Tag: RBI

Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

An article by posted on December 24, 2013 12 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Xorge Carrillo, C

Former Binghamton Mets catcher Xorge Carrillo has turned up the heat in winter ball, batting .350/.373/.550 with two home runs and 11 RBI in his last ten games. With this recent flurry, Carrillo has improved his Mexican League average to .291 with a .355 on-base, three home runs and 25 RBI in 165 at-bats. Xorge Carrillo, C DOB: […]

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Rangers Agree To Seven Year, $130 Million Deal With Choo

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Rangers Agree To Seven Year, $130 Million Deal With Choo

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports, that the Texas Rangers have agreed to a seven-year deal with free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo worth a reported $130 million dollars. Earlier this week, it was reported that Choo turned down a seven-year, $140 million offer from the Yankees before they signed Carlos Beltran, so this is not in the least […]

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Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

An article by posted on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
Who do YOU think are the best Mets First Basemen?

Over the Mets 52 seasons, there have been 23 different players who could be classified as “primary” starting First Baseman. With first base being a big question mark going into the upcoming season, it’s hard to believe that Ike Davis has already played more games (426) at first than all but four other men in […]

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The Most Obscure Mets Opening Day Starters Since 1980

An article by posted on December 19, 2013 0 Comments
The Most Obscure Mets Opening Day Starters Since 1980

This Bud’s For You… Barring injury, 2014 will be the 10th consecutive Opening Day start for David Wright, tying Tom Seaver with 10 consecutive Opening Days (1968-1977 + 1 additional start in 1983) and one short of Bud Harrelson‘s 11 consecutive openers (1967-1977). While we know the names and histories of the players who played […]

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Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

An article by posted on December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Will Wear No. 3

The Mets will introduce Curtis Granderson. at a press conference at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Granderson will wear uniform No. 3 according to a team announcement. MMO will be on hand, John Delcos will be covering the press event for us and the Q&A session afterward. Granderson, 32, is a three-time All-Star […]

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Mariners Seal The Deal With 10-Year, $240 Million For Cano

An article by posted on December 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mariners Seal The Deal With 10-Year, $240 Million For Cano

Enrique Rojas of ESPN is reporting that Cano and Mariners agreed to a 10 year deal worth $240 million dollars. That is an ungodly amount of money. Earlier this morning, it was reported that talks had broken down after Seattle made an offer of nine years and $225 million, according to Mark Feinsand and Bill Madden […]

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Marlins Agree On Three-Year Deal With Jarrod Saltalamacchia

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins Agree On Three-Year Deal With Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Miami Marlins have agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract with free agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, according to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel. Saltalamacchia, 28, is coming off of a solid season, his second as an everyday catcher. With Brian McCann signed last week by the New York Yankees, Salty was the […]

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Is Ike Davis’ Agent Salivating?

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 8 Comments

I know one player was a free agent and another is a second year arbitration eligible player, but I have to wonder… did Sandy set the market for .200 hitters that strike out a lot? With the current market “sticker shock” and the $7.25 million contract that the Mets just gave Chris Young, is Ike […]

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Sandy Alderson Met With Curtis Granderson

An article by posted on December 2, 2013 10 Comments
Sandy Alderson Met With Curtis Granderson

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson reportedly met with with free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson on Sunday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Alderson has said that acquiring two corner outfielders was among his many offseason goals. Last week, the Mets signed outfielder Chris Young to a one-year, $7.25 million deal. After consecutive 40+ home […]

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The Twelve Percent Solution? The 2005 Edition

An article by posted on November 30, 2013 0 Comments
The Twelve Percent Solution?  The 2005 Edition

I previously posed the question if a player can develop plate discipline at the minor league level to lay off bad pitches, does that translate into major league success?  Let’s do a little rewind to see how a 12% walk rate translated over time, shall we? Over the course of 502 plate appearances, a 12% […]

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