Tag: minor league

Mets Interested In Bringing Back Chris Young

An article by posted on December 7, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the New York Post says that the Mets are open to bringing back right-hander Chris Young on a minor league contract. Young, 32, posted a 1.88 ERA and 22/11 K/BB ratio over four starts with the Mets last season before undergoing surgery in May to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder and […]

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Pirates Sign Nick Evans

An article by posted on November 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Nick Evans has signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Evans had a decent season in 2011 batting .256/.314/.403 with four home runs and 25 RBI over 192 PA in 59 games for the Mets. In 2010, he had a solid showing and posted a .300/.371/.536 slash […]

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Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

The A’s have signed Jason Pridie to a minor league deal, tweets Adam Rubin. Jason Pridie, who was removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster last week, has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on a minor league deal, according to his agents from Sosnick Cobbe sports. Pridie, 28, appeared in 101 games for the Mets […]

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Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

Today the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League announced that they have signed former New York Met Howard Johnson, along with his son Glen for the remainder of the season. I happen to live 15 minutes from Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders, and interned there over the summer. This is the first […]

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Video: Brandon Nimmo Talks About His Pro Debut With Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video of Brandon Nimmo talking about his first hit as a pro, courtesy of SNY and hat tip to Mike Diaz of Mets Minor League Blog. Wow that was quick.  Brandon Nimmo made his professional debut for the Mets organization yesterday afternoon..  He played for the GCL Mets affiliate and was in the […]

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LHP Steven Matz, 2009 Mets Top Pick, Out For Season

An article by posted on July 29, 2011 0 Comments
LHP Steven Matz, 2009 Mets Top Pick, Out For Season

Mack from Mack’s Mets spoke to Steven Matz who will be shutdown for the rest of the 2011 season. Matz:  -  Hey Mack, yeah, my season is definitely going to be over. I was back in simulated games in May, and I seemed to be fine. My velocity on all my pitches was back and even a […]

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Is Bringing Santana Back This Season Worth The Risk?

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments

Johan Santana threw a bullpen session today at Sun Lite Stadium in front of Terry Collins, John Debus, and Randy Niemann. According to the NY Times, Santana said he felt good after throwing 45 pitches in the bullpen Sunday morning, paving the way for him to begin pitching in minor-league rehabilitation games. If Santana’s surgically […]

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Brewers PTBNL – Here Is One Possibility

An article by posted on July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday’s trade wasn’t really about the two players to be named later.  It was about the fact this team needed to get away from the $17.5 million contract that Francisco Rodriguez would likely earn if he stayed in New Yorkmuch longer. I understand the people who want a closer to be with this team until […]

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Minor League Report: Harvey Could Be Called Up By June 1st, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

For several weeks now, there has been a lot of talk about when Matt Harvey will be bumped up to Binghamton.  According to sources, It may not be long from now.   Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reports that the Mets could call up Matt Harvey up to Binghamton around June 1st.   As I’ve said, Matt Harvey’s real test […]

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Is Sandy Sticking To His Sabermetric Ways Mentioned In Moneyball?

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

In the chapter on Sandy Alderson in Moneyball, one of the biggest things Alderson was credited for was how he ran his minor league system. Alderson runs a franchise like a military style boot camp. He has specific rules, and wants these rules and regulations enforced properly by his respective managers, especially in the minors. In an […]

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