Tag: Baseball America

Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

Baseball America released its 2016 Draft Report Card on Monday, compiling lists of various top five categories, including fastest runner, best defensive player, and best pure hitter. Under the category of “Best Power Hitter”, the Mets’ 2nd round draft pick Peter Alonso is ranked fifth among this year’s drafted players. Alonso, 21, is the lone […]

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Baseball America’s Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
Baseball America’s Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospects

Baseball America released their top ten Mets mid-season prospect list and it does present some surprises. Though it doesn’t appear to be because they actually scouted the players and simply went with their preseason list minus graduates. Amed Rosario Dominic Smith Brandon Nimmo Gavin Cecchini Desmond Lindsay Robert Gsellman Wuilmer Becerra Luis Guillorme Marcos Molina Gabriel […]

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Rosario, Smith Among BA’s Top 100 Midseason Prospects

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Rosario, Smith Among BA’s Top 100 Midseason Prospects

Yesterday, Baseball Prospectus released their Top 50 Midseason prospects with Amed Rosario coming in at number 15, the highest ranking he has ever received from any outlet. Today he receives more high praise, this time from Baseball America who ranks him as the 18th best prospect in all of baseball. Joining him on the list […]

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Baseball America Raises Eyebrows With Latest Mock

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Baseball America Raises Eyebrows With Latest Mock

Baseball America changed their Shock…er…Mock draft today for their fifth attempt at projecting the first 34 picks of the draft. In this one, previously named #1 Pick, Jersey lefty Jason Groome dropped to 14th overall in the draft, and Puerto Rican Shortstop Delvin Perez drops completely out of the first round after being in the top-10 […]

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Mets Boast Six Of Top 50 Shortstop Prospects In Baseball

An article by posted on March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Boast Six Of Top 50 Shortstop Prospects In Baseball

Baseball America released their top 56 shortstop prospects in all of baseball and the New York Mets had six on the list, the most of any major league team. The top five on the list are Corey Seager, J.P. Crawford, Orlando Arcia, Trea Turner, and Dansby Swanson. The number in parenthesis is where they ranked on the top 56 shortstops list. […]

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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Sand Gnats To Leave Savannah

Historic Grayson Stadium, Savannah, GA According to a report by Adam Rubin, Mets are semi-officially stating that their Single-A affiliate, the Savannah Sand Gnats, are ceasing their occupancy in Savannah, Georgia on October 1st, 2015. and will be relocating to a brand new, state of the art stadium located in Columbia, South Carolina. The Mets […]

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MLB Announces 2015 Draft Bonus Allotments

An article by posted on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Announces 2015 Draft Bonus Allotments

Major League Baseball officially released the bonus pool allotments for the 2015 First Year Player Draft, which you can view at Baseball America. The draft will begin on June 8 and run through June 10. The Mets, who do not have a first round pick, will have $3,587,800 to spend this year - the lowest amount among […]

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Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

An article by posted on February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Taking a Look at Mets Prospects Over Time

It’s that time of year when prospects can find their names on the same jerseys being issued to major league players. Spring Training makes everyone look like a big leaguer, as seasoned veterans and bubble-gum chewing minor leaguers meet under the Florida sun. It’s also that time on the calendar when prospect lists are plentiful. Perhaps […]

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Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

An article by posted on February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Framing A Defensive Argument For Travis d’Arnaud

The following is an in depth look at Travis d’Arnaud’s overall value as a catcher.  The idea that he is incapable of being an everyday backstop is based on two conventional defensive metrics.  The lack of credit surrounding his framing skills leaves something to be desired though.  Stolen bases and passed balls rarely result in […]

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