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The Amazin' Avenue Audio Podcast: Episode 29

The calendar has turned over to August which means it's trade deadline talk ti...oh, hmmm, the Mets didn't So I guess we will just spend three hours talking about Mets prospects. Yep, that's what is going to happen. First, Rob and Jeffrey go over Rob's midseason prospect list. Jeffrey has some strong feelings on Brandon Nimmo, and Rob has some on the Mets' handling of Jenrry Mejia. Then, Hudson Belinsky joins the show to give you the inside scoop on Mets first-round pick Dominic Smith. Finally, we wrap up with your e-mails.

Run Time: 2:38:11


0:00- 4:55: Intro / Dave Magadan memories / We got Steve Trachsel jokes!

4:55- 1:16:30: Syndergaard vs. d'Arnaud / Flores vs. Montero vs. Puello / How far do you drop guys that are hurt or struggling? / Jeffrey wants you to tap the brakes on the Brandon Nimmo bust talk / Gavin Cecchini on the other hand... / Where would Mejia fit? / Rob has some things to say to Jerry Manuel / What do you do with low ceiling guys? / Who might jump up/down the list come December / St. Lucie is a black hole of info

1:16:30- 1:39:47: Hudson Belinsky on the GCL Mets / Dominic Smith can play / Worries about his size/body type? / Looking for tools in the complex / Wuilmer Becerra might surprise some people / Mike Trout is awesome / The Mets future looks good

1:39:47- 2:38:11: E-mails / Jeffrey's trade deadline rant / Did the Mets make a mistake with Reyes / Best pitches in the system / 2014 payroll / What to do with the cheap, controllable players going forward / Outro, mercifully

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