Minor League Stuff

Like Father, Like Son: L.J. Mazzilli Off To Hot Start With Cyclones

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Like Father, Like Son: L.J. Mazzilli Off To Hot Start With Cyclones

Former Mets’ star Lee Mazzilli made the borough of Brooklyn his stomping grounds growing up. Abraham Lincoln H.S. in Coney Island was his home until the Mets drafted him right out of high school in 1973. Located just a mile and half from Lincoln down Ocean Parkway and on Surf Avenue is MCU Park. Though […]

Continue Reading »

Charting Syndergaard’s Double-A Debut At NYSEG Stadium

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments

The storyline for the Binghamton Mets Sunday was a four home run barrage, solid pitching and a 7-2 victory over the Erie Seawolves to improve their record to 46-28 and win their ninth series in a row. For New York Met fans the news was all about Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard, a 6’4” flame throwing, right-handed pitcher […]

Continue Reading »

James Roche Gives Cyclones Rain-Soaked Walkoff Win

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
James Roche Gives Cyclones Rain-Soaked Walkoff Win

It took 13 innings Sunday evening, but the Brooklyn Cyclones moved back to the .500 mark (3-3) with a 4-3 victory over the previously undefeated Hudson Valley Renegades, the short season Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. Cyclones’ right fielder James Roche delivered the deciding two-out RBI walkoff single to left center in the […]

Continue Reading »

Syndergaard’s AA Debut Goes Smoothly With Six Sharp Innings

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
Syndergaard’s AA Debut Goes Smoothly With Six Sharp Innings

Noah Syndergaard took the mound today for his Binghamton debut — and this was a huge step forward for the 20-year old. He was taken out of the game with 88 pitches under his belt — and he still had a lot left in the tank. He was impressive over a solid six innings of […]

Continue Reading »

First Rounder Dominic Smith Makes A Nice Splash In Pro Debut

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
First Rounder Dominic Smith Makes A Nice Splash In Pro Debut

The Mets’ 2013 first-round pick Dominic Smith, made his professional debut today for the GCL Mets and went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Smith started at first base for the Mets and grounded out in first at-bat in the second inning. But in the fourth inning he singled to drive home left fielder Vicente Lupo, picking […]

Continue Reading »

Gavin Cecchini Adjusting To Life In The Big Apple

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Adjusting To Life In The Big Apple

When you’re a kid from Louisiana, New York must seem like another universe. People from New York often think that Brooklyn is a completely different universe. So imagine being Mets’ 2012 first-round draft-pick Gavin Cecchini. Not only is he a Louisiana boy playing in New York, but he’s also getting a close up taste of […]

Continue Reading »

Dominant Relief Work From Akeel Morris Gives Cyclones’ Second Win

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Dominant Relief Work From Akeel Morris Gives Cyclones’ Second Win

Many of the old-time baseball clichés are often true, and that’s why we keep using them. In Friday’s contest between the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Aberdeen Ironbirds, “good things happened when the leadoff man got on base.” The Ironbirds – the Single-A short-season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles – had leadoff hits in four of […]

Continue Reading »

Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta fielded questions for about an hour on Twitter yesterday. He did a nice job of tackling the many concerns and inquiries fans had about the most recent draft, many of the team’s prospects and where they fit into the plan, and also discussed his strategy […]

Continue Reading »

Plawecki Homers, Drives In Four In St. Lucie Debut

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers, Drives In Four In St. Lucie Debut

Catcher Kevin Plawecki slammed a two-out, three-run homer in his first at-bat with Advanced-A St. Lucie last night, who beat Palm Beach by the score of 8-6. The 2012 first round draft pick added an RBI-double and went 2-for-5 with four RBIs in the game. Plawecki, Jayce Boyd and Bret Mitchell had been promoted from Savannah to […]

Continue Reading »

Cyclones Manager Remembers Family Affected By Sandy

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Manager Remembers Family Affected By Sandy

The season is underway for the Brooklyn Cyclones, but not too long ago, it seemed that the start of the season could be in jeopardy. That’s because Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the natural grass playing surface at MCU Park in Coney Island as well as affecting the clubhouses and offices in the stadium. Cyclones’ […]

Continue Reading »