Minor League Stuff

Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

An article by posted on March 3, 2014 0 Comments
Steven Matz Makes Grapefruit League Debut

You’ve heard the name before, but 2013 was the first real look at the Mets’ LHP prospect Steven Matz due to him missing significant time recovering from arm injuries. I recently named him as my Mets’ pitching prospect to watch in 2014, as he seems to be on a path to be named a top-five […]

Continue Reading »

Montero and deGrom Were Pitcher-Perfect In Spring Debuts

An article by posted on March 1, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and deGrom Were Pitcher-Perfect In Spring Debuts

The Mets opened their Grapefruit League season on Friday, and while they suffered a 5-4 loss to the Nationals, they did get two very encouraging performances from Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom, both of whom are hoping for a chance to crack the Opening Day roster or at the very least leave a lasting impression. […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Familia Is Dealing, Cyclones Announce Staff, Tanous Anyone?

There’s a lot of great buzz on Jeurys Familia down in St. Lucie, where he’s looked very impressive during his bullpens. Today, Noah Syndergaard got all the press during the Mets intrasquad game, but he was outperformed by Familia who tossed two scoreless innings and struck out five while hitting the same 96-97 on the […]

Continue Reading »

Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Plawecki Gives Mets Depth at a Premium Position

After Kevin Plawecki‘s breakout 2013 season, along with his rising prospect status, the Mets have a rare commodity in today’s game– depth at catcher. Marc Carig of Newsday spoke to people within the Mets organization about Plawecki as well as their riches at one of baseballs thinnest positions. “When you watch catching, it’s like everything kind of right […]

Continue Reading »

The Ultimate Top 100 Prospects Composite

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Ultimate Top 100 Prospects Composite

Prospect Guru Jonathon Mayo killed some time to combined the Top 100 Prospect rankings from MLB Pipeline, Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, ESPN (Keith Law) and FanGraphs, to create the ultimate composite Top 100 you’ve ever laid eyes on. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch, but it’s still pretty cool… Cutting to the chase, the Mets ended up with […]

Continue Reading »

Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

An article by posted on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball Prospectus Ranks Mets System 8th

Baseball Prospectus released their Organizational Rankings on Wednesday, and the Mets came in 8th overall. That gives the Mets their second top ten ranking this year after Keith Law ranked them 6th earlier this month. Here’s some of what BP had to say about the Mets system: “Solid blend of pitching and positional talent, ranging from high-risk/high-reward types […]

Continue Reading »

Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario Headline STEP Camp Roster

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario Headline STEP Camp Roster

In case you missed it, Adam Rubin posted the roster for STEP Camp, which is an extra spring training for prospects that the Mets hold in high regard and aren’t on the Major League spring training invitee list. Here is the list including which teams they were on last year. Kingsport (Rookie) RHP Tyler Bashlor […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Johnny Magliozzi Is Ready For Full Season Debut

The Mets drafted Johnny Magliozzi in the 17th round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of the University of Florida. In his final season as a Gator, Johnny sported a team-leading 2.67 ERA in 67.1 innings — mostly in relief. He struck out 57 batters in that span, and notched 12 saves, just one shy of the school […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Mailbag: Would You Trade Montero For Franklin?

An article by posted on February 25, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Would You Trade Montero For Franklin?

Jordan asks… I read that the Mets might be talking to Seattle about getting Nick Franklin. Do you think we could get him and should we? Joe D. replies… Let me answer it like this… Surely the Mets must know it’s going to cost them someone like Rafael Montero to snag Franklin from the M’s, […]

Continue Reading »

With Improved Control, Leathersich Could Become A Late Inning Star

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
With Improved Control, Leathersich Could Become A Late Inning Star

John Harper of the NY Daily News writes that lefty reliever Jack Leathersich‘s live stuff and deceptive delivery could make him a late-inning star, if he solves his control issues. Harper compares Leathersich’s control to ‘Wild Thing” Mitch Williams, and calls him the Mets’ most intriguing pitching prospect. In his three seasons moving through the Mets organization, Leathersich […]

Continue Reading »