The Mets have agreed to terms on a bonus with second round selection Isaiah Greene, according to MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo (via Twitter). He’ll receive $850K.
The 69th overall selection used to nab Greene came with a $929,800 pool allocation. Accordingly, the New York organization will actually save some funds to apply to other drafted players.
That seems like a solid result for the Mets, given that they had to convince Greene to turn pro rather than attending the University of Missouri. The club has yet to lock up its first two selections, high school outfielder Pete Crow-Armstrong and Mississippi State hurler J.T. Ginn.
Entering the draft, Greene was on the rise. He reached 62nd on the MLB.com board and 49th on the ranking of Baseball America. Greene is said to have strong existing hit and speed tools, real potential to stick in center field, and some power projection.
Now let’s trade them for Miguel Cabrera lol
LOL. I remember when Mets fans were saying that it was almost a guarantee that they were going to get Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis (fresh off of finishing 2nd for Cy Young Award) for Lastings Milledge and Aaron Heilman (the oldest prospect in MLB history). And when us Marlins fans argued it as total crud, Mets fans said that Lastings Milledge would be the best OF in the Marlins…ahem…an outfield that had young 4 competing players in Josh Willingham, Cody Ross, Jeremy Hermida, and Alejandro De Aza…all of whom have been better than Milledge.
While the Marlins didn’t do much with finally trading Miggy and D-Train, I think it’s still safe to say that Cameron Maybin is better than Milledge and Andrew Miller is better than Heilman.
Ahhh…but there is a certain Mets fan that seems to be repeating history when he says that Brandon Nimmo is better than any Marlins OF. That’s gonna be fun just like the Milledge crud was.
MarlinsFanBase Why do you always go on anti-Mets tirades? Your marlins aren’t any better
Besides baseball, I like comedy. The Mets serve as both.
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Marlins are in a better position than the Mets are moving forward.
Assuming they aren’t stupid and trade everything away again in a fire sale.
Shhh…Don’t tell the Mets fans that. They’ll point out how their team is the greatest franchise ever. We only don’t see the results because they don’t perform up “to their potential.”
As for fire sale, we have a new ownership. For what it’s worth, the one thing I like about this group is that we have two egomaniacs among this ownership that like to win – Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan. While things can still be iffy, I think most of us couldn’t imagine those two letting a team they have ownership in losing. While MJ has that losing in Charlotte, he’s not making the decisions here, and as you point out, we’re building something nice. That’s been Jeter’s team doing it. They both have even been working to build a culture of winning and have even talked from time to time with Pat Riley about how he built the “Heat Culture”.
Are u insane? Marlins have overrated prospects who develop into Lewis Brinson, the ones who are actually good they will trade so no Mets are in a better position, you people seem to forget their core offensive players who are 30 and under, Alonso, McNeil, Conforto and Rosario and that’s not even adding the guys with no positions Dom Smith and JD Davis, you act like the Mets have 26 Robinson Cano’s smfh
Mets fan talking about another team having overrated prospects?
C – Steve Chilcott
1B – Ike Davis
2B – Gregg Jeffereies
SS – Tim Foli
3B – Butch Huskey
OF – Lastings Milledge, Shawn Abner, Fernando Martinez
SPs – Matt Harvey, David West, Bill Pulsipher, Paul Wilson, Mike Pelfrey
RPs – Doug Sisk, Aaron Heilman’
And even a QB – Tim Tebow.
And many many many many many more!
And FYI, 30 year olds are in their primes. Peak years are usually 28-32 (non-PED players). Those guys you mention are pretty much what they are and going to remain as. Marlins have players that are young.
And as for studs we trade, at least we won championships in the last 30 years with developing our players.
You Marlins fans are entertaining. Do me a favor, why not do a position by position comparison and convince us? What year do you think they will have a better record than the Mets?
Come to think of it, aren’t the Marlins starting 9 batters and pitching staff OLDER than the Mets?
EVERY team has a history-filled list if can’t miss players who missed. Hate all you want, but before your hands get all fishy smelling again, your good players will be 30 before they play their next full season.
So that’s your username, then. Right? A joke about how there’s one fan of the Marlins, and it’s you? I like it.
Hey! Go easy on him, he’s an endangered species!
For a supposed marlins fan he sure know way too much about the Mets or spends too much time researching them. I’m an avid baseball fan but would never spend that much time or effort thinking about the fish
I didn’t realize that Bryan Anderson and Jorge Alfaro were going to be 30 when they are 27 right now. That’s amazing!
Oh wait, you might mean that everyone in every MLB’s roster will be 30 by the time MLB and MLBPA agree to something. Okay, i get it.
If we have a 54-game schedule this season, I’m calling it now. Marlins will go 27-27, make it to the playoffs as the #8 seed Wild Card team, go on a run in the playoffs and win the 2020 World Series against the White Sox after we beat the Padres in the NLCS. Jesus Aguilar will be the World Series MVP and NL MVP.
Some of these guys had above average careers
Man that haul that the marlins received for yelich, osuna and Stanton is epic. Can’t wait to see all those studs roll with the fish.
No worries, you will see what we got. And it will be as routine. You won’t see it until it happens because we won’t be hyped up unlike a certain annually overrated team that we all in the NL East know of.
Matt Harvey overrated? The injury is what brought him down. Even the year he came back after the injury he helped take them to the World Series as the ace.
Although I agree with most of your list, Matt Harvey ? Come on. Dude was an All-Star until he blew out his arm.
Cameron Maybin and Andrew Miller did great for you. Remember when you traded A Hall of Famer for Preston Wilson? How about Mike Jacobs for Carlos Delgado?
U sure know a lot about mets history, u closet Mets fan
No. I’m just a fan of an NL East team that actually pays attention and learns about our division rivals.
But I wouldn’t expect Mets fans to know about that. You guys only know the Mets, and what SNY, E!SPN, FOX Sports, Anthony DiComo, Mike Lupica and Matt Cerrone tell you all.
Yes, we have lives to occupy ourselves with. There is a lot more to do in the NY area so we have no time or interest in teams like the fish.
The Mets have Had 5 winning eras in their history and literally build 2 of the 5 by swapping prospects for Marlins veterans. The ‘98-‘00 run was based on acquiring Leiter, Piazza and Dennis Cook. The only major loss was AJ Burnett. For the ‘06-‘08 run, we got Delgado for almost nothing.
Trading Miggy was a disaster for the Marlins. How do you trade a HOFer for a 4th OF and give up too early on the one great reliever?
The idea that the Marlins finish ahead of any team in the NLEast this year is laughable. They are by far the worst run franchise in baseball. While the Tigers are pathetic, at least one day, they will try to win again. The Marlins are without hope. Even the Pirates have a better fan base.
Yeah, it’s the Marlins that have the worst run franchise in MLB.
Uh, who is it that has the longest championship drought in the NL East?
Who has the 9th longest championship drought in MLB?
Crow-Armstrong gonna want $$$$$
If the season ever starts the Marlins will be the best resource on how to hold games without fans, so they’ve got that going for them.
Not true at all. They have 12. Granted, 5 are there to see the fish in the aquarium and 6 are there to see if a foul ball will break the tank, but they do have the one loser above who’s obsessed with the Mets and Phillies because he walked in on Mr. Met and the Phanatic double teaming job his mom at his birthday party.
Unfair Marlins have a distinct advantage. With their roster filled with players no one knows playing before empty stadiums. Normally their empty stadium sends out a signal that no one in south Florida cares. In fact the Marlins are one of two teams that won’t lose money if the season doesn’t get played. No one was coming to the games even if the virus hadn’t come.Their so hurting for money they didn’t even attempt to sign additional layers in draft.
Again, Mets fan not knowing thing. Marlins released 30 minor leaguers yesterday in order to make room for undrafted player.
The more you know.
This apparently turned into a Marlins-Mets argument…I’m actually a Marlins fan lol, but I’m just going to ignore it. When I was checking out stuff for the draft, I liked the guys the Mets took. Isaiah Greene is very toolsy, and I think he has a good chance of actually using those tools. I actually had him a lot higher on my board, just a couple of spots below Crow-Armstrong. Armstrong also reminds me a little of Chris Coghlan before he started having his knee injuries and struggling, maybe a little bit of Andrew Benintendi…I also had Ginn right there on the board around them, although he did have TJ surgery
It’s more of a dishing back some of the venom that the troll above constantly spews. Anyone who can speak civilly and intelligently – positively or constructively – is welcome to “butt in” on Mets related threads. Thanks for the scouting reports.
Welcome to the fold Mr. Greene!
Marlins are the worst run team in MLB! Not even close!
Jeter doesn’t have a clue as to what he is doing! His compensation is tied to club profitability, not to results/performance and he runs them exactly that way.
Trading Stanton, ok, bout trading affordable Yellich, Ozina and Realmuto was just stupid and for making a profit. They had a great young core, all they needed was pitching!