Tag: Rafael Montero

Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: The Future Of The Mets Rotation

The following post adds some perspective and a longer view to what the future may hold for the Mets starting rotation. It’s important to understand the approach that the front office takes with regards to how they determine the progression of their top pitching prospects through the Mets minor league system. Sometimes you look at […]

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Montero and D’Arnaud Make BA Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Montero and D’Arnaud Make BA Prospect Hot Sheet

It was a good week for top prospects Rafael Montero and Travis d’Arnaud; they were both recognized by Baseball America today in their weekly edition of the Prospect Hot Sheet. Montero has been hot for a while, but his most effective performances since getting promoted from Binghamton have come in his most recent starts. He […]

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Rafael Montero Is The Pitching Prospect You Keep, Not The One You Trade

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Rafael Montero Is The Pitching Prospect You Keep, Not The One You Trade

Thoughts from Joe D. After Satish posted an update on Rafael’s Montero’s brilliant performance last night, I received a few questions about him via email and Twitter. In Montero’s last six starts for Las Vegas, consider these numbers… In 39.0 innings pitched, he has allowed just 28 hits and 11 walks for a 0.99 WHIP […]

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Wheeler Punches Out A Dozen Batters In 4-1 Mets Win

An article by posted on August 16, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Punches Out A Dozen Batters In 4-1 Mets Win

I have to say, Zack Wheeler might have had a little pitch count trouble tonight, but he found his groove and mowed down the Padres for six spectacular innings of one-run ball in this 4-1 Mets victory. The Mets rotation is really starting to put the MLB on notice. With Wheeler starting to blossom and […]

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The Long and Short Of Noah Syndergaard, MMN Player of the Week

An article by posted on August 15, 2013 0 Comments

With Mets minor league pitchers turning in many outstanding performances last week, it was difficult to decide who would be this week’s MMN pitcher of the week. Rafael Montero posted a terrific 1.20 ERA in 15 innings pitched for Las Vegas while Jacob Lugo, who flew under the radar for most of the season, dazzled in two starts […]

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Seth Lugo Named SAL Pitcher of the Week After Two Brilliant Starts

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Seth Lugo Named SAL Pitcher of the Week After Two Brilliant Starts

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. […]

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It Was An Epic Night For Mets Pitching Prospects

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
It Was An Epic Night For Mets Pitching Prospects

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 […]

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Montero Picks Up Fourth Straight Quality Start With Seven Sharp Innings

An article by posted on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Picks Up Fourth Straight Quality Start With Seven Sharp Innings

Oh, Rafael Montero…way to put the exclamation point on a wonderful night of Mets pitching! I was originally so disappointed in the organization’s decision to put Montero in Triple-A where he could have been victimized by the factors that make the PCL so bad for pitchers… and originally, it seemed like he would be. But […]

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Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

An article by posted on August 7, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Completes Rehab, Slated To Start Sunday Against D’Backs

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 […]

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Top 5 Mets Power Prospects

An article by posted on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Top 5 Mets Power Prospects

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 […]

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