AAA International League: Buffalo 7/7/1, Scranton 6/11/1 The Bisons had their first big offensive game of the season (the first of many, especially when Ruben Tejada gets there), with 7 hits and 7 walks. They trailed 6-2 after 5 innings, but 2 in the 6th, 1 in the 7th and 2 in the 8th led them to victory. Fernando Martinez (2), and Mike Cervanek (2) had multi hit games for the Bisons, while Josh Thole [...]
Hi AAA International League: Buffalo 0/6/0, Scranton 1/5/1 Tobi Stoner got the opening day start for the Bisons tonight and pitched effectively, giving up just 2 hits in 3.1 innings, he got a ND. Mike O Connor gave up a run in 2 innings to pickup the loss for Buffalo, and then Bobby Parnell came in and pitched 2.1 innings of hitless relief, though he did walk a pair. Raul Valdes got the final out [...]
For the last few years, Tej and David, the geniuses behind Mets Prospect Hub, have provided our site with each night’s Mets Minor League Report. Their daily reports kept us abreast of the progress of every major and minor Mets prospect, as well as each minor league affiliate. And this year promises to be even better and feature more analysis. Long before Jeurys Familia, Kyle Allen and Kirk Nieuwenhuis became so familiar to Mets fans, we [...]
A couple of key prospects rankings were released this week and the Mets are prominently featured in both. First, here is the 2010 Top 100 Prospects from Project Prospect, which features five Mets. 10 Fernando Martinez – LF/RF Plus power/good contact skills may allow him to ascend to stardom. some day. 48 Jon Niese – LHP Commands a sinking FB; CB and SL both get swing-throughs; Likely no. 3 starter. 57 Ike Davis – 1B Strong [...]
Kevin Goldstein revealed his Top 11 Mets Prospects on Thursday for Baseball Prospectus. Like some of the prospects lists we’ve seen already, the top pick is once again Jenrry Mejia. Here is what Kevin had to say about the 20-year old uber-prospect. “It’s rare to find a fastball with plus-plus velocity and movement, but Mejia has just that… he needs to find a consistent breaking ball. He gets around on his slider too often, [...]
Mets.com has reported that one of the most beloved Mets in history is back with the organization in a full-time capacity. The Mets announced Monday that Mookie Wilson has accepted a position as the organization’s Minor League outfield and baserunning coordinator. Wilson was last with the club as manager of Class A Brooklyn in 2005. “It’s good to be back,” Wilson said in a statement. ”This is where I started, and I’m anxious to do whatever [...]
ESPN’s Enrique Rojas reported via Twitter that Mets prospect Fernando Martinez was named the MVP of the Caribbean Series last night. Martinez went 2-4 with a walk and an RBI to lead the Dominican Republic to a 7-4 victory over Venezuela. Overall, Martinez had a great series, batting .348 (8-for-23) with a double and two home runs. It looks like F-Mart is in prime mid-season form, and it would be great to see him carry this over and have a [...]
Keith Law, of ESPN.com, has released his annual Top 100 Prospects. The following are his scouting reports for the four Mets prospects who cracked his list. Jenrry Mejia #23 – Mejia entered 2009 with no experience above short-season leagues, but finished it in Double-A despite missing time in the middle of the year with a strained finger on his pitching hand. He has top-of-the-rotation stuff, but is just 20 with the command you’d expect to see [...]
Check out the Mets Top 10 Prospects as compiled by Marc Hulet of FanGraphs, who did an excellent job of providing a detailed analysis on each player complete with statistical data as well. Fernando Martinez tops his list and he writes the following about him, Although some have already, it is far too early to give up on Martinez. Just 21 years old, the Dominican outfielder just needs to have a healthy season. When he did [...]
Baseball America has just released its Top 10 Mets Prospects list and right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has claimed the top spot. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP (ETA 2012) 2. Wilmer Flores, SS (ETA 2013) 3. Fernando Martinez, OF (ETA 2011) 4. Ike Davis, 1B (ETA 2011) 5. Brad Holt, RHP (ETA 2012) 6. Jon Niese, LHP (ETA 2010) 7. Reese Havens, 2B/SS (ETA 2012) 8. Josh Thole, C (ETA 2011) 9. Ruben Tejada, 2B/SS (ETA 2011) [...]
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