Tag: Paul DePodesta

Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

An article by posted on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Leaving Mets To Run Cleveland Browns

According to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, Paul DePodesta will be leaving the Mets front office to join the Cleveland Browns as chief strategy officer. In his new role, DePodesta will be essentially running the football side of the franchise, reporting directly to owner Jimmy Haslam. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, DePodesta will be […]

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Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

(Updated 11/16) With Daniel Murphy having played his last game with the New York Mets, it appears the team is “very serious” about Dilson Herrera being the starting second baseman next season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin adds that the plan this offseason for the Mets is to find a backup infielder […]

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Prospect Pulse: Seth Lugo Exceeding Expectations

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Seth Lugo Exceeding Expectations

Mets minor league pitcher Seth Lugo has gone unnoticed for most of his career, but he is now starting to gain more recognition due to an impressive start to the 2015 season. In 19.2 innings for Double-A Binghamton, Lugo is 2-0 with a stellar 1.37 ERA. During his last outing on Tuesday, Lugo allowed just one […]

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Paul DePodesta Weighs In On Several Mets Prospects

An article by posted on December 6, 2014 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Weighs In On Several Mets Prospects

MiLB.com recently published an article ranking the Mets organizational all-stars by position The article included analysis from the Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta.  Here is what he had to say about the Mets top prospects. Kevin Plawecki: “We were really pleased with the year he had,” said Paul DePodesta, the club’s vice […]

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Yankees Considering Omar Minaya For High Ranking Front Office Position

An article by posted on October 14, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Considering Omar Minaya For High Ranking Front Office Position

Omar Minaya, VP of Baseball Operations for San Diego Padres on Draft Day. Erik Boland of Newsday is reporting that the New York Yankees are considering adding former Mets general manager Omar Minaya in a high ranking front office position. According to Boland, Yankees GM Brian Cashman is very close with Minaya who is currently […]

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Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players […]

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Reactions To Mets First Round Selection Dominic Smith

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Reactions To Mets First Round Selection Dominic Smith

Paul DePodesta: Fired up to select Dominic Smith! Chance to hit for average and power while playing great defense. Special human being, too! Keith Law: Smith is one of the best pure hitters in the high school class, showing a smooth left-handed swing with power and a plus glove at first base. When he keeps […]

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Mets Select RHP Andrew Church In Second Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Select RHP Andrew Church In Second Round

With the 48th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Andrew Church, who has committed to the University of San Diego. The talented young man is a right-hander out of Palo Verde High School in Nevada. Listed at 6’3” / 199 LBs, Church still has some growing to do. His secondaries are […]

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Mets Select 1B/OF Dominic Smith With 11th Overall Pick

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Select 1B/OF Dominic Smith With 11th Overall Pick

The New York Mets today announced the selection of first baseman Dominic Smith from Serra High School (CA) with the 11th pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. Smith, 17, who bats and throws lefthanded, hit .493 (33-67) with seven home runs and 38 RBI in 27 games to help Serra to the CIF D3 […]

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