Minor League Stuff

Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

An article by posted on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Flores Vs. Nimmo: Who Is The Better Mets Prospect?

I’m busy working on MMO’s official Mets Top 25 Prospects list. I should start rolling it out in reverse order beginning next week. As I near the completion of all my research and start to fit in all the pieces of the puzzle as best as I can, I’m finding it so interesting to see how much […]

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2012 In Review: Kingsport Mets

An article by posted on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
2012 In Review: Kingsport Mets

Record: 23-43 How did the “big-name prospects” perform? Gavin Cecchini- 2012 First-Round Pick – .246/.311/.330 (191 AB), 1 HR, 22 RBI, 5 SB, 8.5 BB%, 20.3 K% Branden Kaupe- 2012 Fourth-Round Pick- .173/.358/.195 133 AB), 3 RBI, 3 SB, 22.0 BB%, 25.4 K% Other notables: Steve Matz- 2-1, 1.55 ERA, 29 IP, 34 K, 17 […]

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Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced the signings of two pitchers to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training, Scott Rice and Carlos Torres. Additionally, VP of amateur scouting Paul DePodesta tweeted that the Mets have signed outfielder Jamie Hoffman to a similar minor league deal. Rice, 31, a 1999 first-round Draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles, […]

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Mets Add Wheeler Plus Five Others To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 20, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Add Wheeler Plus Five Others To 40 Man Roster

The Mets announced they have added RHP Zack Wheeler, RHP Hansel Robles, RHP Gonzalez Germen, RHP Greg Burke, LHP Darin Gorski and SS Wilfredo Tovar to the 40-man roster. The moves protect each player from being selected in the upcoming Rule 5 draft and today was the deadline for locking players in. The 40-man roster […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Wilmer Flores, IF

An article by posted on November 20, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Wilmer Flores, IF

If you believed everything that you’ve heard, you might be under the impression that we have the next Miguel Cabrera in our system. I don’t mean to burst your bubble, but I’m not signing up for that just yet. Does that mean I don’t believe in Wilmer Flores? Quite the opposite actually – I just […]

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MMO Prospect Pulse: Cory Vaughn, OF

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Cory Vaughn, OF

6’3” and 225 lbs out of California… Meet Cory Vaughn, son of former major leaguer, Greg Vaughn. Vaughn was first drafted by the Phillies in 2007 right out of High School, and luckily for us, he went ahead and decided to turn them down and go on to college. He was drafted in the 43rd […]

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MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal With Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on November 8, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: What’s The Deal With Brandon Nimmo?

Metscentric asks… What is the deal with Brandon Nimmo? Can he hit and by hit I mean hit for average? He strikes out in droves and wasn’t even ranked in the top ten prospects of the NY Penn League by Baseball America. Jose Fernandez who was selected right after the Mets took Nimmo is one […]

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Mets Sign RHP Greg Burke To Minors Deal, Will Re-Open Gulf Coast League Affiliate

An article by posted on November 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Greg Burke To Minors Deal, Will Re-Open Gulf Coast League Affiliate

The Mets announced Thursday that they will again field a Gulf Coast League affiliate after a one-year hiatus, a development that will give New York nine Minor League teams. The Mets will operate their Gulf Coast League affiliate out of the team’s Minor League complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Only two other teams — […]

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Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

An article by posted on November 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Rotations: 2013-2016

I thought I’d take some time to examine what our opening day rotations would look like in the years to come. It’s basically an introspective on how far the Mets minor league system has come over the last two years, particularly among right-handed starting pitching which has become a strength for the Mets and the envy of many other […]

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Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

An article by posted on November 2, 2012 0 Comments
Not So Fast Says B-Mets Owner (again)

The owner of the Binghamton Mets came out once again to defend his team, refuting reports from earlier in the day made by ballparkdigest.com that the team was close to moving to Ottawa, Ontario for the 2014 season. After interviewing Binghamton Mets owner Michael Urda, Press & Sun-Bulletin B-Mets reporter Lynn Worthy had this to […]

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