What do the Mets have in Brandon Nimmo?

When the Mets selected Brandon Nimmo with the 13th-overall pick of the 2011 Draft, no one was sure what the team was getting, even more so than with most draft picks. With Spring Training games now underway in 2017, in some ways, things haven’t changed much. Can anyone answer the question of what the Mets have with Nimmo? Ideally, they would have someone ready to take over...
23 hours ago

WATCH: Mets Video Recap: Feb. 21 - Conforto, Lagares, Nimmo, and Duda

MetsBlog's Matt Cerrone and SNY Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa discuss the day's events at New York Mets Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, including an up close look at Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares, Brandon Nimmo, and Lucas Duda.
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Brandon Nimmo faces a crowded outfield. How will he stand out?

Brandon Nimmo is confident that he's ready to play every day in the big leagues, but he knows how many quality outfielders are ahead of him on the depth chart. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Brandon Nimmo is unfailingly positive.  When the Mets outfielder with humble roots in Cheyenne, Wyo., talks to you, he's genuine. And genuinely happy. And this...
6 days ago

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...
Via New York Post
8 days ago

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Fangraphs
August 12, 2015  |  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

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