Minor Leagues

Smith, Herrera Selected to Play in Futures Game

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Smith, Herrera Selected to Play in Futures Game

Las Vegas 51s second baseman Dilson Herrera and Binghamton Mets first baseman Dominic Smith have been selected to represent the Mets in the 2016 Futures Game in San Diego on July 10th. Smith will be playing on the U.S. roster while Herrera will be playing for Team World. Herrera, 22, has struggled of late dropping his slash line down […]

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Featured Article: What is Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Article: What is Brandon Nimmo?

An MMO Fan Shot by Marc M. (Not4) With Brandon Nimmo set to make his MLB debut with the Mets, here is an article we posted last week that is well worth reading. As most fans know, Brandon Nimmo was the Mets’ first round pick (no.13, infamously 1 slot ahead of Jose Fernandez) in 2011.  […]

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Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Why Haven’t The Mets Turned To Dilson Herrera

There appears to be two very different views of Mets second base prospect Dilson Herrera. The first is the player who absolutely rakes in the minors hitting .310/.362/.504 over two seasons at Triple-A Las Vegas.  This is the player the Mets see as their second baseman of the future – a future that was supposed to […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Ynoa Gets 9th Win, Szapucki Dazzles

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Ynoa Gets 9th Win, Szapucki Dazzles

Las Vegas (40-33) 8, Reno 6 Box Score The 51s got out to an early lead scoring four in the second inning and three in the third before the bullpen made it interesting with six runs allowed in the seventh and eighth innings combined. They now have a season high six-game winning streak. Gavin Cecchini SS: 1 […]

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Amed Rosario Promoted to Binghamton

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Amed Rosario Promoted to Binghamton

The Mets announced in their game notes that top prospect Amed Rosario has been promoted to the Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie. Rosario hit .309/.359/.442 with 10 doubles, three homers, eight triples and 40 RBI in 66 games. He was the starting shortstop in the Florida State League All-Star game. Rosario started the season as the […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Grand Slam Powers 51s

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Herrera Grand Slam Powers 51s

Las Vegas (39-33) 12, Reno 10 Box Score Dilson Herrera came up to bat in the 8th inning of a tie game and hit a grand slam to put the 51s up 10-6. Gavin Cecchini SS: 2 for 6, 2 R, .323/.392/.449 Brandon Nimmo LF: 3 for 5, 3B (7th), BB, 2 R, 4 RBI, .329/.413/.517 Dilson […]

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Mets Minor Recap: Verrett Scratched, Nimmo on Base Three Times

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minor Recap: Verrett Scratched, Nimmo on Base Three Times

Las Vegas 51s (38-33) 6 vs. Reno Aces 3 BOX SCORE The 51s won their fourth in a row on Tuesday. Logan Verrett was scheduled to start but was scratched because the Colon injury and is on his way to New York. Dilson Herrera 2B: 2 for 5, 2 R, K .291/.339/.491 Brandon Nimmo CF: 1 for 3, R, […]

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Cyclones Drop Season Opener in 20 Inning Marathon

An article by posted on June 18, 2016 0 Comments
Cyclones Drop Season Opener in 20 Inning Marathon

Sometimes, games drag on for hours. In the New York Penn-League, they never end. After five hours, 39 minutes, and 20 innings, the Cyclones’ two runs were not enough to overcome the Staten Island Yankees’ three. “I’ve been doing this for 40-something years, this is the third longest game I’ve ever played in,” manager Tom Gamboa said after the game while […]

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Mets Minors Recap : Taijeron Homers In Rout

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap : Taijeron Homers In Rout

Las Vegas 51s 9 (34-32), Reno Aces 1 (35-31, Arizona) Box Score Dilson Herrera 2B 1 for 4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB .296 Brandon Nimmo LF 1 for 5, K .330 Travis Taijeron RF 2 for 4, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 K .315 Gavin Cecchini SS 2 for 4, 2 2B, 2 RBI .320 […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Extends Hitting Streak to 12 Games

An article by posted on June 16, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Extends Hitting Streak to 12 Games

Reno 16, Las Vegas (33-32) 10 Box Score The 51s battled back from being down 9-0 at one point with the pitching staff allowing 15 hits including three home runs. Dilson Herrera 2B: 1 for 5, BB, R, .296/.344/.510 Brandon Nimmo LF: 2 for 4, 2 R, 3B, BB, .333/.415/.538 Travis Taijeron RF: 2 for 5, HR (10th), 4 […]

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Featured Post: Is Now The Time To Call Up Nimmo?

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Is Now The Time To Call Up Nimmo?

Editor’s Note: A day after we posted the following article, reporters asked Sandy Alderson about Nimmo and GKR spent an inning discussing it during last night’s broadcast. Here is the original article. One of the main issues the Mets have this season is their inability to get on base. While they are 6th in the majors […]

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