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Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

An article by posted on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Prospect Spotlight: A Young Man Retires From Baseball

One day not too long ago, I was thinking back to a footnote on a transactions page from early May that I saw and it was still troubling me. I don’t like unsolved mysteries, and I couldn’t understand why a guy who went 3-1 with a 0.90 ERA, two saves, and a 32/5 K/BB ratio […]

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Mets Farm Report: Familia and Fulmer Toss Gems, Flores and Vaughn Blast Homers

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Familia and Fulmer Toss Gems, Flores and Vaughn Blast Homers

Buffalo 5, Syracuse 1 By Connor O’Brien The Bisons topped the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 5-1 last night. Taking the mound in a very important start, Jeurys Familia looked to bounce back from a few rough outings in a row against the Chiefs last night. Surrounded by talks of demotion, Familia answered the […]

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Mets Farm Report: Buffalo’s Wild Win, Wheeler Aces It, Taijeron Tearin’ It Up

An article by posted on July 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Buffalo’s Wild Win, Wheeler Aces It, Taijeron Tearin’ It Up

Buffalo 9, Syracuse 8 By Sean Kenny After a wild start, Buffalo and Syracuse matched zeroes from the seventh inning until the top of the 14th, but Buffalo proved they had the endurance to win this 14 inning marathon. Dylan Owen received the start today, and as with every pitcher who pitched until the seventh […]

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Mets Minor League News: Schwinden’s Back, Urbina Joins K-Mets Rotation, Lutz Activated From DL

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League News: Schwinden’s Back, Urbina Joins K-Mets Rotation, Lutz Activated From DL

I woke up this morning and realized I hadn’t perused the minor league transactions in a couple of days, and that’s just not like me. Usually the minor league transaction sheet is a snooze. Rarely is there a move of significance, just guys bouncing around a level here and a level there, or somebody going […]

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Can Jenrry Mejia Fix The Bullpen?

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Can Jenrry Mejia Fix The Bullpen?

Jenrry Mejia needs to be a factor this season for the Mets to contend. Yes, the Mets need to look outside of the organization for bullpen help, but one arm isn’t going to change the outlook for this year. Five members of the bullpen seem to be in safe ground for the Mets: Francisco, Parnell, […]

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Mets Farm Report: Nimmo’s Blast Keys Another Cyclones Win, Harvey Falters In Bisons Loss

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Nimmo’s Blast Keys Another Cyclones Win, Harvey Falters In Bisons Loss

Syracuse 5, Buffalo 0 By Sean Kenny Matt Harvey didn’t have his best stuff today, but the offenses inability to put together a rally plus an off day from Jack Egbert helped aid the Bisons in defeat today, 5-0. Matt Harvey went six innings allowing two runs on four hits, walking two and striking out […]

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Sickels’ Updated Top 120 Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sickels’ Updated Top 120 Prospect Rankings

Minor League Ball’s John Sickels released his Mid-Season Top 120 Prospect List this week and there were some nice surprises from a Mets perspective as Wilmer Flores jumped from being previously unranked to No. 76, an indication of how far Flores has seen his stock rise this season. The Mid-Season Rankings did not include any players selected in […]

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Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on July 5, 2012 0 Comments
Talkin’ Baseball With Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo

I asked Brandon Nimmo if he had a few minutes to spare at some point before the game against the Hudson Valley Renegades on Sunday. He said, “when?” I said, “you tell me, anytime your available.” He turned around and caught the eye of his hitting coach Bobby Malek who simply nodded, and Nimmo turned […]

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Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Bails Out Mejia, Gorski Solid, Lucie Pummeled

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Bails Out Mejia, Gorski Solid, Lucie Pummeled

Buffalo 5, Durham 4 By Sean Kenny Collin McHugh had by far his best outing for the Bisons, and after a Jenrry Mejia blown save Jordany Valdespin played the hero in the 5-4 win against the Durham Bulls Collin McHugh today was spectacular going six and one-third innings, allowing one run on four hits while […]

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Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Steals The Show, Pill Shows No Signs Of Stopping, Clones Win In A Walk-off

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Valdespin Steals The Show, Pill Shows No Signs Of Stopping, Clones Win In A Walk-off

Durham 3, Buffalo 2 By Sean Kenny The Bisons offense couldn’t overcome one poor inning by Garett Olson in their 3-2 loss to the Durham Bulls. Garrett Olson pitched admirably today, going five innings allowing three runs on six hits, while walking one and striking out three. Olson threw 93 pitches, and 60 for strikes. […]

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