Tag: power

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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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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