Tag: Binghamton

Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

Brian and Roger returned to talk about that crazy World Series and how Cleveland can’t handle winning. They also started the hot stove speculation on where Yoenis Cespedes will end up and how the team should approach their 2017 bullpen. We applauded Binghamton for naming the Mets’ Double-A squad the Rumble Ponies, and wondered if […]

Continue Reading »

The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
The Binghamton Mets Are Now the Rumble Ponies

The Binghamton Mets have been renamed the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. The renaming of the team was part of the new affiliation agreement between the Mets and Binghamton’s new owner John Hughes. As Hughes told WBNG, “What I’m looking to do is strengthen the ties between the team and the community. I want the community to […]

Continue Reading »

The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

An article by posted on September 15, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Infield of the Future Takes Shape

The blueprint for a great homegrown infield is generally regarded as the one that the LA Dodgers installed in 1973. It was in June of that year that the unit of Ron Cey (3B), Bill Russell (SS), Davey Lopes (2B), and Steve Garvey (1B) was installed in the lineup and allowed to gel. Interestingly enough, […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: LHP Andrew Barbosa’s Stock Continues to Rise

An article by posted on September 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: LHP Andrew Barbosa’s Stock Continues to Rise

One start removed from pitching seven no-hit innings for Class A Advanced St. Lucie, southpaw Andrew Barbosa followed it up with another great start upon his return to the Eastern League. Barbosa fired eight scoreless innings of one-hit ball while striking out five on the day and walking two batters as Binghamton defeated Erie by […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors Recap: Ty Kelly Homers, Average Up To .407

An article by posted on May 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Ty Kelly Homers, Average Up To .407

Las Vegas 7, Colorado Springs 6 Vegas held on to beat Colorado Springs as Rafael Montero didn’t fare well against the Milwaukee Triple-A squad. Montero was ineffective in five innings, giving up four runs on eight hits, while walking two and striking out five. Righthander Chase Bradford struck out one in a scoreless eighth, while Righty Paul Sewald notched his sixth save […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Recap: Dilson Herrera Homers Twice In Explosive Performance

Las Vegas 15 (13-11), El Paso 6 There were 34 hits between the two clubs as Vegas decimated El Paso under hitting performances from pretty much everyone. Dilson Herrera returned from his sore back to homer twice and become a double shy of the cycle. He drove in five and stole a base. T.J. Rivera […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

Minor Leaguer T.J. Rivera is doing what T.J. Rivera always does – hit the baseball like crazy. Rivera, an unsung infielder in the Met farm system is blistering hot going 14- for-36 in his last ten games hitting .389 with two home runs and 8 RBI. On the season, Rivera is batting .338 with a […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

I was eager to see top prospect Dominic Smith during the current Binghamton Mets home stand. It was my first look at the kid and he certainly passed the eye test. The return of more winter weather to upstate New York and the fact that I’m coaching a high school baseball team, delayed my first […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

An article by posted on April 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Pill Fires Eight Scoreless Innings In 6-0 B-Mets Win

The Binghamton Mets got just what the doctor ordered last night at NYSEG Stadium when Tyler Pill tossed 8.0 innings of shutout baseball as the B-Mets downed Portland, 6-0, to complete a three game sweep. Pill, historically a dependable starter for Binghamton, had struggled in his first two outings, but seems to have turned things […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Minors Recap: Monell Walk-Off Blast Snaps Las Vegas Losing Streak

An article by posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Monell Walk-Off Blast Snaps Las Vegas Losing Streak

Las Vegas 6 (7-10), Albuquerque 5 F/10 Johnny Monell snapped the 51s four-game losing streak with a walk-off solo homerun, his second hit of the night. Rene Rivera started at catcher but was removed from the game in the third inning as he readies for the call from the Mets as they wait on the status […]

Continue Reading »