Tag: Rafael Montero

Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

An article by posted on April 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: When Could We See Montero Make MLB Debut?

Tommy K. asks… When do you think we’ll see Rafael Montero in Citi Field? Joe D. replies… Good question. The organization is very high on Montero and not too many 22-year old pitching prospects from A-Ball get invited to spring training and stick around as long as he did. Montero needs a little work mechanically […]

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Upper Minors: Wheeler Struggles, Montero Dominates In Double-A Debut

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
Upper Minors: Wheeler Struggles, Montero Dominates In Double-A Debut

Las Vegas 51s 10, Sacramento River Cats 5 The 51s had a rougher start to their season behind a shaky first outing for their star pitcher. Zack Wheeler got the opening day nod for Las Vegas and came out of the gate erratic but still exhibiting the mid-90′s fastball and hard curveball. Wheeler went three and […]

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Mets Minors: Starters For All Four Mets Affiliates Tonight

An article by posted on April 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Starters For All Four Mets Affiliates Tonight

Four of New York’s minor league teams open action tonight and here are tonight’s starters: RHP Zack Wheeler is scheduled to start for Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League at Sacramento. Game time is 10:05 PM EDT. RHP Rafael Montero will take the hill for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League at Akron. Game time is […]

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Mets Minors: St. Lucie Boasts Best Rotation In Minor Leagues

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: St. Lucie Boasts Best Rotation In Minor Leagues

The Port St. Lucie residents will be in for a treat this season, as the St. Lucie Mets arguably have the best rotation in the minor leagues. If they aren’t the best right now, they certainly are in the discussion. The way the roster has shaken out, it looks as if the rotation will consist […]

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Mets Minors: Syndergaard Could Be Mets No. 1 Prospect By All-Star Break

An article by posted on April 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Syndergaard Could Be Mets No. 1 Prospect By All-Star Break

Noah Syndergaard knows he has all eyes on him. By June 16, Syndergaard could find himself as the crown jewel and No. 1 prospect for the Mets if Travis d’Arnaud and Zack Wheeler are called up to the show. The Mets boast a young crop of power pitching right-handers that include the likes of Rafael Montero, Luis […]

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Rival Team Official: Mets Are Stuck In Some Kind Of Purgatory

An article by posted on March 31, 2013 0 Comments
Rival Team Official: Mets Are Stuck In Some Kind Of Purgatory

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has a somewhat critical take on the Mets under Sandy Alderson, and yesterday he spoke to a rival NL executive who told him this: “The big thing for me is it feels like the Mets are stuck in some kind of purgatory,” an official from another NL team […]

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Mets Minors: Projected 2013 Starting Rotations

An article by posted on March 31, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Projected 2013 Starting Rotations

Two months ago I rolled out my first pass at pre-season projections for our Mets minor league rotations. We now have more mush clarity and some official assignments that have been announced. Many of the pitchers I reached out to at the lower levels have replied back to me with their assignments. I’ve asked Teddy, […]

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As Opening Day Beckons, Mets Still Have A Very Unsettled Batting Order

An article by posted on March 23, 2013 0 Comments
As Opening Day Beckons, Mets Still Have A Very Unsettled Batting Order

There must be times Mets manager Terry Collins sits in his office with the door shut, puts his head in his head and wonders how he is going to handle his team. There are probably times he thinks retirement might not be such a bad thing. In most camps, positions and batting orders are set […]

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Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom Shine In Minor League Tune-Up

An article by posted on March 21, 2013 0 Comments
Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom Shine In Minor League Tune-Up

The Binghamton Mets and Springfield Cardinals played to a scoreless tie today in minor league action. While there may not have been much offense in the game, the pitching was very impressive, as Domingo Tapia and Jacob deGrom combined efforts in the shutout. Tapia got the start, going four innings and allowed just one hit. […]

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Mets Have High Expectations For Tapia, deGrom and Panteliodis

An article by posted on March 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Have High Expectations For Tapia, deGrom and Panteliodis

Mack emailed me last night and told me the “Group 2″ starters were announced and he posted them on his site tonight. Here they are: Rafael Montero Domingo Tapia Jacob deGrom Tyler Pill Chase Huchingson Alex Panteliodis Logan Verrett He correctly points out, that is normally the group of pitchers that usually begin the season […]

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