Tag: Brandon Nimmo

Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Alderson’s 2011 Draft Paying Dividends

This past Saturday marked an anniversary of sorts for the New York Mets, as general manager Sandy Alderson was introduced and hired as the 12th general manager in team history on October 29, 2010. Alderson signed a four-year deal at the time, with a club option for 2015, after working with Major League Baseball and […]

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What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
What Becomes of Brandon Nimmo?

The New York Mets will have themselves a crowded outfield entering 2017 with the likes of Curtis Granderson, Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares and Brandon Nimmo under contract. The team also holds a $13MM option on outfielder, Jay Bruce, that they are expected to exercise. Lastly, there is also a guy named Yoenis Cespedes who may […]

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The Other Side of Neon: A Painfully Honest Look at Baseball in the Desert

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Other Side of Neon: A Painfully Honest Look at Baseball in the Desert

It was spring 1982 when this 16 year-old fan heard the worst news imaginable from his parents: “We’re moving to Las Vegas.” Who could’ve imagined that three decades later, the Mets, to a small degree, would follow me here. With the recent announcement of a 2-year extension in Las Vegas, I decided to blog about the […]

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Mets Minors: Nimmo, Nido Hold Batting Title Leads

An article by posted on September 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Nimmo, Nido Hold Batting Title Leads

Las Vegas 51s (69-73) 11, Salt Lake Bees 2 Box Score Brandon Nimmo CF 2 for 5, 2 R, .354/.424/.545 Gavin Cecchini 2B 1 for 4, 2 BB, HR, 2 R, .327/.390/.453 T.J. Rivera 3B 4 for 6, 2 2B, RBI, 2 R, .349/.391/.511 Rivera narrowed the gap for the PCL batting title with a great night as he trails […]

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Mets Minors: Conforto, Nimmo Homer Off Lefty

An article by posted on August 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Conforto, Nimmo Homer Off Lefty

El Paso Chihuahuas 6, Las Vegas 51s  (66-72) 5 Box Score Brandon Nimmo LF 3 for 5, 2B, HR, 3 R, .351/.424/.550 Gavin Cecchini SS 2 for 5, .330/.391/.454 Michael Conforto RF 3 for 5, HR, 2 RBI, .422/.483/.727 Nimmo hit his 11th home run of the season setting a new career high in that department […]

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Mets Minors: David Thompson Homers, Knocks in Four

An article by posted on August 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: David Thompson Homers, Knocks in Four

Las Vegas 51s (62-70) 9, Salt Lake Bees 2 Box Score Brandon Nimmo LF: 1 for 3, 2 BB, R, .342/.418/.529 Gavin Cecchini SS: 2 for 3, BB, 2B (24th), 2 R, .316/.383/.433 Kevin Plawecki C: 2 for 4, RBI, .306/.358/.486 Matt Reynolds 3B: 3 for 5, RBI, R, .247/.310/.339 Michael Conforto was given the day off with a lefty starter on […]

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Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

An article by posted on August 16, 2016 0 Comments
Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

There were a number of reasons why the Mets made the move for Jay Bruce. There was the obvious reason that Bruce was the major league RBI leader and he was hitting well with runners in scoring position. His addition was meant to address the team’s issues in those areas. The Mets also obtained Bruce […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Conforto and Smith Both Homer

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Conforto and Smith Both Homer

New Orleans Zephyrs (58-62) 8, Las Vegas 51s (57-65) 6 Box Score Brandon Nimmo CF: 2 for 5, .334/.408/.512 Michael Conforto LF: 3 for 4, HR, 2B, 2 R, .369/.446/.692 Gavin Cecchini SS: 0 for 3, BB, R, .318/.387/.440 Conforto started the day getting hits in his first three at bats against righties before striking out swinging vs a lefty in […]

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With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

Before the season began, fans and media knew that Neil Walker would more than likely just be a one-year stopgap for the Mets. Acquired in the off-season trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefty Jon Niese, Walker was the backup plan for the Mets not winning the Ben Zobrist free agency sweepstakes. And […]

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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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