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MLB Draft: The Mets love their second round pick Desmond Lindsay

There’s a mixed bag of reactions after the Mets selected outfielder Desmond Lindsay with the 53rd overall pick in the MLB Draft last night. The Mets were in a tough situation with no first round pick after signing… 397 more words


Sabermetrics - Oakland Athletics and Moneyball

It’s THROWBACK THURSDAY so here is a little story all the way from the city of Oakland in the state of California, USA.

In there 2002 season the Oakland Athletics, and their then General Manager Billy Beane changed the world of sports and professional baseball forever. 383 more words

Justified by Habit

“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial notion of being right.” – Paul DePodesta

I heard this quote in a talk at the 2015 Qualtrics Insight Summit and it instantly resonated with me because I have seen it in action. 121 more words

B-Mets Named Mets Affiliate Of The Year

Three months after winning their third Eastern League title in franchise history, the Binghamton Mets have been recognized as the Minor League Affiliate of the Year by New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson. 293 more words


A Night of Moneyball: An Inside Look from One of it's Founding Fathers

By now, if you are a sports fan, especially baseball, chances are you have seen the movie Moneyball, read the book Moneyball by Michael Lewis which the movie is based on, or have heard about the Oakland Athletics and the way they changed the way people thought of baseball players. 1,427 more words

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Mets Reach Deal With Top Pick Michael Conforto

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York Mets finally have a deal with their top pick in the MLB draft after weeks of holdups, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman. 201 more words