Tag: minor leagues

2013 Season Review: Ike Davis, 1B

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Season Review: Ike Davis, 1B

IKE DAVIS, 1B PRESEASON EXPECTATIONS After missing most of the 2011 season with an ankle injury, Davis struggled for much of the first half but avoided a trip to the minor leagues with the promise of the 19 homers he slugged in his 2010 rookie season when he finished seventh in the Rookie of the […]

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The Magic Is Back… Again…

An article by posted on September 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Magic Is Back… Again…

The Magic is Back! That was the Mets promotional slogan in the spring of 1980 after Nelson Doubleday Jr. and Fred Wilpon had purchased New York’s National League franchise. From a business standpoint, the new Met owners bought in at a perfect time. The Mets were in shambles, last place finishers in three consecutive seasons prior to the purchase. Acting […]

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Hits & Misses: Thoughts On Duda, den Dekker and Flores

An article by posted on September 21, 2013 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Thoughts On Duda, den Dekker and Flores

Lucas Duda (.232/.351/.426) and Matt den Dekker (.245/.315/.326) might be playing Winter Ball this offseason, according to ESPN New York. Woo freaking hoo… If either of these two players are starting players for us in 2014, I may just puke. We have to stop settling for mediocrity and insist on better quality players for this team. […]

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The 2009 Mets: Where Are They Now?

An article by posted on September 8, 2013 0 Comments
The 2009 Mets: Where Are They Now?

Welcome to the second installment of Where Are They Now?, where we take a Mets roster and check in on what the players have done since last playing in Queens. Last week, we looked at the 2010 Mets, so this week we go back a year and look at the 2009 team, the first year […]

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Vaughn, Bradford, Maron, Aderlin and Robles To Represent Mets In AFL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Vaughn, Bradford, Maron, Aderlin and Robles To Represent Mets In AFL

The 2013 Arizona Fall League Rosters were announced today. Representing the New York Mets will be OF Cory Vaughn, C Cam Maron, 3B Aderlin Rodriguez, RHP Hansel Robles, and RHP Chasen Bradford. MMO’s Prince Rahman interviewed Bradford yesterday, here is part of it: AA is often believed to be the toughest level for players to […]

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Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

An article by posted on August 23, 2013 0 Comments
Six-Man Rotation Makes Sense For Mets And Their Stable Of Young Arms

It is becoming more and more evident that quality pitching is the hub of a pending baseball renaissance in New York’s Citi Field. Win or lose, a cadre of young pitching arms have kept the Mets competitive in Flushing for some two months now with Met pitching underlings tearing up the minor leagues at every […]

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Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

An article by posted on August 14, 2013 0 Comments
Is Jurickson Profar Worth What It Would Take To Get Him?

Mailbag time again at MMO. This time, Marcus asks: Long time reader; first time question asker… What’s with all the Jurickson Profar love? He’s rated number 1 by popular prospect polls; his minor league numbers (with my un-sabrey-eye) don’t seem to justify his rankings. Heck, he was ranked in front of Wil Myers who had […]

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Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

The 1983 Mets finished their season winning 31 of their final 60 games, including a stretch from July 31st to August 23rd where they went 15-7. They also won six of their final eight. Many will point to 1984 and the way the Mets stormed out of the gate as the turning point, but for me, the […]

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MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Young Guns: Zack Wheeler Scouting Report

The Mets plan to temporarily demote Zack Wheeler to the minors after tonight’s start, then officially re-promote him Tuesday for his next scheduled start at the Chicago White Sox, according to ESPN New York. Because Wheeler is technically the Mets’ 26th player for today’s doubleheader, they can demote him after today’s game without the requirement he […]

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Could Backman Do Better?

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
Could Backman Do Better?

There is an old football saying that states, “the most popular guy in town is always the backup quarterback.”  Although that phrase may not directly translate to the game of baseball, I think we can all relate it to the Mets current managerial situation.  The incumbent skipper, Terry Collins, has seen his tenure dominated by poor […]

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