Tag: Steven Matz

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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Rule 5 Deadline Approaches: Look For Mets To Add Matz, Walters, DeGrom To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Rule 5 Deadline Approaches: Look For Mets To Add Matz, Walters, DeGrom To 40 Man Roster

Is it me or is time flying this offseason? I can’t believe that the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft is already upon us. Tomorrow night at 11:59 PM EST is the deadline for adding players to the 40 Man Roster. I think the Mets are in great shape heading into decision […]

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New York Mets To Protect A Few Prospects On 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 7, 2013 0 Comments
New York Mets To Protect A Few Prospects On 40-Man Roster

Adam Rubin reported earlier today that the Mets will not add more than a few prospects to the 40-man roster. There are already two prospects on the 40-man roster, including Juan Centeno and Matt den Dekker. That would ultimately leave four roster spots open on the 40-man. A few players that could be exposed to the Rule 5 Draft […]

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Mets Pitching Prospect To Watch In 2014: LHP Steven Matz

An article by posted on November 7, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospect To Watch In 2014: LHP Steven Matz

Steven Matz is often the forgotten Mets prospect due to all the time he has missed with injuries since being drafted in 2009. He finally pitched in his first professional game in 2012, and has put up solid numbers ever since. Matz is a southpaw with an electric fastball that touches 95 mph, a solid curve […]

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Mets News: Santana, Hawkins, Dice-K and Feliciano Head To Free Agency

An article by posted on October 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets News: Santana, Hawkins, Dice-K and Feliciano Head To Free Agency

In the biggest non-story of the day, the Mets plan to decline the $25 million option on Johan Santana and will pay the $5.5 million buyout instead. There’s still a chance that they could bring back Santana this winter on a one-year deal, but don’t count on it. It’s most likely that Johan has pitched […]

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The Case For Leaving Cory Vaughn Unprotected

An article by posted on October 28, 2013 0 Comments

With the deadline for the 40 man roster decisions looming, the Mets have many difficult decisions to make. One player the Mets will have to decide to protect is outfielder Cory Vaughn.  Vaughn is a powerful right handed slugger who has been inconsistent throughout his minor league career. Despite his power potential, I believe Mets […]

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A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

An article by posted on October 20, 2013 0 Comments
A Chat With Mets Pitching Prospect Steven Matz

Over the past several seasons the Mets have shown the fans how important pitching is to the organization.  They have developed and brought up homegrown pitching prospects to debut with the team, with the likes of Jon Niese, Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, and Bobby Parnell. Each have shown signs of brilliance, […]

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Syndergaard’s Injury Risk As Low As Any Major Pitching Prospect In Baseball

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments

Here’s a couple of tidbits from Keith Law’s chat today… Jeff (NY) – Still Aaron Sanchez over Noah Syndergaard? I know you go based on ceiling, but does probability start to factor in now? Klaw – No, I can’t stay with that, seeing Sanchez’ delivery and potential injury risk. Syndergaard doesn’t have Sanchez’ offspeed stuff, […]

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Sickels: Syndergaard and Montero Headline Top 75 Prospects

An article by posted on October 2, 2013 0 Comments
Sickels: Syndergaard and Montero Headline Top 75 Prospects

Highly regarded minor league analyst John Sickels recently released his end of year profile of the Top 75 Prospects in the minor leagues, his third and final prospect list of the 2013 season. John runs the blog Minor League Ball and writes his own yearly prospect book. He is extremely knowledgeable, and I recommend everyone check […]

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