Minor League Stuff

Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Rob Carson

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Rob Carson

I contacted Rob Carson, left-handed pitcher for the New York Mets by phone on Monday, less than a week before he is due to leave for spring training in Port. St. Lucie. This year spring training will be a little different for Carson, because he will be in the big league camp for the first time, […]

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Wheeler, Harvey Crack Law’s Top 100 Prospects

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler, Harvey Crack Law’s Top 100 Prospects

This is starting to become old hat, but still worth mentioning. ESPN’s Keith Law (Insider Subscribers) posted his annual Top 100 Prospects and the Mets’ Zack Wheeler checked in at #27 while Matt Harvey cruised in at #38. Zack Wheeler: “He will touch 97 mph and sit at least 91-94 with an above-average curveball that has shown it can […]

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Get To Know Mets Minor League Pitcher Eric Niesen

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Minor League Pitcher Eric Niesen

I had the pleasure of chatting with minor league hurler Eric Niesen. Niesen began his professional career by being selected in the 3rd round of the 2007 MLB amateur draft by the Mets out of Wake Forest Academy. The now 25-year old Michigan native was first assigned to the Brooklyn Cyclones and was making his […]

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Prospect Retro: Darryl Strawberry

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Retro: Darryl Strawberry

I was looking around my university’s library this afternoon and I came across one of the best books I’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s a book called The Scouting Report: 1983. Just as the title implies, the book is a compilation of scouting reports on every Major Leauge Baseball player going into the 1983 season, and it […]

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Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
Petey Pete: Mets Organizational Sleepers of 2012

Everybody has their own definition of “sleeper.” Mine is the player who comes out of nowhere, the one without all the hype and high pedigree. I’m looking for the mutt’s. The brawlers. The over-achievers. The gamers. The winners. I’m looking for, not a prospect necessarily although he could be a fringy one, but a guy […]

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Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Josh Edgin

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Josh Edgin

With the news that LHP Josh Edgin has been moved to major league camp and has a chance to make the Opening Day roster, here’s an interview with Josh that we originally posted on February 2, 2012 I caught up to NY Mets minor league pitcher Josh Edgin the other day. Josh has been enjoying […]

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Law Calls Tapia Mets Top Sleeper Prospect

An article by posted on February 11, 2012 0 Comments
Law Calls Tapia Mets Top Sleeper Prospect

Keith Law released a list of the top sleeper prospect in each organization (subscriber required), stating these are players who he thinks can take the step forward and become top 100 prospects by 2013, and in most cases top 50 prospects. For the Mets he went with the flamethrower from the Dominican Republic. He had this […]

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Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
Captain Kirk Hoping To Get Beamed Up In 2012

If you haven’t checked out this article by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, I urge you to take a few minutes to read it – it’s a nice piece on Mets centerfield prospect, Kirk Nieuwenhuis. The talented outfielder with the cool moniker of Captain Kirk, is a package of baseball tools who, just nine months ago, was on […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Logan Verrett

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Pitching Prospect Logan Verrett

I got in touch with NY Mets 2011 3rd round draft choice Logan Verrett the other day. Verrett a 6’3″ right-hander, is in his final off-season preparations before heading out to spring training at Port St. Lucie in less than two weeks. Logan was nice enough to fill us in on his feelings on being […]

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Binghamton Losing Their Double-A Baseball Squad

An article by posted on February 10, 2012 0 Comments
Binghamton Losing Their Double-A Baseball Squad

Following 2012, the Binghamton Mets will be but a distant memory, says the Ottawa Citizen. The Double-A club is being purchased by Beacon Sports Capital Partners and will move to Ottawa after calling Binghamton home since 1992. This however, does not mean the Mets would have a minor league baseball in Canada. With their contract expiring […]

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