Tag: Rafael Montero

Last Night We Saw A Big Chunk Of “The Plan”

An article by posted on June 19, 2013 0 Comments
Last Night We Saw A Big Chunk Of “The Plan”

Believe it or not, I ended up missing most of the game last night tending to some medical issues. But you have to love the the technology era we live in. Thanks to my phone, those mid-inning video updates from the MLB app, my Twitter app, and of course DVR. It felt like I was […]

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Montero Pitches Well, But Betrayed By Poor Defense

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Pitches Well, But Betrayed By Poor Defense

Las Vegas 11, Colorado Springs 5 How does one judge Rafael Montero‘s second start in AAA this season? Well, it was his first since his recent non-temporary call-up, and he was betrayed by his defense out there on Saturday night. He pitched into the sixth inning, allowing seven hits and no walks, while striking out seven. […]

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Alderson: Montero Is A Long Shot To Be Promoted To Mets In 2013

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments

Echoing what Terry Collins told reporters on Friday, Sandy Alderson told season ticket holders at Citi Field this morning, that Rafael Montero is a longshot to be promoted to the Mets this season. He cited an innings limit as the reason and said he’s currently about 70-80 innings away from being shutdown for the season. […]

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Montero Makes Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Montero Makes Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet

He very well could be in the air flying to Las Vegas right now, but in addition to getting promoted to Triple-A today, Baseball America tabbed Rafael Montero on their weekly Prospect Hot Sheet. The right-hander made the list because of his seven shutout innings in a win against Altoona on June 8th. The performance included only two […]

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Which Young Arm Do The Mets Trade For A Bat?

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments

In response to which young arm or arms the Mets should trade for a bat this trade deadline or offseason… I actually believe that Rafael Montero is the least likely to be traded among all pitching prospects in the organization right now, at least as long as this front office is in place. There´s a […]

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In His Final Tuneup Before Debut, Wheeler Will Be On 85 Pitch Limit Tonight

An article by posted on June 13, 2013 0 Comments
In His Final Tuneup Before Debut, Wheeler Will Be On 85 Pitch Limit Tonight

Looks like Harvey-Wheeler Day is still on… Thanks Mother Nature… Matt Musico from MetsMinors.net just posted the following: Zack Wheeler will be making his final minor league start tonight before getting promoted to the major leagues. He’s set to debut on Tuesday at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves, about 45 minutes away from his childhood […]

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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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