Tag: prospects

The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
The Washington Nationals Are The Greatest Team That Never Was

Despite being the early favorites in the National League East, the Washington Nationals’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. They have dramatically played below expectations, and their season hit a shockingly new low over the weekend. They were swept by the San Francisco Giants, which extended their losing streak to six games and put […]

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Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

In 11 appearances for Double-A Binghamton, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on B-Mets baseball fans. Smoker, has struck out 16 batters and walked just three in 12.0 innings while posting a brilliant 1.50 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. The fireballing left-hander pitched another scoreless inning of relief last night as Binghamton defeated Bowie 9-2. Smoker, 26, […]

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Mets Looking To Rekindle Talks For Justin Upton

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Looking To Rekindle Talks For Justin Upton

The New York Mets may have balked at the asking price from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Justin Upton last week, but according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the two sides are ready to rekindle talks. Especially as Uptons asking price continues to decline. As as MMO reported last week, the San Diego […]

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Latest On Zobrist: A’s Had No Interest In Likes Of Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer

An article by posted on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Zobrist: A’s Had No Interest In Likes Of Nimmo, Cecchini, Fulmer

Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that while Sandy Alderson still views Ben Zobrist as a top target, the truth is that both teams are at a stalemate. And with Oakland now in obvious full sell-mode, the buzz around baseball is that Zobrist will likely be dealt by this weekend. According to people familiar […]

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Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

In just his first five outings on the pitcher’s mound, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on Binghamton baseball fans. Smoker, a first round 2007 draft pick of the Washington Nationals, used 11 pitches, 8 of them strikes, and a healthy dose of high heat to retire the three batters in order in his […]

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Alderson On Second Half: Things Can Only Go Up

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson On Second Half: Things Can Only Go Up

Jim Bowden of ESPN Insider listed the Mets among nine teams he believes will be among the “Movers and Shakers” leading up to the trade deadline, asserting that GM Sandy Alderson is simply waiting for the right opportunity to strike. “Alderson has never been one to make a hasty, knee-jerk trade. He has historically taken […]

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How Mets Minors Can Affect Their Younger Hitting Prospects

An article by posted on July 10, 2015 0 Comments
How Mets Minors Can Affect Their Younger Hitting Prospects

Due to their consistent offensive struggles and the possibility that Michael Cuddyer could end up on the disabled list, the Mets desperately need more bats. However, it doesn’t seem like a trade for a hitter is coming anytime soon. Once again, the Mets will probably look to their farm system for offensive help. It might not […]

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Don’t Count Out Michael Fulmer

An article by posted on July 5, 2015 0 Comments
Don’t Count Out Michael Fulmer

Steven Matz’s record setting debut had Met fans abuzz last weekend. Pre-game press stories hyping the event called Matz’s Citi Field ascendency ‘the final call up of the crop of Met ‘uber-pitching prospects,’ the last piece of Sandy Alderson’s Met pitching puzzle. Certainly, the highly touted cadre of young Met pitching prospects made being a […]

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Alderson Says Promoting Conforto Was Discussed But Unlikely For Now

An article by posted on July 4, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Says Promoting Conforto Was Discussed But Unlikely For Now

Last night in Los Angeles, Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters that the team has considered promoting outfielder Michael Conforto but that it’s unlikely that it will happen in the near future. “At this point, he’s still in Binghamton and I would expect him to be over there for the near term,” Alderson said. “I don’t […]

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Mets Sign Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero, Press Conference Thursday

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Dominican SS Gregory Guerrero, Press Conference Thursday

As we reported earlier on Wednesday afternoon, Matt Hall of the Guerrero Academy announced that the Mets will sign Gregory Guerrero. The announcement came at midnight and the Mets plan an 8:30 AM press conference to introduce Guerrero and have him formally sign his new contract. July 1, 5:00 PM A source with direct knowledge […]

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