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  1. Mets officials dissect Day 2 picks

    Adam Rubin

    SAN FRANCISCO -- 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 d...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  2. DePodesta denies reported '86 Mets slam

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Paul DePodesta, the New York Mets' vice president of player development and amateur scouting, vehemently denied a report published Friday night that he had slighted the 1986 Mets in his initial staff meeting upon joining the organization ...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  3. B-Mets skipper gives Tovar scouting report

    Adam Rubin

    Wilfredo Tovar #70 SS Binghamton Mets (AA) 2013 STATS GM133 HR4 RBI36 R70 OBP.323 AVG.263 PHILADELPHIA -- Binghamton Mets manager Pedro Lopez, himself a September call-up, had positive things to say about Wilfredo Tovar's season in Doubl...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  4. Source: Dodgers scouting Mets

    Adam Rubin

    PITTSBURGH -- Less than three weeks before the trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a scout watching the Mets, a source told That does not mean a trade will materialize before the July 31 deadline, but it is worth monitori...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  5. Gee whiz, McHugh solid in debut

    Adam Rubin

    Josh Thole said the scouting report proved spot-on with regards to Collin McHugh. "Before the game I think they said he was Dillon Gee," Thole said. "That's exactly what I saw." Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Collin McHugh tossed seven score...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  6. Mets hire Alderson's son as scout

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets have hired Bryn Alderson, son of GM Sandy Alderson, as a professional scout. Here's the press release with several hirings/promotions: The New York Mets today announced the following promotions and additions to the club's amateur scouting...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  7. Report: Jays offer Minaya scouting position

    Adam Rubin

    The Toronto Blue Jays have offered former Mets GM Omar Minaya a scouting position, reported. Minaya sat out this past season while collecting roughly $1.1 million from the Mets....

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  8. Chad MacDonald leaves for Padres

    Adam Rubin

    Chad MacDonald, who oversaw amateur scouting and the draft in conjunction with Paul DePodesta, only spent roughly 12 months with the Mets organization. So his legacy will be the 2011 draft that included taking high school outfielder Brandon Nimmo 13t...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  9. Scouting director MacDonald may bolt

    Adam Rubin

    Chad MacDonald, who oversaw amateur scouting for the Mets this past season, may leave the organization,'s Keith Law reports. MacDonald has drawn interest from the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Angels. MacDonald worked for Josh Byrnes and ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  10. Olney: Ricciardi candidate for O's GM

    Adam Rubin

    AP Photo/Keith Srakocic J.P. Ricciardi, a deputy to Sandy Alderson with the Mets, is a candidate for Orioles GM, according to Buster Olney. Former Toronto Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi, who currently oversees professional scouting for the Mets, is on...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  11. In-depth: DePo's state of the farm

    Adam Rubin

    Mets VP Paul DePodesta, who oversees the farm system and amateur scouting, takes time with to break down the organization's minor leagues. You have almost completed a full minor league season, had a draft. What's the state of the f...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  12. Don't rule out Rangers for Beltran

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets and Rangers have ramped up scouting each other, and Texas remains very much in play in the pursuit of Carlos Beltran, according to a major league source. While the Rangers have a scout watching Beltran in Miami, who is expected to continu...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  13. Beltran may stay in NL East

    Adam Rubin

    Carlos Beltran #15 RF New York Mets 2011 STATS GM93 HR15 RBI61 R56 OBP.389 AVG.292 Some of the most active scouting has been going on between the Mets, Phillies and Braves -- signaling Carlos Beltran may very well be staying in the divis...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  14. Sources -- Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies show interest in...

    Adam Rubin

    The Braves and Phillies appear to have serious interest in trading for Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  15. Farm report: Frenzel first for Cyclones

    Adam Rubin

    Amateur scouting director Chad MacDonald predicts the best has yet to come from seventh-round pick Cole Frenzel, a first baseman from the University of Arizona. Several factors, MacDonald suggests, point to that conclusion. The 21-year-old Fren...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  16. Notes on Day 2 of draft

    Adam Rubin

    Scouting director Chad MacDonald called Day 2 of the draft, which included the second through 30th rounds, "a good day for the New York Mets." Said MacDonald: "Some things fell our way." Among the tidbits: Richard C. Lewis/Icon SMI ...

    Blog | June 07, 2011