January 2012

Dickey reaches the summit

January 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey today reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa. Here is  part what he had to say in his piece in the New York Times: “We had been briefed at our 5 o’clock dinner that night that we were leaving for our summit attempt at 10:30 p.m. sharp. This was [...]

2012 Season Preview: Catcher

January 14, 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. Young catcher Josh Thole is the future of the catching position for the Mets. After playing [...]

F-Mart claimed off waivers: a fresh start?

January 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Houston Astros today announced that they have claimed former top Met prospect Fernando Martinez. The Mets are now unable to take F-Mart back from the Astros because they placed him on irrevocable waivers. Martinez, 23, has played 173 career games in Triple-A, compared to just 47 big league [...]

Martinez and Hererra placed on Waivers

January 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have placed Fernando Martinez (as well as Daniel Ray Herrera) on waivers. Martinez, who is now 23, has been near the top when it comes to Mets prospects over the past few years. Baseball America had him in their top 100 prospects from 2007 through [...]

Miami’s experiment won’t work… for now

January 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

A few other people and I were going back and forth about the future of the Miami Marlins the other day. We came to the conclusion that this experiment isn’t going to work. One of the most important aspects of a team over the course of a full 162-game season is depth. Someone is bound [...]
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