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Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects Led By Winningham and Smith

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 First Base Prospects Led By Winningham and Smith

First base is one of the Mets’ weakest areas when it comes to depth in the minor league system considering three of the players below didn’t even play the position full-time in 2015. The Mets have Lucas Duda under contract for the next two seasons making them strong at first base at the Major League […]

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Brian Cole: The Best Mets Prospect We Never Saw

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
Brian Cole: The Best Mets Prospect We Never Saw

So one of my writers sent me a link to Baseball America asking me to check out last week’s Ask BA feature. A reader posed the following question to  J.J. Cooper: “Who are the best prospects such as Grant Desme who never made MLB either by choice, injury, accident or other causes?” Before I even got to Cooper’s […]

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Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Jim Callis Talks Mets Prospects With MMO

Update: MLB Pipeline released their Top 100 Prospects last night with four Mets on the list: Gavin Cecchini #87, Amed Rosario #79, Dominic Smith #51, and Steven Matz at #15. Full write up to come.  The following is an interview I conducted with the great Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline who you can follow on […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects Led By Nimmo

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects Led By Nimmo

While the likes of outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto took Flushing by storm in 2015, a number of young prospects at the same position made noise in the minor leagues. Here are the top five outfielders in the Mets system, as ranked by MetsMinors.net. No. 5 – Victor Cruzado Ht: 5’11” Wt: 180 B/T: S/R Age: 6/30/1992 (23) 2015 Level: Hi-A St Lucie/Double-A Binghamton 2015 Stats: 97 G, […]

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The Sixth Tool

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
The Sixth Tool

Although it may sound like a M. Night Shyamalan movie, the sixth tool does exist in baseball, and is arguably the most important and yet overlooked tool a player can possess. We know the traditional five tools are hitting for average, hitting for power, base running (speed + skills), throwing ability and fielding ability. Players […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: RHP Chris Flexen

An article by posted on February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: RHP Chris Flexen

  Continuing our series of potential breakout prospects is right-handed pitcher Chris Flexen, a projectable righty drafted in 2012, who suffered a delay due to Tommy John Surgery. Our first two candidates in the series were third baseman David Thompson and Jhoan Urena. Profile: Chris Flexen was drafted out of Newark Memorial HS in California, during the 14th […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B David Thompson

An article by posted on January 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B David Thompson

Next in our breakout candidates is a relatively new face, 3rd Baseman David Thompson. Our first prospect in the series was fellow third baseman Jhoan Urena. Profile: Before Thompson was a 4th rounder for the Mets, he was an offensive star in the Miami area. As a Westminster Christian Alumni, (Same high school as Alex Rodriguez), he […]

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Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

An article by posted on January 30, 2016 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Prospect season is coming fast and furious. MLB Pipeline released their annual top 100 prospect list Friday night on MLB Network, where minor league experts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo announced that LHP Steven Matz (No. 15), 1B Dominic Smith (No. 51), SS Amed Rosario (No. 79) and SS Gavin Cecchini (No. 87) were the four Mets on the list. Dodgers SS Corey Seager, […]

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Matz, Smith, Rosario Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101

An article by posted on January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Matz, Smith, Rosario Make Baseball Prospectus’ Top 101

Baseball Prospectus released their annual list of the Top 101 Prospects in baseball on Thursday. Three Mets made the list, namely LHP Steven Matz (9), 1B Dominic Smith (86), and SS Amed Rosario (96). The list is headlined by Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, who had three hits including a double in 16 at bats against the Mets in the 2015 NLDS. Here’s […]

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Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B Jhoan Urena

An article by posted on January 27, 2016 0 Comments
Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B Jhoan Urena

This is my first post in a while. MetsMinors.Net is starting a new series of who we believe will be our top breakout candidates for 2016. Both editors have picked 3 prospects we believe will break out in 2016 and be on the radar for this coming minor league system. I will kick this off […]

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