Minor League Stuff

Mets Have Plenty Of Nasty Relief Prospects In System

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to speak to Al Skorupa and Chris Blessing from Bullpen Banter. They’re both really good guys and they do a great job covering the minors. I highly suggest you check out their site. I originally contacted them to get a feel for their thoughts on Mets prospects in general. They […]

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Cyclones Flat In 4-1 Loss

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Flat In 4-1 Loss

Every official baseball game features a top of the third inning. The Brooklyn Cyclones (23-24) likely wish that were not the case after a 4-1 loss to the Connecticut Tigers – the Single-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers – Tuesday night. The Tigers scored all four of their runs – three of which were unearned […]

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Top 5 Mets Power Prospects

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Top 5 Mets Power Prospects

Recently, the Mets top pitching prospects get the all the attention. With pitchers like Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, and Rafael Montero in the minors in 2013, the top hitting prospects have been overshadowed. While they don’t get as much publicity, the Mets do have some top power hitting prospects who have the potential to be […]

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Mets Minors: Flores Looks Towards The Show, Nimmo Goes Deep, Cessa Shines

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Flores Looks Towards The Show, Nimmo Goes Deep, Cessa Shines

It was a quieter night in the world of Mets Minors purely because Binghamton, St. Lucie, Brooklyn, and Kingsport did not play a game — but as you’ve heard by now, there was definitely some points to talk about… Well, the sweet swing of Wilmer Flores will be in a Citi Field near you soon…and […]

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Mets Minors: Montero, Syndergaard, and Flores Preview The Future

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Montero, Syndergaard, and Flores Preview The Future

So not only did Wilmer Flores play third base again — but he took Michael Wacha deep for his 15th home run of the year. Flores is approaching relatively impressive numbers for a full season of play (20 HRs, 100 RBI, .300+ average) and yet is still being kept down in Triple-A. The fact that […]

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L.J. Mazzilli and John Mincone Among Five Cyclones Named NYPL All-Stars

An article by posted on August 4, 2013 0 Comments
L.J. Mazzilli and John Mincone Among Five Cyclones Named NYPL All-Stars

The Brooklyn Cyclones will have plenty of representation at the 2013 New York-Penn League All-Star Game to be played Aug. 13 in Norwich, Conn. Starting pitchers John Gant, Miller Diaz and Robert Gsellman, closer John Mincone and second baseman L.J. Mazzilli will all represent the National League Affiliates in the game. Diaz will be the […]

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Thor’s Hammer Is Strong: Five Shutout Innings For Syndergaard

An article by posted on August 4, 2013 0 Comments
Thor’s Hammer Is Strong: Five Shutout Innings For Syndergaard

Oh, if only we didn’t have to limit Thor’s innings… The young phenom Noah Syndergaard took the mound for the Binghamton Mets today and surprise, surprise… he dominated. The coolest thing about it, however, was that D’Arnaud was behind the plate for the game — which created a weird glimpse into our potential future at […]

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Puello’s Biogenesis Fate To Be Decided Any Day

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments

Jon Heyman provided his opinion and interpretation on the latest happenings with Biogenesis, and Mets outfield prospect, Cesar Puello, is included. Obviously, this article is mostly focused on Alex Rodriguez because he’s likely going to get the biggest suspension, but here’s what Heyman said in his latest article: The nine or so Biogenesis-linked players who may take deals in the […]

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Mets Farm System Is Kicking Ass And Taking Names

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Farm System Is Kicking Ass And Taking Names

Wilmer Flores has Las Vegas sitting at the top of the division… So much of the New York Met sales pitch over the last several years has been a message of hope. Met fans were asked to think forward as the franchise went about the business of establishing a culture and practices geared at making […]

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Racquetball a Joy for Cyclones’ Skipper

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Racquetball a Joy for Cyclones’ Skipper

A version of this story originally appeared in The Tablet Newspaper. Brooklyn Cyclones’ manager Rich Donnelly is known for being a passionate man. He’s coached professional baseball at various levels for nearly 40 years, including winning the 1997 World Series as a coach with the Florida Marlins. But Donnelly has another passion – that actually […]

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