Tag: AAA

Watch Out For Captain Kirk

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments
Watch Out For Captain Kirk

When Kirk Nieuwenhuis was first called up, no one really knew what to expect. Despite succeeding at every level that he played in the minors, he was not considered to be a top prospect, and his ceiling was never high. However, he performed very well, especially in the clutch, and was affectionately given the nickname […]

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Montero Strikes Out Eight In Another Dominant Performance

An article by posted on May 26, 2013 0 Comments

Rafael Montero took the hill for Binghamton today on a wonderful Sunday afternoon preluding Memorial Day and continued to build on his entire season of success to date. At this point, as I mentioned in the title, he is just scary good. Either bring him up to AAA or have him skip Las Vegas all together […]

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Rafael Montero To Make Spot Start For Las Vegas

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments

The Mets have promoted RHP Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas, according Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Lynn Worthy of Press and Sun Bulletin, later reported that this was likely just a spot-start situation, as the B-Mets expect to have Montero back in their rotation for the end of next week. He did note, in […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Frustrated By The Phillies Edition

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Frustrated By The Phillies Edition

In last weekend’s edition of 3&3, I cautioned to watch out for a Dodger’s team that was struggling. That warning should have been extended to this weekend’s series with the Phillies as well. Against two teams that have been struggling, our Mets finished 1-5. Looks like our team is fast becoming a cure to another […]

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Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

So Zack Wheeler took the mound on Thursday evening to try and bounce back from a bad start – and for a while, it looked like he was going to do just that. He allowed back-to-back doubles to begin the ballgame, which resulted in an earned run in the top of the first, but he […]

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Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

An article by posted on April 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

Tommy K. asks… When do you think we’ll see Rafael Montero in Citi Field? Joe D. replies… Good question. The organization is very high on Montero and not too many 22-year old pitching prospects from A-Ball get invited to spring training and stick around as long as he did. Montero needs a little work mechanically […]

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Was Matt den Dekker In Line For A Roster Spot With The Mets?

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Was Matt den Dekker In Line For A Roster Spot With The Mets?

At this point, I think everyone knows that I am a Matt den Dekker fan. I’ve argued in his favor since early spring training, when he leaped through the St. Lucie night and pulled a would-be home run from beyond the left-centerfield wall. Many Mets fans never knew who den Dekker was until that moment. That […]

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Why Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Absolutely Positively NOT Bat Leadoff

An article by posted on February 27, 2013 0 Comments
Why Kirk Nieuwenhuis Should Absolutely Positively NOT Bat Leadoff

Kirk Nieuwenhuis came up last season after CF Andres Torres went down. Billed as an athletic and toolsy outfielder with some promise, Nieuwenhuis hit the ground running raking to the tune of a .325 batting average in March and April. Then came some strike outs, and more strike outs, and then came a whole lot […]

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Morning Grind: Who’s Our Outfield?!

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Who’s Our Outfield?!

In what has been quite the roller coaster year for the 2012 New York Mets; one thing has been consistent, and not in a good way. With some exception to a select few, this outfield has been just awful. The Amazin’s lost two starting outfielders from 2011 in Beltran and Pagan, and merely replaced them […]

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Collin McHugh To Start For Buffalo On Monday

An article by posted on June 17, 2012 0 Comments
Collin McHugh To Start For Buffalo On Monday

Lynn Worthy just reported that RHP Collin McHugh has just been told he’ll be going to Triple-A Buffalo and pitching for the Bisons tomorrow. Readers of this site know that our own Petey Pete deduced this would be the case last week and that Monday would be the day that McHugh would get his first Triple-A […]

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