Tag: minor league

Mets’ Byrd and Hawkins Among Top Free Agent Signings

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Byrd and Hawkins Among Top Free Agent Signings

Last week, Jon Heyman posted a list of his Top Free Agent Signings based on impact per dollar. Both Marlon Byrd, No. 10, and LaTroy Hawkins, No. 25, made the cut for the Mets. Here are the best of the best, as he calls them, of the free-agent pickups for the 2013 season, ranked in order of […]

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Featured Post: Breaking Backman

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Breaking Backman

Passion is a powerful force. It reveals the extremely fine line between good and evil; friend and foe; master and slave. Passion turned Walter While, your average high school science teacher into Heisenberg, a maniacal drug-dealing assassin in khakis and a pork pie hat. Passion is Walter Wayne Backman’s worst enemy — and slim hope. […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

An article by posted on September 15, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

With the loss in game one of yesterday’s doubleheader with the Miami Marlins, the Mets clinched their 5th straight losing season. This shouldn’t come as a shock since it has happened many times in the past - from the newly minted team of the ’60′s to the “Franchiseless” Mets of the late ’70′s and early ’80′s. Hell […]

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Mets Announce Aaron Harang Will Start Thursday Against The Nationals

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Announce Aaron Harang Will Start Thursday Against The Nationals

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 […]

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Winning in the Minors is Important to Mets Front Office

An article by posted on September 5, 2013 0 Comments
Winning in the Minors is Important to Mets Front Office

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 […]

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Playoff Baseball On The Horizon For Mets Minors

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Playoff Baseball On The Horizon For Mets Minors

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 […]

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Alderson Frustrated With Tejada, Says He Doesn’t Show A Commitment To Improving

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Frustrated With Tejada, Says He Doesn’t Show A Commitment To Improving

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 […]

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Mets Sign Aaron Harang To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Aaron Harang To Minor League Deal

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 […]

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MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Talks Baseball, Family and Life as a Mets Prospect

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Chasen Bradford Talks Baseball, Family and Life as a Mets Prospect

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 […]

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DePodesta On Why It’s Taking So Long For Mets To Show Winning Results

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
DePodesta On Why It’s Taking So Long For Mets To Show Winning Results

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 […]

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