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Know Your 2013 Draft: Outfielder Phillip Ervin Highlights Some Promising Bats

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Know Your 2013 Draft: Outfielder Phillip Ervin Highlights Some Promising Bats

The Mets have some power within their farm system. Their top sluggers include Aderlin Rodriguez, Cory Vaughn, and Travis Taijeron. The Mets have tried to remedy this issue by drafting powerful High School catcher Tomas Nido, top outfielder Brandon Nimmo, as well as trading for Travis d’Arnaud, another catcher with power, and signing Ahmed German […]

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Upper Minors: McHugh Battered, Lagares Homers, Muno Drives In Three

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Upper Minors: McHugh Battered, Lagares Homers, Muno Drives In Three

Colorado Springs 8, Las Vegas 7 It was an up and down night for the Las Vegas 51s that ended on a low note as they fell to Colorado Springs in walk off fashion, going down in a wild one 8-7. Mets rotation hopeful Collin McHugh took the hill and had himself a day he’d […]

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Lower Minors: Fantastic Start For Robles, Plawecki Stays Hot

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Lower Minors: Fantastic Start For Robles, Plawecki Stays Hot

  St. Lucie 1, Charlotte 0 This was not a game for the offensive minded fans but Hansel Robles was sharp in this one en route to a St. Lucie victory. Robles started on Sunday and went the first six innings while scattering three hits and two walks. He struck out six and allowed no earned […]

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Jim Callis And His Baseball Prospect Dream Team

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Jim Callis And His Baseball Prospect Dream Team

Jim Callis of Baseball America had little fun this morning  with his mailbag piece and fielded the following interesting question: If you had to make a 25-man roster using at most one player from any farm system, what would it look like? To make it more interesting, let’s say that the team doesn’t have to […]

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Featured Post: Zack Wheeler Not Ready For Prime Time

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Zack Wheeler Not Ready For Prime Time

Baseball 101: Regardless of the level of play, if a pitcher walks too many batters he will be beaten. It is a baseball fundamental understood by everybody, with the exception of those insisting the Mets bring up Zack Wheeler, who walked six hitters in his last start. The clamoring is getting louder in the wake of […]

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Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

Updated Post 4/23 A day after publishing my post calling for the promotion of Collin McHugh to the Mets (which you can read below), I took some flack the following day when he had a less than stellar outing for Triple-A Las Vegas against Colorado Springs.   Original Post 4/21 Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/21: Nimmo Is Having Fun, Montero Is Dominating, And Tapia Is Back On Track

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/21: Nimmo Is Having Fun, Montero Is Dominating, And Tapia Is Back On Track

Rafael Montero is fast approaching a promotion to Triple-A Las Vegas Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas Tops Colorado Springs 10-6 Binghamton Shuts Out New Hampshire 3-0 St. Lucie Edges Fort Myers 6-5 Savannah Tops Lakewood 6-4 Prospect Pipeline Brandon Nimmo had another triple last night and reached base three times (two walks). Let’s face it, […]

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Jamie Hoffmann, Zach Lutz Pace 11-Hit Attack In 10-6 Vegas Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Jamie Hoffmann, Zach Lutz Pace 11-Hit Attack In 10-6 Vegas Win

Las Vegas 10, Colorado Springs 6 Chris Schwinden held Colorado Springs over the first three innings and the Las Vegas dropped a 10-spot overall on the scoreboard to claim first blood in a four-game series against Colorado Springs. Zach Lutz got the scoring started early with an RBI single that drove home Reese Havens, and […]

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Montero Shuts Down New Hampshire In Binghamton Shutout Win

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Down New Hampshire In Binghamton Shutout Win

  Binghamton 3, New Hampshire 0 Rafael Montero fired six scoreless innings to the lead the Binghamton Mets to a 3-0 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Saturday afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. The bullpen provided three blank innings of relief for Binghamton’s first shutout victory of the season. Double plays kept […]

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Tapia Shines, 3 RBIs For Rivera In St. Lucie Victory

An article by posted on April 21, 2013 0 Comments
Tapia Shines, 3 RBIs For Rivera In St. Lucie Victory

  St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 5 Domingo Tapia allowed zero earned runs over seven innings and put St. Lucie on the path to victory on Saturday evening. Tapia was on his game for St. Lucie, as he allowed just four hits and a walk across seven innings while striking out six. He was on […]

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