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2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Minor League Awards: Binghamton Mets

The Binghamton Mets honored three players with their annual team awards on Sunday. The team ended their 20th season in fifth place, 11.5 games back with a 65-76 record. Most Valuable Player – OF Brahiam Maldonado As Most Valuable Player, Brahiam Maldonado led the Binghamton Mets with 130 games played, 28 home runs, five triples and 16 […]

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Mets Release Arizona Fall League Roster

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Release Arizona Fall League Roster

The Mets released their roster for the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday. Reese Havens, a first-round pick in 2008, headines a list that also includes third baseman Jefry Marte, outfielder Juan Lagares and pitchers Collin McHugh, Brandon Moore and Taylor Whitenton. The two biggest names heading to the AFL this season are mega-prospects Mike Trout of the Angels […]

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Gorski Hurls Five Shutout Innings After Winning FSL Pitcher of the Year

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
Gorski Hurls Five Shutout Innings After Winning FSL Pitcher of the Year

On the same day that Mets pitching prospect Darin Gorski was named FSL Pitcher of the Year, he took the mound and hurled five more shutout innings for St. Lucie in a 2-1 win over the Fort Myers Miracle. Gorski was absolutely dominating and allowed just two hits and struck out five while walking none. […]

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Mets Select Reese Havens and Others For AFL

An article by posted on August 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Select Reese Havens and Others For AFL

Reese Havens headed to the Arizona Fall League Double-A Binghamton right-handers Collin McHugh and Brandon Moore, outfielder Juan Lagares and second baseman Reese Havens have been informed they will be part of the Mets’ contingent in the Arizona Fall League, according to Lynn Worthy of the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin. On Saturday, Havens hit a […]

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My Interview With Mets 2011 Draft Pick, Bradley Marquez

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
My Interview With Mets 2011 Draft Pick, Bradley Marquez

Last week, less than 24 hours before the signing deadline, the Mets and SS/OF Bradley Marquez officially came to an agreement on a contract with the New York Mets. In June, the standout dual-sport athlete was selected in the 16th round of the MLBaseball First-Year Player Draft. On Sunday, I had a chance to speak to Bradley […]

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Dynamic Duo, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, Hurl Gems

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Dynamic Duo, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, Hurl Gems

While the Mets continued their descent to the bottom of the NL East Standings last night in Philadelphia, there’s two big reasons that better days may be coming as Mets pitching prospects Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler continue to shine down in the minors. The Mets’ new dynamic duo, and arguably the two top prospects in the […]

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Mets Minor League Updates: Havens, Martinez, Lutz, Sandoval

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Updates: Havens, Martinez, Lutz, Sandoval

Reese Havens In case you missed it, second base prospect Reese Havens made the Baseball America Hot Sheet last week which highlights prospects that are excelling. After a week in which Havens batted .435/.536/.739 (10-for-23) with seven runs scored, BA writes: In an alternate universe, a healthy Reese Havens might already have claimed the Mets’ […]

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The Mets 40-Man Roster And Some Potential September Call-ups

An article by posted on August 15, 2011 0 Comments

With September 1st only two weeks away, Adam Rubin speculated on which Mets minor leaguers could get called up when rosters expand to 40 players. Here’s what he had to say about a few of them: CHRIS SCHWINDEN, rhp (7-6, 3.53 ERA in 23 appearances, 21 starts, with Buffalo and Binghamton): The Dillon Gee-type feel-good […]

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Mets Prospects Updates: Valdespin, Wheeler, Satin, Familia

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments

Jordany Valdespin Mets infield prospect Jordany Valdespin is having himself a breakthrough season with his bat and was recently promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo last week. So far, he’s been on a tear since joining the Bisons and has collected hits in each of his first three games batting an impressive .364 (4-11). […]

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Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

An article by posted on August 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mike Puma: Nimmo’s Father Says There’s Still Some Work To Do

Updated by Joe D Mike Puma spoke with Brandon Nimmo’s father Ron who say’s Mets and his son are no closer than they were in June. [blackbirdpie url=https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102845104976445440] [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/NYPost_Mets/status/102844838378094592"] Not sure if these quotes are legit or if Puma misquoted him. (sarcasm) Original Post 3::00 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, a Mets official […]

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