Minor League Stuff

No Mets On MLB Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on January 26, 2011 0 Comments
No Mets On MLB Top 50 Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com released his annual Top 50 Prospects last night on MLB Network. Outfielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels was named baseball’s top prospect and deservingly so. The 19 year old phenom was a first-round pick in the 2009 Draft, and had a stellar season in 2010, batting .362 with 45 steals and a .526 slugging percentage for […]

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Stoner and Pridie Clear Waivers And Will Report To Buffalo

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments

Steve Popper of The Record, is reporting that Jason Pridie and Tobi Stoner both cleared waivers today and have been outrighted to Buffalo.  Pridie has decided to accept the assignment instead of electing free agency.  Stoner did not have a choice – he had to accept the assignment.  Both players will be invited to attend […]

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Strawberry Predicts Backman Will Be Next Mets Manager

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments

Updated Post 7:45 PM How’s this for an update? According to a report by Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, Darryl Strawberry has predicted that Wally Backman will be the next manager of the Mets. “Wally will be the next manager of the Mets, in my opinion,” Strawberry said. “I don’t have much say, but I thought […]

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Deep Leagues Top 250 Features Seven Mets Prospects

An article by posted on January 22, 2011 0 Comments

Bradley O’Neill of Deep Leagues released his Top 250 Prospects list last week, and although no Mets made the top twenty, seven Mets prospects did make cut. First, the top twenty: Top 20 Prospects 1. Bryce Harper OF, Nationals 2. Mike Trout  OF, Angels 3. Anthony Rendon  3B, Rice Univ. 4. Domonic Brown  OF, Phillies 5. […]

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Tim Teufel Officially Named Bisons Manager

An article by posted on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Tim Teufel Officially Named Bisons Manager

As first reported by Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News, Tim Teufel has officially been named the manger of the Buffalo Bisons. The move was expected, but had not been announced until today. Terry Collins will be on hand as the keynote speaker at a luncheon to precede the press conference. Cold and frigid is […]

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Mike O’Connor Could Be A Nice Fit In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on December 2, 2010 0 Comments

On Tuesday, the New York Mets announced that they had re-signed lefty reliever Mike O’Connor to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training. According to Bisons.com, O’Connor, 30, spent the entire 2010 season with the Bisons and was the club’s most used reliever. In a team-high 51 appearances, O’Connor was 5-2 with […]

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Mets Winter League Report: Flores, F-Mart, O’Connor, Perez

An article by posted on November 26, 2010 0 Comments

As we head into the weekend, here is an update on how our boys are doing in winter league baseball. Dominican Winter League Fernando Martinez finally made his debut and went 1-3 with 2 RBIs on Wednesday. Daniel Murphy continues to rake batting .320 with four home runs and 22 RBIs. However, after just one […]

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Interview With Mets Prospect Hub

An article by posted on November 20, 2010 0 Comments

About two weeks ago, I emailed some questions to our friends at Mets Prospect Hub. After much deliberation, here are the responses I got back from David and Tejesh, the guys behind their great blog. They did a nice job. The two of them do an amazing job covering the Mets minors both during the regular and […]

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Mets Minor League Report: Rule 5, AFL Recap, Duda, O’Connor

An article by posted on November 19, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Report: Rule 5, AFL Recap, Duda, O’Connor

On the last day for teams to add minor leaguers to their 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule 5 draft, the Mets made a few moves. They added pitchers Josh Stinson and Armando Rodriguez and infielders Zach Lutz and Jordany Valdespin to their 40-man roster.. Previously, pitcher Manny Alvarez had been added. The deadline for protecting players from […]

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Checking In On The Mets Minors With Macks Mets

An article by posted on November 2, 2010 0 Comments

Mack from the always informative Macks Mets, was gracious enough to answer a few questions for me last week on the “middle of the pack” Mets minor leagues. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) in the following areas:  A) Starting Pitching: 4 – Lots of […]

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