Minor Leagues

Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

In a decision that should come as no surprise to MMO readers, 2014 first rounder Michael Conforto, will skip Single-A Savannah and begin the season with Advanced-A St. Lucie as reported by ESPN New York. Conforto was selected 10th overall last June out of Oregon State and hit .331 with three homers and 19 RBIs […]

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Baseball America: Mets Have 5th Best System In MLB

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Have 5th Best System In MLB

Baseball America ranked the New York Mets with the 5th best farm system in MLB. The Mets have seen their farm ranking improve steadily as the system was restocked by Sandy and Co. and a dozen or so players from the prior regime rose to top prospect status or won regular major league jobs. Baseball […]

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Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Bowman Impresses Against Nationals

In yesterday’s start against the Washington Nationals, prospect Matthew Bowman was excellent. Bowman pitched five scoreless innings, and he allowed just two hits and one walk. Bowman wasn’t originally scheduled to pitch, but he got the spot start in place of Jon Niese. Niese instead pitched in a simulated game in order to work on […]

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Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

Historic Grayson Stadium, Savannah, GA According to a report by Adam Rubin, Mets are semi-officially stating that their Single-A affiliate, the Savannah Sand Gnats, are ceasing their occupancy in Savannah, Georgia on October 1st, 2015. and will be relocating to a brand new, state of the art stadium located in Columbia, South Carolina. The Mets […]

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B-Mets Start Spring Games With Pair Of Losses

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
B-Mets Start Spring Games With Pair Of Losses

The Eastern League defending champions started their spring training schedule on Thursday with a 9-3 loss to the Jacksonville Sun. Octavio Acosta started for the B-Mets and allowed 6 runs in 3 innings. Acosta is a 24-year old right-hander who pitched to a 2.93 ERA and 1.127 WHIP for Brooklyn and Savannah last year. Fellow […]

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Syndergaard Vows To Force His Way Onto Mets Rotation

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Vows To Force His Way Onto Mets Rotation

Noah Syndergaard was scheduled to start on Saturday against the Tigers in Lakeland. But was scratched after he took a ball off his left ankle while playing catch on Thursday. Sandy Alderson said X-rays taken on Friday showed that Syndergaard was more or less fine, but the Mets decided to option him to minor league camp […]

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Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down MLB’s Top Mets Prospects

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com provided an interesting analysis last night of the Mets’ minor league system. Mayo said that the Mets have a lot of talent up and down the minors, but he described it as more “top-heavy” with a total of 12 prospects with an ETA of 2015. Here is his breakdown of the […]

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Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Eight Mets Among John Sickels’ 2015 Top Prospects

John Sickels of Minor League Ball recently released his Top 175 MLB Prospects and the Mets had a great showing, placing eight prospects in the top 175 seven of them in the top 100. Here they are including where they were ranked and their Grades: Noah Syndergaard – 13 (Grade A-) Steven Matz – 35 […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 11-15

No. 15 – Milton Ramos, SS Age: 19 Height: 5’11 Weight: 158 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Last Year: Not Ranked Synopsis: When the Mets drafted Milton Ramos in the 3rd round of the 2014 draft they knew they were getting a slick fielding shortstop whose glove alone could carry him to the majors. What they’re hoping is […]

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2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MMO Top 25 Prospects: Numbers 20-16

No. 20 Jack Leathersich, LHP Age: 24 Height: 5’11 Weight: 200 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Last year: #21 Synopsis: Jack Leathersich has posted huge strikeout numbers at every level proven by his career 15.2 K/9, unfortunately he also walks more than his share as well. He has walked nearly a hitter per inning at Las Vegas while […]

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Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto Seizes the Moment, Shines in Spring Debut

In Saturday’s split squad game against Atlanta, the Mets beat the Braves by a score of 3-1 at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom started and was sharp for two innings, but make no mistake that  2015 first rounder Michael Conforto, was the big story of the day. Conforto went 3-for-4 at the plate  and drove in all three […]

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