Tag: minor league

Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

Left-handed reliever CJ Nitkowski announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Mets and is headed to Double-A Binghamton. Back in March, Nitkowski auditioned for the Mets in front of J.P. Ricciardi and Dan Warthen, and it was later reported they would offer him a minor league deal. “They liked what they saw,” Nitkowski said at the […]

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MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

I find it amazing how little attention RHP Luis Mateo gets when the topic of conversation is about the Mets’ best pitching prospects. If you didn’t know any better you would think that Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey and one or two others, were the only starting pitchers in the Mets minor league system. So […]

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Jenrry Mejia’s Shift To The Bullpen Is Official

An article by posted on June 10, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia’s Shift To The Bullpen Is Official

Looks like it’s official… Triple-A manager Wally Backman confirmed tonight that Jenrry Mejia will indeed be removed from the Bisons rotation and will start working out of their bullpen effective immediately. Mejia concludes his stint as a Bisons’ starter with an  0-1 record, a 1.13 ERA and seven strikeouts in 16 innings. It won’t be […]

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Mets News: Chris Young Tosses Five Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

Chris Young tossed five scoreless innings tonight as St. Lucie beat Brevard County 4-3. It was his first official minor league game since undergoing May 16, 2011 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young allowed five hits and two walks while striking out four batters. Young is expected to make 3-4 […]

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Old Time Mets: LHP Jon Matlack

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Old Time Mets: LHP Jon Matlack

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve Carlton, […]

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Mets News: Brad Emaus and Fred Lewis Signed To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team signed infielder Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis to minor league contracts and assigned both to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Emaus, 26, had signed to start 2012 with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association before joining New York. He appeared in 14 games with […]

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Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

You can always count on a Morning Grind from me after a loss like last night. I embrace my Met fandom and take great pride in the moaning and groaning I do after a loss. It was something I picked up in the mid seventies and I never could quite kick the habit. It looks […]

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Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

An article by posted on April 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report 4/9: St. Lucie, Savannah Win In Walk-Off Fashion

METS FARM REPORT 4/9 ROCHESTER 3, BUFFALO 2 Red Wings shortstop Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give Rochester a comeback victory, snapping Buffalo’s three-game winning streak. The Bisons bullpen entered the game with 14 scoreless innings to begin the season. Protecting a 2-1 lead, lefty Chuck James made his Bisons debut […]

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Alderson Confirms Chris Young Deal

An article by posted on March 26, 2012 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, first reported that the Mets have re-signed free-agent RHP Chris Young to a minor league contract. Sandy Alderson confirmed the signing today and spoke with reporters: “Right now we don’t have an expectation other than a general one — that he’ll be able to pitch at some point. Until he’s seen by […]

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For the Right Price, Re-Signing Chris Young Is A Good Idea

An article by posted on March 12, 2012 0 Comments

MLB Trade Rumors reported yesterday that its likely that Chris Young will return to the Mets for the 2012 season. Despite pitching in only 6 games, Young was on track to have a great season.  Before tearing a capsule in his throwing shoulder, he was 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA. I like Chris Young.  When […]

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