Minor Leagues

Mets Minors: Wally Has Team Running To Another First Place Finish

An article by posted on August 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wally Has Team Running To Another First Place Finish

‘Put on your running shoes’ could be the motto for Wally Backman’s Las Vegas 51’s this summer. The scrappy 2014 PCL Manager of the Year has used the running game as a weapon in leading his team to a possible first place finish in the Southern Division. Las Vegas ranks fifth out of sixteen PCL […]

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Mets Minors: Matz One Step Closer, Black Blows Lead

An article by posted on August 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Matz One Step Closer, Black Blows Lead

Omaha 5, Las Vegas (68-58) 4 Vic Black had a night he would like to forget as he blew a 3-1 lead in the 9th inning as the 51′s lost and fell out of first place for the first time since April 28th. He allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while striking […]

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Baseball America: Dominic Smith & Amed Rosario’s Defense Top Notch

An article by posted on August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America: Dominic Smith & Amed Rosario’s Defense Top Notch

  After the first half in the Minor Leagues, Baseball America asked managers and coaches to vote for who they thought has the best skills at every level in a variety of different categories. This year when they talked to the voters in the Florida State League the St. Lucie Mets infield stole the show […]

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Mets Minors: Wright Collects Two Hits, Goeddel Gets Closer To Return

An article by posted on August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wright Collects Two Hits, Goeddel Gets Closer To Return

  Omaha 8, Las Vegas (68-57) 7 With the 51′s loss and an El Paso win, Las Vegas sees their division lead shrink to a half game with Dillon Gee taking the mound tonight in an important game. Dilson Herrera was 2-5 with two runs scored and his 7th homerun of the year for Las […]

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Mets Minors: Wright Walks Three Times, Molina Back On DL

An article by posted on August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wright Walks Three Times, Molina Back On DL

  Las Vegas (68-56) 6, Iowa 5 Walk-Off For the second straight night the 51′s beat the Cubs in walk-off fashion after Danny Muno hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the 12th inning on Monday night. Dan Rohlfing was hit by the pitch as a pinch hitter with the bases loaded in the […]

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MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Paul Sewald Just Keeps Throwing Strikes

He is part of a crop of young baseball players who grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, a class that includes the likes of Bryce Harper, Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant. He’s thoughtful, strategic and articulate and made a perfect guest on a recent WIOX, Tip-Off radio show. I’m talking about Paul Sewald the current […]

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Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Frame For B’Mets, Black Takes Loss

An article by posted on August 17, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Frame For B’Mets, Black Takes Loss

  Iowa 4, Las Vegas (66-56) 3 Vic Black struck out Mike Baxter to start the 9th inning before allowing a double that right fielder Travis Taijeron misplayed allowing the hitter to go to third. Matt Szczur successfully executed the squeeze play to knock in the winning run. Black would then strike out Javier Baez […]

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Mets Midseason Top Prospects 20-16

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Midseason Top Prospects 20-16

Here you can see the first six in the Mets Midseason Top Prospects 25-21 #20 Matthew Bowman Preseason: #22 Age: 24 – May 31, 1991 Drafted: 13th round in 2012 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Bowman has had the worst year of his professional career going 7-13 with a 5.19 ERA and 1.62 WHIP to start the season for […]

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Mets Minors: Sand Gnats Win 10th Straight, Wright Rehab Game Suspended

An article by posted on August 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Sand Gnats Win 10th Straight, Wright Rehab Game Suspended

  El Paso 5, Las Vegas (66-53) 4 Walk-Off The 51′s lost on a walk-off single by Hector Gomez that deflected off the glove of the diving Matt Reynolds with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th inning. Prior to that Zack Thornton  intentionally walked Will Middlebrooks with two outs and runners on […]

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Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Inning, Taijeron Homers Twice

An article by posted on August 13, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Goeddel With Scoreless Inning, Taijeron Homers Twice

  Las Vegas (66-52) 7, El Paso 1 Veteran right-hander Tim Stauffer had his one-hit shutout bid snapped by the pinch hitting Jake Goebbert who led off the 9th inning with a solo homerun. Stauffer’s final line: 9 innings, 2 hits, R, 3 walks, HBP, and 5 strikeouts. He threw just 104 pitches with 70 […]

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