Minor League Stuff

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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WSJ – Mets’ Beacon Of Hope, Matt Harvey

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
WSJ – Mets’ Beacon Of Hope, Matt Harvey

Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal had a great post this morning for those of you who can’t get enough on Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey. The Mets top selection in 2010 started out the season with a dominating performance in Single-A Port St. Lucie, where he was recently named the Top Pitching Prospect in […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 11th, 2011

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Syracuse Chiefs 2 Despite issuing five walks, none of them came back to hurt Miguel Batista and he pitched very effectively. He allowed just to runs to score on a pair of sac flies. John Lujan and Dale Thayer held down the fort in relief with Thayer picking up the win […]

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Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

According to the website Dominican Prospect League, the New York Mets have come to terms with three prospects from the Dominican Republic in right-handed pitchers Jesus Lugo (age 17) and Nadir Crismatt (age 16), and Dionis Rodriguez (age 16). Here are players capsules on each:   Jesus Lugo RHP - March 31, 1994; 6’1, 175lb (Trainer – Miguel […]

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Baseball America’s Mets Top 10 List Prior To 2011, Where Are They Now?

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments

Below is Baseball America’s top 10 list prior to the 2011 season.  Where are these players now, and what have they done so far this season? SP – Jenrry Mejia: Coming in Mejia was the best prospect in the Mets farm system. He pitched out of the bullpen in 2010, which in my opinion was […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 9th, 2011 – Lots of Rain

An article by posted on August 10, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Syracuse Chiefs 3 Mark Cohoon start had much better results than last start although the peripherals weren’t much better. He allowed 11 baserunners in just five innings that had him in consistent trouble, he just found ways out of it with minor damage today. In the 1st inning there were two […]

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