Mets Farm Report: Montero and Fulmer Falter, Nimmo and Rivera Rake

RENO 10, LAS VEGAS 7 Rafael Montero had his shortest outing of the season, and the Las Vegas bullpen falters in extra innings as the Reno Aces take down the 51′s 10-7 in eleven innings in the final game of the four-game series.  Montero lasted just four innings giving up four runs on six hits while walking three.  He did add six punchouts en route to the no-decision.  The 51′s...
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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not Lower Minors: Nimmo Still Sizzling, Smith Struggling

Who’s Hot: Brandon Nimmo, St. Lucie Mets Brandon has been feasting on opposing pitchers and was riding an eight game hitting streak through April 15th. Over the seven game stretch from April... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Mets Farm Report: Syndergaard Solid Again, Nimmo Stays Red Hot

Las Vegas 5, Fresno 2 Noah Syndergaard picked up the win in this one to improve to 2-1 on the season. Thor allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks, while punching out five batters. Syndergaard pitched much better than the numbers would indicate and his only real blemish was a first inning home run by Fresno slugger Adam Duvall. The young righthander was clocked in the...
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Mets Farm Report: Dice-K Throws Seven Scoreless, Nimmo Stays Hot

Las Vegas 1, Fresno 0 Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ home run to lead off the 10th inning was the only offense needed as the Las Vegas 51′s defeated the Fresno Grizzlies 1-0.  Daisuke Matsuzaka went seven impressive innings not giving up a run and striking out eight en route to a no decision.  The 51′s bullpen finished what Matsuzaka started and continued to stifle the Grizzlies the...
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Mets Farm Report: Nimmo Lifts Average To .370, Lara Sparkles

Fresno 5, Las Vegas 1 The Las Vegas 51′s couldn’t complete the minor league sweep Friday night, and also denied starting pitcher Logan Verrett his first Triple-A win, as the Fresno Grizzlies defeat the 51′s 5-1.  Verrett (0-1, 3.97) lasted just 5.1 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits in the loss.  Las Vegas only mustered four hits against Fresno’s Jason Berken and...
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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not: Nimmo Finding His Groove, AROD Slumping At The Plate

Who’s Hot Brandon Nimmo, St. Lucie   After spending the 2013 campaign at Savannah, Nimmo moved up one level to St. Lucie.  Through the first five games, the Mets first round pick of the 2011 draft is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t be fooled, Brandon Nimmo is still a top prospect

Mets 2011 first-round draft-pick Brandon Nimmo seems to have become a bit of a polarizing figure amongst Mets fans these days. Some fans already see the young outfielder as a bust. Others, including yours truly, feel it’s still incredibly early to make such claims about a 20 year old in his first year of full-season baseball. Nimmo started 2013 on the Mets’ Low A affiliate,...
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Brandon Nimmo beginning to look like a solid draft pick

When Sandy Alderson and company selected Brandon Nimmo with the Mets first round (13th overall) pick in the 2011 draft it was hardly a slam dunk.  This is because Nimmo’s home state, Wyoming, might have a higher population of endangered American Buffalo than high-school athletes. (Also… Wyoming is pretty cold).  Nimmo’s talents were only truly put on display with his play...
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB Draft Day: Who Should the Mets Target?

Brandon Nimmo, the Mets top pick in last years draft from Wyoming Tomorrow night, the MLB draft opens up. While some people are not big fans of the draft, I follow the prospects pretty close, so I am looking forward to watching at least the first night of the draft. The Mets will pick 12th and 35th overall tomorrow night. The latter pick was part of the compensation the Mets received...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 Mets Prospects of 2012: #4 Brandon Nimmo

4. Brandon Nimmo, Outfield, Bats: L, Throws: R, Age: 19, ETA: 2015 Happy Opening Day! Here’s to starting off the season with a reason to be optimistic about the future of the Mets outfield, despite all the potential shenanigans Jason Bay and Andres Torres could offer Mets Nation this year. Enter the promising young outfielder of the New York Mets farm system.  Potential stardom...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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