Minor League Stuff

Thurber’s 4-RBI Day Leads Charge In 13-5 St. Lucie Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2013 0 Comments
Thurber’s 4-RBI Day Leads Charge In 13-5 St. Lucie Win

  St. Lucie 13, Bradenton 5 Marcos Camarena toed the rubber for St. Lucie on Saturday and ran into the equivalent of a brick wall when he couldn’t make it out of the fourth inning and allowed five earned runs. The good news, however, is that the St. Lucie bullpen and offense had his back […]

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Rainy Lara Strikes Out Nine In 1-0 Savannah Win

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Rainy Lara Strikes Out Nine In 1-0 Savannah Win

Savannah 1, West Virginia 0 Rainy Lara and Bret Mitchell combined on a six-hit shutout to propel the Gnats to their fifth straight win, a 1-0 shutout of the West Virginia Power in front of 2,969 fans at Historic Grayson Stadium Saturday night. The shutout was third of the season for the Gnats (14-8). In […]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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