Jack Leathersich And Jeff Walters Seeking Bullpen Spots

The Mets ranked eighth in the majors with a 3.68 starters’ ERA last season, finishing ahead of talented staffs from Tampa Bay, Oakland and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox. However, the New... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Arms Leathersich and Walters Both Eying Bullpen Spots

The Mets ranked eighth in the majors with a 3.68 starters’ ERA last season, finishing ahead of talented staffs from Tampa Bay, Oakland and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox. However, the New York bullpen was not as efficient and placed 22nd in the game with a 3.98 ERA while also concluding as one of 14 relief units to throw more than 500 innings. In an effort to improve...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former River Hawk Jack Leathersich invited to New York Mets’ big-league camp

(Photo/Michael G. Baron/Flickr) The New York Mets have invited former UMass Lowell River Hawk standout pitcher Jack Leathersich to big-league camp. Leathersich a Mets’ 2011 fifth-round draft pick, has struck out 241-of-625 batters he has faced over three seasons with the Mets organization. The Beverly, Mass. native spent the beginning of the 2013 season with the Double...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Jack Leathersich, New York Mets Pitching Prospect

Jack Leathersich misses a lot of bats. If he can do a better job not missing the strike zone, he could have a bright future in the New York Mets bullpen. The 23-year-old lefthander has an eye-popping 15.2 K/9 in 143 professional innings. He also has averages five walks for every nine innings pitched. A fifth-round pick in 2011 out of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Leathersich...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Face-Off: Jack Leathersich vs. Jeff Walters

We have another intriguing question for our writers here at MMN. We posed the following question: Who do you think will make it to the big league bullpen first: Jack Leathersich or Jeff Walters? Here’s what some of our guys had to say: Joe D: This one’s easy for me and even though I’m one of the biggest Leathersich fans there is, I’d have to take Jeff Walters over him right...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: When Will We See Jack Leathersich In The Majors?

Adam Rubin hosted a chat today at 12pm EST on ESPN New York, answering fan questions on everything involving our beloved New York Mets. One question posed by a fan asked Rubin when the Mets would consider promoting hard-throwing southpaw reliever, Jack Leathersich. The lefty is currently in Double-A with the Binghamton Mets, and is tearing up opposing hitters through 18 appearances...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Jack Leathersich maintains impressive ratios

Full Name: John Victor Leathersich Born: 07/14/1990 Birthplace: Beverly, MA College: Massachusetts Lowell Height: 5′ 11″ Weight: 205 Bats: R Throws: L   I could have written about Plawecki again… If he isn’t earning some notice from scouts soon I’ll eat my ketchup flavored hat.  Instead I’m going to focus on a player who is truly putting up gaudy numbers. There are...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Jack Leathersich Earns Player Tweet Of The Day

Jack Leathersich has been very busy interacting with fans the past couple of days on Twitter. He’s been taking the time to answer questions from Mets fans during his long bus rides. Leathersich actually had two tweets that were worthy of being the Mets Minors Tweet of The Day.   “@todjones: @leatherrocket most important thing for 12 year old lefty to be working on now?” Throwing...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jack Leathersich Is Coming Fast And He Wants To Win!

I had the chance to talk to New York Mets left-handed pitching prospect Jack Leathersich last month before he headed to Port St. Lucie for the start of Spring Training. Now that the season has begun, and all of our regular readers are returning from their offseason slumber, I’m going to re-post many of our interviews that you may have missed. I can’t think of a better Mets...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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