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Best I Ever Had: All-Time Mets Outfield

An article by posted on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Best I Ever Had: All-Time Mets Outfield

As you read this, please think of the hit ballad “The Best I Ever Had” whether the version by Drake, Gary Allan or Grey Sky Morning, while mulling over who they consider the best Mets outfield of all time. Using the baseballreference.com database for Mets outfielders and running pivot table in excel, and sorting all […]

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First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
First Off The Bench: Wilmer Flores Or Jose Reyes?

Right after the season was over, the Mets did the smart thing, picking up Jose Reyes‘ option for the 2017 season. Reyes is a player that gives the Mets depth, and he provides insurance for some key positions. Should David Wright go down again, we saw that Reyes can handle playing third base very well. […]

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Jason Heyward is No Darryl Strawberry

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Jason Heyward is No Darryl Strawberry

As most of you know, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward was benched for four straight postseason games by manager Joe Maddon, and was riding the bench for three of the five games in the World Series. Nobody could have predicted this last offseason when Heyward was signed by the Cubs to a colossal eight-year, $184 […]

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MLB Pipeline Name Rosario and Conlon Mets Prospects of the Year

An article by posted on October 10, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Pipeline Name Rosario and Conlon Mets Prospects of the Year

MLB Pipeline has named shortstop Amed Rosario and left-hander P.J. Conlon Mets Prospects of the Year. Rosario began the season in the Florida State League, where he batted .309/.359/.442 with 10 doubles, eight triples, three homers, 40 RBI, and 13 stolen bases for High-A St. Lucie. That earned him a promotion to Double-A Binghamton, where […]

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Eduardo Nunez Not on the Giants Wild Card Game Roster

An article by posted on October 5, 2016 0 Comments
Eduardo Nunez Not on the Giants Wild Card Game Roster

Eduardo Nunez has been left off the San Francisco Giants Wild Card Game roster with a hamstring injury. On the season, Nunez was hitting .288/.325/.432 with 24 doubles, four triples, 16 homers, 67 RBI, and 40 stolen bases. With Nunez off the roster, the Giants are now without their biggest stolen base threat. For the […]

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Amed Rosario Named Top Florida State League Prospect

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Amed Rosario Named Top Florida State League Prospect

Over the past season, Amed Rosario went from a good prospect to an untouchable prospect.  Along the way, he accumulated awards and recognition, including but not limited to him being named to Team World in the Future’s Game and his being named a Florida State League Mid-Season All Star.  His latest accolade was Baseball America […]

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Syndergaard Must Work At Holding Runners On

An article by posted on September 4, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Must Work At Holding Runners On

Noah Syndergaard has endeared himself to the legions of Met fans who tune in to every start he makes, hoping he turns in a brilliant performance and dazzles with double-digit strikeouts with his near triple-digit average fastball. And while the man dubbed “Thor” has certainly hit the ground running since his major league debut back […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The New York Mets lost in walk-off fashion to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 5-4 this afternoon at Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The loss brings the Mets’ record in Grapefruit League play to 3-3-1. Matt Harvey made his spring debut and his velocity was at 96-97 mph in his three innings of […]

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Mets Will Be More Cautious Running On Royals

An article by posted on October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Be More Cautious Running On Royals

The Mets so far this postseason seem to be running almost at free will. The team has swiped a total of nine bases thus far and have shown themselves to be much more aggressive on the basepaths than we saw in the regular season. It is worth noting that seven out of those nine stolen […]

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Mets Minors: Wally Has Team Running To Another First Place Finish

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wally Has Team Running To Another First Place Finish

‘Put on your running shoes’ could be the motto for Wally Backman’s Las Vegas 51’s this summer. The scrappy 2014 PCL Manager of the Year has used the running game as a weapon in leading his team to a possible first place finish in the Southern Division. Las Vegas ranks fifth out of sixteen PCL […]

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