Minor League Stuff

2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Sand Gnats Roster and Preview

The Savannah Sand Gnats (A) of the South Atlantic League, were the first of the Mets long-season league teams to unveil their “official” 2012 Opening Day Roster, and here it is: PITCHERS Marco Camarena (RHP) T.J. Chism (LHP) Michael Fulmer (RHP) Jack “The Rocket” Leathersich (LHP) Rafael Montero (RHP) Estarlin Morel (RHP) Alex Panteliodis (LHP) […]

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Meet The Mets….The St. Lucie Mets

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Meet The Mets….The St. Lucie Mets

Yesterday the St. Lucie Mets (A) of the Florida State League announced their “official” 2012 opening day roster. Their season begins on the road tonite against the Bradenton Marauders, the Pittsburgh Pirates single A affiliate. Although nothing has been announced, the probable starting pitcher for St. Lucie will be fire-balling right-hander Cory Mazzoni, who figures […]

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Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Lose Josh Stinson On Waivers

Josh Stinson is now an ex-Met. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. The 23-year-old righty reliever was the Mets 37th round pick in the 2006 player draft. He reached the majors last September appearing in 14 games for the Mets in relief. He was placed on waivers along with Armando Rodriguez to […]

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D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
D3Po Speaks Bocce At BP: 411 On Edgin, Nimmo, ‘Spin, More…

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting Paul DePodesta, participated in a chat yesterday over at Baseball Prospectus. DePo fielded a variety of great reader submitted questions ranging from Moneyball to the new CBA with plenty of dope on many of the Mets prospects. Brian (PA): What are Josh Edgins chances of making the club […]

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2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

An article by posted on April 2, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: A New Mock, My Thoughts On Deven Marrero

MLB Draft Countdown released their Mock Draft 4.0 and I really like what they’ve done here. Gone are top prep pitcher Lucas Giolito, who will miss the rest of the season with a strained elbow, and Georgia Southern slugger Victor Roache, who broke his wrist and is also out for the season. Plenty of players […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

An article by posted on April 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Stock Rising For RHP Kyle Zimmer

 RHP KYLE ZIMMER, USF Position: RHP School: University of San Francisco Hometown: La Jolla, California Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 DOB: September 13, 1991 I had originally planned to do a focus piece on another player this morning, but I caught a glimpse of an interesting conversation on USF right-hander Kyle Zimmer in our chat room and […]

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Prospect Notes From Friday

An article by posted on March 31, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Notes From Friday

As we enter the final weekend of minor league spring training, let’s see how the four long-season clubs fared on Friday. BUFFALO BISONS (AAA) Matt Harvey took the mound for the Buffalo Bisons Friday in a minor league spring training game against the Memphis Redbirds. The Bisons now have just two spring games remaining before […]

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Prospect Notebook: The Final Week

An article by posted on March 30, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Notebook: The Final Week

The Binghamton Mets (AA) broke a three game losing streak on Thursday with a 10-6 win over the Jacksonville Suns (Marlins). The B-Mets put together a 12-hit attack, led by outfielder Cesar Puello who had a single, a double, a HR, and two SB’s. The righty-hitting Puello will turn 21 in two days. CF Darrell […]

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Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Spring Training Update: Buffalo Bisons

With just three days remaining in Spring Training for the Mets minor league clubs, contributions by certain players in yesterday’s Buffalo Bisons spring training game caused me to do a double-take. Say what? First up, the winning pitcher in today’s game for the Bisons was left-hander Mark Cohoon. Cohoon had a great year in 2009 […]

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Eric Niesen On His Release

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Eric Niesen On His Release

I know this is a little late coming, but I wanted to pass along this quote from the recently-released Mets prospect Eric Niesen. After the positive feedback that was received in response to my interview with Niesen this past summer, I asked him to give us a few parting words as he leaves the Mets […]

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