Mets outfield prospect Cory Vaughn is one of six players recently nominated for the Arizona Fall League’s annual Stenson award. Each year, every AFL manager selects a player from his squad to nominate for the award. All nine former award winners have gone on to play in the big leagues and last years recipient, Cole Kimball, is now with the Washington Nationals. According to an announcement made by MLB.com, the Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award pays tribute to the former Reds […]
Nathaniel Stotltz, of Fangraphs, did an excellent scouting report on the very talented Amed Rosario. Rosario is a shortstop that many consider to be one of the top prospects in the organization. Extremely young and raw, he’s still 17 (18 this month), he was tabbed as the Appalachian League’s top prospect in 2013. Here are some highlights regarding what Stoltz said about Rosario: Defensively “While it’s too early to say that he’ll definitively stick at […]
Last week, I profiled high school pitcher Brady Aiken. We’ll keep it on the high school side of things this week but shift it to a position player (probably). This week we’ll go in-depth on shortstop Nick Gordon — son of former closer Tom and brother of Dodgers shortstop Dee. He’s ranked in the 10-20 range by most experts, placing him right in the Mets cross-hairs. Nick Gordon, Olympia H.S (FL) Position: SS/RHP Height: 6’2 Weight: […]
As Justin Turner heads into his first arbitration year, and with the Mets so desperate to change perceptions about the team and get them back on the path to relevancy, I was surprised to read this report from Andy Martino of the Daily News, which suggests the Mets are all but determined to bring him back to serve in the same role as he did this season. A Mets source said that the team projects […]
During today’s Mets’ 1-0 win over the Reds, starting catcher Juan Centeno became the first backstop to ever catch Billy Hamilton stealing in the majors. After Hamilton legged out an infield single in the fifth inning, the 23-year old Centeno gunned a perfect throw to nail the speedster at second base. In case you missed it, here’s the video: Entering today’s action, Hamilton had 13 straight steals to begin his major league career. Last season, Hamilton stole […]
Ailing Mets captain David Wright fielded grounders and took batting practice prior to yesterday’s series finale against the Marlins and looked solid on both sides of the diamond. The All-Star third baseman looked as good as ever defensively, moving both to his right and left with ease. As far as his batting, Wright mainly had a number of hard line drives as well as several fly balls that made it onto the warning track in […]
As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s something that I’m against, personally,” Wright said Saturday regarding shutting things down for the season. “If the organization feels that […]
In the top of the eighth inning of last night’s game Ike Davis was scheduled to come up with David Wright on 3rd and 2 outs. Ike was 2 for 3 on the night with an infield hit and an rbi double. Most encouraging was his infield hit to the left side. Something I hadn’t seen from Ike all year. Ike Davis did not come up to bat in the 8th, instead Terry Collins inserted […]
The Brooklyn Cyclones are inching closer to the .500 mark as the team notched its third straight win with a 4-3 victory over the Lowell Spinners – the Single-A short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox – Monday night at MCU Park in Coney Island. It took a late eighth-inning comeback, but the Cyclones were able to scratch out the win, moving them to 9-12 on the season. Brooklyn was able to get the […]
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