Mets ace Matt Harvey captured the attention of the entire baseball world last season. He was one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball until he suffered a UCL tear that will most likely sideline him for the entire 2014 season. Zack Wheeler hopes to pick up where Harvey
Jon Niese made his return to the mound today after an injury scare. The 27-year old Niese threw 35 pitches across two innings. He would struggle in the first, allowing four straight hits, but would set down the side in order in the second frame. Adam Rubin of ESPN
Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Mets bullpen hopeful Jose Valverde recently about his opportunity to stick with the Mets. Valverde, an 11-year veteran and two time NL saves leader had some interesting things to say about his approach when it comes to making the team.
The Mets are playing three games today, but in their only official Grapefruit league game two of their top pitching prospects will get to see some action. Rafael Montero pitched two scoreless innings in his first appearance. He struck out two, (unsurprisingly) walked none and didn’t allow a hit.
In an excellent article for Amazin’ Avenue, Chris McShane spoke at length to Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. DePodesta touched on many names while addressing the state of the farm system. One name of particular interest t0 me was Marcos Molina. Molina, who will turn just 19
In an article for MLB.com, Bernie Pleskoff took a look at how the current crop of Mets prospects may fit into the major league teams needs. It’s an interesting topic of discussion, with the lack of impact talent on the big league level despite any serious holes aside from shortstop.