Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

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Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas demolished Reno, 14-8. Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 11-4. St. Lucie was beaten by Tampa, 7-3.  Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-3.  Minors News RHP Rainy Lara of the Savannah Sand Gnats was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28. Lara pitched a brilliant game tossing […]

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

  Rafael Montero was hotter than Scarlett Johansson in her Black Widow costume for his first four starts of the season, compiling three wins, 27 strikeouts and only one walk. Zack Wheeler was as cold as ice, struggling to find command and his first win of the year. The two men may be the brightest […]

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Rafael Montero Rocked In Binghamton’s 11-4 Loss

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Rafael Montero Rocked In Binghamton’s 11-4 Loss

Erie 11, Binghamton 4 The Erie SeaWolves tagged Rafael Montero for ten runs on ten hits and handed the Binghamton Mets an 11-4 loss on Wednesday night at NYSEG Stadium. Francisco Pena collected three hits and drove in two runs in the losing effort. The B-Mets were in control for the first three innings. Binghamton […]

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

Welcome to the first post in a weekly series called “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not,” in which we look at the hottest and coldest players in the Mets’ minor league system from the past week. Here’s a look back at the week that was. NOTE: Stats are from April 20 through April 27. Who’s Hot Jayce […]

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Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Binghamton Blanked, Can’t Support Montero In 4-0 Loss

  Akron 4, Binghamton 0 So Rafael Montero is human after all… The Binghamton Mets struck out a season-high 16 times, and were shut out for the second time in 2013, in a 4-0 loss to the Akron Aeros Friday night at NYSEG Stadium. Danny Salazar carved through the B-Met batting order, matching a career-high […]

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BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

This week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet included two Mets right-handers: Rafael Montero, rhp, Mets: The rules of the game allow for New York to put off a 40-man decision on the 22-year-old Montero until after the 2014 season. Necessity may dictate a callup this season, given the way that Montero has pitched at Double-A Binghamton. […]

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Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Gabe Ynoa Sizzling In Savannah, Moving Up The Mets Top Prospect Rankings

Mike Newman of ROTOscouting posted an article on FanGraphs regarding some of the Mets’ exciting Dominican arms who he says ranks among the top-15 prospects in the organization. I mentioned one of them in our Minor League report today, Gabriel Ynoa, about whom he writes: Against Savannah, Ynoa sat 91-92 with his fastball, touching 93 mph. With […]

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DePodesta On Montero and Pitchers Jumping From Double-A To Majors

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Updated by Joe D. on 4/24 It’s almost word for word from what Mitch wrote yesterday, but here is what VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta had to say about Rafael Montero: “His fastball is very advanced right now, but the secondary pitches need to continue to get better,” DePodesta says. “He just needs to […]

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Mets Official: If Zack Wheeler Wants To Be Here, Start Throwing Strikes

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Official: If Zack Wheeler Wants To Be Here, Start Throwing Strikes

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to a Mets official during last night’s 7-2 loss to the Dodgers and the subject of Mets prospect Zack Wheeler came up after an injured Jon Niese came out of the game and potential options were discussed. “If Zack Wheeler wants to be here, start throwing strikes,” […]

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Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose To Dodgers 7-2, Niese Day To Day After Leaving With Leg Injury

Mark Ellis was a one man wrecking crew as the Mets lost to the Dodgers by the score of 7-2 last night at Citi Field. The Dodgers’ second baseman had four hits, two home runs, four RBI and even knocked starter Jon Niese out of the game. In the top of the third inning, a comebacker […]

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