Tag: power

Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #5-1

An article by posted on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #5-1

#5 Wuilmer Becerra RF Ht: 6’4″  Wt: 200   Level: High-A St. Lucie Mets B/T: R/R  Age: 10/1/1994 (Age 21)  Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: With Travis d’Arnaud, John Buck, and Noah Syndergaard in a trade for R.A. Dickey on 12/17/12 Preseason Rank: #6 2016 Statistics: 65 G, 263 PA, 243 AB, 77 H, 17 2B, HR, 34 RBI, 7 SB, 1 CS, 9 BB, 52 K .312/.341/.393 Profile: Hate it or love it, Becerra […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Is On the Best Run in Mets History

No one, not even Sandy Alderson himself, knew the Mets were getting this Yoenis Cespedes when they acquired him at the trade deadline last year. In Cespedes’ first three seasons in the majors, he was a .263/.316/.464 hitter who averaged 24 homers and 87 RBI. He was a guy that had a lot of power, […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Tomas Nido Sees His Stock Rising

An article by posted on August 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Tomas Nido Sees His Stock Rising

I’m not sure about any of you, but I believe but Tomas Nido has been one of the biggest Mets surprises on the farm in the 2016 season. Drafted out of Orangewood Christian School in the 8th round of the 2012 Draft, Tomas Nido was known for his power, and was the battery mate on his travel team with now-major leaguer Robert […]

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Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

Faced with the loss of Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season, the Marlins are considering both Alex Rodriguez (unconditionally released) and Carlos Gomez (designated for assignment) according to various reports. MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden says it’s inevitable that the Marlins could sign Rodriguez to play first base, according to his sources. Marlins […]

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Can Jay Bruce Save Mets From Becoming the Worst Team Ever With RISP?

An article by posted on August 2, 2016 0 Comments
Can Jay Bruce Save Mets From Becoming the Worst Team Ever With RISP?

The New York Mets and their fans are hoping Jay Bruce‘s arrival to Citi Field is not posthumous for their season.  They enter play after last nights loss to the Yankees 7.5 Games back in the division and 2.5 out of the second wildcard spot.  They are further out of contention for a division crown […]

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Updated: Wuilmer Becerra Had Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery To Repair Labrum

An article by posted on July 27, 2016 0 Comments
Updated: Wuilmer Becerra Had Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery To Repair Labrum

Metsmerized Online has learned from an organizational source that Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra underwent season-ending surgery on his right shoulder to repair a partially torn labrum.  For some unknown reason, the Mets front office was trying to keep the news under wraps and it took a few days of investigating and talking to sources to eventually find out […]

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Has Kevin Long Unlocked James Loney’s Power

An article by posted on July 2, 2016 0 Comments
Has Kevin Long Unlocked James Loney’s Power

In many ways it is fitting that James Loney was assigned the number 28 by the Mets.  Loney is a left-handed contact hitter that has been pressed into action at first base after the Mets lost Lucas Duda to a back injury.  Throughout their careers, Loney and Daniel Murphy have been very similar hitters. Coming into this season, Loney […]

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Mets Sign 2nd Round Pick 1B Peter Alonso

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Sign 2nd Round Pick 1B Peter Alonso

Peter Alonso, the Mets 2nd round pick (64th overall), has finally signed after concluding his collegiate career with a dominating College World Series performance. As a benefit to the Mets, Alonso was signed for under slot value at just over $900K, compared to the $1,009,200 slotted for the 64th pick in the draft. Alonso concluded […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

Mets 1st Round Pick RHP Justin Dunn During Day 1 of the MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Justin Dunn of Boston College and LHP Anthony Kay of UConn with their two first round picks, and 1B Peter Alonso of Florida in the second round. You can read more about them here. During Day 2 of the […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

The New York Mets have selected first baseman Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida with the 64th overall pick in the 2016 first-year player draft. The 21-year old right-handed slugger has seen his stock climb in recent weeks. His improved contact rate and plus raw power makes him very attractive. More likely to stick at […]

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Baseball America Raises Eyebrows With Latest Mock

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Baseball America Raises Eyebrows With Latest Mock

Baseball America changed their Shock…er…Mock draft today for their fifth attempt at projecting the first 34 picks of the draft. In this one, previously named #1 Pick, Jersey lefty Jason Groome dropped to 14th overall in the draft, and Puerto Rican Shortstop Delvin Perez drops completely out of the first round after being in the top-10 […]

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