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Time To Bring Quintanilla Up And Send Tejada Down

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Time To Bring Quintanilla Up And Send Tejada Down

Potentially lost among the exciting and unlikely 2-1 walk-off victory against the Yankees was the unsightly performance of shortstop Ruben Tejada. His sub-par season has been generally overlooked due to the even more significant woes of slumping power hitter Ike Davis, however with veteran Omar Quintanilla tearing the cover off the ball, the time has […]

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Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

Jim Callis and Ben Badler of Baseball America released their final Top 500 MLB Draft Preview complete with analysis and scouting reports on each player for subscribed users. The Mets have the 11th overall pick in the draft, which is where BA has Hunter Renfroe going. MMO’s Craig Lerner profiled Renfroe two weeks ago as a […]

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Mets Hitting Coach Says Davis Needs To Work Out Slump In Majors

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Hitting Coach Says Davis Needs To Work Out Slump In Majors

Updated by HoJo on 5/25 Hitting coach Count Dave Hudgens continues to voice his strong opinion that  the Mets need to stick with Ike Davis and not send him to Triple-A Las Vegas according to a report in the New York Post. “I don’t even want to think about it, to be honest with you,” […]

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Scout Says No Way Flores Can Play Any Position But First Base

An article by posted on May 24, 2013 0 Comments
Scout Says No Way Flores Can Play Any Position But First Base

As the Mets wait through a second rain delay and the score tied at 5-5 against the Braves, Ike Davis looked worse than ever tonight at Citi Field. The slumping first baseman is 0-4 with four strikeouts as they wait for the rain to stop. This has become unbearable. Meanwhile, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York […]

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Is Ike Davis Really Mike Jacobs Reincarnated?

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Is Ike Davis Really Mike Jacobs Reincarnated?

It always is interesting how people automatically call a hitter that hits homers, strikes out a lot and has a low average “Dave Kingman.” Kong certainly had his issues, but regardless of what you think he still had a 16-year career in which he hit 442 homers. To say that Ike Davis is Kingman would […]

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Choo Could Be Impact Outfielder For Mets In 2014, But Would Cost A Pick

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Choo Could Be Impact Outfielder For Mets In 2014, But Would Cost A Pick

Updated Post 1:44 PM MLB Trade Rumors just posted something that would add to the debate on Choo as a potential acquisition for the Mets in 2014. I also updated the original post to indicate that Choo’s best position is right-field. Of course, as with most free agents, Choo’s next contract will cover post-prime years, […]

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Power Prospect Cory Vaughn Is On A Mission

An article by posted on May 21, 2013 0 Comments
Power Prospect Cory Vaughn Is On A Mission

Despite a major league pedigree and respect for his tools (Baseball America Top 15 organizational prospect three years running), Binghamton Mets outfielder Cory Vaughn had yet to put all his tools together. His power and speed didn’t show up until 2012, but he hit .243. In St. Lucie in 2011, Vaughn hit .286 before his promotion, but only four […]

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What Do We Have In Lucas Duda And Is He The Solution At Left Field?

An article by posted on May 18, 2013 0 Comments
What Do We Have In Lucas Duda And Is He The Solution At Left Field?

Left field has always been used as a kind of defensive dumping ground for many teams trying to find a way to get a bat in the lineup.  Not requiring the arm strength considered de rigueur for Right, and less daunting in the presence of a fleet centerfielder, it is often a place for players […]

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Mets 2013 Draft Hopeful: 1B/3B Colin Moran, UNC

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2013 Draft Hopeful: 1B/3B Colin Moran, UNC

1B/3B COLIN MORAN, NORTH CAROLINA  Player Profile: Position:  3B/1B Height:  6-3 Weight:  215 Bats/Throws:  L-R Birthdate:  Jan. 28, 1992 College:  North Carolina Projected Draft Round:  1 Scouting Grades: Hitting: Present 55 – Future 55 Power: Present 55 – Future 60 Speed: Present 40 – Future 50 Fielding: Present 50 – Future 50 Arm Strength: Present […]

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Will Ankiel Answer The Mets Need For Their Powerless Outfield?

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Will Ankiel Answer The Mets Need For Their Powerless Outfield?

Are the Mets in desperate times now?  With how our offense has failed to click lately, I think so. I was under the impression that we had a few guys that could actually play the outfield for us – and then we went out and signed Rick Ankiel. I remember the player Ankiel was after he […]

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