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Brandon Nimmo: A Mets Prospect on Hitting

Brandon Nimmo is one step closer to the big leagues. He’s also off to a good start in Sin City. The Mets promoted the 22-year-old outfield prospect to Las Vegas at the end of July, and he’s finding Triple-A to his liking. In 12 games with the 51s, Nimmo is hitting a handsome .297/.413/.405. The sample size is small, but at the same time, it’s indicative of his potential. Drafted...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dilson Herrera and Brandon Nimmo are hitting their stride

While the big league ball club is playing some of the best baseball it has played all year, the Mets Triple-A affiliate has two players that are reaching their potential pretty quickly. Dilson Herrera and Brandon Nimmo have been top prospects in the organization for a good amount of time, but they are putting it all together this year, which means they should be ready for the big...
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The career paths of Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto

In the pre-video age we used to play board games. On such was “The Game of Life” or just “Life.” In this game you had the option to go to college or start working right away. The Mets have their own version of this quandary with Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto, two players born less than a month apart. Nimmo turned pro after high school while Conforto went to college...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Panning For Gold: Brandon Nimmo

Happy Wednesday gang!!! The non-waiver trade deadline is now upon us - deals have to be completed and submitted to the Commissioner's Office by 4:00 PM eastern tomorrow, so we should gain a lot of prospect clarity over the next 24 hours. Time for another Panning For Gold: Finding The Prospect Hidden Gems, our weekly look at some of those lesser-known prospects that are beginning...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo With A Hit And Stolen Base In Return To Lineup

Updated: 10:12 PM Brandon Nimmo returned to the St. Lucie Line-up after he was pulled from the game on Tuesday when he suffered what the Mets labeled a sprained left ankle. In the St. Lucie 3-2 victory, he finished 1 for 4, with a run scored and his ninth stolen base on the season. That is a good sign that his ankle is not much of an issue. Glad to see him right back out there. 5...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouts Are High On Brandon Nimmo

Baseball Prospectus today released a host of eyewitness scouting reports on top prospects in the minors, one including Brandon Nimmo, which, in contrast to other top picks like Bubba Starling is an excellent scouting report with a good future projection on his value. The scouting report was issued by scout Jeff Moore, who saw him on three separate occasions in May, with very satisfactory...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo Homers, Collects Four Hits, Now Batting .407

April 29 Brandon Nimmo went 4-for-4 with two singles, a home run and a double on Monday night for St. Lucie. He scored twice, drove in two runs and fell a triple short of the cycle. Nimmo and teammate T,J, Rivera are both hitting .407, the best mark in the Florida State League. Each player have a league leading 37 hits apiece. April 28 When it comes to Brandon Nimmo, people usually...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Brandon Nimmo showing off his wheels

The Mets drafted Brandon Nimmo is the 1st round (13th overall) in the 2011 draft.  Nimmo had not played a lot of baseball because he’d grown up in Wyoming, but he’d shown a ton of promise in his small showcase.  The issue?  Some scouts saw Nimmo developing into a powerful corner outfielder and others saw a future leadoff hitting centerfielder.  The verdict is not yet in...
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 9 Brandon Nimmo, OF

9. Brandon Nimmo, OF Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 20 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Like Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo was a first round draft pick that not everyone was thrilled about. However, in this case it was not about his lack of ceiling because he has plenty of that. Nimmo drew some criticism as the thirteenth overall pick of the 2011 draft because he did not play on a high...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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