Jennifer Nieves

Jennifer was born in Queens, NY, grew up on Long Island, and now resides in Las Vegas, NV. A lifelong Mets fan, she has a Master’s degree in writing from BYU and loves to write about baseball for MetsMinors.net and Metsmerized Online. She has season tickets for the Las Vegas 51s and thinks the Mets moving their AAA team to Vegas is the best thing ever. Follow her on Twitter: @jennyfir

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Dilson Herrera Homers Twice, Drives In Five in 12-10 Las Vegas Loss

An article by posted on 14/05/2016 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Homers Twice, Drives In Five in 12-10 Las Vegas Loss

Several times during each season, we see what is sometimes called a PCL Special. A game where the ball flies out of the park, and base hits rain down left, right and center. Maybe some walks and errors for good measure. Runs accumulate on the scoreboard before you can blink. Friday night’s contest between Las Vegas […]

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Mets Minors: Gsellman Shines, McNeil Busts Out In B-Mets Win

An article by posted on 09/04/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Gsellman Shines, McNeil Busts Out In B-Mets Win

Fresno 15, Las Vegas 10 A succession of Vegas pitchers got pounded as Fresno batters hammered out 18 hits. Seth Lugo made the start and gave up seven runs on nine hits, walking four and striking out three in four innings of work. Dario Alvarez and Stolmy Pimentel followed pitching an inning each, yielding two runs and one respectively. But things would […]

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Castellanos Stays Hot, Leads Las Vegas To 8-4 Win

An article by posted on 11/07/2015 0 Comments
Castellanos Stays Hot, Leads Las Vegas To 8-4 Win

The 51s won their fourth straight against Salt Lake, and fifth in a row overall, as they beat the Bees 8-4 Friday night. Dillon Gee got the start for Las Vegas and gave up only single runs in the second and fifth innings before getting tagged for two more in the sixth. His final line […]

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How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

An article by posted on 10/07/2015 0 Comments
How I Came to Love the Minor Leagues

I attended my first ballgame at Cashman Field in 1987, or ’88. I know that because we got an autograph from Bip Roberts. My family was on vacation in Las Vegas and I was bored by hanging out in the video arcade at the Circus Circus all day. The team was called the Las Vegas […]

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Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

An article by posted on 04/05/2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Named PCL Pitcher of the Week!

And with such perfect timing, Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard was named the Pacific Coast League’s Pitcher of the Week I was crossing my fingers for the last 24 hours, hoping to see Syndergaard get recognized for what’s been a remarkable week for him, And making it even more special was being on hand to […]

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Triple-A Year In Review: Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on 16/09/2014 0 Comments
Triple-A Year In Review: Las Vegas 51s

The Mets wanted their farm teams to experience winning in the postseason. So New York was judicious with September 1st call-ups, opting to promote only infielder Josh Satin and pitcher Erik Goeddel from the Triple-A Las Vegas roster, and bringing some additional players from Double-A Binghamton, like Juan Centeno and Dario Alvarez. For the Binghamton Mets, the goal was […]

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