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The Mets Draft Philosophy and the Durability Profile

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Draft Philosophy and the Durability Profile

A few weeks ago, with their second selection, the Mets drafted Andrew Church, a righthanded pitcher who was the 90th ranked high school prospect in the country. He’s got four pitches (fastball, curveball, slider, and change-up), a decent build and has dialed it up to 95 mph, but, good stuff aside, Church was by most […]

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Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Targeting A Pair Of Top International Prospects

The international signing period for MLB teams starts on July 2nd, which is this upcoming Tuesday. Once that day comes, teams will be able to sign 16-year-old international players they’ve been evaluating. Ben Badler of Baseball America breaks down the top 30 players today. He’s pinning the Mets as targeting catcher Ali Sanchez and shortstop Luis Carpio. […]

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MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Castro or CarGo?

The trade winds are blowing, which means the ideas are coming! We received the following message from Ramon. I recently read that Starlin Castro was available, along with Carlos Gonzalez. Do you see it possible for the Mets to acquire Castro? What do you think it would cost the Mets to acquire both him (considering we’d be buying […]

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My Review of “DOC – A Memoir” by Dwight Gooden

An article by posted on June 20, 2013 0 Comments
My Review of “DOC – A Memoir” by Dwight Gooden

DOC – A Memoir I finally got a chance to read Doc: A Memoir by Dwight Gooden and it took all of a day and a half last weekend. I really didn’t know what to expect when I got my copy, but I put aside any preconceptions and opened up my book on Saturday night… […]

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Montero and Puello Headline An Exciting Crop Of Prospects Knocking At The Door

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments

Here is the rest of my interview with Lynn Worthy, who covers the Binghamton Mets as the regular beat writer for the Press & Sun Bulletin. Lynn provides some great insight on Which player’s performance has impressed you the most thus far and do you believe it will eventually translate well in the majors? The most […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

I think all of us knew the 2013 Mets were not a playoff caliber baseball team. However I was also of the belief that although the Mets were not postseason ready, they would at least be competitive. Boy was I wrong. Here we are a week before Father’s Day, and we find the Mets in […]

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MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: High Praise For Dodger Sensation Yasiel Puig

He is the seven-day sensation that is sweeping the nation. Yasiel Puig has been a major league ballplayer for barely a week and is already making national headlines with a historically hot start to his career. On Friday night, Puig blasted his fourth home run in just his fifth career game, the second player to […]

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The Mets Should Have Drafted Austin Wilson

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Should Have Drafted Austin Wilson

In the second round of the MLB draft on Thursday, the Mets passed on Stanford outfielder Austin Wilson. Wilson would have been a risky selection, but he also had a very high upside. Instead the Mets drafted high school pitcher Andrew Church. Church could turn out to be solid pick in the future, but I […]

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MLB Draft Day Two: Mets VP Paul DePodesta Is Thrilled With Results So Far

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Draft Day Two: Mets VP Paul DePodesta Is Thrilled With Results So Far

In a conference call this afternoon, Mets VP of player development Paul DePodesta characterized the first two days of the 2013 MLB Draft as very productive, adding that he was “thrilled with the way everything has turned out.” DePodesta said the Mets have had more moments of jubilation, when players they wanted fell to them, […]

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MLB Draft Notes: Why The Mets Passed On Austin Wilson

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Draft Notes: Why The Mets Passed On Austin Wilson

When the 48th pick came up yesterday, many people were clamoring for the Mets to take Austin Wilson. Not many people believed that Wilson, a right-handed hitting outfielder from Stanford would drop to the 48th overall pick in the draft. The Mets instead took Andrew Church, a projectable right-handed pitcher out of Basic High School […]

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