Tag: T.J. Rivera

Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

An article by posted on August 16, 2016 0 Comments
Enough Of This Nonsense, Call Up Michael Conforto

There were a number of reasons why the Mets made the move for Jay Bruce. There was the obvious reason that Bruce was the major league RBI leader and he was hitting well with runners in scoring position. His addition was meant to address the team’s issues in those areas. The Mets also obtained Bruce […]

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With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

An article by posted on August 6, 2016 0 Comments
With Dilson Herrera Gone, Mets Have Some Options Internally

Before the season began, fans and media knew that Neil Walker would more than likely just be a one-year stopgap for the Mets. Acquired in the off-season trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefty Jon Niese, Walker was the backup plan for the Mets not winning the Ben Zobrist free agency sweepstakes. And […]

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Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

If some of you are holding your breaths waiting for the Mets to promote top prospect Dilson Herrera to the major leagues in light of the news on David Wright, it’s time to exhale. Go ahead and let that air out because there’s little chance you’ll see Herrera anytime soon. Mike Puma of the New […]

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Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: T. J. Rivera Still Hustling For An MLB Opportunity

Minor Leaguer T.J. Rivera is doing what T.J. Rivera always does – hit the baseball like crazy. Rivera, an unsung infielder in the Met farm system is blistering hot going 14- for-36 in his last ten games hitting .389 with two home runs and 8 RBI. On the season, Rivera is batting .338 with a […]

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Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: First Impressions Of Mets Prospect Dominic Smith

I was eager to see top prospect Dominic Smith during the current Binghamton Mets home stand. It was my first look at the kid and he certainly passed the eye test. The return of more winter weather to upstate New York and the fact that I’m coaching a high school baseball team, delayed my first […]

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Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Release Carlyle, Reassign Rivera, Muno, Kelly, Bernadina

The New York Mets have released right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, the team announced on Friday. Carlyle, who was returning from hip surgery, had a 8.10 ERA over seven spring appearances. The team also announced that infielders Daniel Muno, T.J. Rivera, Ty Kelly and outfielder Roger Bernadina have been reassigned to minor league camp.

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Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Where’s The Love For T.J. Rivera?

Every so often you might peruse through the Mets minor league statistics, see who’s on a hitting streak, latest pitching highlights, or how the teams are faring in the standings. I for one love to go on MiLB.com and dissect some minor league numbers, as all of us try to predict who might have a […]

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Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

An article by posted on January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Luis Guillorme Leads Our All Star Bench

This is part three of our series recognizing the Mets minor leaguers that had the best statistical years during the 2015 season. These players were chosen on the numbers and not their prospect value. The eight position players chosen as the starters on this 25-man all-star team were Patrick Mazeika, Dominic Smith, Dilson Herrera, Gavin Cecchini, Eudor Garcia, Wuilmer Becerra, Kevin Kaczmarski, and Travis […]

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Wuilmer Becerra Continues To Sizzle in Venezuelan Playoffs

An article by posted on January 3, 2016 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra Continues To Sizzle in Venezuelan Playoffs

Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra hit .405 during the Venezuelan Winter League regular season and started off the postseason going 2 for 4 last night with a run scored. He had worked himself up to third in the lineup during the last week of the regular season but was moved down the nine spot in […]

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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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Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

An article by posted on December 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wuilmer Becerra On Fire In Venezuelan League

Mets outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra has finally started getting regular playing time for the Tigres de Aragua and it has paid off tremendously. Last night Wuilmer had his second straight three-hit game going 3 for 5 with a double, two RBI, and three runs scored. During his six-game hitting streak the 21-year old has gone 10 for […]

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