Tag: power

Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Is Making Some Noise

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Is Making Some Noise

One of the things I love about Twitter is how it can spontaneously erupt into a great debate and then lead into other things where you get even more insights and come away smarter than you were before you logged on. My post about MetsBlog’s poll results this morning, generated an enormous response from fans […]

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Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

They are hot, so as Crash Davis said you don’t mess with a streak. This is not a time for the Mets to be making wholesale changes, but there are things they could consider. The Mets don’t have the multitude of power options that say, Ben & Jerry’s has ice cream choices, but Daniel Murphy […]

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

When the Blue Jays forced Sandy Alderson to take John Buck‘s $6 million dollar contract as a condition of making the deal for Travis d’Arnaud, many people including me groaned. I loved the fact that Buck could actually catch (unlike Josh Thole) and would be an asset overall, but six million samoans for Buck was […]

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2013 MLB Draft: High School Outfielders Edition

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
2013 MLB Draft: High School Outfielders Edition

June is approaching mighty fast, and with it is the wonder, buzz, and speculation of players that could be selected in the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft. This year, we have figured to have a large organizational need, and that is in the outfield. The Mets are stocked high and mighty […]

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Mets Minors: Nimmo, Plawecki, Matz Highlight A Promising Savannah Roster

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Nimmo, Plawecki, Matz Highlight A Promising Savannah Roster

Savannah, which starts playing on Thursday, has been speculated over and over to continuously have some top talent this season, and the people who speculated these were mostly right. There are a lot of prospects to be watching on this roster, both on the hitters and pitches side. I will list them as a convenience, […]

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Ruben Tejada Is Not The Shortstop Of The Future And Other Shockers

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Is Not The Shortstop Of The Future And Other Shockers

Updated by Joe D. at 1:25 PM on 3/28 An astounding revelation by Andy Martino of the Daily News today, and repeated by Matt Cerrone from the mountaintop that is MetsBlog. This may came as a shock to all of you, but apparently Ruben Tejada is not the Mets shortstop of the future. I’ll give you a […]

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Who Will Have The Better Season, Cowgill or Valdespin?

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Who Will Have The Better Season, Cowgill or Valdespin?

     Clayton – Jordany Valdespin, I see Cowgill getting a hot start then hitting a wall. Valdespin however I could see being the best run producer in the outfield in 2013. Adam – Collin Cowgill because he’s a better defender and has better plate discipline/selection at the plate. Valdespin will hit for more power and […]

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Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

An article by posted on March 26, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Exclusive First Look At Outfield Prospect Vicente Lupo

Vicente Lupo, OF Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’ Weight: 180 lb. Position: Outfield Age: 19 ETA: 2016 MMO Top Prospect Rank: #15 Background: Here is a brief profile on Vicente Lupo from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: Signed as an international free agent in July of 2010, Lupo quickly showed a penchant for extra-base […]

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Notes From the Backfields at PSL: Mets Operations, Nimmo, Wheeler, Lupo, Cecchini

An article by posted on March 25, 2013 0 Comments
Notes From the Backfields at PSL: Mets Operations, Nimmo, Wheeler, Lupo, Cecchini

I decided to shoot down to Port St. Lucie for a few days and take in a few minor league games and intra-squads. I wanted to catch some the new players I haven’t had a chance to see yet and also check out how some of our top prospects were progressing. Joe asked me to […]

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The Problem With the Aggregate Approach to Offense

An article by posted on March 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Problem With the Aggregate Approach to Offense

One of my favorite sci-fi flicks is Star Trek: First Contact. The first 20 minutes are some of the greatest deep-space action sequences I’ve ever seen, but what makes the movie great, of course, is the villainous Borg. The Borg function as a hive, they are profoundly creepy in an elemental way, they make us wonder […]

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