Welcome to the second edition of Who’s Hot, Who’s Not. This week was a very intriguing one for followers of the Mets minor league system. We saw the rise of two top pitching prospects, and the fall of one who had been absolutely dominant. We also saw Kevin Plawecki continue to show why the Mets made him a first-round pick last year. He leads off our Hot List… Who’s Hot Kevin Plawecki, C (SAV): Plawecki […]
Savannah 9, Hickory 2 Kevin Plawecki is an absolute monster and Rainy Lara pitched an excellent game. Should I go on? Lara started the game for the Sand Gnats with the organizational ERA lead – and spoiler alert, he kept that title by the end of the game. He allowed merely an unearned run over seven spectacular innings, where he allowed just four hits and struck out six. Eudy Pina botched a play to allow […]
Savannah 5, Kannapolis 3 After a lengthy rain delay, the Savannah Sand Gnats made quick work of the Kannapolis Intimidators in a 5-3 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium on Thursday night. The two teams were delayed 1:32 by rain at the start of the game, and once play started, the Gnats needed just 2:04 to earn their eighth win in nine games on their current home stand. With losses by both the Augusta GreenJackets and […]
Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing
Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas demolished Reno, 14-8. Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 11-4. St. Lucie was beaten by Tampa, 7-3. Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-3. Minors News RHP Rainy Lara of the Savannah Sand Gnats was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28. Lara pitched a brilliant game tossing 7.1 shutout innings and allowing just five hits and walking none while striking out nine against the West Virginia Power. […]
Savannah 6, Kannapolis 3 The Savannah Sand Gnats defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators 6-3 Wednesday to pull into a three-way tie for first place with the Asheville Tourists and Augusta GreenJackets. Savannah (16-9) has won seven of the eight games on the team’s current home stand. The Gnats took a 4-3 lead they would not relinquish with a run in the bottom of the fifth inning when 1B Jayce Boyd singled softly into right to bring home […]
West Virginia 10, Savannah 1 The West Virginia Power snapped the Savannah Sand Gnats’ six-game winning streak with a 10-0 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium Monday night. Power DH Stetson Allie pounded a pair of homers that accounted for five runs. With eight homeruns, Allie is now tied for the South Atlantic League lead in homeruns. West Virginia (10-15) grabbed a 3-0 lead in the top of the third inning thanks to Allie. After SS Ashley Ponce doubled, […]
Welcome to the first post in a weekly series called “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not,” in which we look at the hottest and coldest players in the Mets’ minor league system from the past week. Here’s a look back at the week that was. NOTE: Stats are from April 20 through April 27. Who’s Hot Jayce Boyd 1B (SAV)- Boyd has come out of nowhere this season, hitting .405/.490/.583 through his first 22 games with two […]
Savannah 3, West Virginia 2 Cole Frenzel drove home Kevin Plawecki with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete a Gnats’ 3-2 comeback victory Sunday afternoon. The victory was Savannah’s sixth straight and pulled the Gnats (15-8) into a tie for first place with the Augusta GreenJackets, who lost to the Lexington Legends. In a 2-2 game in the ninth, Plawecki was hit by a pitch to start the winning rally. The following […]
Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got rocked by Tacoma, 8-2. Binghamton defeated Akron, 7-2. St. Lucie blew out Bradenton, 13-5. Savannah edged out West Virginia, 1-0. Prospect Pipeline I strongly urge you to click the above link leading to the Binghamton recap, which features a wonderful analysis of Logan Verrett‘s most recent start on Saturday afternoon. I remember writing on Verrett months ago and noting that he came into our system at 21 with […]
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