Tag: Steven Matz

Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Shifts Gears, Now Looks To Free Agency For Shortstop

Speaking with reporters at the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson shifted gears again and now says it’s more likely the Mets acquire a shortstop upgrade via free agency, rather than the original plan which was to execute a trade using the Mets’ pitching depth. This certainly changes a lot for the team, who had several high end, […]

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MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

An article by posted on October 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Trade Target: Starlin Castro, SS

The Mets have a solid foundation of pitching to go with a young core of position players, many of whom emerged as stars in 2014.  The team is no longer looking to rebuild, their disenchanted fan base has high expectations and a New York based franchise stocked with farm talent should have no trouble making […]

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Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Steven Matz Is Developing Into a Complete Pitcher

Several of the Mets prospects this season have made tremendous progress. Players like Dilson Herrera and Kevin Plawecki have made a lot of strides in 2014, but it could be argued that the most improved player this year has been left handed pitcher Steven Matz. Matz has experienced success in the minor leagues before, but […]

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Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

An article by posted on August 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 4, Sacramento 2 St. Lucie 10, Clearwater 3 Brooklyn 4, Connecticut 3 Pulaski 6, Kingsport 4 Prospect Pipeline Logan Verrett, who hasn’t won a game since July 19th, pitched a gem on Monday tossing eight innings, allowing one run on three hits, while walking three and striking out seven to earn his […]

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Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The […]

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Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

The St. Lucie Mets are nearing this season’s first-half title of the Florida State League.  What does that mean?  Adam Rubin of ESPN mentions that Mets prospects Brandon Nimmo and Steven Matz, should be on the move to Binghamton, which could happen as early as the end of the week. Nimmo, 21, has played in […]

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MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: One on One with Catching Prospect Cam Maron

The Mets signed catching prospect Cam Maron in the 34th round of the 2009 Amateur Draft from Hicksville High School, in Hicksville, NY.  Maron, who is entering his sixth season in the Mets farm system, continues to make progress towards his dream of one day playing major league baseball. The anticipation that a player feels prior […]

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Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

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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Scout On Steven Matz: He’s Definitely Back On The Radar Again

An article by posted on February 9, 2014 0 Comments
Scout On Steven Matz: He’s Definitely Back On The Radar Again

Marc Carig of Newsday posted a nice piece on Melville, Long Island’s Steven Matz and it was interesting to see what a couple of scouts said about the young lefthander. “If something’s going to get him to the major leagues, it’s going to be the effectiveness of his fastball,” said one rival scout, who believes […]

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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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