Minor League Stuff

Sickels Ranks Mets Farm System 15th

An article by posted on January 24, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels Ranks Mets Farm System 15th

For the first time ever, John Sickels of Minor League Ball has released a formal ranking of the 30 minor league systems. He put the Mets square in the middle as the 15th best system saying this: 15) New York Mets: Solid depth in pitching, especially at the top with Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and Jeurys Familia. It is […]

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Cory Mazzoni Is A 2012 Breakout Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
Cory Mazzoni Is A 2012 Breakout Prospect

Kevin Goldstein of BP and ESPN.com, listed 22-year-old Mets pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni among his 10 breakout prospects for 2012. Goldstein writes: “Those numbers came in short stints after a heavy college workload, and he’ll return to starting in 2012, equipped with a fastball and slider that both rate as above average. His early success […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League Outfielder Sean Ratliff

An article by posted on January 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Minor League Outfielder Sean Ratliff

I caught up with NY Mets minor league outfield prospect, Sean Ratliff the other day, and he was nice enough to answer some questions for our readers at MMO. Sean had his entire 2011 season wiped out before it even began, when while standing in the on-deck circle towards the end of spring training, a […]

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2012 MLB Draft: Trey Williams, 3B, Valencia HS

An article by posted on January 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 MLB Draft: Trey Williams, 3B, Valencia HS

With the hot stove season nearing its end, I’ll be chipping in a lot less on Mets news, and focus more on the upcoming First Year Player Draft in June, as I did last year. I’m currently working on my own “Top 15 Draft Prospects” list and a “Five Players To Watch” piece for the […]

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Prospect Pulse: The 2012 St. Lucie Mets

An article by posted on January 20, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The 2012 St. Lucie Mets

Welcome to Part 2 of our four-part series, the 2012 Mets Long Season League Roster Preview. Today we bring you the 2012 roster of the St. Lucie Mets, of the advanced-A, Florida State League. The response to Part 1 was absolutely outstanding! Lot’s of nice comments, good questions, and valid suggestions. And not one person […]

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Mets Prospect Steve Matz Is Throwing In St. Lucie, Getting Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Steve Matz Is Throwing In St. Lucie, Getting Ready For Spring Training

I was able to catch up with Mets minor league pitcher, lefty Steve Matz the other day, and I asked him how his arm was feeling with spring training right around the corner. Steve has already reported to the complex at St. Lucie to begin his throwing program in warm weather. He went under the […]

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Niese, Davis On Top 100 Major Leaguers 25 and Under

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Niese, Davis On Top 100 Major Leaguers 25 and Under

    Matt Garrioch of Minor League Baseball Prospects (MILB Prospects) compiled a great ranking of the best players that are 25 or under. His list featured two Mets with Jon Niese at No. 64 and Ike Davis at No. 68, but oddly enough, Fernando Martinez now of the Astros checked in at No. 95. […]

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Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Savannah Sand Gnats

An article by posted on January 18, 2012 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The 2012 Savannah Sand Gnats

With a little more than a month to go before the start of Spring Training, the time has finally arrived for Petey’s 2012 Mets’ Long Season Minor League Roster Preview! Woooo Hooooo! I know that all winter long, you’ve been anxiously awaiting this series in which Petey either impresses the pants off people, or makes […]

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Wilmer Flores Being Phased Out At Shortstop

An article by posted on January 16, 2012 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Being Phased Out At Shortstop

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, posted a cool article on the future of shortstop for the Mets and dishes out some interesting info on Ruben Tejada as well as prospect Wilmer Flores whose shift from shortstop has already begun. Two or three years ago, there was a notion around baseball that, perhaps, Wilmer Flores, a middle […]

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Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Bret Mitchell

An article by posted on January 16, 2012 0 Comments
Get To Know Mets Pitching Prospect Bret Mitchell

This week I caught up with NY Mets right-handed pitching prospect, Bret Mitchell. Bret was the 2011 Sterling Award Winner as the Kingsport Mets Pitcher of the Year. The Mets were fortunate to be able to get a quality arm like Mitchell’s with their 12th round pick in the 2010 draft.  Now, after rehabbing from […]

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