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Minor League Notes: Ratliff Announces Retirement, Mejia Pulled From Start, Verrett To DL

An article by posted on April 23, 2012 0 Comments
Minor League Notes: Ratliff Announces Retirement, Mejia Pulled From Start, Verrett To DL

Our friend Sean Ratliff has announced that he has retired. Sean was attempting to come back from major surgery last year after a foul ball struck him near his eye while standing in the on-deck circle. The injury resulted in six broken bones surrounding his eye. MMO’s Pete Shapiro spoke to Sean in February and he […]

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Prospect Pulse: Familia Answers Critics

An article by posted on April 22, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Familia Answers Critics

Over the last two weeks I have seen my fill of criticism about Jeurys Familia. For some reason it seems as if Mets fans and bloggers want this guy to fail. Either that, or they are just trying to make themselves look smart by pointing out his short-comings, and predicting limited success for him as […]

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No Hitters Over The Years By (Binghamton) Mets Pitchers

An article by posted on April 22, 2012 0 Comments
No Hitters Over The Years By (Binghamton) Mets Pitchers

There has been a lot of talk this season about the ‘no-hitter’ and lack of one by a pitcher in a New York Mets uniform.  Ex-Mets minor leaguer Phil Humber tossing a perfect game on Saturday will only help fuel the conversation that the Mets history books are devoid of a no-no.  However, while the […]

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4/21 Farm Report: Lucie Sweeps, Bingo Rolls, Savannah Falls

An article by posted on April 22, 2012 0 Comments
4/21 Farm Report: Lucie Sweeps, Bingo Rolls, Savannah Falls

Buffalo – Syracuse (Postponed Rain) By Pete Shapiro The Bisons game against the Syracuse Chiefs on Saturday afternoon was postponed due to rain. The teams will play a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. The first of two, seven-inning games will begin at 12:00 p.m. Right-handers Jeurys Familia and Chris Schwinden will toe the rubber for the Herd […]

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4/20 Mets Farm Report: Buffalo and Bingo Win, Savannah Falls in Thirteen

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
4/20 Mets Farm Report: Buffalo and Bingo Win, Savannah Falls in Thirteen

BUFFALO 6 – SYRACUSE 4  By Pete Shapiro The Bisons stampeded into Syracuse on Friday for a 3-game set with the Chiefs, and by the time the dust had settled the Herd had stuck Syracuse with a 6-4 loss, their 5th straight and 9th in their last ten games. In doing so the Herd reached […]

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Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Makes BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the period April 13-19 has Mets top prospect RHP Zack Wheeler ranked #6 and RHP Domingo Tapia gets an honorable mention. Yesterday, the Mets tweeted that since first donning a Mets uniform, Zack Wheeler has struck out 52 batters in 42 innings pitched while only allowing 38 hits, 10 walks and no […]

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4/19 Mets Farm Report: Huchingson and Gorski Were Dealing!

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
4/19 Mets Farm Report: Huchingson and Gorski Were Dealing!

MMO Mets Farm Report – The Next Best Thing To Being There! LEHIGH VALLEY 8 – BUFFALO 4 By Pete Shapiro The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs broke a 2-2 tie with a 5-run 8th inning, that branded the Herd with an eventual 8-4 loss on Thursday afternoon in Buffalo. Reliever RHP Jack Egbert (0-1) pitched […]

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Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Checking In On The Mets 2011 Draft Class

I’m going to be taking a look at the last few years of draft classes (2009-2011) for the Mets as we take a look at who’s doing what in the early goings of the new season. I’m keeping it simple and looking only at the top five rounds with an honorable mention here or there. […]

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not?

WHO’S HOT? HITTERS Travis Taijeron (SAV) – The 23-year-old right-handed hitting slugger has been playing mostly CF for Savannah and has been doing it all at the plate. Drafted in the 18th round of the 2011 MLB Draft Taijeron has shown an excellent ability to make contact and hit for power in his professional career so […]

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2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: OF Albert Amora’s Stock Continues To Rise

MLB Dirt recently posted their latest Mock Draft in which they pegged the Mets for top high school outfielder, Albert Almora of Mater Academy in Florida. They write: The Mets have a shallow system and they need high upside guys. They took Brandon Nimmo last year and if Almora is available I believe they would take him. He is a plus defender […]

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