Tag: power

Braves Official: Mets Pitching A Force To Be Reckoned With

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Official: Mets Pitching A Force To Be Reckoned With

Peter Gammons polled baseball execs, coaches and scouts on which young pitchers turned some heads in Spring Training and unsurprisingly, Noah Syndergaard ranked No. 1 in his survey. “Physical, hard, power sink. Absolute potential star,” says one pro scouting director. “Has the power pitcher mentality.” What I found pretty cool were a couple of comments […]

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Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will both share time at first base and also designated hitter. The competition will continue into […]

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David Wright’s Message to Met Fans

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright’s Message to Met Fans

Steve Serby of the NY Post asked David Wright to describe how Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard compare to rehabbing ace Matt Harvey. “It’s kinda like comparing apples to oranges,” Wright said. “The thing about Harvey is that he can blow you away with a 97 mph fastball, but also, he gets 2-0 in the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

He’s Baa-aack… Today’s Mets Action The Mets will play a pair of split squad games today. Jenrry Mejia opposes Washington Nationals righthander Tanner Roark at 1:10 PM in Port St. Lucie. This game will be broadcast on WPIX and WOR 710 AM. In the other game, Carlos Torres opposes Atlanta Braves right-hander Freddy Garcia at 1:05 PM at ESPN Wide […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

With Opening Day just 12 days away, Terry Collins plans on playing his regulars more now as they run out the string in Grapefruit League play. Zack Wheeler takes the hill today against Ervin Santana and the Braves at 1:10 pm at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. The game will be broadcast live on SNY. Here is […]

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The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

An article by posted on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
The Changeup and its Impact on Baseball and the Mets

(Photo by David Conde, Metsmerized Online) Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, wrote a great article on how Noah Syndergaard needs to develop a changeup to complete his arsenal and write his ticket to the majors. Despite Syndergaard’s 98 mph fastball and his hook from hell, Diamond says that if the 21-year-old right-hander wants to […]

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Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets May Have Unearthed Another Gem In Molina

Amazin’ Avenue’s Chris McShane spoke at length with Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. DePodesta touched on many players while addressing the state of the farm system, but one name of particular interest to me was righthander Marcos Molina. Molina, who turns just 19 today, has caught the attention of scouts and writers alike after […]

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Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Weighing in on Baseball America’s International Review

Yesterday, Baseball America started reviewing the International signings of each club, starting with the National League East. During these annual reviews, they summarize each team’s IFA signings, mainly those that happen during the July 2nd signing period.That is when the teams sign players 16 and over to play professionally. Many of the big-name Dominican, Venezuelan, Colombian, […]

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DePodesta Is Bullish On Nimmo

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
DePodesta Is Bullish On Nimmo

Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ vice president of player development and amateur scouting, recently spoke with Chris McShane at Amazin’ Avenue on the status of the team’s farm system and player development. One subject of their discussion was Brandon Nimmo, the Mets first-round draft pick from the 2011 amateur players draft. Nimmo did well this year pulling in […]

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Syndergaard: “I Don’t F—ing Cheat!”

An article by posted on March 4, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard: “I Don’t F—ing Cheat!”

10:30 AM So right after I published this post, a reader (ThatGuyWhoLeavesComments) leaves this link to a totally spectacular Noah Syndergaard moment. Andy Martino of the Daily News explains: You never know what to make of the quiet ones at first. But when Noah Syndergaard growled an F-bomb at a coach, everyone went “oooh,” and […]

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