Minor League Stuff

Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

At NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton we called him Double-D. After Matt den Dekker joined the Mets Double-A roster, it didn’t take long for a B-Met mainstay, a fan who dutifully mans a seat behind home plate a nudge to the third base side, to shout out, “Come on Double-D, hit it hard somewhere,” when den […]

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Fear And Loathing In The Eastern League

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Fear And Loathing In The Eastern League

No, I didn’t fall into a hole on my way back from the B-Mets series in New Britain last weekend. Although driving all those miles just to see them drop a three game series to a second division club, was a tad deflating. Friday night – a 4-0 loss with not much happening for the […]

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The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

He’s a New York Met pitching prospect enigma, at times an untouchable strikeout machine and at times a guy who struggles to get the ball over the plate. Jack Leathersich is a perplexing Met pitching puzzle, a pitching paradox that often lands him at one end or the other of the effectiveness spectrum; overpowering brilliance, […]

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Steven Matz Is In A Groove With St. Lucie

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Is In A Groove With St. Lucie

Top Pitching prospect Steven Matz has been as consistent or better than anyone in the St. Lucie rotation and even though his record is only 3-3, he hasn’t allowed more than two earned runs in any of his ten starts. In his last two starts he is 1-1, and while tossing 12.2 innings, he has […]

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Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

An article by posted on May 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need More Left-Handed Pitching In The Pipeline

The Mets farm system is looking a little better these days. Where as a few years ago there were hardly any, the system now boasts a number of real prospects. Although he continues to come under intense fire for the present state of the major league roster, GM Sandy Alderson has managed to improve the […]

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Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Catching Fire: Here Comes Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki had the best game of his Double-A career on Tuesday when he doubled, homered and drove in five runs in his first two at bats. The game would be suspended in the second inning due to rain and was completed on Wednesday afternoon prior to the regularly scheduled game. The catching prospect finished […]

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Mets Minors: Kirk Blasts Two Dingers, Tapia Tosses Seven Scoreless

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Kirk Blasts Two Dingers, Tapia Tosses Seven Scoreless

LAS VEGAS 13, EL PASO 7 Logan Verrett made the start on Wednesday in what turned out to be a slugfest against El Paso. Verrett did not fare well in his AAA debut, allowing a whopping seven earned runs on twelve hits in six innings pitched. However, he did strike out nine batters, while only walking […]

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The Real Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 29, 2014 0 Comments
The Real Brandon Nimmo

Anyone who follows the Mets minor league system knows Brandon Nimmo hasn’t had it easy. Along with all the buzz that comes with being a top pick of a New York team, the early successes of fellow 2011 first rounder Jose Fernandez has only brought more intense scrutiny to the young outfielder. Last season, everything […]

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After Spinning A Gem, Gorski Promoted To Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
After Spinning A Gem, Gorski Promoted To Triple-A Las Vegas

May 28 As we speculated yesterday in the below article, lefthander Darin Gorski has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. It’s perfect timing for the 26-year-old, coming off his most dominating start of the season. Gorski had a 2.22 ERA for Binghamton with a 1.006 WHIP and a 9.2 strikeout rate. Congratulations Darin! May 27 I try to […]

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Shortstop Prospect Amed Rosario Assigned To Savannah

An article by posted on May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Shortstop Prospect Amed Rosario Assigned To Savannah

Mets top shortstop prospect Amed Rosario was recently assigned to and now on the Single-A Savannah roster after tearing it up against competition during extended Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin adds that it is a planned small stop for the extremely talented shortstop, and he will be starting […]

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