Tag: Baseball America

Featured Post: Where Does The Mets Minor League System Rank?

An article by posted on March 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Where Does The Mets Minor League System Rank?

The Mets currently boast a minor league system that ranks in the top half amongst the other organizations in the league. This ranking is primarily due to a crop of promising young right-handed pitchers. In the most recent edition of Baseball America, they gave their 2013 rankings for pitching prospects. They separated it into three […]

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Beyond the Stats: Brandon Nimmo Shows His Stuff

An article by posted on March 6, 2013 0 Comments
Beyond the Stats: Brandon Nimmo Shows His Stuff

Last week, I did a write-up defending Gavin Cecchini from the horde of skeptics that have continually looked down on him. This week I am continuing on that trend, but I don’t think I need much convincing when it comes to the next player, Brandon Nimmo. In June of 2011, the Mets took Brandon Nimmo […]

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Mets SS Prospect Gavin Cecchini, More Than Meets The Eye

An article by posted on March 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets SS Prospect Gavin Cecchini, More Than Meets The Eye

Last draft day, I watched and waited to see who the Mets would select with their first round pick. I watched as my first choice, Carlos Correa was called Number One overall, and Addison Russell, my second choice was nabbed one spot before the Mets. When Bud Selig stepped up to the podium and finally […]

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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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Wilmer Flores #1 and Luis Mateo #9 On Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on September 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores #1 and Luis Mateo #9 On Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet

New York Mets infield Prospect Wilmer Flores earned the No. 1 spot Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet. for the week of August 24-30, while pitching prospect Luis Mateo came in at No. 9. Flores had a tremendous week batting .481 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs in 27 at-bats with three runs driven in and four […]

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Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

An article by posted on August 29, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

The Buffalo Bisons honored their 2012 Season Award Winners as part of Fan Appreciation Night on Tuesday evening at Coca Cola Field. Players received their awards in a special pre-game ceremony in what has become an annual tradition for the Herd on their final home game of the season. OF Fred Lewis Most Valuable Player […]

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Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending May 31st has Mets top prospects RHP Zack Wheeler and 3B Wilmer Flores both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 4 and No.10 respectively.   Both Flores and Wheeler have sen their stocks rise considerably so far this season, especially Flores who did some back-sliding last season. […]

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Mets Get High Marks On International Free Agents

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Get High Marks On International Free Agents

Last week, Ben Badler of Baseball America evaluated how MLB teams have done in the international arena with regards to scouting, signing and developing talent in these once neglected markets that have produced more than their fair share of solid major league baseball players.. The Mets ranked very well according to Badler who ranked the Amazins’ among the […]

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Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

An article by posted on March 22, 2012 0 Comments
Hits And Misses: Mets Season Tix Are Mega-Cool, Forbes Doesn’t Impress Me, Johan and Dickey Do

It’s been a heck of a week for me with the publishers deadline for our 2012 Mets Annual upon me and various other things, but I always find time for my Mets. Before I get into some things, our friends at Real Dirty Mets have some openings for new writers. If you’re interested in trying […]

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Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
Zach Wheeler Scouting And Info From Around Web

Wheeler has two pitches that could surface as plus, in his fastball and curveball. The changeup I saw doesn’t look like it will be more than a slightly above-average pitch. He could use more seasoning with his changeup as well as his command, but he could be a back-of-the-rotation starter in the big leagues tomorrow. His […]

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