Updated Oct. 3 I just wanted to update this post with the complete 2012 Amateur Draft order from Adam Rubin. I did calculate the 12th pick correctly for the Mets last week. Here’s the 2012 draft order: 1. Houston 56-106 2. Minnesota 63-99 3. Seattle 67-95 4. Baltimore 69-93 5. Kansas City 71-91 6. Chicago (NL) 71-91 7. San Diego 71-91 8. Pittsburgh 72-90 9. Florida 72-90 10. Colorado 73-89 11. Oakland 74-88 12. Mets […]
The New York Post highlighted some Mets prospects that could become exposed in the Rule 5 Draft this Winter unless they are added to the 40-man roster. They are: Reese Havens (Mets first-round pick in 2008): The second baseman, taken four picks after Ike Davis, has suffered through one injury after another practically since the day he was drafted after playing every single game of his career at South Carolina. But it would be a […]
ORGANIZATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JOSH SATIN (INF) Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right Born: 12/23/84, Hidden Hills, CA Resides: Hidden Hills, CA Obtained: Mets’ 25th-round pick in 2007 Signing Scout: Doug Thurman Satin split the season between Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Buffalo (AAA) of the International League, hitting a combined .323 (156-483) in 132 games between the two levels. He added 12 home runs and 76 RBI and earned […]
Luis Nieves hit a solo HR in the top of the 7th, and Aderlin Rodriguez crushed a two-run job in the 8th, to ice the game en route to a 7-3 Savannah win in Game Two of their championship series with Greensboro. Right-hander Yohan Almonte, pitching in relief of starter Gonzalez Germen, picked up the win with 5 scoreless innings after Germen was ineffective. Almonte gave up 4 hits, 0 runs, struck out 5 and walked 2. […]
John Sickels of Minor League Ball features Mets rookie Chris Schwinden in his Prospect of the Day Series. He writes: There is nothing special about his velocity, his fastball is just in the 86-90 range. He mixes in a cutter, curveball, and changeup, relying on sharp command of his secondary pitches to succeed. He has little margin for error and needs a strong defense behind him, but there are pitchers with worse stuff who have […]
With the Mets and Cubs locked in a tense 1-1 tie in the bottom of the 8th, in the opener of the FSL Championship Series, Daytona shortstop Elliot Soto singled to drive in the go-ahead run. Soto would score later in the inning to give the Cubs a 3-1 victory, in the best-of-five game series. The scoring in a nutshell for St. Lucie: LF Pedro Zapata led off the game with a single, promptly stole second, and […]
Savannah Sand Gnats pinch-hitter Blake Forsythe hit a run-scoring double in the bottom of the 8th inning, to break a 2-2 tie and bring home C Albert Cordero with the winning run. The 3-2 Sand Gnats’ victory over the Augusta Green Jackets evened the best-of-three series at one game apiece. The Sand Gnats were able to take advantage of a very special guest being “in town” for a rehab assignment, when they named N.Y. Met ace, LHP Johan […]
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ST. LUCIE METS! 2011 FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning and the score knotted at 3-3, St. Lucie had runners on first and second when Jefry Marte singled to CF to drive home Travis Ozga with the winning run. The victory made Florida State League Southern Division Champions of the St. Lucie Mets tonite, as they defeated Bradenton by a score of 4-3. […]
The Buffalo Bisons announced their 2011 Season award winners last week. M.V.P. AWARD It’s been a big week for Buffalo 1st baseman, Valentino Pascucci. After being named the Bisons’ 2011 M.V.P., he received his first big league call-up since 2004, when he played 32 games for the Montreal Expos. Pascucci, a fan favorite in Buffalo, led the team in Games 130, Runs 58, Hits 117, 2B’s 29, HR’s 21, RBI’s 91, Walks 76, TB’s 211 […]
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