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Mets Promote Eric Campbell, Expected To Start At First Base Tonight

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Eric Campbell, Expected To Start At First Base Tonight

9:20 AM Terry Collins told reporters he expects Lucas Duda to be unavailable again on Saturday as he continues to recover from a bad case of food poisoning that required hospitalization on Friday. This means that Eric Campbell could make his major-league debut against the Phillies tonight at first base. 12:30 AM The New York […]

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Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Rafael Montero Fires 5.1 No-Hit Innings

LAS VEGAS 6, SALT LAKE 3 The Las Vegas 51′s used six pitchers to complete the series sweep against the Salt Lake Bees 6-3.  Rafael Montero started the game and fired 5.1 innings of no-hit ball, walking three and striking out five. Montero carried the no-hitter into the sixth before his high pitch count caught up to him […]

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Baseball America Hot Sheet: Cecchini No. 4, Flores in Team Photo

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America Hot Sheet: Cecchini No. 4, Flores in Team Photo

After a hot week in Savannah, Gavin Cecchini joins the list of Mets Prospects that have been recognized this season on Baseball America’s Hot Sheet – that featured Brandon Nimmo and Noah Syndergaard a week ago. After a torrid week at the plate, Cecchini has raised his  average to .286 this season with a .353 […]

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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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