Minor Leagues

Nimmo Left Game With “Pinched” Right Knee

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Nimmo Left Game With “Pinched” Right Knee

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo was injured Wednesday evening in Portland during the B-Mets vs. SeaDogs game. Nimmo, a first round pick in 2011, was injured during an awkward slide into second base legging out a double and had to be helped off the field. It looked like a serious leg injury and Nimmo was […]

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Wally Backman Raves About His Middle Infielders Reynolds and Herrera

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Wally Backman Raves About His Middle Infielders Reynolds and Herrera

Triple-A manager Wally Backman has his team battling for the division again with the Las Vegas 51s one game out of first with a 12-8 record. Leading the offense for Backman are shortstop Matt Reynolds who leads the team with 21 RBI already this season. While his middle infield mate, second baseman Dilson Herrera is […]

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How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
How Good Is Dilson Herrera?

Before Daniel Murphy blasted that epic home run in the Mets 3-1 victory over the Miami Marlins, there were many killing Murphy and some were even calling for him to be replaced by Triple-A second baseman who has been tearing it up in Las Vegas. Herrera, 21, has been a Top 100 prospect in baseball, […]

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With Conforto Crushing It In FSL, Promotion To Double-A Now Looming

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
With Conforto Crushing It In FSL, Promotion To Double-A Now Looming

Mets prospect Michael Conforto continues to demolish Florida State League pitching, so much so that Marc Carig of Newsday says the 2014 first rounder has put himself in line for a promotion about a month ahead of schedule. Conforto, 22, has been raking for Advanced-A St. Lucie and is wielding a .348/.439/.652 slash line with […]

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Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

Being from Las Vegas, NV, I am still 300 miles from the nearest MLB ballpark; however, I’m just a mile or two away from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51′s home. I went to the first game of a double-header last night and watched Noah Syndergaard absolutely throttle the Albuquerque Isotopes over seven innings. Syndergaard’s fastball […]

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Syndergaard Dazzles, Silences Critics With Powerful Performance

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Dazzles, Silences Critics With Powerful Performance

I love a good redemption story, and last night in Las Vegas Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard provided a great one. After getting his start skipped last Friday because of a severe case of food poisoning that required IV fluids, Syndergaard was trolled by some fans on Twitter for being “too soft.” After Syndergaard took offense […]

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Mets Minor League Recap 4/27: Conforto Blasts 6th HR, Herrera Batting .371, Fulmer Makes Season Debut

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap 4/27: Conforto Blasts 6th HR, Herrera Batting .371, Fulmer Makes Season Debut

Las Vegas 10,  Albuquerque 4 Matt Bowman got his first win of the year after starting the game with 4.1 perfect innings before allowing three runs (two earned) in 5.2 innings. Early in the game Bowman was pounding his sinking fastball down in the zone which resulted in 11 groundouts on the day. Cody Satterwhite […]

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Mets Minor League Recap 4/25: Matz is Masterful, Reynolds Homers, St. Lucie Wins in 17 Innings

An article by posted on April 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap 4/25: Matz is Masterful, Reynolds Homers, St. Lucie Wins in 17 Innings

Las Vegas 12, Reno 0 Steven Matz made the start in Vegas for Noah Syndergaard (food poisoning) and did not disappoint holding a no hitter through 6.2 innings before our old friend Nick Evans singled to break it up. The next batter singled but Matz got a strike out to end the inning and his […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Matz Takes No-Hitter Into Seventh

An article by posted on April 25, 2015 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Matz Takes No-Hitter Into Seventh

Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz was dominant again on Friday night, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Reno Aces. Nick Evans eventually broke up the no-hit bid with two outs in the seventh when he slapped a ground ball through the infield between shortstop and third for Reno’s first hit. Matz ended […]

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Minor League Recap 4/23: Herrera’s Streak Ends, Guillorme With Big Day

An article by posted on April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Minor League Recap 4/23: Herrera’s Streak Ends, Guillorme With Big Day

Reno 6, Las Vegas 3 Dilson Herrera‘s 7 game multi-hit streak came to an end as he went 0-4 on the night and the 51′s dropped to 6-8. Tyler Pill pitched only 3 innings because of a lengthy rain delay giving up a solo HR for the only damage against him. After the delay Zack […]

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