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Tejada Passes Concussion Tests, Collins Says He Should Be Fine

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada Passes Concussion Tests, Collins Says He Should Be Fine

Ruben Tejada was hit in the head with a 94 mph fastball from Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker during Wednesday’s game. It was a scary moment in the game as Terry Collins and the Mets trainer rushed onto the field. Tejada left the game under his own power, and was replaced by Eric Campbell who pinch […]

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Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Herrera Coming On Strong, Continues To Impress With Bat

Last August the Mets sent catcher John Buck and outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates for reliever Vic Black and second baseman Dilson Herrera, a trade that benefited both sides with the Pirates getting the best of Byrd in their playoff run and the Mets working Black into their bullpen plans and Herrera into their future infield plans. Even though […]

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Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

An article by posted on July 17, 2014 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

ESPN‘s Keith Law released his midseason update of his Top 50 Prospects list. In his preseason Top 100 list there were five Mets who made the cut. They were Noah Syndergaard (24), Travis d’Arnaud (36), Dominic Smith (37), Rafael Montero (60), and Brandon Nimmo (92). However this time around the Mets placed four prospects within […]

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Allan Dykstra Is Crowned The 2014 PCL HR Derby Champ

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Allan Dykstra Is Crowned The 2014 PCL HR Derby Champ

On Monday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Allan Dykstra won the 2014 Pacific Coast League Home Run Derby. Ironically, Dykstra beat former Mets farmhand and teammate Francisco Pena to claim the belt. “My goal was to make sure I beat Frank,” jokes Dykstra about squaring off against his former teammate. “I have enough power to have fun in this […]

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Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

An article by posted on July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Power Surge Offers a Glimmer of Hope

With Travis d’Arnaud’s 7th inning home run in last night’s ball game, the Mets have homered in 9 consecutive contests at Citi Field. This marks the longest such streak since the club moved over from Shea in 2009. Despite an overhaul of the sprawling dimensions at Citi Field prior to the 2012 season, the spacious […]

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Mets’ Farm System Has A Bumper Crop At Second Base

An article by posted on July 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets’ Farm System Has A Bumper Crop At Second Base

Much has been made of the Met organization’s penchant for accumulating shortstop prospects in recent years, a strategy that has paid dividends for many teams in the past. Generally speaking, players capable of handling what is considered the most demanding defensive slot on the fair territory side of the field are usually judged to be […]

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Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Should The Mets Move Daniel Murphy?

I have been listening to sports radio, reading Mets Twitter, and reading articles for the past couple days as the trade deadline gets closer and closer. I keep hearing the same notion expressed by Mets fans– if the Mets trade Murphy, it indicates an unwillingness to pay good players money to keep them in New […]

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Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

An article by posted on July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Add Trio Of Venezuelan Shortstops

Update- 4:30 p.m. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with another Venezuelan shortstop, 15 year-old Kenny Hernandez, for $1 million. Hernandez is considered one of the top prospects in this year’s international pool, coming in at number 13 overall on Baseball America’s top 30 list. Here is a […]

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Mets Minors: Three Performances Worth Noting

An article by posted on June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Three Performances Worth Noting

What a performance by lefthander Steven Matz last night as he blanked the Altoona Curve for six innings and struck out nine batters to pick up his first victory for Double-A Binghamton. Ironically, Matz didn’t have his best stuff, but when things got shaky he reached down and got the big outs holding the opposition to 0-for-8 […]

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Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

An article by posted on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Should Sign Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas

As you may or may not know by now, Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas defected from Cuba recently. Tomas, 23, is a 6’1 230-pound outfielder with monster power potential. Before his defection he’d been playing professional baseball in Cuba for Industriales. In 97 games last season for Industriales he hit .275 with 10 homeruns and 59 […]

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