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Developing an MLB Player Projection Model
Each spring, as we start the slow buildup to Spring Training, we're somewhat inundated with preview pieces - prospect lists, trade rumors, and player projections.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Mets' best outfield alignment
Of all the outfielders in camp with the New York Mets, which three should be the primary outfielders for the regular season? The Mets have signed two new outfielders since last season: Curtis Granderson and Chris Young.
Major League Baseball
Wheeler sharp, bullpen also impresses as Mets fall
's second-inning home run lifted the Marlins to a 1-0 win over the Mets in the first night game of spring for both clubs.
Scott Boras: Teams weak at shortstop owe it to fans to sign his client Stephen Drew
Sports agent Scott Boras is seen during a news conference in Detroit, where new first baseman Prince Fielder was formally introduced to the media.
2014 New York Mets Spring Training Stock Watch: Who Is Rising, Falling
The New York Mets open the 2014 regular season on March 31 against the Washington Nationals .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Mets tab Ruben Tejada as everyday shortstop
Ruben Tejada went 0 for 3 on Thursday and is 1 for 15 this spring. He made an error on a routine play, his third such miscue in his last five games.
Spurious Relationship: The New York Mets and Ervin Santana
Some New York Mets fans are lamenting the signing of RHP Ervin Santana by the Atlanta Braves , but not for the reasons you think.
Over The Monster
Stephen Drew free agency: Red Sox players no longer want to sign shortstop
While they clamored for Boston to sign Drew earlier in the off-season, they've moved on to a life without him.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Ruben Tejada: Mets' shortstop of future or simply a stopgap?
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy -- both now fully recovered from early spring leg injuries -- partnered at the center of the Mets infield Wednesday, offering a glimpse of the likely double-play pairing come Opening Day.
Alderson: Santana deal has no effect on Mets
General Manager Sandy Alderson talks to reporters during spring training at Digital Domain stadium in Port St. Lucie.
The search for a SS continues, Mets watching M's & D-Backs
The Mets are still scouting M's SS Nick Franklin , while also monitoring competition between D-Backs SS Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings , multiple sources told columnist John Harper .
3 New York Mets Players Who Must Step Up the Rest of Spring Training
As the New York Mets near the midway point of spring training, it's crunch time for certain players vying for a spot on the team's Opening Day roster.
Double G Sports
The Mets' Black Hole at Shortstop
It has been plain to any casual observer-and without the assistance of any enhanced sabermetric defensive measures-that Ruben Tejada has looked just awful at the position this spring, after looking awful at the position throughout 2013, when he also did not hit a lick.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
New York Daily News
Mets Insider: Flores rusty at shortstop
It has been three years since Wilmer Flores started a game at shortstop and Tuesday it was obvious.
Daniel Murphy works out with Mets teammates, perhaps signaling return to field
Daniel Murphy, the Mets' second baseman, has logged one Grapefruit League game this spring due to a bruised shin.
Predicting The New York Mets' Opening Day 25-Man Roster
There are still a lot of empty spots on the New York Mets' roster with less than three weeks before the start of the regular season.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
New York Daily News
Mets Insider: Colon debut impresses Terry
The Mets got their first real look at Bartolo Colon Monday and saw exactly what they expected when they committed two years and $20 million to the 40-year-old righthander in the offseason.
Call to the Pen
Seattle Mariners have been aggressively scouting New York Mets
Few teams appear - on paper, at least - to match up perfectly for a potential trade this time of year but that's just the situation facing the Seattle Mariners and New York Mets .
Ojeda, Keith and Burkhardt talk Tejada, Flores & SS
Mets SS Ruben Tejada bobbled a ground ball in the field today, then made a high throw to first, botching a potential inning-ending play at first or second base.
Predicting Mets' Starting Lineup Halfway Through Spring Training
The Mets are now more than a week through spring training. Spring training, of course, is designed for teams like the Mets to evaluate their young talent and see which players would be best for the Opening Day 25-man roster.