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Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

An article by posted on September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

Hey everyone, enjoy this interview session with our Savannah Sand Gnats beat writer, Wally Murphy, who attended every single Savannah home game for us this year… Thanks, Wally… Joe D.  The Sand Gnats had a tremendous first half, which led them to clinching the playoffs. After Plawecki and Boyd were promoted and left holes in […]

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Mets Minors: The Week in Review – Congrats To The Sand Gnats!

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: The Week in Review – Congrats To The Sand Gnats!

The best news to come out of this past week in the Mets minor league system was the Savannah Sand Gnats capturing their first SAL Championship since 1996. The only bad news about that? Mets Minors has officially closed the book on the 2013 season, looking ahead to 2014. Don’t worry though, we’ll be rolling […]

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Kershaw Says Harvey Should Start All-Star Game

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Kershaw Says Harvey Should Start All-Star Game

Sandy Alderson told reporters before Saturday’s game that the decision to skip his start yesterday was based largely on reducing his workload. “He would pitch in the All-Star Game whether he pitched today or not,” the Mets’ GM said. “That wasn’t the reason we made the decision. We made the decision on his projected workload […]

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Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

Jayce Boyd finally got that long waited promotion to Advanced-A, right after the SAL All Star Game as I had speculated. But don’t think for a moment that the better class of pitching has slowed him down any… It hasn’t. The right-handed first-bagger has a four game hitting streak and has nine hits in his […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Jayce Boyd Leads League In Batting and On-Base

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Jayce Boyd Leads League In Batting and On-Base

Jayce Boyd was a sixth-round draft pick by the New York Mets in last year’s MLB Draft, and has certainly made people within the organization take notice with his performance with the Savannah Sand Gnats through 62 games this season. After signing with New York, the Florida State University product joined the Cyclones in Brooklyn for […]

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Lower Minors: Plawecki Smacks Two More Doubles, DeGrom Ks 7, Taijeron Rips Erupts With Four Hits

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Lower Minors: Plawecki Smacks Two More Doubles, DeGrom Ks 7, Taijeron Rips Erupts With Four Hits

St. Lucie 6, Bradenton 5 Jacob DeGrom started the game strong for St. Lucie by retiring the first eight batters that he faced, but he ran into trouble in the fourth inning.  DeGrom gave up three runs off four hits in the frame. He then gave up a home run to Willy Garcia in the sixth that […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Wheeler Gets MRI, Flores Is Slumping

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Wheeler Gets MRI, Flores Is Slumping

Las Vegas 51s For those of you with weak constitutions, you might want to go away now as I talk about blisters…more specifically, the one that Zack Wheeler apparently had on his throwing hand. It unfortunately burst during the Tuesday night start against the Fresno Grizzlies and the Mets were concerned enough to send him for […]

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Mets Minors: Plawecki Slams Three Doubles, Matt Bowman Shuts Down Opposition In Savannah Win

An article by posted on April 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Plawecki Slams Three Doubles, Matt Bowman Shuts Down Opposition In Savannah Win

Savannah Sand Gnats 7, Augusta GreenJackets 0 The Savannah Sand Gnats swatted a new season-high 14 hits against the Augusta GreenJackets on their way to a 7-0 win Wednesday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats (4-3) have won two straight games for the first time in 2013. Opening Night starter Matthew Bowman delivered a strong start […]

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Mets Minors Confidential: Boyd and Satin Sizzling, St. Lucie Has A 0.57 ERA

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Confidential: Boyd and Satin Sizzling, St. Lucie Has A 0.57 ERA

Las Vegas 51s Zack Wheeler made his second start of the season last night for Las Vegas and lasted five-and-a-third innings, allowing four runs (one earned) off eight hits and three walks, while striking out six. A few things to note past that line? First off, Wheeler fields his position pretty well, which is always […]

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Mets Minors: Jayce Boyd Continues On Torrid Pace In Savannah’s Win

An article by posted on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Jayce Boyd Continues On Torrid Pace In Savannah’s Win

Savannah 7, Augusta 2 Luis Cessa, in his first start of the year, held the Augusta Green Jackets in check into the seventh inning to help the Savannah Sand Gnats earn a 7-2 win Tuesday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. Cessa, who worked six and two thirds innings, became the first Savannah starter to pitch […]

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