Meet the Mets
Mets GM candidate Doug Melvin discussed analytics with Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports.
Ex-commissioner of Major League Baseball Bud Selig endorsed Doug Melvin for the Mets GM job to Mike Puma of the New York Post, calling him “a great baseball man.”
Peter Alonso hit a long home run and drove in two runs in yesterday’s Arizona Fall League game between the Scottsdale Scorpions and the Surprise Sagueros. Andres Gimenez went 0-4 with a walk and a strikeout, and played the entire game at shortstop for the Scorpions.
The Conforto family welcomed a new addition on Saturday. Say hello to Griffey Conforto, a fox red lab puppy!
Newsday reviewed the Met’s Triple-A affiliates from over the years and listed some of the stand-out players that played for each of them.
Around the National League East
The Marlins appear to have landed two top international free agents, having signed cuban outfield prospects Victor Victor Mesa and his brother Victor Mesa Jr. The terms of the signings have not yet been released, but it is believed that Victor Victor Mesa will receive a bonus in excess of $5 million, and Victor Mesa Jr. will receive a bonus of close to $1 million.
Around Major League Baseball
While they may be headed to their second straight World Series appearance, the Dodgers still have a Department of Justice investigation to worry about according to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Linda Surovich reviewed the injury-shortened season of Juan Lagares.