Minor Leagues

Mets Add Nimmo, Lugo, Walters, Gsellman To 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Nimmo, Lugo, Walters, Gsellman To 40-Man Roster

The Mets have added outfielder Brandon Nimmo, RHP Seth Lugo, RHP Jeff Walters, and RHP Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Each will be protected from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft and automatically receive invites to major league spring training. November 19 The Mets have until 11:59 PM on November 20th to decide which of their Rule 5 eligible players they […]

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AFL Season Recap: Dominic Smith and Mickey Jannis Shine For Mets

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
AFL Season Recap: Dominic Smith and Mickey Jannis Shine For Mets

The Salt River Rafters finished their Arizona Fall League season yesterday with a 4-2 win over the Scottsdale Scorpions to finish with a 16-13 record. Right-handed reliever Beck Wheeler finished his strong AFL showing with a scoreless 6th inning issuing a walk while striking out three. He finished with a 2.00 ERA and 1.33 WHIP while striking […]

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Dominic Smith Returns To Arizona Fall League Action

An article by posted on November 18, 2015 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Returns To Arizona Fall League Action

The Salt River Rafters beat the Mesa Solar Sox 4-2 to stay within a game and a half of the first place Scottsdale Scorpions with two games left. The Rafters and Scorpions do play on the last day of the regular season. Mets first base prospect Dominic Smith returned to the lineup for the first […]

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MMO Exclusive With LHP Josh Smoker

An article by posted on November 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive With LHP Josh Smoker

On November 5th the Mets officially added left-handed pitcher Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster. Smoker was a supplemental first round pick (31st overall, six slots ahead of Travis d’Arnaud) of the Washington Nationals in 2007 out of Calhoun High School in Georgia. Josh struggled in the 2012 season, he allowed eight runs in just […]

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MLB Updates Mets Top Prospects, DePodesta High On SS Luis Carpio

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Updates Mets Top Prospects, DePodesta High On SS Luis Carpio

MLB Pipeline has updated their Mets Top 30 Prospects list for the offseason. Here is how they ranked the ten best prospects in the system. The Mets have seen a many of their top prospects advance to the big-league team this past season with over a dozen major league debuts including Noah Syndergaard, Kevin Plawecki, […]

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Gavin Cecchini Scratched From Team USA Roster With Injury

An article by posted on November 9, 2015 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Scratched From Team USA Roster With Injury

Mets shortstop prospect Gavin Cecchini was scheduled to play for Team USA in the first annual Premier 12 Tournament taking place in Asia. The tournament actually started yesterday but USA doesn’t have its first game until tomorrow against the Dominican Republic. Cecchini was on the preliminary roster before being scratched last week according to a […]

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Vic Black Among Minor Leaguers Electing Free Agency

An article by posted on November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Among Minor Leaguers Electing Free Agency

Once promising hard throwing reliever Vic Black has seen his days with the New York Mets come to an end as he elected free agency today. Black was a bright spot in the Mets bullpen combining for a 2.83 ERA and 1.298 WHIP in 47.2 innings covering the 2013-2014 season. Black was traded to the Mets on […]

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Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Lefty Josh Smoker To 40-Man Roster

Today the Mets officially added left-handed former Nationals first round pick Josh Smoker to their 40-man roster putting it right at 40. Smoker started the season with the Savannah Sand Gnats after signing a minor league deal on during the last week of Spring Training. He pitched for the St. Lucie Mets as well and […]

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Mets Pitching Prospect Marcos Molina Has Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on October 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Prospect Marcos Molina Has Tommy John Surgery

Marcos Molina who was ranked as the Mets number 6 prospect by Baseball America earlier today has had Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire 2016 season. The 20-year old right handed pitcher was shutdown on two separate occasions this year with the St. Lucie Mets. The first time came after a rough outing […]

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BA Releases Top 10 Mets Prospect List, Four Shortstops Included

An article by posted on October 30, 2015 0 Comments
BA Releases Top 10 Mets Prospect List, Four Shortstops Included

Baseball America released their Top 10 Mets prospect list today and unsurprisingly they have left-hander Steven Matz at the top. They talk about the fact that the trades of Michael Fulmer, Robert Whalen, Matt Koch, Casey Meisner, Luis Cessa, John Gant and Miller Diaz has weakened the Mets starting pitching depth in the Minors. However, the Mets minor league system still finished with a .532 combined winning percentage this year […]

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Gavin Cecchini Among Four Mets On USA Premier Roster

An article by posted on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Among Four Mets On USA Premier Roster

The Mets announced that four Mets prospects will join Team USA that is heading to Taipei to play in the WBSC Premier 12 Tournament that starts on November 10th against the Dominican Republic. The roster is headlined by shortstop prospect Gavin Cecchini who is listed as Mets #4 prospect according to MLB Pipeline. Cecchini hit .317/.377/.442 this year […]

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