John Ginder

John Ginder was born and raised in upstate New York. During the baseball offseason, you can see John enduring more heartache as he roots for the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres. John is a contributor for MetsMinors.net and also has been known to write for #BillsMafia.

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

The Mets (32-40) salvaged the final game of the three-game series against the Cardinals (39-33) 3-2 at Busch Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Bartolo Colon, who has been terrific his last few starts, was terrific again, pitching eight innings allowing just one run on four hits.  He only recorded one strikeout, but didn’t allow a walk […]

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Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

The St. Lucie Mets are nearing this season’s first-half title of the Florida State League.  What does that mean?  Adam Rubin of ESPN mentions that Mets prospects Brandon Nimmo and Steven Matz, should be on the move to Binghamton, which could happen as early as the end of the week. Nimmo, 21, has played in […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

Living up to expectations as an organizations top-10 prospect is a daunting task.  There have been hundreds of prospects that showed promise early on that never made it to the major leagues, let alone stay at that level.  Taylor Teagarden has had to battle with that since being drafted in the 3rd round by the […]

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Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Assures Collins That His Job Is Safe

Updated: 10:20 PM Anthony DiComo of MLB.com writes that Sandy Alderson met with Terry Collins prior to Tuesday’s game against the Brewers to assure the manager that his job is safe. DiComo adds that Alderson said he felt the meeting was necessary due to a fresh round of tabloid rumors surrounding Collins’ job security. “Sometimes you […]

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Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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Rafael Montero Struggles Through Latest Start in Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Struggles Through Latest Start in Las Vegas

Questions regarding Rafael Montero will certainly start to surface after his latest outing on Monday night.  In his second start for Las Vegas after his demotion, Montero lasted just three innings giving up six runs.  It was his shortest outing all season in both the major leagues and the minor leagues. Montero worked fairly well […]

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Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

An article by posted on June 9, 2014 0 Comments
Gonzalez Germen Could Return Tuesday

Mets relief pitcher Gonzalez Germen could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday and join the team for their series against the Milwaukee Brewers.  German last pitched for the Mets on May 5th before a virus and an abscess forced him to go on the DL. Terry Collins indicated that Germen will be […]

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Despite No Wins To Show For It, deGrom Has Pitched Impressively

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Despite No Wins To Show For It, deGrom Has Pitched Impressively

On a day that saw one prospect sent packing, another one lived another day.  Jacob deGrom started his fourth career major league game on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies.  Learning the news that his teammate Rafael Montero was heading back to Las Vegas before the first pitch, deGrom went out and pitched as if his days in the majors […]

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Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Is Inexperience to Blame for Inconsistency?

So much is being said about all the roster moves the Mets have made over the last couple of weeks.  The lineups don’t always reflect them but there has been some movement there is no denying that.  The questions is are the Mets really all-in on this movement?  Are you? Mike Vorkunov of the Star […]

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