January 2012

Q&A with Mets Pitching Prospect Collin McHugh

January 31, 2012 // 3 Comments

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: [...]

Introduction: Top 12 prospects for 2012 list

January 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

2012 Season Preview: 2nd Base

January 28, 2012 // 24 Comments

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 [...]

Cody Ross: A solid option for Mets

January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

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, [...]

2012 Season Preview: 1st Base

January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Pelfrey… gets a raise?

January 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

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 [...]
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