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Mets Top Position Player Prospects Disappoint in 2011

I came into this season with high hopes for guys such Cory Vaughn, Cesar Puello, Wilmer Flores and Aderlin Rodriguez.  However, not a single one of the players I just listed came close to either 2011 expectations, especially for where they were ranked in the system.  I understand that they are young, and still have time to develop, but was it to much to ask for one of them to perform at...

2011 Mets Final Report Card

After having about a week and a half to digest the 2011 Mets season, I have written my report card for the team. I’m not counting players like Ike Davis, Carlos Beltran, Francisco Rodriguez, and Johan Santana for obvious reasons, nor am I counting guys like Josh Satin, Mike Baxter, Josh Stinson, etc. Leave comments in the comment section about how you would change my report card...

Recap: Mets in the AFL, October 2-8

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...

You Can’t Teach Grand Slam Etiquette

(As possibly occurred at Mets’ Dominican minor league instructional camp, following the 1999 season. Translated from the original Spanish.) “All right everybody settle down. We’re going to take a break from our regular drills to talk about situational fundamentals.” “Situational fundamentals, Mr. Minaya?” “That’s right. I’m down here from New York in my capacity...

The Met Fan Face - MBFB

Thursday, March 24, 2011 THE 10th MAN GAME READY 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.

Citi Field Return for KRod ?

The New York Mets are in the market for a closer this off season and one of the top available is someone who resided in the Big Apple over the past few seasons. That pitcher would be Francisco Rodriguez who had a very rocky time there but actually left the team on good terms. Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York talks about the possibilities and how the Met’s actually aren’t opposed...

Selig not worried about Mets loan

NYP: Wally Backman may go to Nationals

Wally Backman is considering whether to become Davey Johnson third-base coach with the Nationals, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports, according to a team source. “Johnson may look to groom Backman for the managerial job, much in the same manner Bobby Cox took Fredi Gonzalez under his wing with the Braves before retiring,” the source told Puma. Well, this seemed inevitable...

Postcard tour: Cleveland, from 'The Mistake' to the Jake

It doesn't have the retro charm of Camden Yards, the spectacular views of PNC Park or the iconic bay blasts of AT&T Park's McCovey Cove.But Progressive Field in Cleveland is a wonderful place to see a ballgame. Cleveland residents must be pretty proud of it, too, based on the number of postcards I've found when visiting the city.I've seen a number of games at...

Mets to interview Riggleman, Geren

The Mets will interview former Major League managers Jim Riggleman and Bob Geren for the job of bench coach as early as Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.
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