Minor League Stuff

Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Backman Says Flores Will Hit, Black Has Made Progress, deGrom Will Impress

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News spoke to Triple-A manager Wally Backman on Thursday, and the fiery skipper told her that shortstop Wilmer Flores is on a mission to hit and if he’s given the playing time that’s exactly what he’ll do. “Ever since I have had him in 2011, he has been a run […]

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Baseball Prospectus: Scouts Like What They See In Steve Matz

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus: Scouts Like What They See In Steve Matz

The folks over at Baseball Prospectus have recently starting rolling out a wonderful series of articles titled Eyewitness Accounts. When a scout over at BP sits on a game they’ll publish their scouting reports on some of the more interesting names they saw. Yesterday BP scout Jeff Moore published his report on Mets left-handed starter Steve Matz. Matz, 22, was […]

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Mets Minors: Las Vegas 51s Make PCL History With Four Straight Jacks

An article by posted on May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Las Vegas 51s Make PCL History With Four Straight Jacks

The Las Vegas 51s made history in the Pacific League during Thursday night’s game against the Salt Lake Bees when they hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back jacks in the top of the fourth inning. It all started when Allan Dykstra launched a ball over the right field wall for his fifth home run of the season. Then Zach Lutz followed and hit […]

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Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Vic Black Strikes Out The Side, Lowers His ERA To 0.68

May 8 A day after Vic Black took over the closing duties from Jeff Walters for Triple-A Las Vegas, the hard-throwing righty struck out the side on Wednesday night and picked up his fourth save of the season. He has now gone four consecutive appearances without issuing a walk and his ERA has improved to 0.68 for the […]

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Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

Baseball Prospectus today released a host of eyewitness scouting reports on top prospects in the minors, one including Brandon Nimmo, which, in contrast to other top picks like Bubba Starling is an excellent scouting report with a good future projection on his value. The scouting report was issued by scout Jeff Moore, who saw him on […]

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Here Comes Dominic Smith

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Here Comes Dominic Smith

Dominic Smith, the Mets #1 pick in the 2013 June Amateur draft, and #3 on the teams Top Prospect list, has started to shake off his early season rust and is showing how dynamic a player he truly is. The California native started the 2014 season with a slow start and even though he finished April strong […]

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Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

An article by posted on May 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Thor Solid, Strikes Out Eight In Losing Effort

LAS VEGAS 7, TACOMA 5 – RESUMED FROM 5/4 After the game was suspended due to weather Sunday night, the 51′s and Rainiers resumed action on Monday with the score 7-5.  It would remain that way as Las Vegas picks up their 21st win of the season.  Rafael Montero started the game and pitched relatively decent going […]

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Red-Hot Flores Blasts Third Homer In Two Games

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Red-Hot Flores Blasts Third Homer In Two Games

Triple-A shortstop Wilmer Flores blasted a three-run homer on Sunday to give the Las Vegas 51s a 5-1 lead. It was the third home run in two games for the red-hot Flores who has eight hits in his last 16 at-bats. Flores is now batting .290 (29 for 100) this season, with four home runs, 19 RBIs […]

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Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

TACOMA 6, LAS VEGAS 4 Logan Verrett would have his best start of the season wasted on Friday, as the Las Vegas 51′s bullpen couldn’t hold up their end of the bargain dropping the game against Tacoma 6-4.   Verrett would go a strong seven innings allowing just one run before handing the ball over to […]

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Montero, deGrom Headed To The Bullpen?

An article by posted on May 2, 2014 0 Comments
Montero, deGrom Headed To The Bullpen?

According to ESPN New York‘s Adam Rubin, Mets GM Sandy Alderson has hinted that top pitching prospects Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom may be ticketed for the bullpen sooner rather than later. “I think we’re at the point where anything is possible,” Alderson tells ESPN. Montero has a 4.31 ERA for Triple-A Las Vegas this […]

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