Tag: minor leagues

What’s Wrong With Michael Conforto And How Should Mets Proceed

An article by posted on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Michael Conforto And How Should Mets Proceed

The New York Mets offense has simply been bad. When you take a look at the team stats for all Major League clubs this season, the Mets offensive ranks are mostly trending at the bottom of the pile, except for home runs. Their inability to score with runners in scoring position with less than two […]

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Plawecki Has Upped His Game Since Collins’ Warning

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
Plawecki Has Upped His Game Since Collins’ Warning

After a stretch where Kevin Plawecki hit .167/.348/.167, Terry Collins couldn’t bite his tongue anymore. Collins took the rare step of calling out one of his players publicly when he said, “I don’t mean to put a lot of pressure on him, but he’s got to start getting some hits. We all thought he was going to […]

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Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Homers, Becerra Over .400

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Nimmo Homers, Becerra Over .400

El Paso 7, Las Vegas 6 (13-13) F/10 Box Score The 51s pitching staff blew a lead of at least five runs for the second straight night but the big bright spot of the nights was Brandon Nimmo launching his first home run of the season to deep center field. He is now hitting .429/.500/.643 with […]

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Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

An article by posted on March 24, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

Whether players like it or not, New York City has enacted a smokeless tobacco ban that will prevent them from using chewing tobacco at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. As we see from the quotes, there are players like Lucas Duda, to whom it’ll have no effect. There are others who do use it. We don’t know what, […]

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Travis Taijeron Looks For His Chance

An article by posted on March 16, 2016 0 Comments
Travis Taijeron Looks For His Chance

For Major League clubs, depth is never a bad thing. Each year, teams look to shore up deficiencies and weaknesses on their roster, and look to add positional depth by stashing players in the upper minors in case of an injury. It’s been widely reported that the injury to Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (out with […]

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Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects Led By Nimmo

An article by posted on February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects Led By Nimmo

While the likes of outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto took Flushing by storm in 2015, a number of young prospects at the same position made noise in the minor leagues. Here are the top five outfielders in the Mets system, as ranked by MetsMinors.net. No. 5 – Victor Cruzado Ht: 5’11” Wt: 180 B/T: S/R Age: 6/30/1992 (23) 2015 Level: Hi-A St Lucie/Double-A Binghamton 2015 Stats: 97 G, […]

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Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Sign Buddy Carlyle, Three More To Minor League Deals

The Mets announced the signing of four players to minor league contracts today, including right-handed relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle. Left-handed pitcher Duane Below, first baseman Marc Krauss, and left-hander Andrew Barbosa were also inked to deals. Carlyle, 37, had a fantastic year with the Mets in 2014, posting a 1.45 ERA over 31 innings. However, […]

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Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

An article by posted on August 18, 2015 0 Comments
Could The Struggling Nationals Turn To Wally Backman?

The Nationals are struggling big time. Despite being one of the preseason World Series favorites, Washington has dipped under .500 and now sits 4.5 games behind the Mets in the division and 9.5 back in the Wild Card. They’ve lost six straight as well as 17 of their last 24, leaving some to speculate that […]

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Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Steps Onto The Big Stage Tonight

Just as they were with Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, don’t look for the Mets to bring up Noah Syndergaard for a spot start. Once he’s here, unless he really spits the bit, he’s not going anywhere. Like everybody else, I’m excited to see him pitch, just as I was when Harvey and Wheeler first […]

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