Mets Minors Report 4/18: T.J. Leads System In RBI, Charting DeGrom’s Performance, The Wheeler Debate
Last Night’s Quick Scores Savannah (7-6) rocked the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 8-1 St. Lucie (9-4) dropped to the Charlotte Stone Crabs, 5-2 Binghamton (7-6) lost a close one to the Portland Sea Dogs, 1-0 Las Vegas (7-6) topped the Sacramento River Cats, 3-2 Prospect Pipeline Brandon Nimmo had another two hits in yesterday’s game. He now has had a multi-hit game ten times this season. Travis d’Arnaud was pulled from last night’s game after being struck with a ball on [...]
Updated by Joe D. at 3:50 PM It’s official. The Mets just announced that they have recalled RHP Jeurys Familia from Las Vegas (AAA) and optioned RHP Greg Burke to Las Vegas. Hat tip to Mr. North Jersey…. Original Post 2:40 PM The Mets’ bullpen allowed 14 hits, 10 runs, eight earned over 9.0 innings during yesterday’s doubleheader and appear to be showing some leaks. Entering the Colorado series, the bullpen had posted a 2.08 ERA in [...]
Las Vegas 14, Fresno 3 The 51s bats were in full force, putting the game out of reach by the first inning with a five-spot. — Collin McHugh had a great outing today, going seven innings and allowing four hits while being charged with two unearned runs. He walked nobody and struck out five. McHugh had the offense behind him for the duration of the game so it was just a matter of not imploding [...]
Updated on 4/11 by HoJo According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Shaun Marcum is expected to throw two innings of a simulated game before the weekend as he attempts to get ready to comeback from a neck injury and bicep tendinitis. If all goes well without any setbacks, Marcum could appear in a rehab game with Single-A St. Lucie one day next week. Depending on how that goes, Marcum could then be activated from the [...]
Las Vegas 4, Fresno 3 Darin Gorski had a decent outing and the late hitting for the 51s sealed the win, 4-3. — Darin Gorski had a solid outing, going five innings allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits, walking four and striking out three. Gorski did not exhibit solid command, but managed to miss the bats enough to walk away with a respectable start. Gorski will always be a contact pitcher, and the development [...]
The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated power numbers. It may be harder to judge how well a player is developing because hitters will have more home runs and pitchers will see their ERA shoot [...]
Scott Rice made his Mets and major league debut by pitching a perfect ninth inning in this afternoon’s 11-2 Opening Day win over the San Diego Padres. After the game, Rice told reporters he intends to relich the moment as long as he can and let it all sink in. “Obviously I had a little jitters just running out there, but once the batters get in, it’s baseball. So I went out there and just [...]
With four days until Opening Day, most teams have their rosters, rotation and batting order set. The Mets are not most teams. Their three remaining exhibition games will do little to answer questions for manager Terry Collins, who undoubtedly won’t be satisfied with what he sees Monday and will be mixing and matching for weeks. The Mets think David Wright and Daniel Murphy will be ready, this after serious doubts just days ago. How things [...]
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York took to Twitter a short while ago and began posting his projections for the Mets Triple-A roster. Included in his Las Vegas 51′s rotation he has: Zack Wheeler, Aaron Laffey, Collin McHugh, Chris Schwinden and Carlos Torres. A month ago I projected the rotation as follows: Zack Wheeler Collin McHugh Mark Cohoon Darin Gorski Aaron Laffey That was what I had once I removed Mejia, who has been shutdown [...]
The Mets have until Tuesday to make a decision on whether to add Pedro Feliciano, LaTroy Hawkins and Tim Byrdak to the 25 man roster. According to the rules of the new collective bargaining agreement, the Mets must inform each player by Tuesday if they intend to carry them on the major league roster. The alternatives are that either will be assigned to the minors and receive $100,000 or they will be released. It will be [...]
Mack emailed me last night and told me the “Group 2″ starters were announced and he posted them on his site tonight. Here they are: Rafael Montero Domingo Tapia Jacob deGrom Tyler Pill Chase Huchingson Alex Panteliodis Logan Verrett He correctly points out, that is normally the group of pitchers that usually begin the season at Double-A Binghamton. As you know, I’ve posted my own projected minor league rotations and have updated them a few [...]
NL East Standings
Last updated: 05/19/2013
- Sealy: on Mets Only Manage Three Runs Behind Marcum, Lose 4-3: I don't mean this in a bad...
- Jim: on Sacking Terry Collins Now Would Be Unfair: At least Collins helps you get a...
- Jim: on Mets Only Manage Three Runs Behind Marcum, Lose 4-3: Collins demands good defenders is the outfield!...
- Markcomic1: on Sacking Terry Collins Now Would Be Unfair: He should be fired, He has lost...
- RandomGuy: on Keep Daniel Murphy In The Leadoff Spot: Connor, you will never be able to...