Tag: OPS

Cory Vaughn Rips 8th Home Run, Makes BA Hot Sheet

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
Cory Vaughn Rips 8th Home Run, Makes BA Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending May 4th has Mets outfield prospect Cory Vaughn ranked #2. Last night, Cory Vaughn ripped his eight home run of the season in St. Lucie’s 5-3 win over Dunedin. He has been on a season long tear and ranks third in the league in slugging (.542) and OPS (.889) in […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

An article by posted on April 7, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Will Platoon CF With Scott Hairston

Newly promoted Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis will platoon with veteran Scott Hairston says Mike Mazzeo of ESPN via twitter. Hairston will start against left handed pitching while Nieuwenhuis will be penciled in against the righties while Andres Torres recovers from his strained calf that he re-injured in the 7th inning of the Mets Opening Day game Thursday. […]

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MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

An article by posted on March 25, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Spotlight: Brett Lawrie, Baseball’s Next Superstar?

Jayson Stark of ESPN grabbed my attention this morning when he posted this chart showing how Toronto Blue Jays’ phenom Brett Lawrie, stacked up against some of the all time greats with his .953 OPS last season. That’s some pretty amazing company and at 22 years old, Brett Lawrie is ready to explode onto the […]

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This One’s Dedicated To All Those Amazin’ Memories

An article by posted on December 17, 2011 0 Comments
This One’s Dedicated To All Those Amazin’ Memories

I’m so sick of reading about the Mets these days. I’m seeing one terrible truth unveiled after another. And though I was warned about everything that was coming down before the Mets break camp next next March, it doesn’t make it any easier to see this once proud franchise disintegrate into oblivion. This song seems […]

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Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

An article by posted on December 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Targets: C Jason Jaramillo

Another player I believe would be an interesting pickup for the Mets is the recently non-tendered catcher Jason Jaramillo, formerly of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jaramillo, 29, has been hampered by injuries in the past and the rigors of being an everyday catcher are seemingly too much for him to handle. But he may prove to be a […]

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Big Money, Big Busts

An article by posted on October 10, 2011 0 Comments

I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn. 7 Years, $142,000,000 After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this […]

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Get Ready For New Season Of Mets Hot Stove Weakly

An article by posted on September 30, 2011 0 Comments

It looks like by the sound of things yesterday from Sandy Alderson, there will be little to no improvement made to this years team that finished in fourth place with a 77-85 record. The GM confirmed that payroll will be in the $100 to $110 range. That means if they sign Reyes to an annual […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones Team Report – Stretch Run Edition!

An article by posted on August 9, 2011 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Team Report – Stretch Run Edition!

We want to welcome Peter Shapiro to the Mets Merized Online staff. Most of you know Pete from the comment threads and the many Mets Minor League posts he’s submitted via our Fan Shots. Glad to have on the team, Pete! – Joe D. Usually at this time of year, the stretch run, is prime […]

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St Lucie Mets (A+) Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

An article by posted on August 1, 2011 0 Comments
St Lucie Mets (A+) Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

Unlike the Mets AAA and AA minor league entries, Their Single-A team in the Florida State League has been having a very good season, and are right in the thick of the playoff mix. There will be a “stretch run” for St Lucie, as they were the first half division winners, and are thus assured […]

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Thole May Soon Be Riding the Pine

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

After last night’s 7-6 loss to the Giants, manager Terry Collins was asked if Josh Thole’s recent poor defensive performance can land the young catcher into a reserve catcher role. “That’s a possibility. And not just that, but to also maybe let Josh have a chance to clear his head a little bit.” Thole disagreed […]

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