Someone asked me today if we should just go ahead and send Daniel Murphy to the bench in a super utility type role. “Of course”. I responded. Looking at how far his defense has been regressing and how inconsistent his bat has been, it’s no big secret how this movie is going to end. Once Wilmer Flores gets this so called shot at second base, and if he can prove to be adequate, that will […]
Talk about a good week for your Mets pitching prospects… Seth Lugo has been recognized as the SAL Pitcher of the Week after an awesome start a couple days ago. On August 10th, Lugo tossed one of the better starts all year in the Mets organization, where he dominated through seven shutout innings while striking out 11. He allowed just four hits all evening and walked none, leaving his SAL ERA at 0.69. He has 21 punch-outs […]
Wow, what an epic evening for the New York Mets organization as a whole last night… If like me, you’re a believer that the road to a championship is paved with elite pitching, Saturday night gave us a glimpse of the greatness that lies ahead for the Mets as their top three pitching prospects were on full display for all to see and none of them disappointed. On the contrary, Zack Wheeler, Rafael Montero and […]
Well, get used to reading this every time that our star prospect Noah Syndergaard takes the mound — he tossed another five shutout innings tonight. In his last 16 innings pitched spanning three starts, Noah Syndergaard (THOR) has allowed just one run on five hits while striking out 16. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) August 11, 2013 Wow… Since the Mets are running him out there with an eye on his innings workload, the intent […]
1. Noah Syndergaard, RHP Status: Hot Thor continues to stay hot as he makes Eastern League hitters extremely frustrated every time he takes the mound. He was dominant on August 4th against Harrisburg, allowing two hits, one walk, and three strikeouts in five shutout innings. He’s now 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 49 strikeouts in 41 innings pitched. Between Binghamton and St. Lucie, he now has a single-season career-high in innings pitched (104.2). […]
Updated by Joe D. Jon Niese made his final rehab start last night for Double-A Binghamton. In his final tuneup before a start against the Diamondbacks in Arizona on Sunday. Niese pitched 5.0 innings and allowed two earned runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six batters. Upon activating Niese, the Mets will return to a six-man rotation, which will allow Jenrry Mejia, Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey to all pitch on […]
Recently, the Mets top pitching prospects get the all the attention. With pitchers like Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, and Rafael Montero in the minors in 2013, the top hitting prospects have been overshadowed. While they don’t get as much publicity, the Mets do have some top power hitting prospects who have the potential to be key contributors in the future. Here are the top five. 5. Aderlin Rodriguez: Even though Aderlin Rodriguez has a lot […]
Over the weekend when the news broke that Mike Baxter would get the call up before Wilmer Flores, the Mets fan base took to social media and other outlets to express their frustration. When it happened, I had a twitter discussion with MMO’s own Robert Patterson which I explained I thought calling up Flores for the weekend was not necessary but that they would call him up after the weekend when they knew the extent […]
Travis d’Arnaud was blown away after catching five scoreless innings from Noah Syndergaard during Sunday’s 6-0 win for Binghamton. “What can I say about an outing like that?” said d’Arnaud, who is coming back from a broken foot suffered in April. “He had an absolutely electric fastball, his curveball was pretty devastating and his changeup — I didn’t even know he had a changeup like that. It just made his fastball look so much quicker […]
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