Minor Leagues

Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
Pedro Lopez to Become the New Las Vegas 51s’ Manager

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Pedro Lopez will replace Wally Backman as the manager of the Las Vegas 51s for the 2017 season. Frank Viola will stay as the 51s’ pitching coach and Jack Voigt will remain as the hitting coach for the 51s. Lopez, 47, was the Binghamton Mets manager for the past […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Catcher Prospects

An article by posted on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Catcher Prospects

We have voted for the Top 5 Mets catcher prospects here at MMO/MMN. This is the second position we’ve ranked after doing so with shortstops previously. In the higher levels (Triple-A & Double-A) the Mets didn’t have a big catching prospect on their roster. In the lower levels their are a few catchers that stand out, but overall […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

Initially i was simply going to post this one excerpt from Baseball America, who projected the top players who could get picked in the upcoming Rule 5 draft. But I was actually surprised that they listed Mets Double-A infield prospect Philip Evans among their “cream of the crop.” That’s not to knock Evans who I […]

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Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: MiLB Names Mets’ Prospect All-Stars

MiLB.com is doing a team-by-team analysis of each team’s best prospects solely according to the numbers they put up during the 2016 season. There was no consideration paid to the player’s age or their prospect status. With those parameters in mind, here were MiLB’s top Mets prospects: C – Tomas Nido (St. Lucie) – .320/.357/.459, 23 2B, 2 […]

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Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
Frank Viola Will Remain As Las Vegas 51s Pitching Coach

Former Mets pitcher and current Las Vegas 51s pitching coach Frank Viola was a finalist for the Orioles pitching coach position. Fortunately for the Mets, the Orioles went in another direction. According to the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles have hired former Mets reliever and recently fired Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell to take over for the recently retired Dave […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Shortstop Prospects

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Shortstop Prospects

We have voted on our Top 5 prospects at each position in the Mets minor league system. The first position we’re going to cover is shortstop, one that is becoming a strength in the Mets system. In recent years the Mets have drafted and signed players to strengthen their middle infield depth. Last year, the […]

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Winter Ball Update: Evans Hits First Homer

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Evans Hits First Homer

The deadline to add players to the 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule 5 draft was yesterday. One of the interesting names for the Mets that wasn’t protected is infielder Phillip Evans, coming off winning the Eastern League batting title for the Double-A Binghamton Mets. Evans, 24, slashed .335/.374/.485 with 30 doubles, eight home runs […]

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Cecchini With Two Hits in Scorpions Victory

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cecchini With Two Hits in Scorpions Victory

The Scottsdale Scorpions won 4-0 over the Salt River Rafters on Wednesday night in what is their second to last game of the year. They’re the only team out of six in the Arizona Fall League that is out of contention for the championship game going into the final day of the regular season. Gavin […]

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Winter Ball Update: Phillip Evans Continuing Great Season

An article by posted on November 12, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Ball Update: Phillip Evans Continuing Great Season

New York Mets action in the winter leagues has heated up some since our last update including infield prospect Phillip Evans. The 24-year old is playing for the Criollos de Caguas in the Puerto Rican League and his offense has rolled over from his great regular season in which he won the Eastern League batting title. […]

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Mets Minors: Corey Taylor Impressing in Fall League

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Corey Taylor Impressing in Fall League

The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 5-4 on Thursday to the Peoria Javelinas to snap their three-game winning streak. They fall to an Arizona Fall League worst 11-15 including just 3-11 on the road. Mets relief prospect Corey Taylor had himself a good outing with 1.2 scoreless innings in which he allowed two hits and struck out three. He […]

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