John Sasso

Grew up a Mets fan in the glory of the 80's in the middle of NJ between the Yankees and Phillies fans. Now I find myself raising junior Mets fans in the middle of the corn fields in the Nationals and Phillies territory. I am frequently found on the third baseline at the road games of the Mets minor league teams.

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2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #19 Gregory Guerrero, SS

An article by posted on 27/01/2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects: #19 Gregory Guerrero, SS

#19 SS Gregory Guerrero Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 180  Level: DSL Mets – Dominican Summer League B/T: R/R Age: 1/20/1999 (18) Age Dif: -1.2 Acquired: Signed as an IFA in 2015 for $1.5 million bonus Last Year: #31 2016 Statistics:  64 G, 287 AB, 32 R, 61 H, 10 2B, 30 RBI, 28 BB, 51 K, 10 SB, .247/.324/.287 If the calendar read 2010 […]

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2017 Top Mets 30 Prospects: No. 11 Wuilmer Becerra, OF

An article by posted on 17/01/2017 0 Comments
2017 Top Mets 30 Prospects: No. 11 Wuilmer Becerra, OF

#11 OF Wuilmer Becerra Ht: 6’3”  Wt: 225  Level: High-A St. Lucie Mets B/T: R/R Age: 10/01/1994 (22) Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: Part of seven player trade from the Toronto Blue Jays Last Year: #6 2016 Statistics: 65 G, 247 AB, 27 R, 77 H, 17 2B, HR, 34 RBI, 9 BB/52 K, 7 SB, […]

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2017 Top 30 Prospects: #9 Andres Gimenez, SS

An article by posted on 12/01/2017 0 Comments
2017 Top 30 Prospects: #9 Andres Gimenez, SS

Ht: 6’0”  Wt: 165  Level: DSL Mets  - Dominican Summer League B/T: L/R Age: 9/04/1998 (17) Age Dif: -1.7 Acquired: Signed as an IFA in 2015 for $1.2 MM bonus Last Year: #28 2016 Statistics:  62 G, 214 AB, 52 R, 75 H, 20 2B, 4 3B, 3 HR, 38 RBI, 46 BB, 22 K, 13 SB, .350/.469/.523 In 2015, the Mets continued […]

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Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #10-6

An article by posted on 20/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #10-6

As we venture into the final ten of our countdown of the Mets top 50 prospects, we find tons of potential and a few familiar names. I would wager, that barring injuries, three of the five listed are consensus top 100 prospects in 12 months. Three of the following guys received the Mets Sterling Award […]

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Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #25-21

An article by posted on 15/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 30 Prospects, #25-21

We continue our list working our way into the top 25 with some younger players who continue to excel at their level. There is an A-ball MVP, a high profile IFA, and a raw right-handed pitcher that hits 96 with his fastball. #25 RHP Andrew Church Ht: 6’2”  Wt: 200  Level: Low A Columbia Fireflies/St. Lucie Mets High-A B/T: R/R […]

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Gilmartin Placed on DL with Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on 25/07/2016 0 Comments
Gilmartin Placed on DL with Triple-A Las Vegas

Las Vegas 51s  announced that pitcher Sean Gilmartin has been placed on disabled list with what is being called shoulder “soreness”. No word yet as to the severity or full diagnosis. Though with Matt Harvey in our recent memory, having a not so optimistic outlook can’t be helped. On the season Gilmartin is 9-5 and has a 4.63 ERA […]

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Baseball America’s Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on 21/07/2016 0 Comments
Baseball America’s Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospects

Baseball America released their top ten Mets mid-season prospect list and it does present some surprises. Though it doesn’t appear to be because they actually scouted the players and simply went with their preseason list minus graduates. Amed Rosario Dominic Smith Brandon Nimmo Gavin Cecchini Desmond Lindsay Robert Gsellman Wuilmer Becerra Luis Guillorme Marcos Molina Gabriel […]

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Six Mets Minor Leaguers That Could Be On the Move

An article by posted on 19/07/2016 0 Comments
Six Mets Minor Leaguers That Could Be On the Move

The rumor mill is about to be churning out hypothetical scenarios en masse as the trade deadline nears. Most of the rumors will lead to nothing, some will come to fruition, and on occasion, a deal nobody saw coming surprises us all. With the second wild card available, many teams will not count themselves out, […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Smith Triples, Conforto in Right Field Again

An article by posted on 15/07/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Smith Triples, Conforto in Right Field Again

Vegas 51s(47-43) 3, Iowa 2 Box Score The victory brought the 51s to 5.5 games out of first. Dilson Herrera 2B: 2 for 5 .276/.320/.476 Michael Conforto RF: 0 for 3, BB, R .321/.400/.547 Kevin Plawecki C: 1 for 3, RBI .318/.404/.581 Plawecki and Eric Campbell drove in all three runs. Conforto played in right field for the third straight game […]

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Mets Minors Report: Nimmo Blasts Two Homers, Herrera and Rosario With Four Hits

An article by posted on 10/06/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report: Nimmo Blasts Two Homers, Herrera and Rosario With Four Hits

Las Vegas 51s (32-27) 17, Albuquerque 7 The 51s busted out with 23 hits and blew the game open with a six-run fourth inning in part thanks to a bases-clearing double by Sean Gilmartin. They knocked out the Rockies top pitching prospect Jeff Hoffman after only 2.1 innings. Dilson Herrera 2B – 4 for 6, […]

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