Minor League Stuff

Boom or Bust: RHP Erik Goeddel

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Boom or Bust: RHP Erik Goeddel

This week’s Boom or Bust centers around B-Mets right-hander Erik Goeddel, who was our 24th round pick in the 2010 MLB Draft. Goeddel, who is slated to start the B-Mets game later today, is 8-3 this season with a 3.94 ERA in 89.0 innings. He has struck out 86 while walking 39. Goeddel has a history […]

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Jenrry Mejia Likely To Make 2013 Debut Against Nationals

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Likely To Make 2013 Debut Against Nationals

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are considering Jenrry Mejia for a start next Saturday. The Mets play a doubleheader on Friday in Washington, and will need an extra pitcher on Saturday. Also being considered, but I view as extreme long-shots, are Chris Schwinden, Jacob deGrom, and Rafael Montero – neither of […]

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Mets Top 10 Prospect Tracker

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Top 10 Prospect Tracker

1. Zack Wheeler, RHP Status: Hot The MMN top prospect heading into 2013 enjoyed his most dominant start of his young MLB career on July 10th against the San Francisco Giants. He was in control for most of the game, throwing plenty of first pitch strikes, using his fastball wisely, and keeping his pitch count down.Wheeler […]

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The Case For Trading Bobby Parnell

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
The Case For Trading Bobby Parnell

Disclaimer: I am not necessarily in favor of trading Bobby Parnell, but since there’s a recent post for the opposite side of this argument, I figured I could play a little devil’s advocate. Bobby Parnell is arguably one of the hottest names on the back-end relief market right now. He hasn’t allowed a home run […]

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Predicting 2013 September Call-Ups

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Predicting 2013 September Call-Ups

With the second half of the 2013 season coming up, and the Mets’ playoff hopes all but in the past, it seems right to start thinking about the young talent that could be brought up to Queens once the minor league season is finished in September. Here are my predictions for who that young talent […]

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Flores Working Hard To Prove Doubters Wrong On Defense

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Flores Working Hard To Prove Doubters Wrong On Defense

So in yesterday’s MiLB Report, Adam Rubin noted that Wilmer Flores would miss the Triple-A All-Star game with an ankle injury — but the injury itself is considered to be minor. It’s bad timing for Flores, but his longterm health is more important than one exhibition game. One of the things that might have went by the […]

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Huge 2nd Inning Leads Cyclones To Home Win

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Huge 2nd Inning Leads Cyclones To Home Win

Finally, a Brooklyn Cyclones that did not include a rain delay or extra innings… The Cyclones continued their climb to the .500 mark on the season with a 7-5 victory Wednesday night at MCU Park in Coney Island over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers – the Single-A short season affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Brooklyn moves […]

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Syndergaard Gets Tagged For Two Homers, Strikes Out Five

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments

I’m one of the people that believes that the All-Star can throw you off a little if you’re a pitcher…and I’d like to believe that’s what happened to Noah Syndergaard when he pitched for Binghamton today. He didn’t look like himself and was plagued with command issues, but he still got through five innings while allowing just […]

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Injury Updates On Prospects Flores, Mazzoni, Vaughn, d’Arnaud

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Injury Updates On Prospects Flores, Mazzoni, Vaughn, d’Arnaud

Adam Rubin released his weekly Farm Report at ESPN New York this morning, highlighting Matt den Dekker and his journey back from a wrist injury in spring training. He also provided injury updates on some of New York’s top prospects. Wilmer Flores had to exit Saturday’s game with the 51s early due to an ankle injury. While the injury is […]

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Pedro Feliciano Pitching Solid In Binghamton

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Pitching Solid In Binghamton

It’s almost unfair. To watch Pedro Feliciano work a pitchers mound against young Double-A batters is to watch a master craftsman applying his craft to a gaggle of apprentices. Feliciano defines what it means to pitch, not to throw a baseball. The former workhorse of the major league Mets, the 36-year old lefthanded relief specialist […]

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