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Mets Sign Their Top Two Draft Picks

The New York Mets announced they have signed their top two selections in the 2015 MLB Draft; OF Desmond Lindsay and LHP Max Wotel. Lindsay, 18, was selected in the second round, No. 53 overall, and hails from the Out Of Door Academy in Bradenton, Florida. At 6’0 and 200 pounds, Lindsay is a right-handed power prospect with some speed who projects as a first baseman, centerfielder...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta on the team’s position prospects

You look at guys who at least could certainly be ready for Triple-A at some point in the course of this year just based on what they’ve done in the past. (Kevin) Plawecki and (Matt) Reynolds will both certainly be there. They finished the year there last year – most of the second half last year was in Triple-A. Dilson Herrera made the leap from Double-A straight to the big leagues...
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Featured Post: DePodesta Explains Mets Strategy To Improve Farm System

Mike Vorkunov ( recently discussed the Mets’ minor league system and prospectswith VP of Player Development and Scouting, Paul DePodesta. Here are some exchanges that stood out. You can read the full article here. The main theme being targeted here is the position player depth that is rapidly rising through the system.  The Mets were built heavily on pitching at the start...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta Weighs In On Several Mets Prospects recently published an article ranking the Mets organizational all-stars by position The article included analysis from the Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta.  Here is what he had to say about the Mets top prospects. Kevin Plawecki: “We were really pleased with the year he had,” said Paul DePodesta, the club’s vice president of player development...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DePodesta and Tanous High On Mets Day Two Draft Picks

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Mets VP Paul DePodesta and amateur scouting director Tommy Tanous addressed their Day 2 draft picks on Friday. Here’s what they had to say … Milton Ramos, SS, American Heritage (Fla.) HS., third round: “Certainly he’s known for defense. He’s a lot stronger than people think. This is now a below-average bat by any means. I think sometimes...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominican Pipeline May Unearth Another Gem In Molina

In an excellent article for Amazin’ Avenue, Chris McShane spoke at length to Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. DePodesta touched on many names while addressing the state of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DePodesta Is Optimistic About The Future Of The Mets Farm System

Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue wrote a great article where he spoke with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ vice president of player development and amateur scouting, about the exciting progress the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

DePodesta Discusses Top Pitching Prospects and Organization

Paul DePodesta had a lengthy chat with Ken Davidoff of the New York Post about some of the Mets’ top pitching prospects and the system as a whole. Discussing Rafael Montero, DePo said that he is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Paul DePodesta Era, Ten Years Later

This is totally what they look like, really. (via) Ten years ago today, the Dodgers named Paul DePodesta their general manager. Twenty months later, following a 91-loss 2005 season and endless (and largely unprofessional and indefensible) harassment from the likes of Bill Plaschke, DePodesta was gone, subjecting us to years of Ned Colletti doing things like signing Juan Pierre and...
Via Dodgers Digest
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta Feels There Is More Optimism For 2014 Season

Mets vice president of player development Paul DePodesta told Marc Carig of Newsday that there’s a good vibe around the Mets as spring training approaches on the heels of a disappointing 74-88 season... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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