Matt den Dekker

Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

With the Mets trading Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates today, the door is left open for one of the biggest enigmas in the organization: Matt den Dekker. Den Dekker, 26, was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010 after an illustrious career at the University of Florida. The outfielder gradually rose [...]

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 [...]

2013 Minor League Preview: Las Vegas 51s

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated [...]

Outfield Prospect Matt den Dekker Breaks Wrist

March 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Matt Den Dekker injured his right wrist in this afternoon’s 9-4 loss to the tigers in Port St. Lucie attempting to make a diving catch in center field. It turns out that his wrist is broken and he is being sent to New York to determine whether he needs surgery on the wrist. Den Dekker, [...]

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 [...]

Mid-Season Minors Review Part Three: Binghamton Mets

June 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

We are just a little more than halfway through the year for the Mets’ full-season minor league affilliates, so now would be a good time to take a look at how the season has gone so far for each team. We reviewed the Sang Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets. Now it’s time to review [...]
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