Tag: Sandy Alderson

Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Reynolds Is Making His Presence Known

Matt Reynolds has impressed many within the Mets organization this spring, continuing on his stellar development that spanned over two minor league levels last season. Mike Puma (NY Post) recently discussed the meteoric rise of the 24 year old prospect who is considered a multi-faceted player with the potential to see major league time soon. “He’s probably not that […]

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Collins and Tejada Respond To Jose Reyes Criticism

An article by posted on March 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins and Tejada Respond To Jose Reyes Criticism

Terry Collins told reporters that he has no problem with Jose Reyes being critical of Ruben Tejada. “I don’t think there’s anything wrong with one of your peers challenging you once in a while,” Collins said “Reyes is a guy who gets ready to play. I think the world of Jose Reyes. Apparently, he may […]

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Perhaps History Played A Role In Mets Offseason Inactivity

An article by posted on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
Perhaps History Played A Role In Mets Offseason Inactivity

On December 10, 1971, the Mets sent pitching prospect Nolan Ryan to the Los Angeles Angels for third baseman Jim Fregosi. At the time, the deal seemed reasonable. Fregosi had been an All-Star for six of the past seven seasons and was widely regarded as one of the better third basemen in baseball. Meanwhile, the […]

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Six Things We Learned From Terry Collins On Saturday

An article by posted on February 21, 2015 0 Comments
Six Things We Learned From Terry Collins On Saturday

1. For weeks Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins have been suggesting that Matt Harvey would be held back at the start of the season so he could pitch the home opener at Citi Field on April 13 against the Phillies. But while speaking to reporters today at Tradition Field, Collins said he has every intention […]

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Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Are Mets Capable of a 40 WAR Season and Going to the Playoffs?

Mark Simon of ESPN,  took to GM Sandy Alderson’s “10 win” comments from earlier this month and decided to measure that improvement in WAR.  After compiling a total of 29.6 WAR last year (ESPN WAR not FanGraphs), a 10 win improvement would put the Mets a shade under an overall total of 40.  According to Simon,”nine teams […]

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Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Emerging As Confident Cornerstone

Kevin Kernan (New York Post) collected the thoughts of one of NY’s emerging young pitchers, Zack Wheeler, who has become more vocal this offseason as the team approaches what should be a turning point.  2015 is being presented as the year when excuses will be laid to rest and winning will be restored. “…Wheeler likes […]

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Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

An article by posted on February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets First Draft Pick Will Be 53rd Overall

The order for the MLB draft is now set with James Shields signing with the San Diego Padres. Since the Mets forfeited their first round pick to sign free agent Michael Cuddyer, they will not make a selection until number 53 during the second round according to Baseball America. This is the first draft during […]

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Matt Harvey’s Return Has Teammates Buzzing With Excitement

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey’s Return Has Teammates Buzzing With Excitement

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post tells us there’s a lot of optimism building at the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie. Many of the players already in camp are excited at the prospect of having Matt Harvey back for the 2015 season. “They are banging the Harvey drum — and not […]

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James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports the Padres have agreed to sign free agent right-hander James Shields to a four-year deal that includes a club option for a fifth season, according to major-league sources. The deal, which is expected to be in the $72-76 million range according to sources, is pending a physical and is […]

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Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

An article by posted on January 31, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the agent for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, received the necessary notification from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday night stating that his player is now an unblocked national. In other words, this now clears the way for Moncada to sign with any MLB team […]

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