The Eastern League defending champions started their spring training schedule on Thursday with a 9-3 loss to the Jacksonville Sun. Octavio Acosta started for the B-Mets and allowed 6 runs in 3 innings. Acosta is a 24-year old right-hander who pitched to a 2.93 ERA and 1.127 WHIP for Brooklyn and Savannah last year. Fellow right-hander Domingo Tapia pitched a scoreless inning in...
LAS VEGAS 13, EL PASO 7 Logan Verrett made the start on Wednesday in what turned out to be a slugfest against El Paso. Verrett did not fare well in his AAA debut, allowing a whopping seven earned runs on twelve hits in six innings pitched. However, he did strike out nine batters, while only walking one. Despite Verrett’s poor outing, he was able to pick up the win due to Vegas’...
Domingo Tapia Height: 6’4” Weight: 186 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Right This kid’s arm strength is off the charts. Domingo Tapia consistently throws in the high 90’s with the ability to hit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
18. Domingo Tapia Height: 6’4” Weight: 186 lbs. Age: 22 Bats/Throws: Right/Right This kid’s arm strength is off the charts. Domingo Tapia consistently throws in the high 90’s with the ability to hit triple digits at times which is why he finds himself high on this list. Both his fastball and changeup have sink that help him induce a good amount of groundballs. His curveball...
We received an MMO Mailbag question from JetsMets13 asking us who we thought our top five prospects who could potentially close games in the future are. Here are my five choices for player who could become future closers. 5. Luis Mateo Mateo might be higher on this list had he not underwent Tommy John last season. Before he went under the knife, he had a solid fastball with a promising...
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