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Top Prospects Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith Will Open Season in Triple-A

An article by posted on March 30, 2017 0 Comments
Top Prospects Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith Will Open Season in Triple-A

As expected, the New York Mets top two position prospects in shortstop Amed Rosario and first baseman Dominic Smith will begin the 2017 season on the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s roster according to Betsy Helfand of the Review Journal. Rosario, 21, is coming off a tremendous campaign that saw him bat a combined .324/.376/.462 with 24 […]

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Collins: Wilmer Flores Should Accept Part-Time Role

An article by posted on March 17, 2017 0 Comments
Collins: Wilmer Flores Should Accept Part-Time Role

Wilmer Flores had a hell of a day at the plate this afternoon in the Mets’ 16-2 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Port St. Lucie. The infielder went 2-for-2 with a grand slam, a double, six RBI, and a walk after getting the start at third base. Flores has been trying to prove […]

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Jay Bruce Excited He’s Still A Met

An article by posted on March 5, 2017 0 Comments
Jay Bruce Excited He’s Still A Met

You, me, everyone.  We all expected Jay Bruce to be playing for one of 29 other teams by Spring Training.  Perhaps the only team that seemed implausible was the New York Mets.  And yet, due to a surprisingly weak offseason market for power hitters, Bruce remained a Met much to the surprise of everyone, including […]

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Lucas Duda Making Spring Debut, Playing First Base

An article by posted on March 3, 2017 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Making Spring Debut, Playing First Base

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is in the lineup today for the first time this spring, he is batting sixth and playing first base in the 1:10 PM game against the Houston Astros. Duda received a cortisone injection in each of his hips last week after reporting to the team that he had […]

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Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

An article by posted on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Discussed Trading Michael Conforto For J.D. Martinez

In a recent column by Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, he reports that the New York Mets seriously discussed a deal with the Detroit Tigers that would’ve swapped young outfielder Michael Conforto for veteran outfielder J.D. Martinez. It was, of course, before the Mets re-signed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four year, $110 million […]

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Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX, the Nationals and Matt Wieters have agreed on a deal for two years and $21 million. The deal includes an opt-out clause after one year, with him making $10 million in 2017 and $11 million if he returns for 2018. According to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post, the […]

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BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

An article by posted on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus published their Top 101 Prospect list today which will certainly raise some eyebrows among New York Mets. The first Mets prospect on the list was the consensus #1 overall prospect in the system in shortstop Amed Rosario at #8. The 21-year old Rosario was ranked as high #3 by Keith Law then #5 by MLB […]

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Three Mets Prospects Make Baseball America’s Top 100

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Three Mets Prospects Make Baseball America’s Top 100

Baseball America released their Top 100 MLB Prospects late Friday night which included three players from the New York Mets farm system. The highest ranking Mets prospect on the list was shortstop Amed Rosario at #8. Rosario has been previously ranked #3 by Keith Law and #5 by MLB Pipeline earlier this offseason. Rosario, 21, is the Mets […]

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Yoelkis Cespedes Shows Off Yoenis-Like Arm in Caribbean Series

An article by posted on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Yoelkis Cespedes Shows Off Yoenis-Like Arm in Caribbean Series

The Caribbean Series began last night with Cuba winning over the Dominican Republic and Mexico beating Puerto Rico. The starting right fielder for the Cuban team was Yoelkis Cespedes, the 19-year old brother of New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Yoelkis, like his brother, is a right-handed throwing and hitting outfielder with a strong arm […]

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Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

An article by posted on January 28, 2017 0 Comments
Boras Believes Conforto Should Start Season In Majors

The Mets have a glut of outfielders and that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon with the news from earlier this week that the team intends to start the season with Jay Bruce as their starting right fielder. Scott Boras, Michael Conforto‘s agent, disagrees with the notion that his client could potentially start […]

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