Tag: RHP

Featured Post: Six Things To Watch As Mets Begin Spring Training

An article by posted on February 20, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things To Watch As Mets Begin Spring Training

Spring Training Battles The Mets head into Spring Training with a team that is pretty much set and ready to go. Barring any injuries or last minute trades, the offense is set around the horn in the infield, the outfield was cemented as Conforto in LF, Cespedes in CF and Granderson in RF after the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: How Great It Feels To Be A Mets Fan

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: How Great It Feels To Be A Mets Fan

An MMO Fan Shot by Austin Smith At the beginning of the offseason, we were PRAYING to have a payroll around $120 million or at least enough to upgrade the roster as needed and give us a lineup that would compete with the Nationals and complement our rotation. Wrong. With the moves we have made, and […]

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Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Philosophy Of Flexibility Part II – Infield Evaluation

In part one of the Philosophy of Flexibility I outlined the different types of flexibility that are used to construct a baseball team. These areas were positional, lineup, pitching and financial flexibility. Applying this lens to the Mets current roster, the biggest area of concern from this perspective is the construction of the infield. Infield Evaluation Assuming […]

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Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

An article by posted on June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 2015 Draft Analysis: The Year of the Lefty

The New York Mets wrapped up the 2015 Amateur Draft, finishing with 39 picks from rounds 2 through 40. After forgoing their first round pick to sign Michael Cuddyer, the Mets were left with an MLB low $3,587,800 to spend on their picks, making getting high-upside picks much more difficult to acquire without some creativity. […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as a way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.”  ~ Casey Stengel Here is the official Opening Day roster followed by a look at today’s potential lineup. Starting Lineup […]

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Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com provided an interesting analysis last night of the Mets’ minor league system. Mayo said that the Mets have a lot of talent up and down the minors, but he described it as more “top-heavy” with a total of 12 prospects with an ETA of 2015. Here is his breakdown of the […]

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MMO Fan Shot: 2015 Mets Projections Using Career Splits

An article by posted on January 18, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: 2015 Mets Projections Using Career Splits

An MMO Fan Shot by Chris Maloney I can’t believe some of the negativity I’m seeing this offseason from some Mets fans who lack confidence in our team. This one sucks, that one sucks, ad nauseam. So I decided to share some analysis just to show how good the Mets offense can be in 2015. […]

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Reds Acquire Marlon Byrd From Phillies

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Reds Acquire Marlon Byrd From Phillies

The Cincinnati Reds have acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for RHP prospect Ben Lively. Byrd, 37, hit 25 home runs and drove in 85 runs for the Phillies last year, and owned a slash line of .264/.312/.445 in 591 plate appearances. Byrd was involved in the 2013 August trade along […]

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Mets Minors: Top 15 Organizational Prospects

An article by posted on December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 15 Organizational Prospects

Perhaps 2015 will be the season that the Mets finally return to the playoffs. And if that does happen, you can credit an elite farm system for taking them there and not roster built with free agent dollars. The Mets’ system is still flush with talented arms such as Steven Matz and Noah Syndergaard, however, […]

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Syndergaard and Matz Top Sickels’ Mets Top 20

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard and Matz Top Sickels’ Mets Top 20

Here are the New York Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2015 as comprised by John Sickels of Minor League Ball. 1. Noah Syndergaard, RHP, Grade A-: Age 22, 4.60 ERA with 145/43 K/BB in 133 innings in Triple-A, 154 hits. I don’t think there is anything wrong with Syndergaard that getting out of the PCL/Las […]

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