Brandon Nimmo finds bright side to Mets blocking his path

PORT ST. LUCIE — Brandon Nimmo spent parts of six seasons in the minors before making his big league debut in 2016, but the bigger challenge could lie ahead. “It’s hard to make it to the big leagues, but it’s harder to stay,” Nimmo said Saturday. “Coming into this year it’s, how do you figure...
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WATCH: Brandon Nimmo talks being an elf and 2017 New York Mets

New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo chats with SNY's Steve Gelbs about his rookie season, and his approach moving forward to 2017.
December 30, 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

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

MMO Mailbag: What Can We Expect Fom Brandon Nimmo

Vinny asks… I keep reading conflicting reports about Brandon Nimmo and whether he begins the season at Binghamton or at Las Vegas. Which is it? Do you think he could make his MLB debut in 2015 or is that a stretch? Which players does he compare to and do you think he’ll be a 30 homer guy? Love the site and keep up the great work. Joe D. replies… I’ve heard those same...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo and Mazzilli Off To Solid Starts In AFL

Jessica Quiroli of Minor League Ball is reviewing many of the prospects currently competing in this year’s Arizona Fall League. She had some interesting things to say about a pair of Mets prospects who have impressed her. Brandon Nimmo Brandon Nimmo is that rare breed of focused aggression and intensity, mixed with patience and teachability. His story is legend at this point...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 21, 2014  |  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

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