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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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Mets Minors: Familia Earns First Pro Save, Wheeler and Montero Both Take The Hill Tonight

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 44 Comments
Mets Minors: Familia Earns First Pro Save, Wheeler and Montero Both Take The Hill Tonight

Notes, Quotes, Tweets, and other assorted Mets Minors news from scouring the web… Las Vegas 51s Officially installed as the team’s closer, Jeurys Familia picked up his first professional save in Las Vegas’ 4-3 win at Fresno on Monday night. The big news today is that Zack Wheeler makes his second start for Las Vegas tonight […]

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Mets Minors: Rainy Lara Rocks In Gnats Victory

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Rainy Lara Rocks In Gnats Victory

Savannah Sand Gnats, 4 Rome Braves 0  It was raining goose eggs in Rome all day Sunday as Sand Gnats righty Rainy Lara baffled Braves hitters with six innings of two-hit scoreless baseball, and the Gnats defeated the Rome Braves 4-0 to split the four game set to open the season. Rainy Lara (1-0) handled the first six […]

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