Tag: New York Mets

Good Fundies: Reviewing the Most Defining Moments of 2016

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Good Fundies: Reviewing the Most Defining Moments of 2016

In their last podcast, Brian and Roger presented their most important, impactful, and defining stories and moments of the 2016 season for the New York Mets. The two put together their ultimate countdown on the podcast as follows: Honorable Mentions 16. Syndergaard’s 2-HR Game 15. Granderson’s HR to tie and walk it off against Twins […]

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Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

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Longtime Mets Scout Harry Minor Passes Away

Harry Minor, scout who spent 44 of his 65 years in baseball with the New York Mets, passed away on Wednesday night at the age of 89. Minor began scouting in 1960 after his minor league playing days were over and started his career with the Mets in 1968 as an area scout. He was […]

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So You Think You Know The Mets: 100 Run Seasons

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So You Think You Know The Mets: 100 Run Seasons

Last week, 498 of you tried your luck at trying to name all the pitchers who won 15 or more games for the Mets in a season. You guys mostly did an outstanding job. This week, I want you to name every player who delivered a 100 run season for the Mets. In 54 years, […]

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Mets Are Looking For Two Prospects In Exchange For Bruce

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Mets Are Looking For Two Prospects In Exchange For Bruce

According to a report by Philadelphia beat writer Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the New York Mets are holding out for two prospects in exchange for outfielder Jay Bruce. The Phillies, he writes, have had longstanding interest in Bruce, however they are committed to hanging on to their prospects, and feel that they could sign Brandon […]

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Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

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Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

Back in 2012, the New York Mets announced their 50th Anniversary Team.  Reviewing the list none of the players named should come as a surprise.  It should come as even less of a surprise that of all the players named to the team, all the retired players have also been inducted into the Mets Hall […]

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Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

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Where Does The Mets Lineup Stack Up In 2017?

Buster Olney, in an article exclusive to ESPN Insiders, concluded his offseason Top 10 feature by ranking the best lineups in major league baseball heading into the 2017 season. The ranking was based on input from executives representing all 30 MLB front offices. This latest entry in this series is entitled: Top MLB Lineups: Which Batting […]

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 8 Brandon Nimmo, OF

An article by posted on 11/01/2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: No. 8 Brandon Nimmo, OF

#8 OF Brandon Nimmo Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 205 B/T: L/R Age: 03/27/1993 (23) 2016 Level: MLB New York Mets, Triple-A Las Vegas 51s Acquired: Drafted in 1st round of 2011 draft (13th overall) Last Year: #5 MLB Statistics: 32 G, 73 AB, 12 R, 20 H, 2B, HR, 6 RBI, 6 BB/20 SO, .274/.338/.329 MiLB Statistics: 97 G, 392 AB, 72 R, 138 H, 25 2B, […]

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Will 2017 Be Lucas Duda’s Last Season As A Met?

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Will 2017 Be Lucas Duda’s Last Season As A Met?

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is entering his final year of team control in 2017. This is the time the front office, as well as the fan base, debates if the Mets should offer him a contract extension or let him go. This debate should be interesting, considering the 30 year-old played only […]

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Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

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Wally Backman Claims Sandy Alderson Has It In For Him

In an exclusive interview with Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, Wally Backman had some explosive things to say about his parting of ways with the New York Mets including that he’s been blackballed by GM Sandy Alderson and betrayed by owner Jeff Wilpon. “There’s been a bad roadblock, and I know where it’s coming […]

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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

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Mets and Mejia Agree On $1.9MM Contract He’ll Never Collect

In what can only be deemed a ridiculous formality, suspended relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets agreed on Tuesday to a one-year contract worth $1,976,000. Because he was given a lifetime ban from baseball after testing positive for a PED for the third time, Mejia will not collect one red cent of […]

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