these annual reviews, they summarize each team’s IFA signings, mainly those that happen during the July 2nd signing period.That is when the teams sign players 16 and over to play professionally. Many of the big-name Dominican, Venezuelan, Colombian, […]

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