Minor League Stuff

Alderson Frustrated With Tejada, Says He Doesn’t Show A Commitment To Improving

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Frustrated With Tejada, Says He Doesn’t Show A Commitment To Improving

In his interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said some things about Ruben Tejada that were very unflattering and I would say he basically called him lazy, aloof and unmotivated although not in so many words. “One of the problems with Ruben is it’s like pulling teeth,” Alderson said to describe […]

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Cyclones Comeback Falls Just Short

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Comeback Falls Just Short

From the Brooklyn Cyclones   Brooklyn, N.Y. – September 1, 2013 – What Sunday night’s game lacked in runs early, it made up for late as all nine runs scored came from the seventh inning on as Aberdeen held on for a 5-4 victory over the Cyclones at MCU Park.  Brooklyn rallied for three runs in the […]

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Roster News: Plawecki And Reynolds Promoted For Playoff Experience, Lutz To Majors

An article by posted on September 1, 2013 0 Comments
Roster News: Plawecki And Reynolds Promoted For Playoff Experience, Lutz To Majors

The Mets have made a few roster moves today (and yesterday, for that matter). Here’s a summary of everything I can see that’s going on: Matt Reynolds and Kevin Plawecki may be done in St. Lucie with the FSL season, but they will get a taste of the Eastern League playoffs with the Binghamton Mets. […]

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Gorski Demonstrates Pinpoint Control In Dominating Performance Last Night

An article by posted on August 31, 2013 0 Comments
Gorski Demonstrates Pinpoint Control In Dominating Performance Last Night

Masterful. That’s the only way to describe another Darin Gorski pitching gem at NYSEG Stadium last night. Last week’s Eastern League Player of the Week dazzled, staying ahead of hitters and once again causing batter after batter to pop the ball into the air, as he threw seven scoreless innings, one batter above the minimum, […]

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Not Much Offense, But Cyclones Win Again

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Not Much Offense, But Cyclones Win Again

The Brooklyn Cyclones have only scored three runs in the past two games. Yet it’s resulted in two wins. The Cyclones earned a 2-1 win Thursday night over the Staten Island Yankees to remain a half-game in first place ahead of the Aberdeen Ironbirds, who also won Thursday. In front of a packed house at […]

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Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

Update 8/29, 5:45 PM by Satish Ram The Mets announced earlier on Twitter that Victor Black was the PTBNL in the deal that saw the Mets send Marlon Byrd, John  Buck, and cash to the Pirates. This was old news, however, as speculation ran rampant as soon as the trade was announced. The new news, coming […]

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

With Tuesday’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Colombia who is three years into his professional baseball career, and in his second year playing in the U.S., after spending […]

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Vic Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera,who we profiled yesterday, and Black, who […]

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Top 5 Underrated Mets Hitting Prospects

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Top 5 Underrated Mets Hitting Prospects

JAYCE BOYD TOPS THE LIST With the amount of promising prospects that have come up through the Mets system recently, many fans have become more focused on the minor leagues.  Many view the exciting crop of young players the Mets currently possess as a sign that the team will soon escape mediocrity, so the elite […]

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Interview With Mets Second Base Prospect T.J. Rivera

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Interview With Mets Second Base Prospect T.J. Rivera

With the St. Lucie Mets coming back in town this past weekend, to face the Fort Myers Miracle, I set out a few weeks ago to try and land an interview with one of their players. My first thought was since I picked second baseman T.J. Rivera as my first MMN Player of the Week honoree, it would be […]

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