With Daniel Murphy expected to reject his qualifying offer today, it appears the New York Mets will be strongly considering Dilson Herrera as the heir-apparent at second base next season. VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta gave Adam Rubin of ESPN New York a quick assessment of Herrera while at the GM Meetings in Boca Raton. “He always hit,” DePodesta said. “He’s got...
You look at guys who at least could certainly be ready for Triple-A at some point in the course of this year just based on what they’ve done in the past. (Kevin) Plawecki and (Matt) Reynolds will both certainly be there. They finished the year there last year – most of the second half last year was in Triple-A. Dilson Herrera made the leap from Double-A straight to the big leagues...
Mike Vorkunov (NJ.com) recently discussed the Mets’ minor league system and prospectswith VP of Player Development and Scouting, Paul DePodesta. Here are some exchanges that stood out. You can read the full article here. The main theme being targeted here is the position player depth that is rapidly rising through the system. The Mets were built heavily on pitching at the start...
MiLB.com recently published an article ranking the Mets organizational all-stars by position The article included analysis from the Mets Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta. Here is what he had to say about the Mets top prospects. Kevin Plawecki: “We were really pleased with the year he had,” said Paul DePodesta, the club’s vice president of player development...
Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that Mets VP Paul DePodesta and amateur scouting director Tommy Tanous addressed their Day 2 draft picks on Friday. Here’s what they had to say … Milton Ramos, SS, American Heritage (Fla.) HS., third round: “Certainly he’s known for defense. He’s a lot stronger than people think. This is now a below-average bat by any means. I think sometimes...
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... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Chris McShane of Amazin’ Avenue wrote a great article where he spoke with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ vice president of player development and amateur scouting, about the exciting progress the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Paul DePodesta had a lengthy chat with Ken Davidoff of the New York Post about some of the Mets’ top pitching prospects and the system as a whole. Discussing Rafael Montero, DePo said that he is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
This is totally what they look like, really. (via) Ten years ago today, the Dodgers named Paul DePodesta their general manager. Twenty months later, following a 91-loss 2005 season and endless (and largely unprofessional and indefensible) harassment from the likes of Bill Plaschke, DePodesta was gone, subjecting us to years of Ned Colletti doing things like signing Juan Pierre and...
Mets vice president of player development Paul DePodesta told Marc Carig of Newsday that there’s a good vibe around the Mets as spring training approaches on the heels of a disappointing 74-88 season... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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