Minor League Stuff

Wheeler, Gorski, Satin, Marte Among Mets Rule 5 Eligibles

An article by posted on October 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler, Gorski, Satin, Marte Among Mets Rule 5 Eligibles

According to Chris Walendin of tgpMets, Mets minor league pitchers Zack Wheeler, Chris Schwinden and Darin Gorski are among many players in the Mets organization that are currently eligible for this year’s Rule 5 Draft. The following players comprise the complete list: Triple-A Buffalo Bisons Dylan Owen Josh Satin Chris Schwinden Zack Wheeler Double-A Binghamton Mets […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

An article by posted on October 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s Up With Phillip Evans?

D. Stossel (LA Met Fan) asks… Can you tell me what the situation is with Phillip Evans? Is he going to stick at shortstop? What would be a typical offensive season if he were to make it to the majors and what would be a great season for him? Sean replies… Phillip Evans is so far […]

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MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Is Jordany Valdespin A 2013 Starter?

JetsMets13 asks… Is Jordany Valdespin an everyday player for us next season and is he finished as a second baseman? Sean replies… No – and it will all be tied to his lack of plate discipline. Valdespin provided plenty of late-inning heroics as well as pinch-hitting power, but struck out in nearly 25% of his AB’s and […]

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MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

An article by posted on October 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Can Wilmer Flores Be A Fit In The Outfield?

Nikki asks… I have a question that hopefully you guys can answer. Has there been any consideration to playing Wilmer Flores in the outfield? He seems to be the only righthanded hitter in the upper minors that seems to have any upside, and the Mets also seem to be in much better shape in the infield than they […]

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Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
Garrett Olson, Jack Egbert Declare Free Agency

Mets farmhands LHP Garrett Olson and RHP Jack Egbert have declared free agency according to MiLB.com. Both pitchers spent the majority of the 2012 season with Triple-A Buffalo. Egbert, 29, was 3-4 with a 1.401 WHIP and a 5.40 ERA in 27 appearances this season. He made one appearance for the Mets, allowing no base runners in 2/3 of […]

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Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

An article by posted on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Baseball America Ranks Gavin Cecchini #12 In Appalachian League

Baseball America named Gavin Cecchini,  the Mets’ top pick, the 12th overall pick this year, the number 12th ranked prospect in the Appalachian League for 2012. Matt Eddy wrote the following about the Mets shortstop prospect: He possesses the footwork, hands and range to be an average shortstop, but he’ll need to further develop his […]

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Mets Minors: Steven Matz Update, Instructional League Roster Set, Las Vegas 51′s Make It Official

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Steven Matz Update, Instructional League Roster Set, Las Vegas 51′s Make It Official

Toby Hyde of Mets Minor League Blog had this update on Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz who ended the season with shoulder soreness: Matz is not on the official instructs roster. However, he is in St. Lucie and on a throwing program. The lefty was shut down at the end of July with discomfort in his shoulder […]

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Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Draft Tracker: Mets Currently Have No. 7 Pick, Top Available Players

I wanted to update this as the 2012 season winds down. I’ll post a final version at season’s end, but for now, if the season ended today, this is what the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft would look like. Houston Astros Chicago Cubs Colorado Rockies Cleveland Indians Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins […]

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Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Dismiss Triple-A Pitching Coach Mark Brewer

Yesterday, Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. reported that Mark Brewer, the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, has been dismissed from the organization. McCullough’s sources told him that a recent internal review of the Mets minor-league system revealed “a disconnect between the practices of the Triple-A pitching staff and the organization’s prescribed pitching program”. General manager Sandy Alderson […]

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Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

Updated Post 9/16 Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News writes this morning: It’s been hush-hush until now because of the rules of the minor and major leagues, but the window for MLB clubs to talk to potential new minor-league affiliates officially opened today — and the Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays are now working on […]

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