Found January 09, 2012 on
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Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus sums up the Mets farm system like this:
With improvement coming via all three areas—draft, trades, international—the Mets are finally moving in the right direction.
Here are eleven of his Top 20 prospects:
1. Matt Harvey, RHP
2. Zack Wheeler, RHP
3. Jeurys Familia, RHP
This week I got the chance to chat with New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect, Erik Goeddel. Erik pitched this year in the starting rotation for the Savannah Sand Gnats, in the South Atlantic League. He missed some time in the middle of last season because of an injury, but is back to 100% now and eager to start Spring Training. Heading into next season Goeddel is working...
The Mets have announced a series of moves that will guarantee their position playing October baseball next season. Let’s start from the top.
Miguel Batista’s Triumphant Return — The veteran righty made the Reds weep in the season finale last year, as he threw a two-hit gem against them. I can hardly argue the rationale to bring him back. They gave him a minor league contract...
So the Steelers played this football game tonight, and it kind of had a lame ending if you're a Steeler fan. Maybe you heard about it. If you know anything about the internet, you know that it more or less caught on fire like a fetid pile of gabage in the immediate aftermath, with two sides being drawn: pro-Tebow and anti-Tebow. You probably know how it unfolded from there. Some...
It was pretty clear that Paul Maholm’s services were no longer needed wanted by the Pirates when they decided not to re-up the lefty’s contract a few months back.
They did stir up talks again with the 29-year-old free agent about staying in the Burgh but nothing ever materialized. Maholm love this city and said numerous times that he wanted to remain with the team and be part...
NEW YORK - The New York Mets have agreed to minor league contracts with right-handers Miguel Batista and Fernando...
Free agent pitcher Paul Maholm took to his twitter account this evening and announced that he had signed with the Chicago Cubs. “I hope to get to continue some things when I visit during the year and start some great things as I start my Cubs career,” Maholm said on his twitter account.
This past season, Maholm posted an ugly 6-14 record but had a 3.66 era in 162 1/3 innings...
Former Pirates lefty tweets he's looking forward to Cubs ConventionPaul Maholm will go down as the first Cub in history to announce his signing on Twitter.
I had planned on running some baseball trivia today following the morning news, but things change. Jeremiah is MIA this morning and the Cubs made a move. As a result, here is the release on said move to add Paul Maholm.
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Paul Maholm, the Pirates' first-round draft pick in 2003, confirmed via twitter that he would be joining the Chicago Cubs.