Posted on May 28, 2013 by Daniel Marino
The Mets are playing as poorly as Met fans expected they’d play. There were no high expectations this season. This was to be a rebuilding year for the young Mets. But as we watch this team, we see no exuberance coming from this team. Instead of watching the young and the restless, we are watching the young and the listless. Met fans are prepared for a long season, but they are now left wondering whether the bright future is, in fact, near. Many of their future stars have regressed rather than progressed. With that said, it’s time for the Mets to make some moves. (more…)
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: Dan Warthen, Dave Hudgens, Ike Davis, Jeremy Hefner, Josh Satin, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, LaTroy Hawkins, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler | 2 Comments »
Posted on February 17, 2013 by Daniel Marino
Dan Marino is trekking through each division in the major leagues and giving you one player he thinks is the: Rookie to Watch, Breakthrough Player, The Party’s Over, Non-Roster Invitee Most Likely to Stick, and Just Not Seeing it.
He has already given us his AL East Players to Watch. Now, in part two of six, he brings you the National League East: (more…)
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: Atlanta Braves, Bill Bray, Blake DeWitt, Bobby Parnell, Brandon Lyon, Christian Bethancourt, Daniel Murphy, Domonic Brown, Drew Storen, Eric O'Flaherty, Eury Perez, Frank Francisco, Gerald Laird, Jacob Turner, Jhonatan Solano, John Mayberry, Jonathan Pettibone, Jordan Schafer, Jordany Valdespin, Kyle Kendrick, Marlon Byrd, Matt Downs, Miami Marlins, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Rafael Soriano, Reese Havens, Ricky Nolasco, Sean Gilmartin, Travis d'Arnaud, Tyler Clippard, Washington Nationals, Wilmer Flores, Yuniesky Betancourt, Zach Duke, Zack Cox | 4 Comments »
Posted on February 9, 2012 by Jonathan C. Mitchell
The New York Mets system is saved from being a bottom five system thanks to a trade last year, the past two drafts, and their International signings.
The system still has a ways to go but it has some exciting arms at the top and some upside picks from the 2011 draft.
Below are my top 16 prospects with 2012 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
Filed under: On the Farm - Prospects | Tagged: 2012 Top Prospects, Akeel Morris, Brandon Nimmo, Cory Mazzoni, Cory Vaughn, Darin Gorski, Domingo Tapia, Jenry Mejia, Jeurys Familia, Jordany Valdespin, Juan Lagares, Juan Urbina, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Matt Harvey, Michael Fulmer, New York Mets, Phillip Evans, Prospects, Reese Havens, Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler | 2 Comments »