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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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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3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Subway Series

Well another edition of the Subway Series is in books.  What started out as a thrilling set in the Bronx, quickly turned to frustration and confusion once it returned to Citi Field.  There were many things that were left up for debate which is part of what makes this game so great.  Roster moves we […]

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Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Rave Reviews For deGrom In What Wright Calls A Spectacular Performance

For the second night in a row, the  New York Mets marched out one of their pitching prospects to make their major league debut.  On Wednesday night it was Rafael Montero and on Thursday night it was Jacob deGrom. DeGrom was originally called up to pitch out of the bullpen, but a stint on the disabled list by Dillon […]

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Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

UPDATE: Terry Collins went back on what he told reporters last night and again earlier today, and just announced that Ruben Tejada will start at shortstop tonight and NOT Wilmer Flores. Flores is not sick. More in the game notes. Original Post Things have been going pretty good the last couple of days.  After losing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

LAS VEGAS 6, SALT LAKE 3 The Las Vegas 51′s used six pitchers to complete the series sweep against the Salt Lake Bees 6-3.  Rafael Montero started the game and fired 5.1 innings of no-hit ball, walking three and striking out five. Montero carried the no-hitter into the sixth before his high pitch count caught up to him […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: Mets Get Hooked In Miami

I am just sitting here trying to wrap my head around how unfriendly this road trip was.  Things were supposed to be different for our Metsies away from Citi Field.  They were last year anyway.  As we all know they just wrapped up a three-city 9-game road trip on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, finishing […]

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Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

LAS VEGAS 7, TACOMA 5 – RESUMED FROM 5/4 After the game was suspended due to weather Sunday night, the 51′s and Rainiers resumed action on Monday with the score 7-5.  It would remain that way as Las Vegas picks up their 21st win of the season.  Rafael Montero started the game and pitched relatively decent going […]

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