I Might Be Wrong, But… 10-21-12 – Winter Stats – Gerry Hunsicker, Sandy Alderson, Robert Carson, John Holdzkom, Justin Hampson, Brandon Nimmo, Adam Rubin

Winter Stats Through Thursday, 10-18: AFL – Surprise Saguaros: OF Cesar Puello – .276/.323/.276/,598, 29-AB, 8-K, 0-BB CF Darrell Ceciliani – .273/.346/.409/..755. 22-B, 6-K RP Ryan Fraser – 0-0, 3.00, 1.33, 3.0-IP, 2-K, 0-BB P Chase Huchington – 0-0, 0.00, 1.67, 3.0-IP, 2-K, 3-BB RP Adam Kolarek – 0-2, 2.45, 2.45, 3.2-IP, 3-K, 3-BB P [...]

Might Be Wrong, But… DSL, Sickles Bats, Bonus Pool, Zach Godley, Dylan Owen, Bradley Marquez

DSL – The Mets have done well signing international free agents over the past two administrations. Currently, the 40-man roster has 39 players + 5 on the DL. Of the 39, one-third are Latin America players. In the case of the Mets, they all pass through one of the two DSL teams and you should [...]

I Might Be Wrong, But… Mets Rule 5 Guys, Josh Satin, Jeff Kaplan, Steve Matz, Akeel Morris, 2013 Salary Template, Rarefied Air

I can’t find an official Rule 5 list, but I did compile at least these guys: P – Zack Wheeler (ya think?), Chris Schwinden, Gonzalez Germen, Darin Gorski, Brad Holt, Armondo Rodriguez, Luis Cessa IF – Josh Satin, Eric Campbell, Alan Dykstra, Jefry Marte, Wilfredo Tovar, Aderlin Rodriguez OF – Alonzo Harris C – Juan [...]

2013 MLB mock draft

My first personal (not the compilation version) mock this year was on August 26th. It’s time for this to be updated: 1.    RHP Mark Appel – Stanford – I’m going to stay with Appel until someone comes along and knocks him off the hill. He probably should have been drafted first last year. I still [...]

Remembering the 1962 Mets

I was a junior at Richmond Hill High School in 1962 and I was quite excited that Queens was getting its own baseball team. I grew up a Dodger fan and had my first slap of reality when the trucks left town. It would have been hard enough to root for the Giants, but they [...]

The business of Mets baseball Part II: Keeping Wilpon’s lobsters

Okay, we now have down on paper how the Wilpon family became Mets owners, the era of Omar Minaya, the beginning of Sandy & Company, the recession, and ‘The House That Number 42 Built’. I’m going to dumb it down a little here so everyone can understand just how a business survives and what determines [...]

The business of Mets baseball Part I – Wilpon history

The minor league players have left the clubhouses and the major league season is heading towards the playoffs. There’s plenty of coverage here from the other writers regarding what will go on in October, so I’m going to move down to the end of the dugout and revisit a subject I wrote in length about [...]

Sand Gnats & Mets extend affiliation through 2014 season

Savannah, GA - The Savannah Sand Gnats and the New York Mets today jointly announced they have renewed their Player Development Contract for two more years. The renewal will keep Savannah as a Mets' affiliate through the 2014 season. During the Mets affiliation, the Sand Gnats have enjoyed some of their most successful seasons in [...]