Minor Leagues

MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: 2016 First Rounder Justin Dunn

The New York Mets added yet another high upside pitcher to their system last year, drafting and signing Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn in the first round of the MLB Draft (19th overall). The Freeport native grew up just thirty minutes from Shea Stadium and Citi Field, attending many games as a youth. Dunn, 21, […]

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BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

An article by posted on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
BP Leaves Dominic Smith Off Top 101 Prospects

Baseball Prospectus published their Top 101 Prospect list today which will certainly raise some eyebrows among New York Mets. The first Mets prospect on the list was the consensus #1 overall prospect in the system in shortstop Amed Rosario at #8. The 21-year old Rosario was ranked as high #3 by Keith Law then #5 by MLB […]

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Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

An article by posted on February 11, 2017 0 Comments
Getting to Know the Mets 2017 Minor League Coaching Staffs

You’d be hard-pressed to find a hardcore Mets fan who doesn’t know about Terry Collins, Kevin Long, and Dan Warthen. The manager and coaches are vital parts of a team’s success. However, there are also managers and coaches in the Mets minor league affiliated teams that many hardcore fans may not even know much about […]

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Six Prospects That Could Make Major League Debut In 2017

An article by posted on February 10, 2017 0 Comments
Six Prospects That Could Make Major League Debut In 2017

The New York Mets had a number of prospects that made their Major League debut during the 2016 season to varying degrees of success. Prior to the start of the 2016 season if I had told you that Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo would play a key role in the Mets returning to the playoffs […]

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MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

An article by posted on February 6, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Keith Law Talks Mets Prospects, Season Outlook with Metsmerized Online

Hey MMO Community, it’s been awhile. We’ve reached early February, which means a few things. It means we’ve reached the point in the season where my excitement for Knicks Basketball turns into disgust and depression. On the bright side, it also means we’ve reached the point where I start getting geared up for some baseball. […]

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects Recap and Analysis

An article by posted on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects Recap and Analysis

We have finished our 2017 Top 30 Mets Prospects here at MMO, so now it’s time to take a look at how the group breaks down by position, how they were acquired, and who just missed. I want to preface this by saying that we left off Anthony Kay, who the Mets took with the […]

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Keith Law Picks Shortstop Andres Gimenez As Mets’ Sleeper Prospect

An article by posted on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
Keith Law Picks Shortstop Andres Gimenez As Mets’ Sleeper Prospect

Keith Law of ESPN, finished off his preseason prospect coverage today as he picked his sleeper prospect for each Major League team. For the New York Mets he chose shortstop Andres Gimenez, this is what he had to say about him: “Other than shortstop Luis Carpio, my pick for 2016 sleeper who gets a mulligan for […]

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: #26-30 Led By Crismatt

An article by posted on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: #26-30 Led By Crismatt

26. RHP Nabil Crismatt Ht: 6’1″  Wt: 200  Level: Brooklyn Cyclones (Short-A), Columbia Fireflies (Full-A), Binghamton Mets (Double A) B/T: R/R  Age: 12/25/1994 (22) Age Dif: -3.5 (Double A) Last year: #50 Acquired: Signed by the Mets as a non-drafted free agent on Aug. 3, 2011 2016 Statistics: 13 G, 65.2 IP, 1-4 W/L record, 2.47 ERA, 0.88 WHIP, 74/7 SO/BB Profile: The 22-year-old right-hander […]

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Kyle Johnson Describes A Minor Leaguer’s Financial Hardships

An article by posted on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
Kyle Johnson Describes A Minor Leaguer’s Financial Hardships

$10,750. That’s the minimum salary paid to a Triple-A baseball player.  With players playing from February until October that amounts to $1,343.75 per month.  Now, major league baseball teams will tell you they’re paying the players a more manageable $2,150.00 per month.  They say this because teams begin paying their minor leaguers once the minor […]

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2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: #21-25 Led By Smoker

An article by posted on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Mets Top 30 Prospects: #21-25 Led By Smoker

#21 LHP Josh Smoker Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 250 Level: AAA & MLB B/T: L/L  Age: 11/26/88 (28) Age Dif: 0.3 (AAA) & -0.9 (MLB) Acquired: Signed as a minor league free agent in 2015 (1st round draft pick by the Nats in 2007) Last year: #27 2016 team:  New York Mets/Las Vegas 51s 2016 MILB Stats: 52 G, 3-2 W/L, 4.11 ERA, 57 IP, 66 H, 26 ER, 18 BB/81 K, 1.47 WHIP 2016 MLB […]

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