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Prospect Profile: Victor Black, The PTBNL

August 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Victor Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera, who we profiled yesterday, and Black, [...]

More On The Mets’ Newest Prospect, Dilson Herrera

August 27, 2013 // 2 Comments

With today’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Columbia who is three years in to his professional baseball career, and in his [...]

Series Preview: Miami Marlins

April 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Somehow, the Miami Marlins are playing worse than they were expected to. As it stands right now, the Martlins are 6-19. That’s a .240 winning percentage, which is even worse than the Astros, who are at .280 this season. On offense, the Marlins are dead last in baseball in runs scored, OPS, [...]

Analyzing the R.A. Dickey Trade

December 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

The dust has finally settled and the R.A. Dickey saga is over. On Monday night, he signed an extension with the Blue Jays, making the seven-player, blockbuster deal finally official after days of unconfirmed rumors and speculation. The deal surprised many Mets fans, including me. However, it was [...]

Jason Bay For Heath Bell And John Buck? Why Not?

August 2, 2012 // 3 Comments

Yesterday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Mets and Marlins were discussing a deal before the trade deadline that would send Jason Bay to Miami, and bring Heath Bell and John Buck to the Mets. Although they weren’t close to a deal, they were discussing. All three players in this [...]