Tag: MLB Draft

2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

MLB Dirt recently posted their latest Mock Draft in which they pegged the Mets for top high school outfielder, Albert Almora of Mater Academy in Florida. They write: The Mets have a shallow system and they need high upside guys. They took Brandon Nimmo last year and if Almora is available I believe they would take him. He is a plus defender […]

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MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Draft: 2012 Mock Draft Version 2.0

To see my previous mock draft from February in which I had the Mets drafting left-handed pitcher Max Fried, click here.   1. Houston Astros – Mark Appel, RHP (Stanford) Why: The Astros don’t appear like the team who is going to go for the risky homerun pick No. 1 overall with Buxton. Appel is […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Updated Mock, Stephen Piscotty, Mark Appel

An article by posted on April 15, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Updated Mock, Stephen Piscotty, Mark Appel

MLB Draft Insider posted their latest mock and this time they have a new name for Mets fans to consider. Check it out: You can see the rest of their mock here. MLB Draft Guide has the following scouting report on Piscotty: Player:  Stephen Piscotty Position:  3B School:  Stanford Date of Birth:  1/14/1991 Height/Weight:  6’3/195 […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Double Barreled Ryan Perez

An article by posted on February 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Double Barreled Ryan Perez

Steve Guilbert of Macks Mets says pitcher Ryan Perez is one of the players he really hopes the Mets pick up in the 2012 MLB Draft. Let him tell you why… Ryan Perez, BHP – Westminster Christian High School (IL) Yes, you read that correctly. BHP stands for “both-handed pitcher” (also known as “double barrel” pitching) […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Trey Williams, 3B, Valencia HS

An article by posted on January 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Trey Williams, 3B, Valencia HS

With the hot stove season nearing its end, I’ll be chipping in a lot less on Mets news, and focus more on the upcoming First Year Player Draft in June, as I did last year. I’m currently working on my own “Top 15 Draft Prospects” list and a “Five Players To Watch” piece for the […]

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Complete Mets Draft Summary From Day 2

An article by posted on June 7, 2011 0 Comments

Greetings and welcome to Day 2 of the MLB Draft. This post will be updated throughout the day with the New York Mets draft picks from Round 2 to 30, as well as a collection of links and video for each of the prospects. 71. Cory Mazzoni, RHP from NC State. Mazzoni recorded a 137:29 […]

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Why Nimmo And Not A Pitcher?

An article by posted on June 7, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets need pitching, pitching and more pitching. That’s why it’s quite strange that the team selected high school outfielder Brandon Nimmo with the No. 13 overall pick in this year’s MLB Draft. I can echo Robert Knapel’s sentiments on the subject that this pick is odd. First off, Nimmo, who is the […]

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New York Mets Select Brandon Nimmo with Their First Pick in the 2011 MLB Draft

An article by posted on June 6, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson has made his first pick as general manager of the New York Mets. With the 13th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, the Mets have selected Brandon Nimmo, and outfielder from Wyoming. Nimmo did not play high school baseball because there is no high school baseball league in Wyoming. He only played […]

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Draft Q & A with ESPN’s Jason Churchill

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Recently, Joe DeMayo of StLucieToFlushing.com did an interview with one of ESPN’s Draft Guru’s Jason Churchill. He asked him tons of great questions regarding who the Mets may pick in the draft, draft sleepers, players with increasing/decreasing draft stock, etc.  This is a must read for any Mets fan interested in the upcoming MLB Draft. […]

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Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Minaya, DePodesta and Ricciardi MLB Draft Review

This contribution was borne out of several discussion this offseason in our MMO chat room in which many have heaped praise on Paul DePodesta and J.P. Ricciardi for their player evaluation skills and success in the draft, while knocking the Mets farm system and the player evaluation skills of Omar Minaya. I wanted to compare […]

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