2013

Mets Sign Venezuelan SS Luis Carpio

July 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets have signed a Venezuelan shortstop named Luis Carpio for $300,000. Carpio could not sign until yesterday because he had not yet turned 16. The Mets had been linked to Carpio from the beginning and were the favorites to sign him. Carpio was ranked the 30th best international prospect in [...]

Debunking The Myths About Sabermetrics

July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

There has always been a perceived tension between pro-analytics baseball fans and anti-analytics fans. The battle is already over and done with in front offices, as both have been able to coexist, but there are still fans who disagree. Really, most of the disagreements are caused by ignorance [...]

Mailbag: Shorstops On The Market

July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

This mailbag question comes from Alex: Anyone watching this team would notice that we are in dire need of a shortstop. With no one in the minors close to the majors, and Tejada and Quintanilla not getting the job done, are there any quality shortstops that the Mets can realistically acquire? Alex [...]

Midseason Stock Watch On The Mets’ Top Prospects

July 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’re at just about the halfway point in the major league season, and more than halfway through the minor league season, so I figured it would be a good time to revisit my pre-season top 20 prospect rankings to see who is exceeding expectations, and who isn’t. Let’s just get right [...]

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 [...]
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