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Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 30: The Mets Top 10 of 2016

Brian and Roger asked what the most important, impactful, and defining stories and moments of 2016 were for the New York Mets. Using those suggestions with the hashtag #Mets2016Top10, the two put together their own lists and combined them to create an ultimate countdown on the podcast. Did Mike Piazza‘s Hall of Fame induction make […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

An article by posted on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Prospects: No. 4 Thomas Szapucki, LHP

#4 Thomas Szapucki Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 205 Level: Rookie Kingsport Mets & Short-Season A Brooklyn Cyclones B/T: R/L Age: 06/12/1996 (20) Age Dif: -1.4 (w/ Brooklyn) Acquired: Drafted by the Mets in the 5th Round of the 2015 MLB Draft (149th overall pick) Last Year: #24 2016 Statistics: 9 G, 52 IP, 4-3 W-L, 1.38 […]

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That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

An article by posted on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
That Crazy 4-Team Trade That Sent Matlack To Texas

On December 8, 1977, the Mets were one of four teams involved in one of the most complex deals in the history of baseball. This was it : –  The Mets sent John Milner to the Pittsburgh Pirates. –  The Atlanta Braves sent Willie Montanez to the New York Mets. –  The Texas Rangers sent Adrian Devine, Tommy Boggs, and Eddie Miller to […]

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Original Met Chris Cannizzaro Dies At 78

An article by posted on December 30, 2016 0 Comments
Original Met Chris Cannizzaro Dies At 78

Chris Cannizzaro, an original member of the 1962 New York Mets, passed away at the age of 78, the San Diego Padres announced on Friday. Cannizzaro was suffering from lung cancer and lost his battle on Thursday. A defensive minded catcher, Cannizzaro was selected from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1961 expansion draft and […]

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Winter League Update: Cabrera Continues to Play Second

An article by posted on December 29, 2016 0 Comments
Winter League Update: Cabrera Continues to Play Second

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera has now played ten games in the Venezuelan Winter League for the Leones del Caracas and eight of them have come at second base. He’s played only one game at shortstop with former Met Wilfredo Tovar seeing the bulk of the action at the position. Earlier this month, Cabrera […]

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Featured Post: Ben Rowen Might Be Mets’ Diamond In The Rough

An article by posted on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Ben Rowen Might Be Mets’ Diamond In The Rough

This past Thursday, the New York Mets announced a pair of minor league signings of right-handed pitchers Cory Burns and Ben Rowen. Rowen’s contract guarantees him an invite to major league spring training, a sign that the Mets might have legitimate interest in seeing what Rowen and his submarine style pitching can offer the club […]

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Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: White Sox Still Have Pieces That Could Help The Mets

If there was any doubt the White Sox were selling after the Chris Sale trade, those doubts were alleviated once the White Sox obtained yet another impressive haul of prospects in exchange for Adam Eaton. With those deals, the White Sox have unofficially announced they are willing to trade away anyone if they can get […]

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Justin Ruggiano Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Justin Ruggiano Signs Minor League Deal With Giants

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the San Francisco Giants signed veterans Michael Morse and Justin Ruggiano to minor-league deals on Friday night. For Ruggiano, this will be the eighth organization he’s played for heading into his ninth professional season in 2017. Ruggiano, 34, was drafted in the 25th round of the 2004 MLB […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. For the sixth installment in the series we now analyze the Mets five best outfield prospects. We have already covered shortstop, second base, catcher, third base, and first base. Looking over the Mets top outfield prospects, there is a definite theme that emerges. Each of […]

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Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Cleared For Baseball Activity

New York Mets second baseman Neil Walker has been cleared by team doctors to begin baseball activities and has begun normal preparation for spring training according to his dad Tom Walker who was a guest on MLB Network Radio. Tom, former Major Leaguer, was on the show talking about the MLB Goodwill Tour to Puerto […]

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