Notes, Quotes, Tweets, and other assorted Mets Minors news from scouring the web… Las Vegas 51s Officially installed as the team’s closer, Jeurys Familia picked up his first professional save in Las Vegas’ 4-3 win at Fresno on Monday night. The big news today is that Zack Wheeler makes his second start for Las Vegas tonight at 10:05 ET as he looks to bounce back from a rough season debut. He will be opposing former Met [...]
After losing their series finale Friday night, the Brooklyn Cyclones were on their bus en route to State College, Pa. However, things got interesting when apparently their bus got into a fender bender with a semi-truck. There were no injuries to any of the players. The players however were stranded on the side of the road for quite some time as they waited for their bus to get fixed. Several of the players took to [...]
In between watching R.A. Dickey shut down the Baltimore Orioles to get the Mets back on a winning streak, check here for Brandon Nimmo photos and updates. Nimmo made his Brooklyn Cyclones debut tonight at MCU Park in Coney Island. First at-bat: Nimmo grounds out to first base with pitcher covering. 0-for-1 Update: Nimmo ranges nicely to his right into left center field to record the final out of the top of the third inning. [...]
Pawtucket 6, Buffalo 1 Sunday was the final game of the four-game set, and the end result was no different from the first three. The Bisons fell 6-1 to the PawSox, drifting eight games behind in the divisional race heading into an 8-game road trip to Norfolk and Durham. Inefficient starting pitching doomed the Herd this weekend, and the case was no different Sunday. Garrett Olson got the start for Buffalo, and a 39-pitch first [...]
According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults—8.3 percent of the population—are living with the diabetes. Among these is Mets outfield prospect Cory Vaughn. Vaughn, the son of former Major League slugger Greg Vaughn, was drafted out of high school by the Phillies in 2007 but opted to attend San Diego State University. He was then drafted by the Mets in last year’s draft. All he’s done so far in the Mets [...]
With the news breaking that All-Star Shortstop Jose Reyes would run Sunday, which he did, and then fly to Brooklyn today for a rehab game with the Cyclones – it’s just what the doctor ordered for the Mets. Right now the Mets are on thin ice, they stand 8 1/2 games behind the wild card leading Atlanta Braves, who like the Philadelphia Phillies just don’t seem to lose, making it difficult for the Mets to make up any [...]
Former Mets pitcher Frank “Sweet Music” Viola is back with the team, but this time he’s not with the big club. Viola signed on as the pitching coach for the Brooklyn Cyclones—the Mets Single-A short season affiliate. The St. John’s University product and East Meadow, Long Island native says he’s happy to be back in New York, though in a different capacity than last time. “Getting my foot back in the door in the coaching [...]
While the big club has played good baseball over the past few weeks, New York Mets Single-A short season affiliate, the Brooklyn Cyclones, open their season this Friday night on the road against the Staten Island Yankees. The borough of Brooklyn is preparing for another exciting summer of baseball, especially after the Cyclones came up one game short last season for the New York-Penn League Championship title. The team held its preliminary workouts this week, [...]
Readers of this site are already familiar with Mets prospect Cory Vaughn who has been tearing it up in his first season as a professional playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Vaughn is the son of notable power hitter Greg Vaughn, and was drafted by the New York Mets in the fourth round, out of San Diego State University. He signed with the Mets a couple of weeks later and then reported to Brooklyn and homered in his first game. He’s [...]
Carlos Beltran stormed out of the gates quickly this year, leading the National League in hitting for a good portion of the first few months of the season. Then he started feeling some pain in his right knee but continued to play through it. Finally, on June 22, the pain became too much for him to play at the level he’s capable of playing. Beltran was placed on the disabled list in the hopes that [...]
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