Tag: Baseball America

2011 Draft Update: Mets Top Pick Brandon Nimmo Wants $2.5 Million

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

As my colleague HoJo wrote last week in this post, the New York Mets announced that they have signed 12 draft picks from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, including the club’s second round selection right handed pitcher Cory Mazzoni from North Carolina State University.  According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Mets signed Mazzoni […]

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The Mets Have A Major…Minor League Problem

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

It’s so easy for us to say the Mets are a dysfunctional franchise. We’ve certainly bared witness to it the last few years. One particular area of criticism that’s often pointed out is the Mets farm system, or lack there-of. The farm system is cultivated mostly by signing amateur free agents and the draft. The […]

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The Crazies: There’s Something In The Water…

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

There’s something weird going on in Port St. Lucie… I can’t put my finger on it, but it’s starting to spread like wild fire… It’s one thing when loony Jerry Manuel starts hallucinating about Jenrry “Wild Thing” Mejia being the next Mariano Rivera. After all, we’ve all become accustomed to way-out comments like that from Manuel who in […]

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Mets Farm System Getting Long Overdue Recognition

An article by posted on February 23, 2010 0 Comments

A couple of key prospects rankings were released this week and the Mets are prominently featured in both. First, here is the 2010 Top 100 Prospects from Project Prospect, which features five Mets. 10 Fernando Martinez  – LF/RF Plus power/good contact skills may allow him to ascend to stardom. some day. 48 Jon Niese – LHP […]

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Phillies, Braves, Marlins Among Top 10 Farm Systems, Mets Ranked #20

An article by posted on December 3, 2009 0 Comments

John Manuel of Baseball America, posted the latest ranking of MLB’s farm systems on SI.com. Baseball America ranks the 30 MLB farm systems twice a year — in the spring, as the minor league season is about to start, and again every December. In the latest rankings, the Texas Rangers have the best overall farm […]

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Baseball America Ranks Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on November 6, 2009 0 Comments

Baseball America has just released its Top 10 Mets Prospects list and right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has claimed the top spot. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP (ETA 2012) 2. Wilmer Flores, SS (ETA 2013) 3. Fernando Martinez, OF (ETA 2011) 4. Ike Davis, 1B (ETA 2011) 5. Brad Holt, RHP (ETA 2012) 6. Jon Niese, LHP […]

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Brad Holt Too Valuable To Be Traded

An article by posted on July 24, 2009 0 Comments

Starting pitcher, Brad Holt continues to shoot up the top prospects lists. The 2008 supplemental first round draft pick, has impressed scouts with his plus fastball and his other pitches continue to improve. I asked Adam Rubin of the Daily News about him on Tuesday, and he now has him ranked among the top three […]

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No Mets In Baseball America Top 25 Prospects

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

In the just released list of Baseball America’s Top 25 Prospects, no Mets appeared among baseball’s premier prospects. The Mets did appear at number numbers 40 (RHP Brad Holt) and number 47 (RHP Jenrry Mejia). The Philadelphia Phillies had three players in the Top 25. Here is the complete list… Mid-Season Top 25 Prospects 1. Jason […]

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2009 Baseball America Top 100 – Four Mets Make It

An article by posted on February 24, 2009

Baseball America released it’s 2009 Top 100 Prospects list only moments ago. Four Mets made the list and here is where they placed… 30 FERNANDO MARTINEZ OF, METS 0: Players in Double-A younger than Martinez last season. Opening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2010 47 WILMER FLORES SS, METS 0: Players younger than Flores (who turned 17 […]

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