Tag: Steven Matz

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 5 Kevin Plawecki, C

An article by posted on February 8, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 5 Kevin Plawecki, C

No. 5 Kevin Plawecki, C Height: 6’2” Weight: 205 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Kevin Plawecki doesn’t quite have the ceiling as Travis d’Arnaud but he’s a nice prospect in his own right. He was drafted in the supplemental first round of the 2012 draft out of Purdue University; a draft in which catching was scarce. […]

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2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 10 Steven Matz, LHP

An article by posted on February 2, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 10 Steven Matz, LHP

10. Steven Matz Height: 6’2” Weight: 192 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Steven Matz finally put together a full season in professional baseball last year, which was an encouraging sign in itself. Even more encouraging was the extent of the success he had. In 106.1 IP, Matz blew away hitters with 121 K’s, a 2.62 […]

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How The Mets’ 40 Man Roster Was Assembled

An article by posted on January 6, 2014 0 Comments
How The Mets’ 40 Man Roster Was Assembled

David Wright is now the Mets’ longest tenured player. The Mets 40 man roster presently has 38 occupants. 12 of those are occupied by players acquired during Sandy Alderson’s tenure. 25 were acquired under Omar Minaya. 1 was acquired under Steve Phillips. So how was the present 40 man roster assembled and by whom? Sandy […]

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A Closer Look at Mets’ LHP Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on December 31, 2013 0 Comments
A Closer Look at Mets’ LHP Prospect Steven Matz

You’ve heard the name before, but 2013 was the first real look at the Mets’ LHP prospect Steven Matz due to him missing significant time recovering from arm injuries. I recently named him as my Mets’ pitching prospect to watch in 2014, as he seems to be on a path to be named a top-five […]

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Do The Mets Have A Top 10 Farm System?

An article by posted on December 18, 2013 0 Comments
Do The Mets Have A Top 10 Farm System?

Matt Mosher writes… During a Baseball Prospectus Chat today, I asked Jason Parks, their head prospect guy, if the Mets farm was Top 10. (I assumed they were) He replied that they definitely were not. That’s noteworthy because I believe he ranked them at No. 10 last year. So, at least according to one outlet, […]

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First Rounder Dominic Smith More Advanced Than Expected

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
First Rounder Dominic Smith More Advanced Than Expected

The analysts over at Fangraphs compiled their 2014 Top 10 Prospects in the Mets farm system. They took a good look at each player listed and included an in-depth individual assessment of their choices. They ranked the prospects in order: #10 — Wilmer Flores (3B) #9 — Gavin Cecchini (SS) #8 — Steven Matz (P) #7 — Jacob deGrom (P) #6 — Kevin Plawecki (C) #5 […]

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MMO Rising Stars: Gabe Ynoa Is The Next Rafael Montero

An article by posted on November 28, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Rising Stars: Gabe Ynoa Is The Next Rafael Montero

We all fall in love with certain prospects, and you all know that Gabriel Ynoa is that guy for me. I haven’t spoken about him in a little while, so I figured it was time, right? The Mets honored him as this season’s Pitcher of the Year after he won 15 games to the tune […]

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MMO Exclusive: Blaming Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 25, 2013 3 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Blaming Sandy Alderson

We are pleased to welcome the talents of Robert Walsh to our staff at Metsmerized Online. It is now known that sometime this month, under a cloak of secrecy demanded by such bold initiative, Sandy Alderson visited Chris Young somewhere out west, ostensibly we can conclude to pitch him on the merits of signing a free agent […]

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Staying Healthy Has LHP Steven Matz Back On The Top Prospect Radar

An article by posted on November 23, 2013 0 Comments
Staying Healthy Has LHP Steven Matz Back On The Top Prospect Radar

How many times do we see solid prospects fizzle out due to injury? Experts say that it happens much more with pitchers than with any other position. Scouts try to project a pitcher’s long term health, but it always feels like a gamble with the draft regardless these days. Freak injuries, lack of conditioning, and […]

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Mets Add Matz, Walters, deGrom and Goeddel to 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 20, 2013 5 Comments
Mets Add Matz, Walters, deGrom and Goeddel to 40-Man Roster

Update: The Mets added Steven Matz, Jeff Walters, Jake deGrom and Erik Goeddel to the 40-man roster. Kolarek, Dykstra and Gorski are at risk of being selected by another team. We’ll see… * * * * * * * * At midnight tonight, every team in the MLB is required to have their 40-man roster set, positioning themselves  for next month’s […]

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