Tag: Rafael Montero

Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Looks To Right The Ship In 2016

Rafael Montero, once lauded as one of the Mets’ best pitching prospects, has struggled to stay on the field due to injuries these last couple of seasons. His mechanics have suffered as well due to a possible lack of confidence. That hit to the player’s mental make-up possibly took a plunge after not cracking the […]

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Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

An article by posted on December 19, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Extends Hitting Streak, Montero Throws Bullpen

Wuilmer Becerra had his hitting streak snapped at seven games last night but extended his RBI streak to five games after going 0 for 3 with a sacrifice fly. He did get moved up to the seventh spot in the lineup for the game after hitting out of the eighth and ninth hole most of the […]

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Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Rafael Montero Makes Winter Ball Debut Tonight

According to multiple sources I talked to on Tuesday, RHP Rafael Montero will make his Dominican Winter League debut on Thursday pitching for the Leones del Escogido in the Parallel League. The Parallel League is like the minor league feeder system for the younger players to get some experience. If all goes well Montero could pitch […]

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Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

An article by posted on December 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Open To Trading Niese, But Aren’t Actively Shopping Him

While the Mets have no intention of trading any of their top pitchers this offseason, one starter they’ll consider dealing is Jon Niese if something interesting were to materialize. Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters that they are open to trading the veteran lefty, even though they are not currently shopping him. “We haven’t been […]

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DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

An article by posted on November 20, 2015 0 Comments
DiComo: Montero Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training

Mets beat writer Anthony DiComo of MLB.com answered a bunch of questions in his Mailbag this week and included an update on Rafael Montero. What is Rafael Montero‘s injury status? This was a lost season for a pitcher who ranked higher than Jacob deGrom on the Mets’ depth chart as recently as 18 months ago. […]

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Mets Minors: Wright Goes 1-3, Montero Throws Two Innings

An article by posted on August 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Wright Goes 1-3, Montero Throws Two Innings

  El Paso 9, Las Vegas (65-52) 8 F/10 Walk-Off Matt Reynolds (2-5, 4 RBI) came up with a clutch two-run single in the the top of the 9th to tie the game for the 51′s. However, Chase Bradford gave up a walk-off sacrifice fly to Ramiro Pena in the bottom of the 10th to waste […]

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Mets Notes: Steven Matz Progressing, Rafael Montero Not Ready Yet

An article by posted on August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Steven Matz Progressing, Rafael Montero Not Ready Yet

Rookie left-hander Steven Matz is progressing from a lat strain and should begin throwing off a mound next week, New York Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters on Friday. Matz long tossed on Thursday under the watchful eye of Collins who was visiting the team’s complex in Port St. Lucie to check up on all of […]

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Mets Minors: Montero Pitches, Herrera Continues Power Surge

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Montero Pitches, Herrera Continues Power Surge

Las Vegas (64-49) 3, Salt Lake 2 Brandon Nimmo wasn’t in the starting lineup, however he still managed to make his presence felt walking in the the 9th inning and coming around to score the game-winning run on a single by Wilfredo Tovar. Here is the GW single. Dario Alvarez picked up his 2nd AAA win […]

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It’s Tulo Time For The Mets

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Tulo Time For The Mets

Not at all lost amidst the Mets strong start to the 2015 season is the inconsistent play from Wilmer Flores. Wilmer has been good with the bat, but his nine errors in the field are second only to the enigmatic Ian Desmond. As the Mets inch closer and closer to legitimate title contention, it is […]

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ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

An article by posted on May 17, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN: Mets Top Landing Spot For Tulowitzki

Despite statements by Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich that Troy Tulowitzki is not available for trade, Jim Bowden of ESPN (Insider Subscribers) writes that ultimately Tulo will be dealt in a blockbuster deal for the good of the organization. He lists the top five likely trade destinations as the Mets, Yankees, Mariners, Padres and Nationals. […]

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Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

Bobby Parnell surrendered three runs in his first minor league rehab appearance since suffering a setback from Tommy John surgery three weeks ago. According to Jeff Moore of Baseball Prospectus, Parnell’s fastball was sitting at 90-92 MPH. Moore also tweeted that Parrnell was hit hard and lacked command on both his fastball and breaking pitches. Buddy Carlyle left […]

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