Tag: minor league

Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

An article by posted on March 11, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Among First Round Of Spring Training Cuts

The New York Mets announced their first round of cuts this morning, trimming their Spring Training roster as Opening Day gets closer. From the 40 man roster RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Akeel Morris and LHP Dario Alvarez were all optioned to minor league camp. All three will likely start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas. RHP Chasen Bradford, C Raywilly Gomez and […]

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FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
FanGraphs’ Mets Prospect List Loaded With Surprises

Dan Farnsworth of Fangraphs continued the site’s team by team prospect lists on Tuesday with the New York Mets. You can see the list below, along with their placements on last year’s rankings. LHP Steven Matz (7) OF Desmond Lindsay (N/A) SS Amed Rosario (3) SS Gregory Guerrero (N/A) 1B Dominic Smith (9) SS Gavin […]

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a two year deal worth $12.25 million dollars reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus, and then salaries of $4.1M in 2016 and $4.15M in 2017. Clippard, 31, went 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA and 1.052 […]

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Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

An article by posted on January 30, 2016 0 Comments
Four Mets Prospects Make MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Prospect season is coming fast and furious. MLB Pipeline released their annual top 100 prospect list Friday night on MLB Network, where minor league experts Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo announced that LHP Steven Matz (No. 15), 1B Dominic Smith (No. 51), SS Amed Rosario (No. 79) and SS Gavin Cecchini (No. 87) were the four Mets on the list. Dodgers SS Corey Seager, […]

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Dominic Smith Receiving High Praise For His Defense

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Receiving High Praise For His Defense

MLB Pipeline released their Minor League All-Defensive Team with Mets prospect Dominic Smith being selected as the first baseman. The eight man defensive team also included Minnesota Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton, Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia, and Pirates catcher Reese McGuire. Smith has been receiving rave reviews for his defense all year from a handful of different outlets. He was named […]

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Spring Training Notes: Non-Roster Invites, 44 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Spring Training Notes: Non-Roster Invites, 44 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets say no decision has been made yet on non-roster invites to major league camp among candidates who were with organization in 2015. He predicts that catchers Johnny Monell and Xorge Carrillo, infielders Gavin Cecchini, T.J. Rivera, Danny Muno and Jayce Boyd, and pitchers Paul Sewald, […]

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Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Jim Henderson To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets announced that they have signed RHP Jim Henderson to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training. Henderson, 33, has made 111 career relief appearances with the Milwaukee Brewers between 2012 and 2014 with a 3.44 ERA and 1.125 WHIP. In 2013, his first full season in the major […]

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Mets Sign RHP Stolmy Pimentel To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign RHP Stolmy Pimentel To Minor League Deal

The Mets have signed RHP Stolmy Pimentel to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training, the team announced. Pimentel, 26, made eight relief appearances for the Rangers in 2015, posting a 3.97 ERA, and 1.235 WHIP in 11.1 innings with seven strikeouts. He made 17 appearances including 12 starts for […]

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Conforto Will Continue To Sit Against LHP

An article by posted on September 23, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Will Continue To Sit Against LHP

Michael Conforto has had an incredible rookie campaign, batting .284 with a .360 OBP and .892 OPS in 161 plate appearances since his promotion from Double-A Binghamton on July 25. His production has also been a significant part of the Mets’ offensive resurgence as his 11 doubles, eight homers and 23 RBI would attest. However, […]

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MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: T.J. Rivera Just Keeps Hitting and Hoping

When his baseball playing days are behind him, T.J. Rivera wants to be remembered as a grinder, a guy who didn’t simply go through the motions but played with 100 percent effort every time he stepped on a baseball diamond. “That’s something I’ve always tried to live up to, going out there and playing hard […]

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