Archive for May, 2013

Angel Cuan Named Florida State League Pitcher of the Week

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Angel Cuan Named Florida State League Pitcher of the Week

Angel Cuan will be celebrating his 24th birthday today, and he has an early birthday present to enjoy. The St. Lucie southpaw has been awarded the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week honors following a dominant performance against Bradenton. Following his first seven-inning performance of the season on May 18th (also against Bradenton), Cuan […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/29: Nimmo Returns, Leathersich Slams The Door, Quintanilla’s Knocking

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Mets Minors Report 5/29: Nimmo Returns, Leathersich Slams The Door, Quintanilla’s Knocking

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Reno, 6-5. Binghamton topped Altoona, 8-5. St. Lucie game was postponed due to rain.  Savannah defeated Greenville, 8-3. Prospect Pipeline Welcome back Brandon Nimmo! Nimmo finally returned from his stint on the disabled list, and was in the lineup for Savannah last night batting second, and playing […]

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Time To Bring Quintanilla Up And Send Tejada Down

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Time To Bring Quintanilla Up And Send Tejada Down

Potentially lost among the exciting and unlikely 2-1 walk-off victory against the Yankees was the unsightly performance of shortstop Ruben Tejada. His sub-par season has been generally overlooked due to the even more significant woes of slumping power hitter Ike Davis, however with veteran Omar Quintanilla tearing the cover off the ball, the time has […]

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Matt Harvey Deserves A Better Supporting Cast

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Matt Harvey Deserves A Better Supporting Cast

I’ve run out of superlatives to describe how incredible Matt Harvey is. After every start he gives me more to love about him. Last night, it was three things; how he battled Robinson Cano, how he reacted after giving up that run off a changeup, and how he was the first Met out of the […]

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Mets Beat Yanks In Wild 2-1 Walkoff Win

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Mets Beat Yanks In Wild 2-1 Walkoff Win

Wow, what a game… What a rollercoaster of emotions… I don’t even know where to start… The Mets just beat the Yankees 2-1 with a walk-off win in the bottom of the ninth off Mariano Rivera who gave up three straight hits without recording an out. It was the first time Rivera has blown a […]

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Yankees vs Mets: Matt Harvey Takes The Hill, Ike Davis Batting Eighth

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Yankees vs Mets: Matt Harvey Takes The Hill, Ike Davis Batting Eighth

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF Rick Ankiel – CF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Matt Harvey – RHP Subway Series Notes Terry Collins told reporters today at Citi Field that he is unlikely to use Bobby […]

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Keith Law: Wheeler Drops To No. 15, D’Arnaud Drops Out Of Top 25 Prospects

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Keith Law: Wheeler Drops To No. 15, D’Arnaud Drops Out Of Top 25 Prospects

In his latest ESPN Insider post, prospect analyst Keith Law ranked RHP Zack Wheeler at No. 15 in his recently updated Top 25 Prospects. Law has the following righthanded pitchers ranked ahead of Wheeler who dropped from the No. 13 spot in February; Taijuan Walker, Archie Bradley, Gerrit Cole, Aaron Sanchez and Jameson Taillon. “Wheeler […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

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Prospect Spotlight: Francisco Pena Is Tearing It Up In Vegas

Francisco Pena, the son of former major league catcher Tony Pena, is making the most of his situation in Las Vegas. He basically inherited the starting catching job with Travis d’Arnaud and Juan Centeno on the disabled list, and is doing his best to make us forget about those other two guys. Pena has come […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/28: Wheeler Still Rusty, Pena Smoking Hot, Where’s Nimmo?

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Mets Minors Report 5/28: Wheeler Still Rusty, Pena Smoking Hot, Where’s Nimmo?

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas topped Salt Lake, 9-7. Binghamton defeated Portland, 6-5. St. Lucie had the day off. Savannah topped Greenville, 4-1. Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler was arguably rustier in yesterday’s start, than he was in his first game back from his brief DL stint. His three walks were the most he’s given […]

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Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

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Baseball America’s 2013 Draft Preview Has OF Hunter Renfroe At No. 11

Jim Callis and Ben Badler of Baseball America released their final Top 500 MLB Draft Preview complete with analysis and scouting reports on each player for subscribed users. The Mets have the 11th overall pick in the draft, which is where BA has Hunter Renfroe going. MMO’s Craig Lerner profiled Renfroe two weeks ago as a […]

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