Minor League Stuff

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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Sickels: New York Mets Top 20 Prospects for 2011

An article by posted on October 31, 2010 0 Comments

From the one and only John Sickels of Minor League Ball, his just released Mets Top Prospects list for 2011. 1) Wilmer Flores, SS, Grade B+: He’s coming around with the bat. How fast will the new regime push him, and what position will he play long-term? 2) Jenrry Mejia, RHP, Grade B: I’m concerned enough about […]

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BP Looks Back At Their Top 11 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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Mets Top Prospect Wilmer Flores, Left Off SAL Top 20

An article by posted on October 7, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Top Prospect Wilmer Flores, Left Off SAL Top 20

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 […]

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Reese Havens Surgery Could Change Everything

An article by posted on September 17, 2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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9/14 Minor League Playoff Report! CECILIANI!!!

An article by posted on September 14, 2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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9/11 Minor League Playoff Report!

An article by posted on September 11, 2010 0 Comments

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. […]

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9/10 Minor League Playoff Report! Savannah Eliminated, but…ADERLIN!

An article by posted on September 10, 2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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9/9 Minor League Report! Brooklyn Cyclones Advance!

An article by posted on September 9, 2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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