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Mets360 Top 50 Prospects: Players 20-18

We’ve finally reached the top 20 as continue on our journey upwards, examining the best prospects in the Mets farm system. In case you missed any of the other installments, check them out at: 50-48, 47-45, 44-42, 41-39, 38-36, 35-33, 32-30, 29-27. 26-24 and 23-21. Next up is: Jack Leathersich – 20 Leathersich has yet to post a K/9 rate less than 13.88 in any of his five minor...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Moving on up: Jack Leathersich promoted Triple-A Las Vegas

(Photo/Michael Baron) Former UMass Lowell River Hawk pitcher Jack Leathersich has once again been promoted to the Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League, the New York Mets Triple-A affiliate. Leathersich has spent the 2014 season with the Double-A Binghamton Mets while posting a 3-3 record with a 2.93 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 79 strikeouts over 46.0 innings. The 24-year-old made...
Via Mill City Sports
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report: Leathersich To Triple-A, Den Dekker Ready For Promotion, Verrett Wins Ninth

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas 4, Sacramento 2 St. Lucie 10, Clearwater 3 Brooklyn 4, Connecticut 3 Pulaski 6, Kingsport 4 Prospect Pipeline Logan Verrett, who hasn’t won a game since July 19th, pitched a gem on Monday tossing eight innings, allowing one run on three hits, while walking three and striking out seven to earn his ninth victory on the season. Matt den...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Dual Nature Of Jack Leathersich

He’s a New York Met pitching prospect enigma, at times an untouchable strikeout machine and at times a guy who struggles to get the ball over the plate. Jack Leathersich is a perplexing Met pitching puzzle, a pitching paradox that often lands him at one end or the other of the effectiveness spectrum; overpowering brilliance, or a maddening inability to throw strikes. Good news...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Leathersich’s Control Compared To Mitch “Wild Thing” Williams

  Photo Credit: Howard Simmons/NY Daily News John Harper of the NY Daily News writes that lefty reliever Jack Leathersich‘s live stuff and deceptive delivery could make him a late-inning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 21 Jack Leathersich, LHP

21. Jack Leathersich Height: 5’11” Weight: 205 lbs. Age: 23 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Jack Leathersich, AKA Leather Rocket, was drafted by the Mets in the 5th round of the 2011 draft out of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He was a starter in college but has worked exclusively in the bullpen since being drafted due to his weak control. He has one of the highest ceilings...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 13, 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...
Via Fangraphs
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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