Archive for April, 2013

BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

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BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

This week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet included two Mets right-handers: Rafael Montero, rhp, Mets: The rules of the game allow for New York to put off a 40-man decision on the 22-year-old Montero until after the 2014 season. Necessity may dictate a callup this season, given the way that Montero has pitched at Double-A Binghamton. […]

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Armed and Ready: Marcum To Start Saturday, Niese On Sunday

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Armed and Ready: Marcum To Start Saturday, Niese On Sunday

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, team officials are saying that lefthanded starter Jon Niese reported no issues and is set to return to the rotation on Sunday against the Phillies. “A little swollen, but it feels good,” Niese describe the injury Thursday morning. Manager Terry Collins said they didn’t want Niese to break […]

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Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

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Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

Mike Newman of ROTOscouting posted an article on FanGraphs regarding some of the Mets’ exciting Dominican arms who he says ranks among the top-15 prospects in the organization. I mentioned one of them in our Minor League report today, Gabriel Ynoa, about whom he writes: Against Savannah, Ynoa sat 91-92 with his fastball, touching 93 mph. With […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

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Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got edged out by Tacoma, 13-12. Binghamton had the night off. St. Lucie got rocked by Bradenton, 9-1. Savannah stunned Delmarva, 7-2. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will were on Zack Wheeler last night, and while his performance last night was better than his six walk performance last week, he doesn’t […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Those Darn Dodgers Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: Those Darn Dodgers Edition

The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this week, taking 2 out of 3 games against the Mets. This was a fun series, that pictured two well pitched games on Wednesday and Thursday. I’ll even go so far as to say Wednesday night’s game was one of the most enjoyable ball games I’ve watched in […]

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David Wright Superstar?

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David Wright Superstar?

You’ve probably read an article like this before.  Lord knows enough of them have been written.  Is David Wright a superstar?  Its an argument that still rages on an almost daily basis across every social media forum.  On one side, you find a group of super-critical fans who feel Wright can’t possibly live up to […]

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Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

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Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

Las Vegas 12, Tacoma 13  The night did not look promising for Zack Wheeler as the first two hitters led off the game with back-to-back doubles, and before you could blink, the 51s were down 1-0. Wheeler settled down after that and retired the next three batters in order, including two strikeouts. Wheeler cruised through the […]

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Plawecki, Boyd Continue Tearing It Up In 7-2 Savannah Win

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Plawecki, Boyd Continue Tearing It Up In 7-2 Savannah Win

Savannah 7, Delmarva 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats completed a three-game sweep of the Delmarva Shorebirds with a 7-2 victory Thursday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats outscored the ‘Birds 25-6 over the three games. Dating back to last year, Savannah (12-8) has outscored Delmarva (11-10) 45-8 in the last six games between the […]

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Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

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Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

So Zack Wheeler took the mound on Thursday evening to try and bounce back from a bad start – and for a while, it looked like he was going to do just that. He allowed back-to-back doubles to begin the ballgame, which resulted in an earned run in the top of the first, but he […]

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St. Lucie Offense Stifled, Unable To Back Up Tapia In 9-1 Loss

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St. Lucie Offense Stifled, Unable To Back Up Tapia In 9-1 Loss

Bradenton 9, St. Lucie 1 Did the scoreboard make you worry a little? Well, fear not, Domingo Tapia was the starting pitcher on the mound on Thursday night but he was not part of the six-run top of the sixth inning that led to St. Lucie’s 9-1 demise. Tapia pitched an alright game, pitching into […]

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