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The Other Side of Neon: A Painfully Honest Look at Baseball in the Desert

An article by posted on 08/09/2016 0 Comments
The Other Side of Neon: A Painfully Honest Look at Baseball in the Desert

It was spring 1982 when this 16 year-old fan heard the worst news imaginable from his parents: “We’re moving to Las Vegas.” Who could’ve imagined that three decades later, the Mets, to a small degree, would follow me here. With the recent announcement of a 2-year extension in Las Vegas, I decided to blog about the […]

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Mets Minors: St. Lucie Falls 4-1 to End Their Season

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Mets Minors: St. Lucie Falls 4-1 to End Their Season

The 2016 Mets minor league season is officially over with the St. Lucie Mets 4-1 loss on Wednesday night to the Bradenton Marauders. St. Lucie entered the game needing to win two straight games to win the best-of three series and move on to the next round. St. Lucie starter P.J. Conlon had a rare rough outing, […]

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Mets Minors: St. Lucie Season on Brink After Blowout Loss

An article by posted on 07/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: St. Lucie Season on Brink After Blowout Loss

The St. Lucie Mets played in their first playoff game since the 2012 season and dropped game one of the best-of three series to the Bradenton Marauders 11-6 in Port St. Lucie. Chris Flexen got the start for the Mets but had a terrible first inning in which he allowed six runs on six hits. Flexen would […]

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Mets Minors: Regular Season Comes to Disappointing End

An article by posted on 06/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Regular Season Comes to Disappointing End

Las Vegas 51s (70-74) 7, Salt Lake Bees 1 Box Score Brandon Nimmo LF 1 for 5, BB, R, .352/.423/.541 Gavin Cecchini SS 2 for 4, 2 BB, RBI, R, .325/.390/.448 T.J. Rivera 2B 3 for 5, 2B, 2 RBI, .353/.393/.516 Rivera overtook Nimmo for the Pacific Coast League batting title. Outfielder Travis Taijeron hit his 42nd double of the season which led […]

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Mets Minors: T.J. Rivera and Phillip Evans Win Batting Titles

An article by posted on 05/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: T.J. Rivera and Phillip Evans Win Batting Titles

Coming into play on Labor Day, Brandon Nimmo was hitting .354 while Las Vegas 51s teammate T.J. Rivera was at .350 with the Pacific Coast League batting title on the line. The two traded spots for the title during the game with Rivera leading .3531 to Nimmo’s .3529 going into the 9th inning of the 51s blow out win. […]

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Mets Minors: LHP Andrew Barbosa’s Stock Continues to Rise

An article by posted on 05/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: LHP Andrew Barbosa’s Stock Continues to Rise

One start removed from pitching seven no-hit innings for Class A Advanced St. Lucie, southpaw Andrew Barbosa followed it up with another great start upon his return to the Eastern League. Barbosa fired eight scoreless innings of one-hit ball while striking out five on the day and walking two batters as Binghamton defeated Erie by […]

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Mets Catching Prospect Tomas Nido Wins FSL Batting Title

An article by posted on 04/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Catching Prospect Tomas Nido Wins FSL Batting Title

Last night, St. Lucie Mets catcher Tomas Nido went 3-4 raising his batting average from .308 to .316.  With that impressive performance, Nido passed Chace Numata, a catcher in the Phillies organization, in the race for the 2016 Florida State League batting title. After a 3-5 performance today, the final day of the season, Nido raised his batting […]

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Mets Minors: Nimmo, Nido Hold Batting Title Leads

An article by posted on 04/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Nimmo, Nido Hold Batting Title Leads

Las Vegas 51s (69-73) 11, Salt Lake Bees 2 Box Score Brandon Nimmo CF 2 for 5, 2 R, .354/.424/.545 Gavin Cecchini 2B 1 for 4, 2 BB, HR, 2 R, .327/.390/.453 T.J. Rivera 3B 4 for 6, 2 2B, RBI, 2 R, .349/.391/.511 Rivera narrowed the gap for the PCL batting title with a great night as he trails […]

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St. Lucie Mets Claim Division Title in Blowout Win

An article by posted on 03/09/2016 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Claim Division Title in Blowout Win

The St. Lucie Mets beat the Jupiter Hammerheads 9-2 tonight to clinch the second half division title and a playoff spot. The Mets came into Friday night with three games left in the season and all of them against Jupiter, needing to win just one to claim a playoff spot. It’s the St. Lucie Mets […]

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Mets Minors: Cecchini Debuts at Second, Flexen Unhittable

An article by posted on 02/09/2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Cecchini Debuts at Second, Flexen Unhittable

Las Vegas 51s (67-71) 5, El Paso Chihuahuas 2 Box Score Gavin Cecchini made his professional start at second base and was flawless, “Gavin was outstanding at second base,” Backman told Las Vegas 51s beat writer Betsy Helfand after the game. Brandon Nimmo LF: 3 for 5, 2B (25th), 2 R, .355/.426/.552 Gavin Cecchini 2B: 0 for 3, BB, R, .325/.387/.446 T.J. […]

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