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MLB Pipeline Ranks Amed Rosario 5th Best Prospect

An article by posted on January 28, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Pipeline Ranks Amed Rosario 5th Best Prospect

On Saturday Night, MLB Network announced their 2017 Top 100 MLB Prospects and the New York Mets had shortstop Amed Rosario ranked No. 5 on the list and first baseman Dominic Smith ranked No. 63. On Rosario, here’s what they had to say: “Always holding his own at every level, Rosario dominated across two stops in […]

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Odd Man Out

An article by posted on December 30, 2016 0 Comments
Odd Man Out

Once the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes, it became obvious that an outfielder would be traded. The logical candidate was Jay Bruce. Although he had done little since the Mets acquired him at the 2016 trade deadline, Bruce was not yet 30 years old and has been a reliable middle of the order power hitter for […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. For the sixth installment in the series we now analyze the Mets five best outfield prospects. We have already covered shortstop, second base, catcher, third base, and first base. Looking over the Mets top outfield prospects, there is a definite theme that emerges. Each of […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

An article by posted on December 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. For the fifth installment in the series we now analyze the Mets five best first base prospects. We have already covered shortstop, second base, catcher, and third base. The Mets first base situation is intriguing. On the one hand, you have a […]

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Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Open To Pitching Out Of Bullpen

Helping out at the Mets annual coat drive today, reporters caught up with Mets RHP Zack Wheeler. He was asked about pitching in the bullpen, and he told MLB.com‘s Joe Trezza, “I’ve started my whole life, so obviously I’d like to do that. But I know they’re looking out for me.” One of the reasons […]

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Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a four-year contract worth $80 million dollars earlier this offseason, but were turned down. Still, Heyman says that Toronto is still open to re-signing him despite signing Kendrys Morales a week ago. “The Jays didn’t entice Encarnacion to make a quick […]

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2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Mets Report Cards: Yoenis Cespedes, OF

YOENIS CESPEDES, OF Player Data: Age: 31, B/L: Right/Right, Free Agency: 2017 2016 Primary Stats: 132 G, .280 AVG, .354 OBP, .530 SLG, .25 2B, 31 HR, 86 RBI 2016 Review: What a player. Yoenis Cespedes, for the second year in a row, was everything to the Mets’ offense. The team was 72-54 when Cespedes […]

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The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

An article by posted on October 12, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Will Double Down In 2017

Do you like teams built around talented young power arms that could fall apart due to injury at any moment? Do you like streaky power hitters and an offense that scores the majority of its runs via the long ball? Do you like short term contracts and a hard mandate from ownership to avoid expensive […]

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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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