November 2012

Carlos Ruiz Suspended 25 Games

November 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Major League Baseball announced via Twitter this afternoon that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games after testing positive for an Amphetamine. The 33 year-old Ruiz had the best season of his career this year, hitting .325 with a career-high 16 home runs and 68 RBI. Ruiz had [...]

2012 In Review: Kingsport Mets

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Record: 23-43 How did the “big-name prospects” perform? Gavin Cecchini- 2012 First-Round Pick – .246/.311/.330 (191 AB), 1 HR, 22 RBI, 5 SB, 8.5 BB%, 20.3 K% Branden Kaupe- 2012 Fourth-Round Pick- .173/.358/.195 133 AB), 3 RBI, 3 SB, 22.0 BB%, 25.4 K% Other notables: Steve Matz- [...]

Mets Protect Six More Players For Rule 5 Draft

November 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced today that they have added six players to the 40-man roster, five of whom are prospects that are now protected from the Rule 5 Draft. Besides dding Greg Burke, a right-handed pitcher they signed earlier this week, the Mets added Zack Wheeler, Hansel Robles, Gonzalez Germen, Darin [...]

Duda Fractured Wrist, Should Be Ready For Spring Training

November 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced this afternoon that Lucas Duda underwent surgery yesterday to repair a fractured right wrist. Duda suffered the injury last month while moving furniture in his Southern California apartment. The procedure was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City by Mets [...]

End-Of-Season Grades: Infielders

November 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets infield faced many questions coming into the 2012 season. Will David Wright re-gain superstar status? Can Daniel Murphy survive as an everyday second baseman? How much will the Mets miss Jose Reyes? Let’s see how these questions were answered this season…. Josh Thole- D- Josh [...]

How About Jonny Gomes?

November 3, 2012 // 2 Comments

The Mets need a right-handed power hitter. There’s no doubt about that. The Mets ranked 22nd in baseball in home runs and 23rd in slugging percentage, and that’s with Scott Hairston, who will likely not return next year, in the lineup. Finding (and acquiring) these players will be a [...]

The Gold Glove: The Worst Award In Sports?

November 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mets fans were outraged after Tuesday night, when Major League Baseball announced the winners of the Gold Glove Award. The list left out David Wright, who was considered the favorite to win the award at third base after making huge improvements at the hot corner this season. Possibly the biggest [...]