Why I want Matt Den Dekker as the Mets’ Opening Day CF

Let’s say the Reds called up the Mets and offered Drew Stubbs straight up for Lucas Duda – should the Mets make that deal? Stubbs had a poor year last year but he’s a center fielder who plays pretty good defense and who can hit the ball over the fence. While he strikes out an [...]

Mets Minors: Updated Top 10 list

With the Mets seemingly on the verge of a salary purge over the next few months and going to have to rely on the farm system more over the next several years, let’s look at an updated top-10 prospect list for the embattled organization. The farm system lacks top-end talent and depth. Injuries this season [...]

Mets Minors: Matt den Dekker opens eyes

For the past few years, New York thought Fernando Martinez was the center fielder of the future. Now it appears to be Kirk Nieuwenhuis, but there’s a new competitor for the spot currently owned by Angel Pagan. Class-A St. Lucie’s Matt den Dekker is opening eyes throughout the organization. The fleet-footed 23-year-old was drafted in [...]

Mets Minors: Jeurys Familia bounces back

The New York Mets may be starting to turn it around, but the St. Lucie Mets in the high Class-A Florida State League have been on fire all season. The Mets are a minor league-best 15-2 and their top two starters, Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia, have been getting most of the accolades. The St. [...]