Here is a quick look at how some of our boys are performing in the Winter Leagues and the Arizona Fall League. Most of these leagues are just getting underway so keep in mind that these are very small sample sizes. The Mets will also have some players appearing in the Puerto Rican League when their season begins in two weeks. Venezuela Josh Thole (C) - Our catcher of the future is tearing it up and [...]
Baseball America has begun to release their top prospects lists by league. Yesterday, they unveiled their Top 20 Prospects for the Florida State League. You can read the complete list here. The Class-A St. Lucie Mets had three players make the grade; SP Jenrry Mejia at #7, 1B Ike Davis at #9, and CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis at #13. Incidentally, all three had been promoted to Binghamton at some point this season, so you may see one or two [...]
These are desperate times for the New York Mets my friends. It’s times like this that will test the true mettle of a team. Yesterday, I discussed the lack of toughness among the Mets players, and today I have to question the patience and the scruples of upper management, namely Omar Minaya. There are whispers in the organization that the time has come to bring up prospects like pitchers Brad Holt and Jenrry Mejia, as well [...]
If any of you want to catch a glimpse of two of the Mets brightest prospects, I urge you to tune in to ESPN 2 this afternoon at 2:00 PM EST and watch the Futures Game. The New York Mets will have two players participating; pitcher Jenrry Mejia and shortstop Wilmer Flores. Mejia was 4-1 with a 1.97 ERA for St. Lucie, and is 0-3 with a 3.74 ERA since being promoted to Binghamton. Flores is [...]
In the just released list of Baseball America’s Top 25 Prospects, no Mets appeared among baseball’s premier prospects. The Mets did appear at number numbers 40 (RHP Brad Holt) and number 47 (RHP Jenrry Mejia). The Philadelphia Phillies had three players in the Top 25. Here is the complete list… Mid-Season Top 25 Prospects 1. Jason Heyward, of, Braves 2. Mike Stanton, of, Marlins 3. Jesus Montero, c, Yankees 4. Justin Smoak, 1b, Rangers 5. Madison [...]
Well I finally have a day off for the first time in a little over a week and half from my Summer Job as a Sleep-away Camp Counselor, and today is the first day that I have been able to get outside news about basically anything. (You can hear about my waking up from a week and a half without Mets news here) Anyway, once a week for the next 7 weeks on Fridays I [...]
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