Minor Leagues

Cecchini Continues Strong AFL Season in Scorpions Win

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Cecchini Continues Strong AFL Season in Scorpions Win

The Scottsdale Scorpions won their third game in a row on Wednesday as they defeated the Surprise Saguaros 6-5. Gavin Cecchini got the start at short and went 2 for 4 with two runs scored in the victory. Cecchini helped the Scorpions with a single and a run scored in the first as the Scorpions scored four. In […]

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Mets Minors: Molina, Oswalt Pitch Well in Scorpions Loss

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Molina, Oswalt Pitch Well in Scorpions Loss

The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 2-1 on Thursday against the Glendale Desert Dogs as they dropped their season record to 7-14. The Scorpions got great pitching from two Mets minor league pitchers. Corey Oswalt got the start as he went five innings allowing two unearned runs on three hits while walking one and striking out three. Oswalt got […]

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Mets Minors: Could Dominic Smith See the Majors in 2017?

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Could Dominic Smith See the Majors in 2017?

The injury of Lucas Duda created a black hole for at first base for the majority of the 2016 season that the Mets tried to plug with James Loney. The Mets sent cash to the San Diego Padres for Loney, who was playing Triple-A, in hopes of filling Duda’s shoes. Loney started and finished strong for […]

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Mets Minors Roundtable: 2016 Review and Looking Forward

An article by posted on October 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Roundtable: 2016 Review and Looking Forward

This is our third and final roundtable of the 2016 year in which we discuss the futures of Amed Rosario, Dominic Smith, Gavin Cecchini, T.J. Rivera, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman. As well as our thoughts on Tim Tebow, our biggest disappointments from this past season and who could replace Terry Collins long-term. Who is a safer bet long-term, Amed Rosario or Dominic Smith? Jacob –  At the […]

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P.J. Conlon Wins MiLBY Best Starting Pitcher Award

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
P.J. Conlon Wins MiLBY Best Starting Pitcher Award

Mets prospect P.J. Conlon won the Best Starting Pitcher MiLBY Award as selected by the fans. Conlon won the award with a whopping 63% of the fan vote. The voting total impressed everyone, including Conlon: Sending a HUGE thank you to everyone who voted! I'm honored to be the Fans' Choice for Best Starting Pitcher. That percentage is crazy! […]

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Stuart Hitting Well in AFL, Cecchini Leaves Game Early

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Stuart Hitting Well in AFL, Cecchini Leaves Game Early

The Scottsdale Scorpions finally got in the win column last night with a 9-7 victory over the Salt River Rafters in a game that was shown on MLB.com for free. The win snaps a five game losing streak and improves their record to 4-11 in Arizona Fall League play. MLB was hyping the game all […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Offensive Performances

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Offensive Performances

The Mets minor league system entered 2016 in the middle of the pack in terms of farm rankings, however, several prospects had standout years for their respected affiliates, adding even more hype around several of their top talents. Ranking the top five offensive performers in the Mets’ system was a challenging one, as there were […]

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Cecchini Hit His First AFL Home Run, Raises Average To .350

An article by posted on October 24, 2016 0 Comments
Cecchini Hit His First AFL Home Run, Raises Average To .350

The Scottsdale Scorpions were off on Sunday, but shortstop Gavin Cecchini had himself a fantastic showing at the plate on Saturday. The former first rounder  went 3-for-5 and hit his first AFL home run. Cecchini is now batting .350 with a .423 OBP in 20 at-bats for Scottsdale, with five RB, four walks  and a 1.023 […]

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Tebow Picks Up Second AFL Hit, Molina Sharp Again

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
Tebow Picks Up Second AFL Hit, Molina Sharp Again

The Scottsdale Scorpions fell to the Surprise Saguaros by a 2-1 score last night in Arizona Fall League action. It’s the Scorpions fourth straight loss as they drop to 2-6 on the season. Mets prospect Marcos Molina got the start for the Scorpions and pitched three scoreless innings. He allowed one hit, one walk and struck out one […]

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Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

Mets outfielder Tim Tebow finally picked up his first hit in the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday night, going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts while hitting into a double play. Tebow stroked a single to left field and is now 1-for-16 in five AFL games with eight strikeouts. It was the first time Tebow hit a ball to […]

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