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Mets’ Dominic Smith Ranked by Baseball America

Dominic Smith

According to Baseball America, the Mets’ first-round pick Dominic Smith was named the fourth-best prospect in the Gulf Coast League this season.  The Mets had no other players ranked in the top 20 in the GCL. Dominic SmithPhoto Credit: Smith, the 11th overall pick in the 2013 draft, hit .287/.384/.407 in 48 games in his rookie More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Mets owe fans David Wright on final weekend

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports Images As one Mets player—star and scrub alike—after another has hit the disabled list or been “shut down” for the season over the last two months, All-Star third baseman David More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Travis d’Arnaud’s Transition to the Major Leagues Hasn’t Gone Well

(Photo Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Mets thought they had finally found their catcher of the future when they received Travis d’Arnaud as part of the R.A. Dickey trade last winter. But, More...

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By Christina Angelos On Monday, September 9th, 2013

New York Mets Farm System: The Top 5 Prospects

The New York Mets have some of the best prospects in baseball sitting atop their farm system, and they should help the disappointing major league club sooner than later. As you may know, organizations are built More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

It’s September, and Ruben Tejada’s Still in Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, especially if you are Ruben Tejada. The erstwhile Mets shortstop prospect must turn off Sheryl Crow’s song “Leaving Las Vegas” every time he hears it on the radio, because, More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Matt Harvey’s Elbow Injury Isn’t What Will Derail the Mets in 2014

It has become a rite of August for Mets fans to hear catastrophic injury news about one of their pitchers—whether it’s Pedro Martinez in 2006, Billy Wagner in 2008, Jonathan Niese in 2009, Johan Santana in 2010 More...

Left-Handed Reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Mets Pitching Staff Rises to 6th in N.L. in Pitching

Left-Handed reliever Scott Rice has held left-handed batters to a .170 average this season. (USATSI) Three months ago, the Mets’ pitching staff was basically a wasteland highlighted by one diamond in the rough More...

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By Guy Kipp On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Mejia is Latest Mets Pitching Casualty

Down goes Bobby Parnell. Down goes Jeremy Hefner. Back comes Jonathan Niese. And then, down goes Jenrry Mejia. Mejia, who didn’t have a single poor outing in his five appearances on the mound since joining the More...

By Christina Angelos On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Mets Promote Top Catching Prospect Travis d’Arnaud

Travis D’Arnaud will make his major league debut this weekend, and it could be more than just a three-day preview.  The Mets top catching prospect was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas about an hour before Friday More...

By Guy Kipp On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Lagares, Flores and Wheeler Infuse Mets with the Spirit of ‘95

The Mets’ 4-1 victory over the Diamondbacks Saturday in Arizona featured critical contributions from rookies Juan Lagares, Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler, none of whom were on the major league roster at the start More...