Meet the Mets
MLB Pipeline released their top 100 prospects list last night and Noah Syndergaard leads the pack for the Mets, checking in at #10. The Mets had 5 players make the list in total.
The Mets announced their Double-A and Triple-A coaching staffs for 2015, completing their full season affiliates.
Las Vegas pitching coach Frank Viola is cherishing his return to coaching after a health scare last season.
Paul DePodesta is really excited about the Mets crop of MLB ready prospects who'll spend most or part of the year at Triple-A Las Vegas. He also says that they have a second wave, headlined by Amed Rosario and Marcos Molina.
Around the NL East
A trade between the Rockies and Braves yesterday likely knocked out the Dillon Gee market and deprived us of one of Gary Cohen's favorite names to say in one fell swoop: the Braves dealt David Hale and tongue-twister Gus Schlosser to the Rockies for a pair of minor league catchers.
Around the Majors
Here's an interesting idea: should relief pitchers be forced to face multiple batters in order to eliminate one batter specialists and make the game move quicker? Of all of the suggestions made to speed up baseball, this one doesn't seem bad to me.
MLB Pipeline's top 100 prospect list is once again led by Byron Buxton.
Yesterday At AA
Our Mets Spring Training Countdown is down to 19 days!
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