Minor League Stuff

Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

Wally Backman is now with the Mets and he had so much to say on Friday about a number of our top prospects which he broke down for Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Noah Syndergaard “I’ll say what you’ve probably heard a million times: He’s still very, very young. He just turned 22 the last […]

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T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

One was a 10 year old boy. One was a professional athlete. Baseball was the common denominator that allowed their paths to unexpectedly intersect last winter. The result is something special. Willem Rathgeber is a boy who loves baseball. A student at Homer Brink Elementary School, in the summer Willem is a Maine-Endwell baseball All-Star. […]

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Triple-A Year In Review: Las Vegas 51s

An article by posted on September 16, 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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Peavey Leads B-Mets To Dominating 5-1 Victory

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Peavey Leads B-Mets To Dominating 5-1 Victory

All season long he’s been the Binghamton Met pitching ace.  Wednesday in Richmond Greg Peavey delivered his biggest outing of the year, seven innings of 1 run ball, helping the B-Mets down Richmond, 5-1, in the Eastern League finals.  The victory marks the fourth straight Binghamton road win and sends the B-Mets back home to […]

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Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mazzilli Keys Game One Playoff Victory For Las Vegas

L.J. Mazzilli was signed by the Mets in the 4th round of the 2013 June Amateur draft and in a very short time he has found himself playing with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Mazzilli starred with the Brooklyn Cyclones in his first season of pro baseball in 2013 and batted .278 with four home runs […]

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Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

An article by posted on September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Conforto, Rosario, Urena To Savannah

The Mets have promoted outfielder Michael Conforto to Single-A Savannah as the Sand Gnats head to the playoffs. Joining the 2014 first-rounder will be his Brooklyn Cyclones teammates shortstop Amed Rosario and third baseman Jhoan Urena. Conforto batted .331/.403/ .448 with three home runs, 10 doubles, 30 runs and 19 RBI in 42 games with […]

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Prospect Watch: Molina’s Secondary Pitches, Rosario’s Improving Approach

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Watch: Molina’s Secondary Pitches, Rosario’s Improving Approach

Saturday night I had the pleasure of catching a game between two of the New York Penn League’s best teams, the Tri City Valley Cats and the Mets’ own Brooklyn Cyclones. Let me tell you MMO, we can begin to get excited about a couple farmhands on that roster, specifically Marcos Molina and Amed Rosario. […]

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Cyclones Eliminated As Playoff Hopes Went Down to the Wire

An article by posted on September 1, 2014 0 Comments
Cyclones Eliminated As Playoff Hopes Went Down to the Wire

Beginning the last day of the season, the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Connecticut Tigers were locked in a tie for the only New York-Penn League Wild Card slot.  Connecticut held the tiebreaker, meaning Brooklyn needed both a win and a Tiger loss to make it to the playoffs.  The dust finally settled three hours after […]

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Prospect Pulse: LHP Dario Alvarez Gets The Call

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: LHP Dario Alvarez Gets The Call

Here is a reposting of an article I wrote about Alvarez last month that includes quotes from pitching coach Mark Valdes. Enjoy. July 9 – Dario Alvarez Is On The Move On Monday, left-hander Dario Alvarez was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week, the second time this season he’s copped that honor. The […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Marcos Molina’s Breakthrough Season

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Marcos Molina’s Breakthrough Season

Everyone who follows baseball intently knows that it is the most rigorous sport when it comes to making it to the majors after being signed or drafted. Players must perform at several levels of the minors before they are given an opportunity to finally show their skills in the big show. One prospect has been […]

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