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2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Curtis Granderson, RF

Curtis Granderson, RF Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: March 16, 1981 (35 on Opening Day) Contract status: Third year of 4yr/$60 million deal ($16 million salary) 2015 Recap What a difference a year makes. After a very disappointing 2014 season, Curtis Granderson had his best year at the plate since 2011. After a dismal .227/.326/.388 from the […]

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Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith’s Power Will Come

In an interview by Matt Ehalt of The Record, Mets first base prospect Dominic Smith addresses the concerns he had with his power shortage during his 2014 season in Single-A Savannah, where he clubbed just one home run in 126 games. He was in a real conundrum, and approached Mets staff for advice. They knew his […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Third Base Prospects Led By Urena

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Third Base Prospects Led By Urena

Third base is definitely a spot for the Mets that is limited prospect wise with the suspension of Eudor Garcia and the lost 2015 season from Jhoan Urena. The Mets do have a bunch of other guys that aren’t strictly third baseman but have played there recently like T.J. Rivera, Jeff McNeil, and Yeffry De Aza. Also the possibility with the Mets glutton […]

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Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

Paul asks… What does it say about Dominic Smith that he’d pull a bush league move like going into a home run trot on a drive to the right field wall? This guy isn’t even a home run hitter. Yes, I know it was just a spring training game, but it’s the principle of the […]

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Will Daniel Murphy Be A Formidable Opponent

An article by posted on March 3, 2016 0 Comments
Will Daniel Murphy Be A Formidable Opponent

(Photo: Anthony DiComo, MLB.com) In a few minutes, the Mets will play their first Spring Training game of the season. It also marks the first time the Mets will face Daniel Murphy as a member of the Nationals. It’s a good thing the game will not be televised because I’m not sure my eyes can handle it. I’m hoping […]

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Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Brings Out the Best in the Mets

At this point, I’m simply in awe of this New York Mets team. It’s not just the pitching. It’s not just the power from the lineup. No, it’s the collection of the fine men they’ve assembled on this team: Terry Collins stopped practice to have the pitchers meet Ryan Williams who had a heart transplant. […]

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Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on February 16, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Top 10 Mets Prospects

Keith Law of ESPN.com rolled out his Top 10 Mets Prospects on Tuesday, a few days after ranking the Mets farm system 16th in the major leagues. Here they are with the number in parenthesis denoting the Top 100 MLB ranking. 1. Dominic Smith, 1B (29) 2. Steven Matz, LHP (37) 3. Amed Rosario, SS […]

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MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

An article by posted on February 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Interview With 1B Prospect Dash Winningham

Dash Winningham, who the Mets drafted out of high school during the 8th round of the 2014 draft, enters the season as one of the most promising power hitters in the Mets’ minor league system. The 20-year old first baseman blasted 12 home runs in 290 plate appearances for the Kingsport Mets, tying for league […]

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ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

An article by posted on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN Law’s Top 100 Prospects: Dom Smith Leads Mets Quartet

A day after releasing his annual Minor League System rankings, in which the New York Mets placed 16th, ESPN’s Keith Law rolled out his Top 100 Prospects today on ESPN Insider. 1B Dominic Smith headlined a quartet of Mets prospects at No. 29, here’s what he says: “Smith is one of the best pure hitters […]

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