Tag: prospects

Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Lucas Duda: This Guy Is Going To Be A Monster

When Sandy Alderson was asked what his expectations were for Lucas Duda last week on Twitter, he responded, “OPS, High OBP and big power. He put on another show in BP today.” I loved Terry Collins’ take much better. After watching his right fielder take a few pitches over the fence and out of the […]

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Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

Today I have the pleasure of treating you to a terrific Q & A I conducted with Wally Fish and Nathaniel Stoltz, two of the guys behind the great baseball site Seedlings To Stars. Last week they posted their 2012 Mets Prospect List, and what makes theirs so unique is that they do theirs by listing […]

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Bryce Harper Headlines MLB’s Top 10 Outfield Prospects

An article by posted on January 25, 2012 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Headlines MLB’s Top 10 Outfield Prospects

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo completed his final installment of his Top 10 prospects at each position and ranks the game’s top outfield prospects. 1. Bryce Harper, Nationals: Harper might play all of the 2012 season at age 19, but it would be a mistake to think that’s a reason he won’t be in Washington this year. All signs […]

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MLB’s Top 10 Second Base Prospects Features Reese Havens

An article by posted on January 22, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Second Base Prospects Features Reese Havens

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is continues to roll out his Top 10 prospects at each position as he moves onto second basemen. 1. Cory Spangenberg, Padres: Spangenberg became a great example of the benefits of signing early — getting out and racking up 330 plate appearances while many of his fellow 2011 first-rounders were sitting around and waiting […]

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MLB’s Top 10 Third Base Prospects Features Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on January 20, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Third Base Prospects Features Wilmer Flores

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is continues to roll out his Top 10 prospects at each position as he moves onto third basemen. 1. Nolan Arenado, Rockies: Sometimes a player gets knocked unfairly because of his surroundings. It’s not Arenado’s fault he played in the hitting-friendly California League and then the equally cozy Arizona Fall League in 2011. What […]

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MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

An article by posted on January 17, 2012 0 Comments
MLB’s Top 10 Right-handed Pitchers

MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is rolling out his Top 10 prospects at each position beginning with right-handed pitchers. The 2011 list featured the American League Rookie of the Year and seven of the 10 pitched in the big leagues. Once again, this year’s Top 10 right-handed pitchers features no Mets, but the top pick comes from the NL East’ Julio Teheran, […]

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Where Will Mets Pitching Prospects Start Their Seasons?

An article by posted on January 7, 2012 0 Comments
Where Will Mets Pitching Prospects Start Their Seasons?

Yesterday, I asked our Mets minor league expert Pete Shapiro where he thought our top pitching prospects would start their 2012 seasons. His answer was interesting enough that I thought I’d share it with all of you: I’m going to go out on a limb and say Harvey and Familia are going to start at […]

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The New Market Inefficiency

An article by posted on January 6, 2012 0 Comments
The New Market Inefficiency

Friends, Mets Fans and Metsmerizers, lend me your ears. I hope all of you enjoyed your holidays and let me wish you all a belated Happy New Year. I want to share an article I read with all of you on the perceived virtues of small market strategies, but first I must chime in on the […]

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Heyman Confirms A’s Want Huge Haul For Gio Gonzalez

An article by posted on December 16, 2011 0 Comments
Heyman Confirms A’s Want Huge Haul For Gio Gonzalez

Confirming what I posted here last night, Jon Heyman reported today via Twitter, that the A’s are seeking a huge package of prospects in return for starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez, Two things you cant take to the bank about the Mets this offseason: 1. Mets wont pay huge dollars for any free agents. 2. Mets […]

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Sandy Has A Plan, What A Relief…

An article by posted on December 9, 2011 0 Comments

As pointed out by Mike Salfino of SNY Why Guys, there’s more to the additions of relievers Jon Rauch, Frank Francisco and Ramon Ramirez than just the obvious which was to bolster a depleted bullpen. Relievers are very easy to trade at the deadline for real prospects, especially when the relievers in question have either […]

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