November 30, 2022

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Catching up with Francisco Alvarez and the other top Mets prospects – The Denver Post

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When the trade deadline came and went without the Mets shopping any of their premiere minor leaguers for immediate MLB help, many fans questioned what Billy Eppler’s vision was. The general manager was kind enough to explain his thinking over Zoom on deadline day.

“There were a lot of inquiries at the front end of that group,” Eppler said of his prospects. He later noted that the team didn’t part with anyone they considered a “top 19 prospect” in their system.

“One of the things that we’ve talked about here is trying to maintain that organizational discipline to kind of crush any urge to make a snap or impulsive decision and give up large amounts of future World Series odds or expectation in exchange for just some marginal gains right now.”

That urge has been crushed,…

Tribune News Service

2022-08-06 10:16:26

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