Tag: prospects

Ice Berg Dead Ahead

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Ice Berg Dead Ahead

The always enjoyable to read Ted Berg, now with USA Today, sets us straight on how fans view their top prospects and writes: Great players in the minors almost always graduate to the next level, but great players in the Majors have no place else to go. On the rare occasion a minor leaguer is […]

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Marlins Prepping Huge Offseason Extension For Stanton, Wont Trade Him Unless He Declines

An article by posted on July 9, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins Prepping Huge Offseason Extension For Stanton, Wont Trade Him Unless He Declines

Maybe this news from Marlins beat writer Joe Frisaro will put to bed any further Giancarlo Stanton to the Mets rumblings, but don’t count on it. On Saturday, the Marlins dealt Ricky Nolasco to the Dodgers for three pitching prospects, and according to Frisaro the move was expected because he is eligible for free agency […]

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Met Prospects Wilmer Flores and Matthew Bowman On Fringe Five

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Met Prospects Wilmer Flores and Matthew Bowman On Fringe Five

OK, before I begin chatting about Matthew Bowman and Wilmer Flores, are you curious as to what the Fringe Five is? I was too when I first stumbled upon this article by Carson Cistulli of FanGraphs. The Fringe Five is a weekly series unique to FanGraphs where authors use regressed statistics, scouting reports, and their own opinions to identify fringe prospects that are […]

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Potential Trade Deadline Targets For Mets

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Potential Trade Deadline Targets For Mets

As the non-waiver trade deadline draws nearer, the Mets find themselves in what’s normally a seller’s situation. They are ten games under .500 and eleven games out of the second Wild Card spot. However, with 2014 being the year everything is supposed to start coming together, what with (presumably) plenty of money to spend and […]

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Syndergaard and D’Arnaud Featured On BP’s Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments

Baseball Prospectus just unveiled their 2013 mid-season Top 50 Prospect Rankings. For the Mets, right-hander Noah Syndergaard checked in at No. 23, while catcher Travis d’Arnaud was ranked at No. 28. Both players of course, were acquired before the season from Toronto in the R.A. Dickey deal. Syndergaard, recently made a sparkling debut for Double-A Binghamton on […]

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Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta fielded questions for about an hour on Twitter yesterday. He did a nice job of tackling the many concerns and inquiries fans had about the most recent draft, many of the team’s prospects and where they fit into the plan, and also discussed his strategy […]

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Alderson: Montero Is A Long Shot To Be Promoted To Mets In 2013

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments

Echoing what Terry Collins told reporters on Friday, Sandy Alderson told season ticket holders at Citi Field this morning, that Rafael Montero is a longshot to be promoted to the Mets this season. He cited an innings limit as the reason and said he’s currently about 70-80 innings away from being shutdown for the season. […]

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Alderson Preaches Patience, Will Look To Add MLB Talent To Team In Next Six Months

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments

This morning at Citi Field, Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins, and a few of the players, participated in a Q&A session with season ticket holders. We have John Delcos there and will file a full report later, but here’s a quick summary for you to chew on until then. Alderson said that he believes the team […]

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From Left Field: Plenty Of Brooklyn Cyclones Coverage This Summer

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Plenty Of Brooklyn Cyclones Coverage This Summer

So if you Mets fans out there are anything like me, it pains you to see how poorly our favorite team is playing. Usually at this time, the team is at least still somewhat relevant and playing somewhat exciting baseball. But not this year. Sure, there are some good things to look forward to with […]

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Broadcasting Games For A Loser Presents Certain Challenges

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
Broadcasting Games For A Loser Presents Certain Challenges

In an article that was highly critical of the New York Mets, Bob Raissman of the Daily News pondered how challenging it must be for SNY to broadcast Mets games and still keep the viewers from tuning out. With no end to the Mets’ ineptitude and misery in sight, their broadcasters are the only entertaining […]

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