Found October 09, 2011 on
Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog:
Yesterday for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League, Mets 3B prospect Jefry Marte went 1 for 2 with an RBI and a strikeout. In 11 at bats so far for Peoria, Marte has four hits and four RBI.
Also for Peoria, OF Juan Lagares played in his second AFL game yesterday and went 1 for 4 with a double, run scored and a strikeout. He is now 3 for 10 so far this fall.
Meanwhile, Mets 2B prospect Wilfredo Tovar has struggled so far for Peoria, going 1 for 11 in three games and did not see action in their game against Surprise yesterday.
Mets catching prospect Juan Centeno has seen limited action so far for Peoria this fall, although he went 1 for 3 with a double and RBI on Thursday in their game against the Phoenix Desert Dogs.
On the mound, it’s been a struggle so far for RHP Robert Carson, as he’s allowed two earned runs in 3 1/3 innings of relief so far this fall. He did not have a good season with the B-Mets in 2011, going 4-11 with a 5.05 ERA in 25 appearances and 24 sta...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com re-ranked his pre-season 2011 Top 10 Prospects for the Mets and now has newcomer Zack Wheeler ranked as the Mets No. 1 prospect.
Here are his 2011 pre and post season rankings:
For a team that is starving for some top level pitching on the major league squad, it’s good to see the top three spots occupied by Wheeler, Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia.
HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY FROM CARD OF THE WEEK
A quick Columbus Day holiday greeting from COTW, in convenient card form…
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For those of you scoring at home...
With all these Top Ten lists coming out, I thought I’d chime in with my own version, hope you like.
Mets Top Ten Prospects list for 2012:
1. Jeurys Familia
2. Zack Wheeler
3. Matt Harvey
4. Wilmer Flores
5. Kirk Nieuwenhuis
6. Reese Havens
7. Cesar Puello
8. Gilbert Gomez
9. Jordany Valdespin
10. Juan Lagares
Notable removals from many of last years lists...
The off-season is officially here for the Mets, but Jose Reyes ' contract negotiations have not started yet according to Nick Klopsis of Newsday.The four-time All-Star shortstop said Thursday that the Mets have not reached out to him yet regarding a new deal."They'll probably start up within the next few days," the free-agent-to-be said at a red-carpet event for...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
THE 10th MAN
In order to do his part, Mets fan Walt Lostcause simulates his
"Beltran looked at another third strike curveball face," and promises to be ready for opening day.
Changes One Blobbie is Mets Blob's look back at the Greatest hits of the 2011 season.
In a post to MetsMerized Online, Ben Yoel lists Nate McLouth and Cody Ross among possible replacements for Angel Pagan, should the Mets choose to part ways with Pagan this winter.
He also wonders if the Rays would be interested in a trade surrounding Daniel Murphy to acquire B.J. Upton from the Rays.
Michael Baron says, “I do think Pagan will be back in some capacity, although...
I wish I had a dollar for everytime I saw Mets fans bemoaning the Mets offseason a year ago for not going after one of these players; especially Crawford and Dunn.
7 Years, $142,000,000
After a 2010 season in which he produced a line that looked like this: .307/.356/.495 Crawford completely tanked in Boston this season. His OBP was a putrid .289 and his 65 runs scored were a career...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Assimilation to Simulation
Carlos Beltran survived a simulated game today, and it went quite well. "I could really get used to this," Carlos said. "If the major leagues went to an all simulated schedule or perhaps a version of over the line, I could play till I'm 55."
Changes One Blobbie is Mets...
In case you missed it, this past weekend:
According to the New York Post, Brewers OF Ryan Braun said he believes his team has a better chance of signing Jose Reyes this winter than re-resigning Prince Fielder.
Phillies 1B Ryan Howard ruptured his left achillies tendon trying to run to first base on the final out of his team’s season.
“He cannot have surgery until the swelling...
When Willie Harris heard that the Mets will interview his former Washington bench coach and manager for their own bench coach opening, Harris voiced an unqualified endorsement. "He would be great with young players," Harris said of Jim Riggleman. "He is great about the mental side of the game."
This is a well produced parody of the movie trailer for Moneyball from NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
Good stuff… Gives a whole new meaning to small ball…
Hat tip to Joe Janish of Mets Today who adds, “Some might argue that this commercial parody is more historically correct than the movie starring Brad Pitt.”
How The West Was Won?
Former major league managers Jim Riggleman and Bob Geren will interview for the New York Mets' bench coach job as soon as Wednesday, a source in the organization told ESPNNewYork.com.