Binghamton Mets pitcher Collin McHugh was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions for me. Since being drafted in the 18th round of the 2008 draft, Collin has a combined record of 24-14 in the minors, including a 9-4 campaign in 2011 between St. Lucie and Binghamton. Here you go. Q: Describe your repertoire. Working on… Read more →
It’s that time of year again. It’s as cold as ever in the northeast, and everyone is hunkering down until Spring Training brings a faint glimpse of hope that yes, it actually may get warmer. My top prospect list this year will be a little different from others. I am no minor league expert. I am using video, as well… Read more →
It’s season preview time! Each Saturday I will analyze each position, looking at the quality, as well as the depth of the Met roster, and how players at each position could perform this season. Enjoy. The Mets will be praying for the successful return of second baseman Daniel Murphy in 2012 as he tries to build off a fantastic season… Read more →
Check this video out. It’s from the Knicks game last night. Mike Piazza is interviewed. There are quite a few interesting questions in the video.
According to Jerry Cransack of ESPN.com, the Mets are interested in former Giants outfielder Cody Ross: Ross, who is now 31, hit 14 home runs with a .240 batting average in 121 games with San Francisco last season. Ross has been a well above average journeyman outfielder throughout his career, serving time with the Tigers, Dodgers, Reds, Marlins, and Giants… Read more →
It’s season preview time! Each Saturday I will analyze each position, looking at the quality, as well as the depth of the Met roster, and how players at each position could perform this season. Enjoy. We like Ike. We’ve all heard it and we all love it. Ike Davis is one of the most promising sluggers in baseball. He had… Read more →
As the Mets agreed to contracts to avoid arbitration with three players for relatively reasonable amounts today, Mike Pelfrey‘s contract really stood out. Pelfrey, 28, went 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA this season in arguably the worst season of his career. Last year, Pelf made just $3.925 million after a stellar season in 2010, going 15-9 with a 3.66 ERA,… Read more →
With pitchers and catchers reporting in just 36 days, it’s time to start talking about names to watch in spring. Spring training may be just a bunch of workouts or a way to ease your body into the rigorous season for veterans, but for unproven young players, it’s their time to shine. Prospects play as hard as ever as they… Read more →