Minor Leagues

Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

An article by posted on April 6, 2013 15 Comments
Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

Tommy K. asks… When do you think we’ll see Rafael Montero in Citi Field? Joe D. replies… Good question. The organization is very high on Montero and not too many 22-year old pitching prospects from A-Ball get invited to spring training and stick around as long as he did. Montero needs a little work mechanically […]

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Previewing The St. Lucie Mets

An article by posted on April 6, 2013 25 Comments
Previewing The St. Lucie Mets

The roster of this year’s St. Lucie Mets team is packed with some fantastic talent. This year, St. Lucie will showcase some of the finest pitching pitching prospects in the Met system, and even some of the finest in the minor leagues. This year’s team will likely be the most potential-packed of any in the […]

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What Determines A Prospect’s Promotion: Super Two Or Team Need and MLB Readiness?

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
What Determines A Prospect’s Promotion: Super Two Or Team Need and MLB Readiness?

Andy Martino of the Daily News, answers the question as to why Aaron Laffey will get the start on Sunday instead of some guy named Wheeler-something? The strategy is this, according to team insiders: Bide their time and plug it up until Zack Wheeler arrives in town. “That can be read as a good sign for […]

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Hansel Robles Arm OK, Could Be Oblique Strain

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Arm OK, Could Be Oblique Strain

  Friday, 3:00 PM Update Looks as if Hansel Robles and the Mets dodged a bullet, and it was not an arm injury that forced Robles out of yesterday’s game. Adam Rubin reported that Robles was favoring his side, so it could be that he simply strained an oblique muscle on his pick-off attempt. While […]

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Mets Have $6.9 Million In Pool Money For 2013 MLB Draft

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have $6.9 Million In Pool Money For 2013 MLB Draft

The Mets will have $6.99 million to spend on the 2013 Draft this June. This according to an announcement by Major League Baseball. The approximate $7 million represents the tenth largest sum among all MLB teams and covers their first 11 selections in the draft through ten rounds. The Astros, who have the No. 1 overall pick, […]

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Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Backman Praises D’Arnaud After Impressive Debut Last Night

Las Vegas manager Wally Backman had some nice things to say about Mets catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud after his impressive debut last night against Sacramento. In the 51′s season-opening 10-5 victory over the River Cats, the 24-year old prospect went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, a career-high four runs scored and an RBI. “I […]

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Mets Minors: Binghamton Game Notes – April 5

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Binghamton Game Notes – April 5

Binghamton Mets (1-0) at Akron Aeros (0-1) RHP Cory Mazzoni (0-0,) vs. LHP T.J. House (0-0) Friday, April 5, 2013 • Game #2 • Canal Park • Akron, OH • 6:35 PM LAST GAME The B-Mets started off 2013 on the right foot, defeating Akron 2-1 last night. Rafael Montero shined on the mound; throwing […]

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Lower Minors: Nimmo Shines In Savannah Debut, Maron and Reynolds Ignite Offense

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Lower Minors: Nimmo Shines In Savannah Debut, Maron and Reynolds Ignite Offense

Rome Braves 5, Savannah Sand Gnats 3 The Rome Braves scored three runs in the top of the eighth to come from behind to defeat the Savannah Sand Gnats 5-3 in front of 2,509 fans on Opening Night at Historic Grayson Stadium. CF Brandon Nimmo, the Mets’ first round pick in the 2011 draft, was 2-for-3 with […]

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Baseball America: Mets Minor League Roster Analysis

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Minor League Roster Analysis

Baseball America released a brief minor league roster analysis for each team’s Top 10 Prospects. Here is Matt Eddy’s lowdown on the Mets. Things they said: The top two starters from the 2012 short-season Brooklyn club will skip a level and proceed directly to high Class A St. Lucie. RHP Luis Mateo’s wicked fastball-slider combo enabled him […]

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Binghamton Mets Opening Day Game Notes

An article by posted on April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Binghamton Mets Opening Day Game Notes

Binghamton Mets (0-0) at Akron Aeros (0-0) RHP Rafael Montero vs. RHP Danny Salazar 2012 IN REVIEW In their 21st season, the 2012 B-Mets went 68-74 and finished 5th in the Eastern League Eastern Division, trailing first-place Trenton by 11.0 games. Four players who played in Binghamton last year made their Major League debuts with […]

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