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Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

An article by posted on July 12, 2013 0 Comments
Pitch Counts: Are They Good For The Game?

There was some talk the past couple of days regarding Matt Harvey‘s pitch count, and an 210 innings limit that Sandy Alderson mentioned about a month ago. That innings cap would have Harvey’s season end approximately two weeks before the end of the regular season. Joe D. also pointed out that it seems like Harvey’s effectiveness declines […]

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The Unforgiving Road To The Show Starts With The MLB Draft

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
The Unforgiving Road To The Show Starts With The MLB Draft

With the MLB Draft on tap this evening, it’s a good time to look at the unforgiving road to The Show. A little over 60 percent of first rounders make it to the big leagues—that’s a little more than half. We aren’t even talking about being an impact player, we are talking about playing in […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/5: Syndergaard, Nimmo, Plawecki Named All-Stars, Puello Facing Suspension

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 6/5: Syndergaard, Nimmo, Plawecki Named All-Stars, Puello Facing Suspension

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas edged out Fresno, 6-5. Binghamton shut out Trenton, 8-0. St. Lucie was shutout by Lakeland, 5-0.  Savannah dropped Lexington, 9-2. Prospect Pipeline ESPN has included the names of the other 20 players believed to potentially be facing MLB discipline, and Mets top-hitting prospect Cesar Puello as well as Ex-Met Fernando Martinez are among […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

An article by posted on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 6/4: D’Arnaud Still In Boot, Mateo Back On DL, Torres Tosses Nine Scoreless

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas shut down Fresno, 8-0. Binghamton had the day off. St. Lucie dropped to Lakeland, 2-1.  Savannah had the day off. Prospect Pipeline Travis d’Arnaud was seen yesterday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for follow up on his fractured toe. Travis was cleared to begin weight […]

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Boom Or Bust: Cesar Puello, RF

An article by posted on June 3, 2013 0 Comments

CESAR PUELLO, RF BOOM OR BUST? Boom or Bust is a feature on our companion site MetsMinors.Net, where we ask our minor league writers to sound off on whether or not they think a particular Mets prospect will be a boom…or a bust. John B. Puello is an electrifying power hitter with some interesting tools.  Puello’s […]

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Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

An article by posted on June 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors 6/3: Wheeler Close, Ynoa Tosses CG, Taijeron Blasts Three

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas snuck by Fresno, 3-2. Binghamton shutout New Hampshire, 7-2. St. Lucie split their doubleheader against Charlotte, 7-3, 5-3.  Savannah shut down Kannapolis, 7-1. Prospect Pipeline A day after Mets prospect Zack Wheeler rebounded with a solid performance for Las Vegas, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that the Mets are considering […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments

There aren’t many pitchers that pitch seven innings of scoreless baseball, and you can say that wasn’t the most dominating performance we’ve seen this year from that guy. Rafael Montero is one of those guys. Montero’s four strikeouts was his lowest total of the year thus far, but the guy completely shut down New Hampshire tonight, […]

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Mets Minors: Wilmer Flores Is Heating Up

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wilmer Flores Is Heating Up

Wilmer Flores got off to a slow start in 2013. The 21 year-old prospect found himself in the shadow of top prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Zack Wheeler when he arrived in Las Vegas. But now we find ourselves almost two months into the season, and Flores seems to be hitting his stride offensively. Flores is […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/31: Lara Solid In FSL Debut, Satin Homers Again, Mazzoni Does It All

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/31: Lara Solid In FSL Debut, Satin Homers Again, Mazzoni Does It All

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dismantled Reno, 11-1. Binghamton topped Altoona, 6-4. St. Lucie dropped to Jupiter in 10 innings, 4-3.  Savannah split a double header with Kannapolis, 8-2 and 5-4. Prospect Pipeline First Base Watch: Josh Satin had another stellar night at the plate going 2-for-4 with a home run. Wilmer Flores is […]

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Mets Minors: Josh Satin Has Earned A Promotion

An article by posted on May 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Josh Satin Has Earned A Promotion

Josh Satin is clearly the most worthy of getting a shot at first base if the team ultimately decides to demote Ike Davis. He must smell blood in the water, because he was 4-for-5 last night, with four RBI. He’s batting .316 this year with 8 home runs and 31 RBI. Satin also gets on base over […]

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