Tag: prospects

Doug’s Dugout: Wright Out, Father Time, Strike Now

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Striking while the iron is hot, Father Time, and other insipid thoughts. In around ten weeks Carlos Beltran will be an ex-Met. That is a foregone conclusion. His comeback is one of the only positive stories the Mets have written this year. But why wait? The iron is hot […]

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Is F-Mart Still A Viable Prospect?

An article by posted on May 14, 2011 0 Comments

Fernando Martinez is 22, still young enough in the sport where he’s graded most on potential. However, the past few years have been rough on his body and he’s lost more games due to injury than anybody his age should have the right to. At one time Martinez was part of a group of three […]

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The Cory Vaughn Story

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

Cory Vaughn is rated as the the Mets 7th overall prospect in the farm system. He is the son of former big league slugger Greg Vaughn, and has followed in his fathers footsteps on the fast track to the major leagues. The 22 year old outfielder was the Mets 4th round pick out of San […]

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Sandy Has More Moves Than You Think

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent rumors about a potential trade for Jose Reyes swirling, it got me to thinking about who else we could trade.  When I started to think about it, surprisingly, a lot more players seemed potentially intriguing to other teams depending on their circumstances. Teams are not desperate yet, but some inevitably will be as […]

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One Time Top Prospect Fernando Martinez Is Back On The DL

An article by posted on April 15, 2011 0 Comments

Fernando Martinez, who was once the Mets number one prospect for several years until 2010, was placed on the disabled list today with a strained hamstring. F-Mart is no stranger to the DL and he has spent the better part of his six year professional career on the shelf instead of on the filed. This will be the 10th trip to […]

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Five Reasons To Look Forward To The 2011 Mets Season

An article by posted on March 23, 2011 0 Comments

Amidst all this spring training uncertainty, the Castillo/Perez drama and numerous articles predicting the Mets to be a mediocre team, I felt it was time to look forward to a few things, and these are five reasons to look forward to the 2011 Mets. 1.) The Growth Of Players 2011 will mark the next major […]

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Matt Harvey Throwing Heat, Steven Matz Has A Couple Of Setbacks

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Diaz who contributes to Mets Minor League Blog is at Port St. Lucie and is providing some great feedback from Mets camp. Regarding Mets 2011 Top Draft Pick Matt Harvey, Mike writes: Matt Harvey showed why the Mets selected him in the first round. His fastball sat comfortably at 93-95mph with life in the zone. […]

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From Left Field: Duda Vs. F-Mart?

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Surprise, surprise. Carlos Beltran is hurt once again. After he resumes baseball activities sometime in the next few days, who knows how long it will take our new right fielder to get in baseball shape? While part of me was hoping Beltran would finally return to the field healthy and productive, the other part of […]

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Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Vows That Only The Best 25 Players Will Make The Cut

Despite what my colleague Greg Pomes wrote here on Tuesday regarding Oliver Perez being guaranteed a spot on the roster, a solid case can be made that Alderson’s comment was taken out of context or perhaps even misinterpreted. Yesterday, Alderson not only made it clear that he will cut Oliver Perez and the remaining $12 million […]

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Are Mets Prospects Being Rushed To The Majors?

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments

On Tuesday, our own Ed Leyro posted a great piece which illustrated quite clearly how woefully deficient the Mets have been in producing an 18 game winner. In fact, they are on the verge attaining yet another dubious record; the longest drought in MLB history. Since 1990, no Met pitcher has reached the 18-win mark in a single […]

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