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Collin McHugh – Buffalo Bound?

An article by posted on May 20, 2012 0 Comments
Collin McHugh – Buffalo Bound?

Two days ago the Buffalo Bisons rotation was crowded with arms: Harvey, Familia, Hefner, Schwinden, and Olson. Two days ago the B-Mets rotation was burgeoning with talented arms: McHugh, Wheeler, Germen, Gorski, Peavey, Cohoon, and now, Mejia. Well two days later the B-Mets rotation is still over-loaded, and the Buffalo rotation is thinned after being […]

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MLB Draft: Is Courtney Hawkins In The Mets’ Future?

An article by posted on May 20, 2012 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Is Courtney Hawkins In The Mets’ Future?

Rapidly approaching is Major League Baseball’s First Year Player Draft. June 4-6 it will all unfold before us. The first round will be televised on MLB Network. Below is my take on how the draft may turn out. 1. Houston Astros – OF Byron Buxton – Appling County HS (GA) 2. Minnesota Twins – RHP […]

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Farm Report: Clean Sweep Saturday! Everybody Wins!

An article by posted on May 20, 2012 0 Comments
Farm Report: Clean Sweep Saturday! Everybody Wins!

Buffalo 11, Indianapolis 6 By Andrew O’Brien Vinny Rottino mashed three home runs Saturday night, leading the Buffalo Bisons to an 11-6 win over Indianapolis. The Bisons have won four straight games. That has moved them into second place in their division, 0.5 games in back of the division leading Pawtucket Red Sox. Jeurys Familia […]

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Prospect Pulse: Who’s Hot/Hotter? Pitchers Edition

An article by posted on May 20, 2012 21 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Who’s Hot/Hotter? Pitchers Edition

For all the really talented starting pitchers the Mets have at each level of the minor league system, the relievers should not be overlooked. We’ve all noted the terrific start the St. Lucie Mets have had this season, and the very good starting rotation they go with. Several of their starters, Cory Mazzoni and Chase […]

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Morrow Mows Down Mets Who Lose 2-0 In Toronto

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Morrow Mows Down Mets Who Lose 2-0 In Toronto

Sometimes, you just need to tip your cap… Our Mets lost 2-0 across the Northern border to the Jays on Saturday afternoon. Summary The last recap I penned had to do with Zack Greinke, and this game brought upon another great pitching talent in Brandon Morrow. Sometimes, there is absolutely nothing you can do. You […]

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Oh Jenrry! Mets Must Take Things Slow With Former Top Prospect

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Oh Jenrry! Mets Must Take Things Slow With Former Top Prospect

Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia made his first AA start on Saturday afternoon as he works to come back from last year’s Tommy John Surgery (TJS). Mejia didn’t figure into the decision in the game, but he went the first three innings giving up one run on six hits, with three strikeouts. Darin Gorski made his […]

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Harvey Fans Eleven As Buffalo and St. Lucie Win, Bingo and Savannah Lose

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey Fans Eleven As Buffalo and St. Lucie Win, Bingo and Savannah Lose

Buffalo 5, Gwinnett 3 By Pete Shapiro Matt Harvey pitched six strong innings and Valentino Pascucci hit two home runs and drove in four, as the visiting Buffalo Bisons took the series at Gwinnett three games to one, winning the final game by a score of 5-3. Pascucci hit a two-run home run in the […]

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Mets RHP Bret Mitchell Has Hip Surgery – Likely Out For Year

An article by posted on May 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets RHP Bret Mitchell Has Hip Surgery – Likely Out For Year

I have been keeping in touch with a lot of the Mets minor leaguers this spring who are still working out down in extended spring training. They are competing for a spot on either Brooklyn, or Kingsport and the competition is absolutely fierce. For example, there are between 50 and 60 pitchers vying for what […]

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Mets Take A Beating In Canada With 14-5 Loss

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Take A Beating In Canada With 14-5 Loss

Recap: The ink on his contract has dried, his Rangers jersey is packed away, but Jon Niese was not smiling tonight. He had a few good pitches, but the Blue Jays were just absolutely dominant tonight. Niese’s Achilles heel has always been the long ball, and the Jays had that going for them. Niese allowed […]

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Mets Minor Leaguer Danny Muno Suspended: PED’s

An article by posted on May 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor Leaguer Danny Muno Suspended: PED’s

This press release was just issued by Major League Baseball: New York Mets Minor League second baseman Daniel Muno has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a metabolite of Drostanolone. The suspension of Muno, who is currently on the roster of Single-A St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League, will be effective […]

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