DePodesta: Syndergaard Could Pitch In Relief With 51′s

Marc Carig of Newsday reported on Thursday that Noah Syndergaard may be sent to the bullpen to make occasional relief appearances. On Thursday, Mets vice president Paul DePodesta said young arms could be “periodically used out of the ‘pen in a controlled way.” “The plan would be for any relief stints to be fairly brief,” DePodesta told Newsday. “In other words, we...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  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...
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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

DePodesta Explains Why He Passed On Michael Wacha

Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke to Paul DePodesta who rationalized why he passed on Michael Wacha and selected Gavin Cecchini with the 12th selection of the 2012 Draft. “Our guys liked Wacha a lot in 2012 — one of the top college pitchers on the board,” Mets VP of player development and amateur scouting told The Post on Friday. But the Mets also liked their organizational...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta: Jacob deGrom Was “A Little Stiff” During Last Night’s Start

Update by Matt M., 8/29: Adam Rubin of ESPN New York shed some light on the undisclosed injury deGrom suffered last night in his abbreviated start in Colorado Springs. Paul DePodesta answered the concern with the below text message: He mentioned that he felt a little stiff, and we didn’t want to take any risks. He said he was feeling fine before the game was even over. So, for...
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Draft Day Two: Mets VP Paul DePodesta Is Thrilled With Results So Far

In a conference call this afternoon, Mets VP of player development Paul DePodesta characterized the first two days of the 2013 MLB Draft as very productive, adding that he was “thrilled with the way everything has turned out.” DePodesta said the Mets have had more moments of jubilation, when players they wanted fell to them, than those where they missed getting the players they...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta on Moneyball, Oakland A’s, Rebuilding Mets Organization Into A Winner

Mets Vice President of Amateur Scouting & Player Development, Paul DePodesta, was a guest this evening on MLB Network’s Clubhouse Confidential with host Brian Kenny. Among the topics discussed were his thoughts on the book and movie Moneyball, how he broke into the baseball business, his philosophy on advanced metrics and what him and the rest of the Mets front office hope...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Depodesta heir apparent ?

I found it interesting how Bob Klapish of the Record portrayed the Mets front office situation.  Klapish reports that those who know Alderson believe his position with the Mets is short term and it looks like Paul Depodesta could be in-line to take over.  Some feel that Alderson will be the next Commissioner and therefore, this position hinges upon when Bud Selig decides to retire...
Via Mets Fever
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

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