Tag: prospects

An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
An MMO Original: What is the Wright Move?

A routine error by Yoenis Cespedes,¬†the highest paid center fielder in baseball¬†according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, will gloss over the bigger fielding mistake from the Mets Opening Day 4-3 loss. Cespedes striking out to end the game will make the highlight reel, a real-enough action to easily create a distraction to the true anchor […]

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Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

An article by posted on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Keith Law: Mets’ Farm System Ranked 16th In Baseball

Keith Law of ESPN.com is releasing his yearly rankings of both individual prospects and entire farm systems this week. In his first piece in the series today, he ranked each team’s minor league system, taking into account all players who have not exceeded rookie eligibility. Overall, the Mets’ system was ranked 16th in the league. […]

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The Sixth Tool

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
The Sixth Tool

Although it may sound like a M. Night Shyamalan movie, the sixth tool does exist in baseball, and is arguably the most important and yet overlooked tool a player can possess. We know the traditional five tools are hitting for average, hitting for power, base running (speed + skills), throwing ability and fielding ability. Players […]

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Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

Baseball America has published a fascinating article that proposed five different trades that are prospect swaps including one that involves the Mets and their big four. J.J. Cooper thinks that a swap of left-handed pitcher Steven Matz and shortstop prospect Luis Carpio to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Yoan Moncada could make sense for […]

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Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

An article by posted on December 23, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Held Out Hope For Mets Deal

The possibility of a Daniel Murphy-Mets reunion was apparently once possibly, at least in the mind of Daniel Murphy. As Mike Puma wrote in today’s New York Post, Murphy held out hope that he and the Mets could reach a multi-year deal until the Neil Walker trade went down. According to Puma, Murphy was not […]

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Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

An article by posted on December 12, 2015 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Closer Ken Giles To Astros For Five Prospects

One of the most useless pieces for a last-place team is a dominant closer. The Phillies capitalized on that this week by dealing their dominant 25 year-old closer Ken Giles to the Astros for a package of prospects which included former number one overall draft pick Mark Appel. In two seasons in Philadelphia, Giles has […]

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Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

According to the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent starting pitcher David Price. The deal is for seven years and is worth $217 million dollars. This is the largest contract for a starting pitcher ever, just beating Clayton Kershaw‘s current $215M contract with the Dodgers. […]

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Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

Last week the New York Mets announced this year’s Sterling Award winners, honoring the top players throughout their minor league system. It got me to wondering who the top rookie has been for the Mets this season. The Mets have had 11 players make their major league debuts this year, but clearly the two biggest […]

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Looking Back At My Thoughts On Mets Last Offseason

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Looking Back At My Thoughts On Mets Last Offseason

A few days ago I came across an article I wrote last offseason about the upcoming Mets season after we acquired Michael Cuddyer. I thought it would be very cool to look back on it as the Mets get ready for their first trip to the postseason in nine years. The original title was “I […]

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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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