Monthly Archives: December 2018

Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #5 Thomas Szapucki

The Mets #5 prospect had an early end to his 2017 season thanks to Tommy John. He took all of 2018 to recovered (this was planned, it’s even written in his Baseball America 2018 scouting report) and he finally returns … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Mets – Here’s Wilson Ramos!

BVW followed up his end of Winter Meetings signing of Jeurys Familia with Wilson Ramos. Unlike the Cano/Diaz trade which were discussed heavily in the media for at least a week before they happened, the Familia and Ramos signings seemed … Continue reading

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Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #6 Mark Vientos

It’s a race to finish this Top 30 article series by the end of the year! Today we will look at a prospect the Marlins were supposedly interested in as part of a package for Realmuto, Mark Vientos! Trading Mark … Continue reading

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Get To Know a Rule 5 Pick – Braxton Lee

The Mets drafted 4 players total in the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings, including three players in the minor league round. One of those players, Braxton Lee, should sound familiar to you if you watched the Mets last … Continue reading

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Get To Know A Rule 5 Draft Pick – Kyle Dowdy

For the first time in a while (possibly 2014 when the the Mets picked up Sean Gilmartin) the Mets selected a player in the Rule 5 draft this week and did not trade him to another team (yet). The Mets … Continue reading

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Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #7 Marcos Molina

No suspense or click bait here – Marcos Molina is no longer on the Mets. He was released after a terrible first half of 2018 to make room for Matt den Dekker (who was a necessary signing and then immediately … Continue reading

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Mets Bring Back Familia – Who Should Be The Last Bullpen Piece?

The Mets signed Jeurys Familia to a 3-year, 30 million dollar deal last night that just makes too much sense. There’s a lot of relievers still on the market looking for closer jobs, longer term deals etc. Familia likes the … Continue reading

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Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: Desmond Lindsay

Baseball America’s report on Desmond Lindsay starts the same way every other report about Lindsay does – Desmond was the 2015 top draft pick for the Mets because the Mets jumped into the market early that off-season giving up their … Continue reading

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Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #9 Chris Flexen

Happy first day of the Winter Meetings! While we anxiously wait for whatever BVW has up his sleeve in Vegas, let’s talk about a pitcher who’s season ended this year in Vegas. Due to the injuries and trades on the … Continue reading

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Reviewing Baseball America’s 2018 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #10 Luis Guillorme

Earlier in this series I discussed how Corey Oswalt was misused by management in terms of being jerked around off his pitching schedule. We also talked about Tyler Bashlor being on the roster for a while but going through long … Continue reading

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