This week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet included two Mets right-handers: Rafael Montero, rhp, Mets: The rules of the game allow for New York to put off a 40-man decision on the 22-year-old Montero until after the 2014 season. Necessity may dictate a callup this season, given the way that Montero has pitched at Double-A Binghamton. After dealing six shutout innings at New Hampshire on Saturday, Montero has allowed four runs in four starts, going 3-0, […]
Mike Newman of ROTOscouting posted an article on FanGraphs regarding some of the Mets’ exciting Dominican arms who he says ranks among the top-15 prospects in the organization. I mentioned one of them in our Minor League report today, Gabriel Ynoa, about whom he writes: Against Savannah, Ynoa sat 91-92 with his fastball, touching 93 mph. With sink and a sling shot delivery, Ynoa is deceptive and his length gives the impression of the ball exploding on […]
Bradenton 9, St. Lucie 1 Did the scoreboard make you worry a little? Well, fear not, Domingo Tapia was the starting pitcher on the mound on Thursday night but he was not part of the six-run top of the sixth inning that led to St. Lucie’s 9-1 demise. Tapia pitched an alright game, pitching into the sixth and getting two outs before being lifted with a man on base. When Wanel Vasquez came in to […]
St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 5 Domingo Tapia allowed zero earned runs over seven innings and put St. Lucie on the path to victory on Saturday evening. Tapia was on his game for St. Lucie, as he allowed just four hits and a walk across seven innings while striking out six. He was on the hook for two unearned runs, the first of which scored on a ground out after the baserunner Miguel Sano […]
For the first two weeks of the minor league season, the Mets were represented with a prospect cracking the Baseball America Hot Sheet. Last week it was Rafael Montero. This week, it’s Wilmer Flores. Both players were listed “In The Team Photo,” which is basically considered an honorable mention. As I stated in the Mets Minors Report earlier today, Flores is quietly having a nice season offensively. This fine hitting prospect seems like he has […]
St. Lucie 6, Charlotte 3 A six-run sixth inning powered the St. Lucie Mets (8-3) to a 6-3 win over the Charlotte Stone Crabs on Monday night. Charlotte (4-7) took an early lead after scoring a run in the first, second and third innings, but the St. Lucie bats came alive in the sixth. Travis Taijeron and Gilbert Gomez led the inning off with back-to-back singles. After T.J. Rivera struck out swinging, Cam Maron knocked […]
St. Lucie Mets 4, Palm Beach Cardinals 7 Pitching has been the story for St. Lucie in 2013 thus far. Everyone has praised the pitching staff as being one of the best in the minor leagues, and we’ve told tales of their dominating performances to start the season. That all came to a screeching halt last night. Domingo Tapia, a consensus top fifteen Mets prospect, took the hill in yesterday’s game against Palm Beach. He […]
The roster of this year’s St. Lucie Mets team is packed with some fantastic talent. This year, St. Lucie will showcase some of the finest pitching pitching prospects in the Met system, and even some of the finest in the minor leagues. This year’s team will likely be the most potential-packed of any in the system. Let’s see who will make this season one to watch. The Big Names Noah Syndergaard (RHP) – The hard-throwing […]
Baseball America released a brief minor league roster analysis for each team’s Top 10 Prospects. Here is Matt Eddy’s lowdown on the Mets. Things they said: The top two starters from the 2012 short-season Brooklyn club will skip a level and proceed directly to high Class A St. Lucie. RHP Luis Mateo’s wicked fastball-slider combo enabled him to lead the New York-Penn League with 85 strikeouts a year ago, but he’s already 23, having missed three years […]
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