Brandon Nimmo Named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week

Las Vegas 51s Brandon Nimmo was named the Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week for the week ending August 21, 2016. Over the past week, the 23-year old Nimmo was 14-31 (.452 batting average) with nine runs, three doubles, one triple, two homers, seven RBI, five walks, and one stolen base.  This is Nimmo’s first full season in AAA, and he is hitting .345/.420/.539 with...
8 days ago

Finding Nimmo: Projecting the Newest Met

Michael Conforto was supposed to be one of the Mets’ top run producers this year. After storming through the minors last year, the 2014 draftee wound up being a crucial part of his team’s run to the World Series last year. The year 2016 hasn’t been as kind to him, however, which prompted the Mets to send him back to the minor leagues. In his place, they called up another young...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Nimmo Makes Baseball America’s Hot Sheet

(Joshua Dahl/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Baseball American released their Prospect Hot Sheet for the week covering May 20th-26th with Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo coming in at #11. The 23-year old hit .417/.517/.833 with four doubles, three triples, five RBI, five walks, four runs scored and struck out only three times. Here is what BA had to say on the former first round...
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting patiently for the arrival of Brandon Nimmo. While he’s made progress every season, he’s yet to have that big breakout that everyone has been hoping for. This has caused some to start to losing faith in the 22-year old outfielder, but this upcoming season is what will likely be a critical...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Brandon Nimmo and the 2011 draftees

We wrap up our look at Sandy Alderson’s draft by examining his 2011 Draft, his first one with the Mets. When he took over the club, the Mets’ system was not considered to be an especially strong one and the talent that is there is considered to be heavier in pitching than hitting, led by touted youngsters Jenrry Mejia and Matt Harvey. With his first pick, Alderson swung for...
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets360 2016 top 50 prospects: #4 Brandon Nimmo

#4 Brandon Nimmo, OF Biography: Born March 27 1993 in Cheyene Wyoming, Nimmo is the highest picked baseball prospect in the history of the state.  That may well be because Wyoming is so cold that they didn’t offer a high school baseball program.  Instead, Nimmo made his mark on the baseball world with an impressive display in the American Legion Baseball League.  In 2010...
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

ESPN NY: Nimmo Suffers A Sprained Left Ankle

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that Brandon Nimmo suffered what the Mets labeled a sprained left ankle in St. Lucie’s loss to Brevard County on Tuesday. The center fielder hustled to cut off a double by Nathan Orf in right-center in the third inning and came up hobbling. After getting the throw back into the infield, he continued to jump on one leg to the warning track. Rubin...
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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

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