Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Minors: Taijeron Is Definitely Hot, Cohoon Not So Much…

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments

Who’s Hot Cesar Puello, OF (BIN): If you haven’t heard by now, Puello enjoyed perhaps the best week of his MiLB career last week when he crushed six home runs in just 25 at-bats. He posted a .600 average, going 15-for-25, with three doubles, six home runs, and 15 RBIs. He also stole three bases. […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Shines Again, Vaughn To DL With Elbow Strain

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Montero Shines Again, Vaughn To DL With Elbow Strain

Rafael Montero was absolutely amazing today as he continued his stretch of dominance over the entire Eastern League. Montero breezed through his start against the Altoona Curve with seven more shutout innings, allowing just two hits and a walk over that span. He struck out six and dazzled anyone watching as he spun a gem. […]

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From Left Field: Would Santana Accept A Minors Deal For 2014?

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
From Left Field: Would Santana Accept A Minors Deal For 2014?

On Monday night, I watch the replay of Johan Santana’s no-hitter on SNY and was just as captivated as the night I watched it live on television. But this time around, I kept thinking to myself what could have been with Santana had his Mets’ tenure not been decimated by injuries. Then I of course […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Future Mets Rotation Could Feature Five Top Starters

An article by posted on June 5, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Future Mets Rotation Could Feature Five Top Starters

Scouting Scale for Starting Pitchers: #1 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, plus-plus command, plus makeup #2 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, average command, average makeup #3 Starter: One plus pitch, two average pitches, average command, average makeup #4-5 Starter: Average velocity, consistent breaking ball, decent changeup, command of two pitches Jeremy […]

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Mets Minors Report 6/2: Wheeler/Montero Shine, den Dekker Still Recovering, DSL Began Yesterday

An article by posted on June 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 6/2: Wheeler/Montero Shine, den Dekker Still Recovering, DSL Began Yesterday

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas snuck by Fresno, 2-1. Binghamton shutout New Hampshire, 6-0. St. Lucie lost the first game of their doubleheader against Charlotte, 2-1. The second game was rained out. Savannah shut down Kannapolis, 5-0. Both DSL Mets1 and Mets2 won their first games to begin the 2013 DSL. Prospect Pipeline A […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Fires Seven Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on June 1, 2013 0 Comments

There aren’t many pitchers that pitch seven innings of scoreless baseball, and you can say that wasn’t the most dominating performance we’ve seen this year from that guy. Rafael Montero is one of those guys. Montero’s four strikeouts was his lowest total of the year thus far, but the guy completely shut down New Hampshire tonight, […]

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The Mets Blueprint To Relevancy And Championship Caliber Baseball

An article by posted on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Blueprint To Relevancy And Championship Caliber Baseball

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, has a must-read post on what the Mets blueprint or “plan” is going forward and unsurprisingly it’s all about the starting pitching. A National League executive told Kernan that “the Mets have the best pitching in the minor leagues bar none. They are really, really deep in starting […]

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Mets Minors: Bowman and Montero Top Our Hot List

An article by posted on May 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Bowman and Montero Top Our Hot List

Who’s Hot (5/19-5/26) Matthew Bowman, RHP (STL): Bowman had an excellent week, posting a 2.57 ERA in two starts. He tossed 14 innings and allowed four runs on 14 hits. Most impressive, however, were his 17/2 strikeout to walk ratio. Bowman has quietly had a very good season and was one of the first players […]

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Featured Post: Examining The Upcoming Free Agent Market For Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Examining The Upcoming Free Agent Market For Mets

In a recent interview with Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, ESPN’s Buster Olney talked about the free agent market, specifically how the Mets will have to approach the offseason in order to land some of the best players on the market: For example, take Shin-Soo Choo, who is a free agent this fall. I think the […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/27: Montero and Bowman Spin Gems, Lutz Injures Oblique, Wheeler Starts Today

An article by posted on May 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/27: Montero and Bowman Spin Gems, Lutz Injures Oblique, Wheeler Starts Today

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas topped Salt Lake, 13-9. Binghamton shut out Portland, 5-0. Savannah dropped to Augusta, 3-1. St. Lucie shut out Bradenton, 8-2. Prospect Pipeline Rafael Montero killed it last night…again. The righty was absolutely dominant through six innings today – allowing just four hits and two walks while striking out eight batters. […]

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