Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus reexamines their pre-season Top 11 Mets Prospects and issues some quick analysis on each. No. 1 Prospect Jenrry Mejia, RHP (48th overall) What Was Said: “…his fastball alone could land him in the Mets bullpen.” Analysis: Mejia’s heater did earn him a big-league job, but to what end? The soon-to-be 21-year-old Dominican needed innings and repetition more than getting his feet wet in the big leagues. He’s back to starting, but […]
The Mets current number one prospect in the organization is shortstop Wilmer Flores a non-drafted free agent signed out of Venezuela. Last winter, Mejia knocked Fernando Martinez out of the top spot on the Mets prospect list after batting .264 with three homeruns and 36 RBI in 528 plate appearances with the Sand Gnats. This season, Flores began the season in Low-A before being promoted to Single-A St. Lucie where he batted .300 with four home […]
Last night, Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reported that Mets second base prospect Reese Havens, may be facing back surgery. According to an organization source, Havens is in New York, where he received injections for season-long injury trouble that started with his oblique muscles. If the trouble is not relieved within a few weeks, surgery may proceed. Havens has been highly regarded since being drafted by the Mets in the first round of the 2008 MLB Draft. Originally a shortstop, the […]
Reminder: This is my last report offsite, it’s been an honor and pleasure sharing these with you over the past few years. Be sure to check out the site (http://www.metsprospecthub.com). Tej A- New York Penn League: Brooklyn 1/5/3, TriCity 5/11/2, Cyclones lose championship series 0-2. Yohan Almonte gave up 3 runs (1 earned) on 7 hits in 4.2 innings to take the loss as the Cyclones lost tonight, losing out on the title. They only […]
A- New York Penn League: Brooklyn 2/3/1, Tri-City 5/5/2, Brooklyn trails 1-0 in the Best of 3 Championship Series Once again, the Cyclones find themselves on the brink of elimination after a Game 1 defeat, 5 to 2 to Tri-City tonight. AJ Pinera gave up 4 runs (2 earned) in 4 innings for the loss. Cory Vaughn HRed for the only 2 Brooklyn runs, his 15th of the season. cf Darrell Ceciliani 0 for 4, […]
A South Atlantic League: Savannah 4/8/0, Greenville 5/4/0, Savannah is swept 0-2. Taylor Whitenton got crushed for 5 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks in 5+ innings to take the season ending loss for the Gnats, whose bullpen turned in a FANTASTIC effort with 4 hitless innings (3 by Josh Edgin), enabling the Gnats to bring the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the 9th. Aderlin Rodriguez, however, flew out with […]
A- New York Penn League: Brooklyn 6/9/1, Jamestown 4/11/0 Cyclones Win Best of Three Series and Advance to Next Round! The Brooklyn Cyclones beat Jamestown, 6-4, in a winner-take-all Game 3 on Thursday at Coney Island to advance to the New York-Penn League championship series. The Cyclones built up a 5-1 lead, only to watch Chris Hilliard give up 3 in the 5th, to make it a close game again. Brooklyn put up an insurance […]
A South Atlantic League: Savannah 3/10/1, Greenville 8/15/1, Savannah trails 1-0, best of 3 Armando Rodriguez got crushed for 7 runs (3 earned) in 3+ innings to put the Gnats down 1-0 in the best of 3 series. Games 2 and 3 take place at Grayson Stadium in Savannah. The Gnats offense had 10 hits and a 2/12 BB/K, while going just 2 for 13 (.154) with RISP and leaving 10 on base. Luis Nieves, […]
A- New York Penn League: Brooklyn 6/13/2, Jamestown 7/8/0, Jamestown leads 1-0, best of 3 The Cyclones rallied from 6-1 don with 2 in the 5th, 1 in the 7th and 2 in the 8th to tie, before Wes Wrenn gave up a run in the bottom of the 8th, providing Jamestown with the final margin of victory, and leaving Brooklyn on the brink of elimination in the best of 3 series. Darrell Ceciliani, Cory […]
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