Minor League Stuff

Montero Picks Up Fourth Straight Quality Start With Seven Sharp Innings

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Picks Up Fourth Straight Quality Start With Seven Sharp Innings

Oh, Rafael Montero…way to put the exclamation point on a wonderful night of Mets pitching! I was originally so disappointed in the organization’s decision to put Montero in Triple-A where he could have been victimized by the factors that make the PCL so bad for pitchers… and originally, it seemed like he would be. But […]

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Mets Source Confirms D’Arnaud Will Replace Buck When His Wife Gives Birth

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Source Confirms D’Arnaud Will Replace Buck When His Wife Gives Birth

A team insider has confirmed to ESPN New York that catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud is indeed slated to replace John Buck when he heads to New York for the birth of his baby. The Mets promoted d’Arnaud to Triple-A Las Vegas so he’d be close by when Buck is placed on paternity leave. It will be great […]

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This Week’s Mets Top Prospect Tracker

An article by posted on August 9, 2013 0 Comments
This Week’s Mets Top Prospect Tracker

1. Noah Syndergaard, RHP Status: Hot Thor continues to stay hot as he makes Eastern League hitters extremely frustrated every time he takes the mound. He was dominant on August 4th against Harrisburg, allowing two hits, one walk, and three strikeouts in five shutout innings. He’s now 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 49 […]

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Tovar Homers Twice, D’Arnaud Triples In 5-4 B-Mets Loss

An article by posted on August 8, 2013 0 Comments
Tovar Homers Twice, D’Arnaud Triples In 5-4 B-Mets Loss

Altoona 5, Binghamton 4 Despite two home runs from Wilfredo Tovar, the Binghamton Mets had three costly throwing errors as they fell to the Altoona Curve, 5-4 on Wednesday night at NYSEG Stadium. The loss snapped their five-game winning streak. After a scoreless first inning, Binghamton struck the scoreboard in the bottom of the second […]

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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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