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Getting to Know Johnny Monell

An article by posted on May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Getting to Know Johnny Monell

When the Mets return home to Citi Field on Friday after their worst series of the season we will see a new face behind the dish. On May 4th the Mets called up Catcher Johnny Monell from Triple A Las Vegas and he has already made his presence known as a left handed bat off […]

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Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

An article by posted on May 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Could Resume Baseball Activities On Monday

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets are optimistic that David Wright can begin baseball activities on Monday. Wright was shutdown before the weekend because of lower back pain. He was prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and rest after an MRI showed no structural damage. The Mets said that Wright’s original hamstring injury has healed […]

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Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Exit Velocity: Baseball’s Newest Trend

Exit velocity is a new method to evaluate hitters which is gaining widespread popularity around the league according to Tim Rohan of the New York Times. Exit velocity measures the speed of the ball off the hitter’s bat. “It’s really just physics,” said John Ricco, the Mets’ assistant general manager. “If you hit the ball […]

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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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MMO Exclusive: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With Metsmerized

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With Metsmerized

The Mets patience in their farm is starting to pay significant dividends to their major league ball club, recently in the emergence of Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, and Jeurys Familia as star-like talents. Now, it seems like no matter which player makes the trip from the farm, be it deGrom and Dilson Herrera last year, […]

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Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses […]

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Granderson Trades Power for Patience

An article by posted on April 17, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Trades Power for Patience

It was the eighth inning of a tie game, Juan Jaime was on the mound for Atlanta, and Curtis Granderson drew a lead-off walk. He would then steal second, reach third on a bunt, before scoring the eventual winning run on a sacrifice fly hit by Daniel Murphy. Without recording a hit, Granderson had done […]

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MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

An article by posted on April 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: MiLB.com’s Jake Seiner on Matz, Nimmo, Syndergaard, Conforto

On Wednesday evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with minor league reporter and analyst Jake Seiner of MilB.com. Seiner covers the entire minor leagues very closely, but  agreed to keep our discussion limited to the Mets and we mainly discussed the teams top prospects as featured on the MMO Top 25 for the […]

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MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: A Comprehensive Review of the Triple-A Las Vegas Roster

The official roster for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s was announced this week. The Mets are entering their third year with the 51s and are quickly approaching the end of a contract that takes them through the 2016 season, where I hope this connection ends. The ballpark itself can hurt pitcher development as less moisture […]

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Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

An article by posted on April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Trades The Mets Should Consider

With an impressive balance of power arms, consistent bats, and major league ready talent, the Mets have a consensus top-five minor league system. They also, at least in my opinion, have a damn good major league team as well. The big club definitely has some holes, though, notably at shortstop, but otherwise there seems to […]

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