Minor League Stuff

MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

An article by posted on November 29, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Prospect Pulse: Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B

With all the talk of our supposed top power prospect being left off the 40-man roster approaching the Rule 5 Draft, it makes sense to give the man a little extra coverage. Meet Aderlin Rodriguez, infield prospect for the New York Mets. First off, calm your minds about the Rule V Draft – I was […]

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MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: GCL Team Returns For 2013 – Why’d They Leave?

JetsMets13 asks: I read that the Mets will be re-opening their Gulf Coast affiliate for the 2013 season. I was wondering why they would do that after shutting down operations for only one year. The more I thought about it I wondered if closing that affiliate is why they were unable to sign half of […]

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A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

An article by posted on November 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Look At The New York Mets Top Catching Prospects

The catcher position is one that the Mets have been trying to address for a few seasons now. Josh Thole has started the most games behind the plate since the days of Mike Piazza and then Paul LoDuca, but Thole is far from the traditional offensive catcher. Unless you are Charles Johnson behind the plate, […]

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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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