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Ryota Igarashi Called Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments
Ryota Igarashi Called Up

After the Francisco Rodriguez deal left the door open for someone to be called up to replace his roster spot, the Mets wasted no time. Ryota Igarashi has been confirmed to have been called up by David Waldstein. Ryota has basically become a three-pitch respectable reliever – throwing a fastball, curveball, and the occasional change-up. […]

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Mets’ Matt Harvey Gets The Save In USA’s 6-4 Win In Futures Game

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets’ Matt Harvey Gets The Save In USA’s 6-4 Win In Futures Game

Matt Harvey signs autographs before the start of the Futures Game (Photo credit to MLB.com) A pair of Mets prospects, RHP Matt Harvey and 3B Jefry Marte, represented the Mets at the 13th annual MLB Futures Game last night at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. Team USA, managed by Mike Piazza who wore a Mets hat, beat […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Jordany Valdespin, SS/2B

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Jordany Valdespin, SS/2B

Jordany Valdespin got a late and usual start to his career, but that hasn’t prevented him from from becoming a top prospect. As most Latin American prospects sign and get their career underway at 16-years-old Valdespin did not until he was 19. He signed in June of 2007 for an unknown amount, which was probably […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 9th, 2011 – Cory Vaughn Goes Justin Turner

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 0 – Pawtucket Red Sox 2 This was a beautifully pitched games by both teams, but it was one Zach Lutz error that resulted in the only two runs and cost the Herd the game. Pat Misch had runners at second and third with one out and get a enormous strikeout, but then […]

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Matt Harvey Cracks Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

Baseball America has included Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey in their Midseason Top 50 Prospects after being snubbed in their Pre-Season Top 100. The Mets’ 2010 first round draft pick, checked in at No. 30 and is gaining momentum after a dominating performance at Single-A Port St. Lucie. Harvey was promoted to Double-A Binghamton a week ago and overall […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 8th, 2011 – Gnats Bang Out 18 Hits!

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons – Scranton/WB Yankees (PPD) Postponed Binghamton Mets – New Britain Rock Cats (PPD) Postponed St. Lucie Mets – Tampa Yankees (PPD) Postponed Savannah Sand Gnats 11 – Greensboro Grasshoppers 4 Angel Cuan had one bad inning in an otherwise very good start. The 3rd inning started off with a homerun that just got […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 7th, 2011 – Gorski Improves to 8-0

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 2 – Scranton/WB Yankees 6 Mark Cohoon went from baby steps to huge strides with this game. Head and shoulders his best start at Triple-A. This was just the second time in eight starts he has walked none, the first time he has struckout at least one batter per inning, and just his […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 6th, 2011 – Matt Harvey Shelled

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 7 – Scranton/WB Yankees 5 Chris Schwinden was his own worst enemy in this affair. Schwinden gave up a leadoff single to Chris Dickerson and wound up paying more attention to him than the batter and walked the batter on four straight pitches after laying one right down the middle to get the […]

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Mets Farm Report: July 5th, 2011 – Gnats Win 11th Straight

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 11 – Syracuse Chiefs 6 Dylan Owen allowed just one hit in this game. That one hit just happened to be a homerun in the 4th that followed a walk and was responsible for the only two runs against him. Recently signed Miguel Batista got into his first action and got shellacked. He […]

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Mets Prospect Spotlight: Chris Schwinden, RHP – Buffalo

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Spotlight: Chris Schwinden, RHP – Buffalo

Chris Schwinden was drafted first by the Detroit Tigers in 2004 out of high school in the 43th round. He was a draft and follow for the Tigers as he went on to the College of the Sequoias. Schwinden went 5-4 with 1.78 ERA (32 runs/19 earned runs) in 14 appearances (13 starts) with the […]

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