Tag: outfield

Phillies Now Considered Favorites To Sign Rusney Castillo

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Phillies Now Considered Favorites To Sign Rusney Castillo

George A. King of the New York Post reports that after speaking to major league teams who are interested in signing free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo, most teams believe that the Philadelphia Phillies are the favorites to land the Cuban phenom. King says that it’s not unanimous, but it clearly shows a shift in momentum that had previously been […]

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Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

The Mets re-signed Bobby Abreu to a minor-league deal this past Friday, and a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN new York. that he’ll assuredly be part called up in September when rosters expand. “Whenever we sign a veteran player to a minor-league deal, we think about the impact he may or may not […]

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Would Alex Rios Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Would Alex Rios Make Sense For The Mets?

The Kansas City Royals have acquired reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league righthander Spencer Patton. Frasor, 36, is in the midst of another strong season, posting a 3.34 ERA with a 9.1 K/9 in 32 relief appearances spanning 29.2 innings pitched. Last season, he had a 2.57 ERA in 61 appearances for […]

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Great First Impressions on Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Great First Impressions on Brandon Nimmo

He’s one of the most talked about Met prospects, a subject of heated debate ever since he was selected with the Mets’ top pick in 2011. After getting my first extended live look at Brandon Nimmo during Saturday’s doubleheader at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium, I think most Met fans are going to be impressed and pulling hard for […]

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Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Collins’ Hot-Hand Mentality Is Sending Mixed Messages To His Players

It was interesting to hear Gary Apple and Bobby Ojeda discuss one of the things  I wrote about over the weekend, which was how this six-outfielder configuration was doomed to failure. Apple leads it off asking Ojeda, “We have to talk about Chris Young who suddenly got hot and had that two home run game […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Keep Waving Those Towels

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Keep Waving Those Towels

An MMO Fan Shot by Matt Szatkowski Tough. When describing the Mets, over the past 7 years, this adjective has hardly been used. As the infamous curveball buckled Carlos Beltran’s knees, it also seemed to take down the team’s mental fortitude. The 2007 season would bring more frustration ending in an epic collapse, and there […]

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Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Season Review: Las Vegas 51s

Record: 46-32 Top Performers / Top Prospects Noah Syndergaard, RHP: Syndergaard has not seen his typical success in Las Vegas by any means. The 21 year-old has struggled, posting a 4.98 ERA in 65 innings this season. He has fallen victim to the tough pitching conditions of Las Vegas, and currently has a 5.36 ERA […]

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It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
It’s Not the Dimensions of the Park, It’s the Complexion of the Team

The question of whether the Mets need to bring in the walls at Citi Field is back on the menu again after a season-ticket holder raised the issue with Sandy Alderson during a Q&A session held on Friday. “Changing the ballpark is not a panacea for not hitting with men in scoring position,” Alderson said. […]

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Keith Law: Mets Drafted Their New No. 1 Prospect

An article by posted on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets Drafted Their New No. 1 Prospect

ESPN‘s Keith Law took a look at five teams who now have a new number one prospect in their organization thanks to last weeks MLB Draft. Amongst those teams was our New York Mets. According to Law, the Mets 10th overall selection of Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto has already overtaken Noah Syndergaard as the […]

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Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Scout Tells MMO Conforto Is Complete Player With 20-25 Home Run Ability

The Mets selected outfielder Michael Conforto of Oregon State with their 10th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday. Mets Area Scout Jim Reeves told Clayton Collier of MMO that he scouted Conforto for the Mets and described him as a “complete ballplayer” who has the ability to hit 20-25 homers in […]

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