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RA Dickey readying for his climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro

Last pic from the contiguous 48 before Kilimanjaro. Appreciate everyone’s prayers and thoughts. twitter.com/RADickey43/sta… — R.A. Dickey (@RADickey43) January 3, 2012 To learn more about why RA Dickey is biking up Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of the Bombay Teen Challenge, check out this previous post from MetsBlog.com.

RA Dickey on Star Wars podcast talking Mt. Kilimanjaro

Get Excited! Mets Sign Quintanilla!

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, here, the Mets have signed 30 year old utility infielder Omar Quintanilla to a minor league deal.  Quintanilla finished serving a suspension for 50 games at the beginning of this season for violating the “minor league drug prevention and treatment program.”  That doesn’t sound good. Here’s what the Mets got in this move: That’s...

Who is Mets 20-yr-old SS prospect Aderlin Rodriguez?

Last week, MinorLeagueBall.com’s John Sickels published his top 20 prospect list for the Mets. However, he did not include 20-year-old SS-3B prospect Aderlin Rodriguez. Rodriguez hit just .221 with a .265 OBP in 131 games for Low-A Savannah last year. However, he also had 23 doubles, 17 home runs, 2 triples and 78 RBI. In a post for Scouting the Sally at the end of last season...

Baseball Prospect Nation: Mets Top 15

  Baseball Prospect Nation posted their Mets Top 15 on Tuesday and here are their top five: 1. Zack Wheeler (RHP) Acquired for outfielder Carlos Beltran, Wheeler immediately jumped to the top of the Mets prospect list. He is a physical right-hander with a big fastball and knee buckling curveball. His fastball will routinely sit at 93-94 mph and touch 97 on a regular basis. His...

The Dirty Dozen: Twelve Questions for 2012

We are seven weeks from the start of spring training, and that time will fly. The NFL playoffs start this weekend, and when they conclude pitchers and catchers aren’t far behind. The Mets will face a myriad of questions and issues this spring, with the following dozen the most prevalent: 1. To what degree will the Wilpon’s financial problems impact the Mets? To think fallout...

10 questions facing the Mets to start 2012

In a post for MLB.com, team beat reporter Anthony DiComo raises and answers 10 questions facing the Mets as we begin 2012: 1. Are the Mets truly in rebuilding mode? 2. How will the Bernard Madoff situation affect the Mets? 3. Will Johan Santana be an effective pitcher again? 4. Could the Mets really trade away Wright? 5. Will the Mets remain intact as currently constructed? 6. Are...

Mock Draft looks at Mets & SS Carlos Correa

In an very early look at next year’s draft, Minor League Ball projects that the Mets will select University of Miami SS Carlos Correa, writing: “With the loss of Jose Reyes, the Mets don’t really have many players in the majors nor in the minors to fill the void. But Correa could fill that gap with solid defensive tools and outstanding power.” In November last year, Perfect...

MMO Exclusive Interview: Charley Thurber – NY Mets Outfield Prospect

For a college baseball player with aspirations of one day playing in the Major Leagues, the junior year is the most important one to his stock in the June amateur draft. The worst thing that could happen would be to get hurt at this critical time. That is exactly what happened to Charley Thurber of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Battling untimely injuries, he fell in the...

Baseball Instinct 360° – 2012 Top Prospects

Baseball Instinct is rolling out their Top 360 Prospect list and so far through the first 60 player profiles, the Mets have four prospects. 345°. Juan Urbina, LHP Mets 5/31/1993  - The son of Ugeth Urbina, Juan has the bloodlines of an MLBer. He’s still growing into his 6’3″ frame and should work in the low 90s from the left side in time. It’s his CU, already an above...

My 1962 Mets Yearbook

I’m not typically a big memorabilia guy. However, my step dad gave this authentic, in-great-condition 1962 Mets Yearbook, which I was really excited about. Flushing Meadows Stadium? Really? Who’s better than Ralph Kiner? Anyone? They tell me this is worth less because the original owner made handwritten updates to the team’s roster throughout the season. I don...

THE NEW YORK METS ARE UNDER MY SKIN

Now that we have the holidays out of the way, we can now look forward to spring training for what should be quite the interesting Mets season. Eric Simon of Amazin’ Avenue had an interesting post today on how bad will the Mets be in 2012? Of course the number one item on his list of things that will impact the season is the Skill Sets financial situation, something that will most...

METS SHOULD DO LIKE THE NETS AND REACH OUT TO THE HOUSE OF MOUSE

    The soon to be Brooklyn Nets have made a great move towards there relocation to Brooklyn and the Barclays Center by reaching out to the Walt Disney Co. to work with the team on training game day personnel on treating the fan/customer the correct way. I have been screaming for the NY Mets to do this for years. If you have ever been to Disneyland or Disney World you know that...

MMO Talkin’ Baseball: Mets Pitching Prospect Scott Moviel

I got a chance to talk with Mets right-hander Scott Moviel just after Christmas and he was nice enough to bring us up-to-date as far as his progress in 2011. Before last season Scott was battling knee troubles which can be problematic for a pitcher who stands 6’11″. Now healthy once again, he provides us with some very interesting insights on the challenges he is taking on heading...

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