Tag: prospects

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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. […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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, […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »