Minor Leagues

Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Stock Is Rising For RHP Rafael Montero

RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 6′   Weight: 170 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 ETA: 2015 2013 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: #9 Background: Here is a brief player profile from the recent 2013 MMO Top 25 Prospect series: If you go by the numbers, Sterling Award winner Rafael Montero is a guy that you […]

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Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
Top Mets Outfield Prospect Cesar Puello Linked To PEDs

Updated 2/20 According to ESPN, New York Mets outfield prospect Cesar Puello has been linked to receiving PEDs from the Biogenesis of America clinic. However, it should be noted that there is no proof that Puello ever actually used any form of PED. ESPN states that “Sources said the players, like those who have been […]

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2013 Impact Rookies: #16 Travis D’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on February 15, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Impact Rookies: #16 Travis D’Arnaud, C

In his latest post on ESPN insider (subscription only), Keith Law ranked baseball’s top rookies using a different set of criteria based solely on the immediate impact a player will have this season. Law factors in expected roles and playing time as well as his expectations for their immediate performance. One Met made the list, and […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Up and Coming Prospect T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on February 14, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Up and Coming Prospect T.J. Rivera

Thomas Javier (T.J.) Rivera, 2B Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 6′ 1″  Weight: 190 lb. Position: Second Base Age: 24 ETA: 2015 Background: T.J. Rivera is a fellow New Yorker, born and raised in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx. He was signed as a free-agent out of Troy University back in 2011. Not much is generally […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Mets Pitching Prospect Hansel Robles

Hansel Robles, RHP Bats: R  Throws: R Height: 5’11″  Weight: 185 lb. Position: Pitcher Age: 22 MMO Top Prospect Ranking: 20  ETA: 2014 Background: Here is an excerpt from the recent MMO Top 25 Prospect list, where Robles was ranked No. 20: Signed as an international free agent in August of 2008, Robles did everything in […]

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Mets Must Resist Temptation With Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on February 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Must Resist Temptation With Zack Wheeler

It’s no secret the Mets have concerns in their rotation, but that doesn’t mean they should rush Zack Wheeler, regardless of how good a spring training he has. The Mets tooker a somewhat patient approach with Matt Harvey, waited to bring him up last summer and gave him ten starts in which he showed his […]

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Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

An article by posted on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Uninjured, Suffered From Leg Cramps

Following up on what I reported earlier this morning, Jordany Valdespin is uninjured and was suffering from  cramps after an 18-inning Caribbean Series game yesterday in cold weather, according to ESPN Deporte’s Enrique Rojas. Good news. Original Post 9:00 AM. I was just notified by one of my writers that Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin hurt himself […]

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MMO Minors: Sleepers

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Minors: Sleepers

To supplement the series of MMO’s Top 25 Prospects, I compiled a list of five names that I think really have the potential to break out or put together a strong season in 2013, and perhaps jump onto some prospect lists. They all showcase something that caught my eye, so I hope you enjoy them. […]

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Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

An article by posted on February 7, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Analyzing Second Base Prospect Reese Havens

Player Name: Reese Havens  Bats: L  Throws: R Height: 6’1″  Weight: 195 lb. Position: Second Base  Age: 26  MMO Top Prospect Ranking: NR ETA: 2013 Background: There’s not much that I can tell you about Reese Havens that you probably don’t already know. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the University […]

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Law Ranks Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Syndergaard In Top 100 MLB Prospects

An article by posted on February 5, 2013 0 Comments
Law Ranks Wheeler, d’Arnaud, Syndergaard In Top 100 MLB Prospects

Hopefully, ESPN doesn’t kill me for sharing this from my ESPN Insider account. Shhh… Don’t tell anybody… This seems to be a recurring dream – I mean theme -or is it meme… I think it’s awesome that virtually every minor league expert, baseball scout and baseball executive, seem to share the same sentiment on these three. All of […]

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