June 2013

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Davis On Fire, Nimmo Ice Cold

June 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Who’s Hot Ike Davis, 1B (LAS): Davis is proving that he belongs back in the big leagues. Davis hit an incredible five home runs this week for Las Vegas, while batting .450/.593/1.350 in 27 trips to the plate. He also has three doubles, seven walks, and has struck out only four times. What we [...]

Mets Trade Collin Cowgill To Angels For OF Kyle Johnson

June 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets made their second trade this week, sending Collin Cowgill to the Angels for minor league outfielder Kyle Johnson. The Mets had been trying to trade Cowgill for a few days, at one point offering him for Triple-A pitcher Matt Shoemaker, an offer the Angels rejected. Johnson, 23, is a [...]

David Wright And The Hall Of Fame

June 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few days ago, the guys on MLB Now were talking about David Wright‘s chances at the Hall of Fame. He had just hit his 1,500 hit of his career, and those sorts of milestones tend to bring up this kind of debate. So is David Wright a future Hall of Famer? Obviously we don’t [...]

Mets Promote Kirk Nieuwenhuis, DFA Slumping Ankiel

June 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, it was a nice run. OK, not really. The Mets finally ended the Rick Ankiel experiment today, demoting him after a dreadful two weeks. Ankiel has been struggling at the plate the entire season, but has recently began striking out at a ridiculous rate, striking out three times in four at-bats [...]

Video: Mets First-Round Pick Dominic Smith

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

What a swing… Really, his swing reminds me of some major leaguers right now. It’s smooth and natural. This is why the Mets picked him where they did, as opposed to a low ceiling college bat, which may have fit their immediate needs, but would not be the best for the long-term future. [...]

MLB Draft: Mets Go Young In Early Rounds

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets once again stuck to younger players in the early rounds of this year’s draft, picking three high schoolers in the first three rounds. Here is a roundup of the first five rounds of the draft. *   *   * With their first pick, the Mets selected Dominic Smith 11th overall. Smith, 17, [...]
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