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Florida State League Top Prospects: Matt Harvey #2, Wilmer Flores #20

An article by posted on October 4, 2011 0 Comments
Florida State League Top Prospects: Matt Harvey #2, Wilmer Flores #20

Baseball America released their Florida State League Top 20 Prospects and Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey was ranked at #2 while infielder Wilmer Flores closed out the list at #20. Matt Harvey had a tremendous campaign for the Mets in 2011. The big right-hander started out in St. Lucie and went 8-2 with a 2.37 ERA and […]

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(Updated) Mets Will Have The 12th Pick In The Draft Next June

An article by posted on October 3, 2011 0 Comments
(Updated) Mets Will Have The 12th Pick In The Draft Next June

Updated Oct. 3 I just wanted to update this post with the complete 2012 Amateur Draft order from Adam Rubin. I did calculate the 12th pick correctly for the Mets last week. Here’s the 2012 draft order: 1. Houston 56-106 2. Minnesota 63-99 3. Seattle 67-95 4. Baltimore 69-93 5. Kansas City 71-91 6. Chicago […]

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Mets Have Some Tough Rule 5 Decisions Ahead

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Post highlighted some Mets prospects that could become exposed in the Rule 5 Draft this Winter unless they are added to the 40-man roster. They are: Reese Havens (Mets first-round pick in 2008): The second baseman, taken four picks after Ike Davis, has suffered through one injury after another practically since the […]

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Mets 2011 Sterling Award Winners Announced

An article by posted on September 15, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Sterling Award Winners Announced

ORGANIZATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JOSH SATIN (INF) Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right Born: 12/23/84, Hidden Hills, CA Resides: Hidden Hills, CA Obtained: Mets’ 25th-round pick in 2007 Signing Scout: Doug Thurman Satin split the season between Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League and Buffalo (AAA) of the International League, hitting a […]

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Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

An article by posted on September 13, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Wins! Series Tied At One

Luis Nieves hit a solo HR in the top of the 7th, and Aderlin Rodriguez crushed a two-run job in the 8th, to ice the game en route to a 7-3 Savannah win in Game Two of their championship series with Greensboro. Right-hander Yohan Almonte, pitching in relief of starter Gonzalez Germen, picked up the win with […]

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Sickels On Chris Schwinden

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments

John Sickels of Minor League Ball features Mets rookie Chris Schwinden in his Prospect of the Day Series. He writes: There is nothing special about his velocity, his fastball is just in the 86-90 range. He mixes in a cutter, curveball, and changeup, relying on sharp command of his secondary pitches to succeed. He has […]

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St. Lucie Falls To Daytona In Game One

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments
St. Lucie Falls To Daytona In Game One

With the Mets and Cubs locked in a tense 1-1 tie in the bottom of the 8th, in the opener of the FSL Championship Series, Daytona shortstop Elliot Soto singled to drive in the go-ahead run. Soto would score later in the inning to give the Cubs a 3-1 victory, in the best-of-five game series. […]

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Savannah Evens Series With Game Two Victory

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Evens Series With Game Two Victory

Savannah Sand Gnats pinch-hitter Blake Forsythe hit a run-scoring double in the bottom of the 8th inning, to break a 2-2 tie and bring home C Albert Cordero with the winning run. The 3-2 Sand Gnats’ victory over the Augusta Green Jackets evened the best-of-three series at one game apiece. The Sand Gnats were able to take […]

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St. Lucie Mets Win FSL Southern Division Crown

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Win FSL Southern Division Crown

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ST. LUCIE METS!  2011 FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning and the score knotted at 3-3, St. Lucie had runners on first and second when Jefry Marte singled to CF to drive home Travis Ozga with the winning run. The victory made Florida […]

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2011 Minor League Awards: Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Minor League Awards: Buffalo Bisons

The Buffalo Bisons announced their 2011 Season award winners last week. M.V.P. AWARD It’s been a big week for Buffalo 1st baseman, Valentino Pascucci. After being named the Bisons’ 2011 M.V.P., he received his first big league call-up since 2004, when he played 32 games for the Montreal Expos. Pascucci, a fan favorite in Buffalo, […]

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