Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Minors Recap: Dominic Smith Blasts 12th Home Run

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors Recap: Dominic Smith Blasts 12th Home Run

Omaha Storm Chasers 8 (Kansas City, 43-53), Las Vegas 51s (49-47) 3 Box Score Dilson Herrera 2B 1 for 3, BB, RBI, .275/.321/.468 Brandon Nimmo CF 1 for 4, 2B, .327/.405/.502 Kevin Plawecki C 1 for 4, R, .306/.380/.546 Gavin Cecchini went 2 for 4 with a run knocked in but also made his 28th error at shortstop. Sean Gilmartin LHP […]

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Six Mets Minor Leaguers That Could Be On the Move

An article by posted on July 19, 2016 0 Comments
Six Mets Minor Leaguers That Could Be On the Move

The rumor mill is about to be churning out hypothetical scenarios en masse as the trade deadline nears. Most of the rumors will lead to nothing, some will come to fruition, and on occasion, a deal nobody saw coming surprises us all. With the second wild card available, many teams will not count themselves out, […]

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Rafael Montero Has Fallen Off The Map For The Mets

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Has Fallen Off The Map For The Mets

Over the course of a full 162 game schedule, it is extremely rare that a team is able to get through a season with just five starting pitchers. In most cases anywhere between 8-12 pitchers will make starts in an average season. We are reminded of that with the news that Steven Matz and Noah […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Voice of Las Vegas 51s Russ Langer, Bleacher Report’s Danny Knobler Checks In

An article by posted on June 5, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Voice of Las Vegas 51s Russ Langer, Bleacher Report’s Danny Knobler Checks In

The Mets are now 55 games in so it’s time to take a look at where the team is at with a third of the season in the books. I give my grades and talk about how the team has fared so far this season. Despite the struggles, the Mets are in a good place, […]

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Frank Viola Weighs In On Rafael Montero And Matt Harvey

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Frank Viola Weighs In On Rafael Montero And Matt Harvey

In a recent article by Dan Martin of the New York Post, Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola commented on the recent struggles of Matt Harvey and the steady rise of Rafael Montero. Montero and Harvey’s professional careers have been polar opposites to this point. Matt has enjoyed immediate success, while Montero’s career has been an […]

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Rafael Montero Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Rafael Montero has been named the Pitcher of the Week for the Pacific Coast League. Montero made two road starts, not allowing a run in 11.2 innings on six hits with five walks and 13 strikeouts. For the week Montero posted a 0.94 WHIP and .154 batting average against. Montero, 25, shutout the River Cats […]

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Mets Option Rafael Montero to Las Vegas, Activate Jacob deGrom

An article by posted on April 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Option Rafael Montero to Las Vegas, Activate Jacob deGrom

After the New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-3 on Friday night, they optioned right-hander Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear a spot on the roster for Jacob deGrom. Montero, 25, appeared in just two games but got hit pretty hard, allowing three runs on five hits and a […]

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Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

An article by posted on April 15, 2016 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Backs Terry Collins’ All-In Strategy

Sandy Alderson, the Mets GM and creator of the term “Panic Citi,” agreed with how Terry Collins managed Wedensday’s 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Collins who previously stated he was “managing like it was the seventh game of the World Series,” made some interesting moves in the Mets third win of the season. Jim Henderson […]

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Mets Activate Rafael Montero, Option Eric Campbell To Vegas

An article by posted on April 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Rafael Montero, Option Eric Campbell To Vegas

The New York Mets have activated RHP Rafael Montero from the Taxi Squad and will option infielder Eric Campbell to Triple-A Las Vegas. Logan Verrett will still start the 1:10 PM game on Wednesday, while Jacob deGrom continues to recover from his lat muscle issue. Looks like he will avoid the DL. Original Report The […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets head to Orlando, Fla. where they will play the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium this afternoon. 1:05 PM ET. Matt Harvey will make his first start of the spring for the Mets and will oppose RHP Matt Wisler for the Braves in a 1:05 PM matchup. Also slated to pitch for […]

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Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Struggles In Spring Training Debut

In a season where there is not much doubt who the starting five will be in the Mets pitching rotation, Rafael Montero still has a very important month ahead of him. Marc Carig of Newsday looked at Montero’s forgettable first appearance of spring. Montero, who is trying to regain the trust of the Mets front […]

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