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Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Effectively Using Fringe Prospects

Path Of A 4A Player Every organization carries a number of players who are referred to as Quad-A material. From early on, many are deemed for this generic role. Typically, they are selected in the middle rounds of the draft and produce well enough at every level to advance to Triple A. They arrive at […]

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Collins Doesn’t Get It

An article by posted on June 19, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Doesn’t Get It

Here’s what Mets manager Terry Collins said about infielder Wilmer Flores before the game against the Cardinals on Wednesday. “We’ve got to start winning. We don’t have time to develop players right at the moment.” It’s amazing that Collins would make such an admission even though most of us have always known he is clueless […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:45 PM

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:45 PM

The Mets will look to avoid being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals, in a Wednesday afternoon tilt at Busch Stadium.  First pitch is scheduled for 1:45 PM. Bartolo Colon (6-5, 4.15) will look for his fifth win in his last six starts, and build on his solid 7.1 inning outing last time out.  He […]

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Brian Burgamy Getting the Job Done in Binghamton

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Brian Burgamy Getting the Job Done in Binghamton

The New York Mets have struggled to cash in with bases loaded all year long.  Perhaps the Mets could steal a page from Binghamton third baseman Brian Burgamy to learn how it’s done.  With two out and B-Mets dancing off every base in the bottom of the sixth inning, Burgamy greeted Richmond reliever Josh Osich, […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

An article by posted on June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Frustration On Full Display Last Night

Mets frustration was on full display in the last 24 hours particularly for David Wright, Anthony Recker and even Matt Harvey who isn’t even on the active roster. This may have been best illustrated during the bottom of the 11th inning in last night’s 5-1 loss to the Brewers. With the bases loaded and one […]

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D’Arnaud Doubles and Blasts Two Homers for Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Doubles and Blasts Two Homers for Las Vegas

Travis d’Arnaud had a monster game tonight for the Las Vegas 51s going 3-for-5 with a double and two home runs against Colorado Springs. The 51s hit six home runs in the sluggers paradise en route to a 14-7 win. D’Arnaud is 6-for-10 in two games since being demoted. He was the subject of a lengthy discussion by […]

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Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Set Unreal Expectations: Give Pitchers a Chance

On July 26th, 2012, Mets fans were anticipating the debut of a skilled minor league prospect by the name of Matt Harvey. That day in Arizona, Harvey threw 5.1 innings, allowed three hits, no runs and struck out 11 Diamondbacks. As it turns out, his gem in the desert was not a fluke but rather […]

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Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

Ruben Tejada batted lead-off for the first time this season on Tuesday night, but as Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes, it was actually his 100th career start atop the lineup. Terry Collins replaced Matt den Dekker atop the order with Tejada, because over the past few weeks, the shortstop has been wielding a hot bat. […]

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Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

Living up to expectations as an organizations top-10 prospect is a daunting task.  There have been hundreds of prospects that showed promise early on that never made it to the major leagues, let alone stay at that level.  Taylor Teagarden has had to battle with that since being drafted in the 3rd round by the […]

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