Minor Leagues

Steven Matz Ranked Third Best LHP Prospect

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Ranked Third Best LHP Prospect

Steven Matz has been named the third best left-handed pitching prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline in their Top 10 list. He is behind the DodgersJulio Urias (#1) and the Rays Blake Snell (#2). Matz is just 14.1 innings away from losing his prospect status. Matz made his Major League debut on June 28th in rousing fashion against the Reds pitching […]

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Dominic Smith Named Third Best First Base Prospect

An article by posted on January 23, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Named Third Best First Base Prospect

Last night before all the craziness and joy of the Mets bringing back Yoenis Cespedes, MLB Pipeline announced their Top 10 first base prospects. Mets prospect Dominic Smith came in at #3 after the Astros A.J. Reed (former Mets draft pick) and the Pirates Josh Bell. Smith is coming off a great season in which he was the Florida State League Most Valuable […]

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Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

This is part three of our series recognizing the Mets minor leaguers that had the best statistical years during the 2015 season. These players were chosen on the numbers and not their prospect value. The eight position players chosen as the starters on this 25-man all-star team were Patrick Mazeika, Dominic Smith, Dilson Herrera, Gavin Cecchini, Eudor Garcia, Wuilmer Becerra, Kevin Kaczmarski, and Travis […]

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Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

An article by posted on January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Throws Perfect Inning In Dominican League

  Rafael Montero had his best outing in the Dominican Winter League last night for the Leones del Escogido in their 7-2 victory that puts them in the Championship series against the Tigres del Licey. Montero pitched a perfect 8th inning with two strikeouts and picked up his second hold of the postseason. Both strikeouts came […]

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Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

An article by posted on January 16, 2016 0 Comments
Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

  The Baseball America archives go all the way back to 1983 for their annual Top 10 prospect lists and I thought it would be fun to take a look at what those players became. We will first look at the Mets Top 10 from 1983, seeing where BA missed and the ones they were right about. […]

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Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

An article by posted on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Would You Trade Steven Matz For Yoan Moncada?

Baseball America has published a fascinating article that proposed five different trades that are prospect swaps including one that involves the Mets and their big four. J.J. Cooper thinks that a swap of left-handed pitcher Steven Matz and shortstop prospect Luis Carpio to the Boston Red Sox for infielder Yoan Moncada could make sense for […]

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Rafael Montero Throws Two Innings In Dominican League

An article by posted on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Throws Two Innings In Dominican League

Rafael Montero pitched two scoreless innings (7th & 8th inning) allowing only one hit last night for the Leones del Escogido in their 6-1 victory. He allowed just the one baserunner who was erased on a double play ball hit by former Met Jordany Valdespin. Montero has now thrown six innings (five during playoffs) for […]

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Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: 2015 Savannah Sand Gnats Season Review

With 2015 now behind us we will look at how each of the Mets affiliates fared last year. We start with the team that won the most games. One of the biggest bright spots was the Savannah Sand Gnats who went 84-53 in the South Atlantic League. They had an 18-game winning streak, which was […]

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Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

An article by posted on January 6, 2016 0 Comments
Winter Leagues: Becerra 3 Hits, Cabrera 2 Hits, Barbosa Tosses Gem

The Indios de Mayaguez (1-2) beat the Cangrejeros de Santurce (1-2) 2-0 last night with two key performances from Mets minor leaguers. T.J. Rivera was 0 for 2 with two walks and scored the only two runs of the game for the Indios. Rivera is now 4 for 10 with three walks in the first three games […]

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Mets Minors: Gsellman and Lugo Lead Our All Star Rotation

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Gsellman and Lugo Lead Our All Star Rotation

This is the second part of our four part series in which we choose our best 25-man roster from the Mets minor leagues based on their 2015 statistics. This group took a major hit with the Mets trades during the deadline which included starters Michael Fulmer, Luis Cessa, Robert Whalen, John Gant, and Miller Diaz. Missing from the list is […]

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