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Sickels’ Updated Top 120 Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels’ Updated Top 120 Prospect Rankings

Minor League Ball’s John Sickels released his Mid-Season Top 120 Prospect List this week and there were some nice surprises from a Mets perspective as Wilmer Flores jumped from being previously unranked to No. 76, an indication of how far Flores has seen his stock rise this season. The Mid-Season Rankings did not include any players selected in […]

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Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

I asked Brandon Nimmo if he had a few minutes to spare at some point before the game against the Hudson Valley Renegades on Sunday. He said, “when?” I said, “you tell me, anytime your available.” He turned around and caught the eye of his hitting coach Bobby Malek who simply nodded, and Nimmo turned […]

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Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Bails Out Mejia, Gorski Solid, Lucie Pummeled

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Bails Out Mejia, Gorski Solid, Lucie Pummeled

Buffalo 5, Durham 4 By Sean Kenny Collin McHugh had by far his best outing for the Bisons, and after a Jenrry Mejia blown save Jordany Valdespin played the hero in the 5-4 win against the Durham Bulls Collin McHugh today was spectacular going six and one-third innings, allowing one run on four hits while […]

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Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Steals The Show, Pill Shows No Signs Of Stopping, Clones Win In A Walk-off

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Steals The Show, Pill Shows No Signs Of Stopping, Clones Win In A Walk-off

Durham 3, Buffalo 2 By Sean Kenny The Bisons offense couldn’t overcome one poor inning by Garett Olson in their 3-2 loss to the Durham Bulls. Garrett Olson pitched admirably today, going five innings allowing three runs on six hits, while walking one and striking out three. Olson threw 93 pitches, and 60 for strikes. […]

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Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

The Mets announced that they have signed Dominican SS Germán Ahmed Rosario during the first day of the International Free Agent signing period. Rosario will get a $1.75 million signing bonus, the highest bonus the Mets have ever paid an International Free Agent, topping the $1.3 million the Mets paid Fernando Martinez in 2005. Baseball America […]

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The Binghamton Buzz: Season Long Losing Streak Continues

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
The Binghamton Buzz: Season Long Losing Streak Continues

Ramblings from Henry and Fayette Streets The Week That Was June 25th - July 1st If not for a win in Erie on Monday, the Binghamton Mets would have gone 0-for-the week.  After their 11-5 victory at Jerry Uht Park against the SeaWolves, the B-Mets were swept at home in a four game series against the Bowie […]

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Mets Farm Report: Mateo Tosses Another Gem, Familia and Mazzoni Get Rocked

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Mateo Tosses Another Gem, Familia and Mazzoni Get Rocked

Durham 12, Buffalo 6 By Connor O’Brien Coming off a 12-6 loss to the Durham Bulls on Saturday night, the Bisons lost by the same score in yesterday’s afternoon game. Jeurys Familia took the hill for the Mets, looking to stop the Bisons’ six-game losing streak to the Bulls. Familia came into the night with […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones Invade The Hudson Valley: July 1st Edition

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Invade The Hudson Valley: July 1st Edition

The Brooklyn Cyclones do warm-ups on an already hot day in the H.V. (click any photo to embiggen) Just got back to The Dutch, otherwise known as Dutchess Stadium in scenic Wappingers Falls, New York. I’m gearing myself up for tonight’s grudgematch between the 1st place Brooklyn Cyclones and the 1st place Hudson Valley Renegades. […]

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Mets Farm Report: Nimmo Slam Makes Brooklyn A Winner, Kingsport Wins Barn-Burner

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Nimmo Slam Makes Brooklyn A Winner, Kingsport Wins Barn-Burner

Durham 12, Buffalo 6 By Connor O’Brien The Durham Bulls beat the Buffalo Bisons last night by a score of 12-6. Mark Cohoon took the mound for the Bisons in just his second start with Buffalo. In his first, he was roughed up by Durham on the road, allowing seven runs on eight hits in […]

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Brandon Nimmo Blasts A Game-Winning Grand Slam

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Blasts A Game-Winning Grand Slam

On Saturday night, Brandon Nimmo connected for his first home run of the 2012 season, a seventh inning grand slam to put the Brooklyn Cyclones up 6-2 over the Aberdeen Iron Birds. The score would stand and the Clones won the rubber match to take the series. Nimmo became the first player of the year to hit […]

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