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Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Verrett Tosses Gem, Harris Homers In B-Mets 7-2 Win

Efficient. The term popped up in my brain with the regularity Logan Verrett pounds the strike zone as I watched Verrett confuse and befuddle Akron Saturday in Binghamton. Verrett managed his pitching workload with laser life efficiency throwing two-hit ball over eight innings as the B-Mets toppled Akron, 7-2. If making good first impressions is […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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Nieuwenhuis Scores Only Run As Vegas Loses A 10-1 Blowout

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Scores Only Run As Vegas Loses A 10-1 Blowout

Tacoma 10, Las Vegas 1 The Las Vegas 51s managed just four hits Friday against visiting Tacoma in a 10-1 loss at Cashman Field. The 51s allowed double-digit runs for the second straight game and dropped their third straight overall. Partially responsible for that huge run total was starter Carlos Torres, who was rocked for […]

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Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

  Akron 4, Binghamton 0 So Rafael Montero is human after all… The Binghamton Mets struck out a season-high 16 times, and were shut out for the second time in 2013, in a 4-0 loss to the Akron Aeros Friday night at NYSEG Stadium. Danny Salazar carved through the B-Met batting order, matching a career-high […]

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Lawley Crushes Two Home Runs In 5-2 St. Lucie Win

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Lawley Crushes Two Home Runs In 5-2 St. Lucie Win

St. Lucie 5, Bradenton 2 St. Lucie starter Angel Cuan had a decent bounce back start tonight to pick up his third win of the season. Cuan pitched in and out of trouble most of the night, but he escaped without incurring too much damage.  In the third and fourth innings, the first two batters […]

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Team Effort For Savannah Leads Them To 4-2 Victory

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Team Effort For Savannah Leads Them To 4-2 Victory

Savannah 4, West Virginia 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats won their fourth straight game, defeating the West Virginia Power 4-2 Friday night at Historic Grayson Stadium in front of 3,002 fans. The Gnats (13-8) took a lead they never relinquished with a three-run bottom of the first.Clay Holmes walked RF Gregory Pron with the bases loaded to force […]

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BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

This week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet included two Mets right-handers: Rafael Montero, rhp, Mets: The rules of the game allow for New York to put off a 40-man decision on the 22-year-old Montero until after the 2014 season. Necessity may dictate a callup this season, given the way that Montero has pitched at Double-A Binghamton. […]

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Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

Mike Newman of ROTOscouting posted an article on FanGraphs regarding some of the Mets’ exciting Dominican arms who he says ranks among the top-15 prospects in the organization. I mentioned one of them in our Minor League report today, Gabriel Ynoa, about whom he writes: Against Savannah, Ynoa sat 91-92 with his fastball, touching 93 mph. With […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got edged out by Tacoma, 13-12. Binghamton had the night off. St. Lucie got rocked by Bradenton, 9-1. Savannah stunned Delmarva, 7-2. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will were on Zack Wheeler last night, and while his performance last night was better than his six walk performance last week, he doesn’t […]

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Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

Las Vegas 12, Tacoma 13  The night did not look promising for Zack Wheeler as the first two hitters led off the game with back-to-back doubles, and before you could blink, the 51s were down 1-0. Wheeler settled down after that and retired the next three batters in order, including two strikeouts. Wheeler cruised through the […]

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