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Laying Down The Law On Mets Prospects

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Laying Down The Law On Mets Prospects

Here are some interesting comments and insights on a few of our top prospects from Keith Law’s weekly chat on ESPN.com. Kevin (NYC): Dominic Smith has been on fire recently at High-A St. Lucie after a rough start. What are your thoughts on him? Do you think the power will come? Obviously he is young for his […]

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Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

The New York Mets wrapped up the 2015 Amateur Draft, finishing with 39 picks from rounds 2 through 40. After forgoing their first round pick to sign Michael Cuddyer, the Mets were left with an MLB low $3,587,800 to spend on their picks, making getting high-upside picks much more difficult to acquire without some creativity. […]

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A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
A Closer Look At Ryan Braun As A Potential Trade Target

Joe D had an interesting exchange on Twitter today with SNY personality Sal Licata. Licata is like me in that he wants the Mets to go after not only a big bat, but the biggest ones on the market. Here is the exchange: Since the media attention surrounding Braun’s suspension died down in 2013, he […]

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Draft Wrap: Mets Stock Up On Pitching, Grab Highly Regarded Max Wotell

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Draft Wrap: Mets Stock Up On Pitching, Grab Highly Regarded Max Wotell

Here’s a summary of the Mets draft through ten rounds. On Tuesday, the Mets stocked up on pitching, taking three right-handers and two southpaws including highly regarded Max Wotell. Round 2 (53) - OF Desmond Lindsay, Out of Door Academy, Florida Round 3 (88) - LHP Max Wotell, Marvin Ridge High School, North Carolina Round 4 (119) […]

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Mets Select OF Desmond Lindsay with No. 53 Pick

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Select OF Desmond Lindsay with No. 53 Pick

The New York Mets selected high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay with the 53rd overall pick in the Draft. Lindsay, 18, played for the Out Of Door Academy in Bradenton, Florida and is committed to the University of North Carolina. At 6’0 and 200 pounds, Lindsay is a right handed power prospect with some speed who […]

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Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

An article by posted on June 2, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: Did Mets Pass On Peralta Because Of Flores?

In his column for the New York Post yesterday, Joel Sherman implied that the Mets may have passed on Jhonny Peralta thinking that they had a “Jhonny Peralta lite” already on the roster in Wilmer Flores: But more and more, Flores is — of all things — Jhonny Peralta Lite. He is hitting homers and […]

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Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Is Fueling Recent Mets Offense

Wanted to update this post with some quotes from Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer who spoke to Fred Kerber of the New York Post about the recent uptick in Mets offense and how Cuddyer is fueling that. “I felt my swing was getting better even — without the results,” Cuddyer said. “But nobody wants to hear […]

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Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Could Match-Up Well With Blue Jays

The Blue Jays currently sit in last place in the American League East 3.5 games back of the first-place Rays. Of course it is early in the year and 3.5 games is a small margin, but to jump four teams is tough. If things continue to trend downward for the Jays, it’s quite possible that […]

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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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Here Comes The Grandy Man!

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
Here Comes The Grandy Man!

Don’t look now ladies and gentleman, but Curtis Granderson is on a major tear, and better than that, he’s in the midst of a desperately needed power surge. I’m shocked at how widely ignored Granderson’s recent play is in the Mets universe, but maybe this post will spur others on. Granderson hit his second leadoff […]

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