The other night Gary Cohen mentioned that the Mets currently have the highest winning percentage across their minor league affiliates in all of professional baseball. At some point the hope is it will all translate to the major league level, however, those of us who’ve studied this game for any length of time know that […]
Kirk Cahill is a native New Yorker and lifelong Mets fan. He's recently taken to blogging and enjoys following prospects and frequenting minor league games. You can follow him on Twitter @KirkC_.
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According to Nate Scott of USA Today, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of baseball great Vladimir Guerrero, worked out for several teams recently and scouts came away impressed. At just 15-years old, Guerrero Jr. stands 6’2, 220 pounds and scouts say he’s flashing more potential than even his father did at a similar age. Scouts also […]
A simple search of my Twitter feed, or my comment history on this site will reveal a strong dislike for Lucas Duda (as a baseball player, I don’t know the man). This spring when the Mets were auditioning both Duda and the since traded Ike Davis for the everyday first base spot, I strongly backed […]
Mets prospect Dilson Herrera was named to Baseball America’s All-Prospect Team at the keystone spot for the month of July. The 20-year old Herrera has done more than hold his own against the much older competition of the Eastern League, hitting .340/.402/.585 with five home runs, seven doubles, and six stolen bases in the month […]
Mets closer Jenrry Mejia entered Monday’s game in a 3-3 tie with the Mets looking to grab a split of their four game series with the Giants. Unfortunately, the Dominican fireballer struggled, allowing a run on two hits and a walk, and eventually taking the loss. After the game Mejia told ESPN New York’s Adam […]
ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin tweeted that Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has won the National League Rookie of the Month award for the month of July. The former shortstop out of Stetson University went 4-1 in five July starts. He compiled a 1.39 ERA with 38 strikeouts and seven walks in 32.1 innings for the […]
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced via Twitter that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians for infielder Zach Walters. The Nationals were in the market for a middle infielder and had reportedly expressed interest in the Mets Daniel Murphy.
Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]
Mets rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom was awarded the NL Player of the Week Award in the NL for last week. deGrom shared the honor with Marlins closed Steve Cishek. The 26-year old deGrom went 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA in two starts last week. He struck out 11 and walked just three in 13.1 innings […]
ESPN‘s Keith Law released his midseason update of his Top 50 Prospects list. In his preseason Top 100 list there were five Mets who made the cut. They were Noah Syndergaard (24), Travis d’Arnaud (36), Dominic Smith (37), Rafael Montero (60), and Brandon Nimmo (92). However this time around the Mets placed four prospects within […]
The 2014 MLB All-Star Game was held Tuesday night at Target Field in Minnesota. In what will be his last All-Star appearance, Derek Jeter led off the game for the American League and paused to accept an incredible ovation from fans and players alike. In typical Jeter-like fashion, he then lined a double to the […]