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MMO Exclusive: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With Metsmerized

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With Metsmerized

The Mets patience in their farm is starting to pay significant dividends to their major league ball club, recently in the emergence of Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, and Jeurys Familia as star-like talents. Now, it seems like no matter which player makes the trip from the farm, be it deGrom and Dilson Herrera last year, […]

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Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses […]

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Granderson Trades Power for Patience

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Trades Power for Patience

It was the eighth inning of a tie game, Juan Jaime was on the mound for Atlanta, and Curtis Granderson drew a lead-off walk. He would then steal second, reach third on a bunt, before scoring the eventual winning run on a sacrifice fly hit by Daniel Murphy. Without recording a hit, Granderson had done […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

With an impressive balance of power arms, consistent bats, and major league ready talent, the Mets have a consensus top-five minor league system. They also, at least in my opinion, have a damn good major league team as well. The big club definitely has some holes, though, notably at shortstop, but otherwise there seems to […]

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Reviewing the St. Lucie Mets Roster

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
Reviewing the St. Lucie Mets Roster

St. Lucie has an interesting team this year. Honestly I was blown away by Amed Rosario, Jhoan Urena, and Marcos Molina three guys I had pegged for Savannah being named to the St. Lucie Roster, they’re now getting aggressive, not sure how I feel about it. This team looks to be a stacked team going […]

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Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Is A Potential Power Surge In David Wright’s Future?

It may only be spring training, but David Wright is starting to look like his old self again. In Sunday’s game against the Yankees, Wright launched an opposite field home run off of CC Sabathia. Then on Tuesday, Wright went 1-for-3 and blasted a towering two-run homer off Collin McHugh, his third of the spring. […]

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Kevin Long Dishes On Lagares, Granderson, Murphy

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Dishes On Lagares, Granderson, Murphy

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long spoke with reporters for about 20 minutes on Saturday morning in Port St. Lucie. You can read his full comments on ESPN New York, but I  wanted to cherry pick and share his views on the following three Mets players which I thought were quite compelling. He compared Juan […]

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Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Flashback: Dave Kingman Comes To Queens

On this day in Mets’ history in 1975, the contract of outfielder and first baseman Dave Kingman was purchased from the San Francisco Giants. The 6-foot-6 Kingman, nicknamed Kong for his prodigious strength and power, was to give the Mets the fearsome home run hitter they had never had this early in their existence. “He was going […]

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