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Minor League Roster Moves: Luis Cessa To Vegas, Leathersich To DL

  Quite a week for Luis Cessa who was named to the Eastern League All-Star roster earlier this week and now has been promoted to AAA Las Vegas where he should be in line to start tomorrow. The 23-year old right-handed pitcher was 7-4 with 2.56 ERA while allowing just two homeruns all year in 77.1 innings. Cessa has good control, 17 walks compared to 61 strikeouts in his 13 starts...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Leathersich makes MLB debut with New York Mets

Jack Leathersich debuts with New York Mets. (Photo/Getty Images)Jack Leathersich got the call from the New York Mets front office on Tuesday afternoon that he had been called up to the major leagues and it didn’t take long for him to make his Major League Baseball debut. The 24-year-old entered Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins with two outs in the eighth inning...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Leathersich gets called to big leagues, joins New York Mets

Jack Leathersich joins New York Mets. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The New York Mets have called up pitcher Jack Leathersich from the Las Vegas 51s to join the major league bullpen. Leathersich is the first former UMass Lowell River Hawk on a Major League Baseball roster since Matt Tupman was on the Kansas City Royals roster in 2008. Tupman played a single game for the Royals, picking...
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April 29, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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June 03, 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! ]]
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

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

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