Minor League Stuff

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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Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

An article by posted on March 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Announce 2012 Minor League Rosters

Either today or tomorrow the Mets are extremely likely, according to sources, to announce the 2012 minor league rosters for each of the long-season teams. Competition has been ferocious for all four teams, particularly for the most coveted prizes, a spot on one of the pitching staffs for each of the long-season clubs. Over-crowding, combined […]

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Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

An article by posted on March 27, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Captain Kirk Eyes Return To Action

In an interview yesterday with Ben Wagner, the “voice of the Bisons,” which was posted on the Buffalo Bisons’ website, injured outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis talks about how his surgically repaired shoulder “feels good,” and his sore oblique “feels a lot better now.” He also gives us this progress report: that he began throwing Monday, and […]

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Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

The Mets have released nine players from minor league camp today including: RHP Tobi Stoner, LHP Eric Niesen, RHP Nick Carr, LHP Roy Merritt, RHP Chris Hilliard, RHP Ronny Morla, RHPSteve Winnick, 1B Lucas Stewart and CF Chase Greene. Stoner, a Mets 16th round pick in 2006, and Niesen, a Mets 3rd round pick in 2007, had been on […]

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Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Spring Training Updates

As Spring Training 2012 enters it’s final weeks, we can’t help but feel anxious. With all the injuries and uncertainty, all any self-respecting Mets fan wants at this point is for their team to navigate the rest of the way through spring training, staying healthy and intact, and with everyone ready to start the season. […]

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2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

An article by posted on March 24, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Top 25 College Prospects, C Mike Zunino Scouting Report

MLB Draft Countdown just released their Top 25 College Prospects. They believe that this year’s crop is much weaker than that of 2011, but that there are still several players with incredibly high upside. 1. Mike Zunino, C, Florida - Great power, phenomenal defense and exceptional leadership skills 2. Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford - Mid 90s fastball and […]

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2012 Draft Candidates: Gavin Cecchini, SS

An article by posted on March 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft Candidates: Gavin Cecchini, SS

In an effort to cover as many prospects as possible I have decided to begin this feature much earlier than usual and I’ll start off with a name thrown around a lot in regards to the Mets. Full Name: Gavin Cecchini School: Barbe HS (LA) D.O.B.: 12/22/93 (18-years-old) Height: 6’1″ ft. Weight: 180 lbs. Bats/Throws: […]

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2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
2012 Draft: Under Armour All-America Game Announced

Under Armour announced Tuesday that the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory, will be held at Chicago’s Wrigley Field for the fifth-consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, Aug. 18. According to the press release by Baseball Factory, “For five consecutive years, Under Armour has proudly supported the world’s most elite […]

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Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

An article by posted on March 20, 2012 0 Comments
Potential Draft Prospects/College Notes: Week 5

Mike Zunino, C College: Florida B/T: R/R | HT: 6-2 | WT: 220 Projected: Top 5  AB……..H……..2B……..3B……..HR………RBI……..R…….SB……..K……..BB 7………..2………0………..0………..0…………2……….1………0………..1………2 Notes: Sac fly, (2) HBP. He looks fine to me. Jake Barrett, RHP College: Arizona State B/T: R/R | HT: 6-3 | WT: 220 Projected: 1st supp. – 2nd Round IP………..H……..R……..ER……..BB………SO……..GO…….FO……..NP……..NS 1.2……….3………2……….2……….0…………2……….1……….2…………-………..- Notes: I would have to […]

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Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

An article by posted on March 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2012 Mets Prospect Predictions

As I gaze into my crystal ball for 2012, here’s a gander at what I see happening in the upcoming Mets Minor League season… Pitchers Most Wins: Collin McHugh Call this a bit of a bold selection, but for the first time in a long time I think the Mets have their best collection of offensive talent […]

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