2013

2013 Up Along First Top 20 Prospects

February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

20. Jack Leathersich, LHP Height: 5’11″ Weight: 205 Throws/Bats: L/R We may be seeing Josh Edgin 2.0 as Jack Leathersich shoots up the ladder. Another college lefty reliever. However, Leathersich is rather unconventional, and has been slightly more successful than Edgin was in his short time [...]

2013 Mets Projections: Ruben Tejada

February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

When the Marlins signed Jose Reyes in December of 2011, the Mets were forced to turn to a young, inexperienced shortstop in Ruben Tejada. Just 22 at the time, Tejada was given the enormous (and probably impossible) task of replacing Reyes. No one expected him to make up for the production lost, but [...]

2013 Mets Projections: Daniel Murphy

February 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Daniel Murphy went into camp last year with very high expectations. After hitting .320 in 109 games in 2011, some people expected Murphy to become a perennial .300 hitter. In 2011, it appeared as though Murphy was living up to his potential, but a year later, Murphy’s future is much less [...]

2013 Mets Projections: Ike Davis

February 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Ike Davis‘ 2012 season can be summed up in just one word: inconsistent. Fans had high hopes for Davis, who many thought could rise to stardom last year. Two months in, however, people started to question whether Davis should even be on the team, as his batting average struggled to even approach [...]

Mets Sign Marlon Byrd To Minor League Deal

February 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced via Twitter today that they have signed journeyman outfielder Marlon Byrd to a minor league contract, with an invitation to big league camp. Byrd, 35, is a right-handed hitting outfielder who has played a total of 11 seasons in the majors. He played 13 games with the Cubs last [...]

Mets Lose Out On Hairston

January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

The waiting is over. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting Scott Hairston has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cubs. Hairston, 32, played surprisingly well in a platoon role, hitting 20 home runs (third on the team) with a career-high OPS of .803. He also hit 25 doubles and batted .263, all in [...]
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