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Mets Morning News for January 27, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 27, 2022

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Billy Wagner did not make it to Cooperstown but he had some opinions about those who should. Former Met Jerry Blevins also weighed in with his thoughts on how players in the game view steroid users including Robinson Canó. Next year will be Carlos Beltrán’s first year on the Hall of Fame ballot, and while he was never linked to PEDs, he will forever be linked to another form of cheating that the voters will have to grapple with. Despite being another...
Amazin Avenue 22 hours ago
Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 2

Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 2

Next up on the list is an impact bat at an impact position. Name: Brett Baty Position: 3B Born: 11/13/99 Height: 6’3” Weight: 210 lbs. Bats/Throws: L/R Acquired: 2019 MLB Draft, 1st Round (Lake Travis High School) When Brett Baty started attending Lake Travis High School, the coaches of their baseball, basketball, and football programs could hardly contain their excitement- especially their basketball coach, who just happened to be Baty’s father. Because the youngster was held back a year while in the fifth grade- a common practice among children who excel athletically at...
Amazin Avenue Jan 26, 2022
Mets Morning News for January 26, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 26, 2022

Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/ Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Former Met Billy Wagner received 52 percent of the vote on the Hall of Fame ballot with three years remaining. There’s still plenty for the Mets front office and Buck Showalter to do once the lockout ends. Former Met Jeff Innis is in the hospital in Houston fighting for his life, and you can view his GoFundMe here. Around the National League East The Braves and A’s discussed a potential Matt Olson trade before the owners lockout began. The Marlins...
New York Post Jan 25, 2022
Buck Showalter’s three-year Mets deal worth $11.25 million

Buck Showalter’s three-year Mets deal worth $11.25 million

Buck Showalter’s three-year deal to manage the Mets is worth $11.25 million, an industry source confirmed on Tuesday. MLB Network first reported the total value of the deal.
New York Daily News Jan 25, 2022
Still plenty for Mets, Billy Eppler, Buck Showalter to do once MLB lockout ends

Still plenty for Mets, Billy Eppler, Buck Showalter to do once MLB lockout ends

While the Mets GM and skipper reflected calm personas, the reality is there’s plenty of work and meticulous planning taking place behind the scenes.
Amazin Avenue Jan 25, 2022
Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 3

Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 3

Next up on the list is a high-ceiling tool shed. Name: Ronny Mauricio Position: SS Born: 4/04/01 Height: 6’3” Weight: 165 lbs. Bats/Throws: S/R Acquired: IFA, July 2, 2017 (San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) Considered one of the top rookies available during the 2017-2018 international signing period, the Mets and Dominican shortstop Ronny Mauricio agreed to a $2.1 million signing bonus for inking a deal with the organization, breaking the club record previously held by fellow Dominican shortstop Amed Rosario. The talented youngster made his professional debut in...
Amazin Avenue Jan 25, 2022
Mets Morning News for January 25, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 25, 2022

Photo by David J. Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Manager Buck Showalter and GM Billy Eppler spoke to the media via Zoom about the coaching staff they have built and the 2022 season. In speaking of the current state of the team, Eppler said, “I know we’re good”. Among other things, the two spoke about preparing for spring training that may or may not start on time and their lofty expectations and hopes for the current club. Showalter and Eppler plan head down to Spring Training...
New York Post Jan 24, 2022

Hiring Eric Chavez is start of Mets’ new approach to fix hitting woes

More than any other new hire to Buck Showalter’s staff, the hitting coach will come under scrutiny.
New York Daily News Jan 24, 2022
Billy Eppler, Buck Showalter confident in new coaching staff and state of the Mets: ‘I know we’re good’

Billy Eppler, Buck Showalter confident in new coaching staff and state of the Mets: ‘I know we’re good’

To listen to Billy Eppler and Buck Showalter discuss the team they are building is to listen to a pair of men gushing with confidence, sometimes even bordering on arrogance.
Amazin Avenue Jan 24, 2022
Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 4

Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2022: 4

Next up on the list is a third baseman with one of the biggest bats in the system. Name: Mark Vientos Position: 3B Born: 12/11/99 Height: 6’4” Weight: 205 lbs. Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: 2017 MLB Draft, 2nd Round (American Heritage High School) Mark Vientos was an established name on the exhibition and showcase circuit for years prior to the Mets drafting and signing him, earning praise by scouts and evaluators as early as 2013, when he was just 14-years-old. For three years, he played baseball at Flanagan High School, but in 2016, he switched schools and began attending...
Amazin Avenue Jan 24, 2022
From Complex To Queens: The 2022 Top 25 Prospects List, Part III

From Complex To Queens: The 2022 Top 25 Prospects List, Part III

The annual top 25 prospect countdown continues with prospects 9-5. Welcome to From Complex to Queens, the Amazin’ Avenue podcast focusing on the Mets’ minor league system. Steve, Lukas, Ken, and Thomas begin the day discussing the signings that the Mets made this past week when the 2022-2023 international free agent period began. The team highlights who the Mets signed, the impact that their signing will have on the minor league system, and the impact that their signing will have on their individual lives and that of their families. Following that, the team continues their...
Amazin Avenue Jan 24, 2022
Mets Morning News for January 24, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 24, 2022

Photo by Linda Cataffo/NY Daily News Archive via Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets When the lockout eventually ends, J.D. Davis will be one of the most interesting Mets trade chip. To mark the 46th anniversary of his Hall of Fame induction, the Mets re-upped their Kiner Korner of their virtual vault. If you want Buck Showalter’s thoughts on the split careers of Deion Sanders and Bo Jackson, I have good news. The pitching of Bartolo Colon’s son, Randy, has the former Cy Young Award winner thinking of another...
Amazin Avenue Jan 23, 2022
Mets Morning News for January 23, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 23, 2022

Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Approaching the ten-year anniversary of Johan Santana’s no-hitter, Mike Baxter recalls the impact that his famous catch had on the Mets and on his career. Anthony Rieber of Newsday talked to original ‘62 Mets Hobie Landrith and Frank Thomas about the franchise’s beginnings as we approach its 60th anniversary. Joel Sherman of the New York Post builds a 26-man Mets roster of only homegrown players. Greg Prince of Faith and Fear in Flushing reacts to the Mets’ new coaching...
Amazin Avenue Jan 22, 2022
Mets Morning News for January 22, 2022

Mets Morning News for January 22, 2022

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets officially finalized the coaching staff that will be serving under new manager Buck Showalter. Francisco Alvarez could finally fill the Mets’ gaping hole at the catcher position if he manages to live up to his massive potential. Gary Cohen might be most known for being the voice of the Mets, but he also is eager to continue his side gig of voicing college basketball games. Around the National League East The Braves have signed former Twins...
Amazin Avenue Jan 21, 2022
Mets name Buck Showalter’s coaching staff for 2022 season

Mets name Buck Showalter’s coaching staff for 2022 season

The team made its coaching decisions official. The Mets made their coaching staff for the 2022 official today, giving Buck Showalter his staff for the season—assuming it eventually gets underway as baseball continues to be in an ownership-imposed lockout. Per the team’s release: Glenn Sherlock will join the staff as Manager Buck Showalter’s bench coach, Eric Chavez will serve as hitting coach, Wayne Kirby as first base coach and outfield/baserunning instructor and Joey Cora will serve as third base coach and infield instructor. Craig Bjornson joins the staff as the...

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