BRANDON NIMMO NEWS

Brandon Nimmo Taking His Promotion In Stride

The Metropolitan’s next impact prospect after Michael Conforto is not far down the pipeline. Brandon Nimmo, the 2011 13th overall pick that drew criticism from many, is letting his play on the field speak for itself. The 22-year old was recently promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas and has impressed thus far. In 12 games, Nimmo […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo: A Mets Prospect on Hitting

Brandon Nimmo is one step closer to the big leagues. He’s also off to a good start in Sin City. The Mets promoted the 22-year-old outfield prospect to Las Vegas at the end of July, and he’s finding Triple-A to his liking. In 12 games with the 51s, Nimmo is hitting a handsome .297/.413/.405. The sample size is small, but at the same time, it’s indicative of his potential. Drafted...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dilson Herrera and Brandon Nimmo are hitting their stride

While the big league ball club is playing some of the best baseball it has played all year, the Mets Triple-A affiliate has two players that are reaching their potential pretty quickly. Dilson Herrera and Brandon Nimmo have been top prospects in the organization for a good amount of time, but they are putting it all together this year, which means they should be ready for the big...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Promoted To AAA Las Vegas

  Binghamton Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo was promoted to the Las Vegas 51′s this afternoon. The 13th overall pick from the 2011 draft would probably have been in Vegas already if not for a knee injury that cost him three weeks. Nimmo was an Eastern League All-Star this year, it was his third All-Star game […]
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Exploring a potential Carlos Gomez trade

ESPN’s Jim Bowden earlier today proposed the Mets and Milwaukee Brewers make a trade that would send CF Carlos Gomez and RHP Neal Cotts to the Mets in return for CF Juan Lagares, RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Marcos Molina and OF Brandon Nimmo. The trade would give the Mets a much needed boost in center field, where Juan Lagares has been a less impactful fielder, making his .610 on-base...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Fulmer, Cecchini, and Nimmo: Building Blocks or Trade Chips?

As we approach the trade deadline, Mets prospects such as Michael Fulmer, Gavin Cecchini, and Brandon Nimmo have been swirling in rumors. Fortunately for me, during my visit to New Britain Stadium Wednesday afternoon, all these players were in the game. Gavin was starting at shortstop, batting 2nd. Brandon was in the lineup, too, playing […]
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Conforto and Nimmo Impress at 2015 Futures Game

Top prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo represented the New York Mets very well on Sunday during the 2015 MLB Futures Game which saw the USA team beat the World team 10-1 at Great American Ballpark. Showing off his electric bat, Conforto stroked two line drive singles to center and right in his two at-bats.  But he also impressed in the field when he showed off his...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Mets make BA’s midseason top 50 list

Michael Conforto (14) and Brandon Nimmo (48) are Mets featured on Baseball America‘s most-recent prospect list. “Conforto and Schwarber are having a fun duel to see who is the best college bat from last year’s draft” snip “Nimmo isn’t a sexy prospect, but he plays center field, gets on base and shows occasional pop” Source: Baseball America ***** If you prefer longer...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Conforto and Nimmo Make Baseball America Top 50 Prospects

Outfield prospects Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo have both made it onto Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects rankings. Conforto, who checked in at No. 14, is up there with catching prospect Kyle Schwarber (No. 6) as the top college bats from the 2014 draft. Selected 10th overall out of Oregon State, Conforto is enjoying a breakthrough season, his second as a pro...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo and Matt Reynolds Among Six Mets Named All-Stars

The Pacific Coast League announced its All-Star team roster which includes two Las Vegas 51′s, infielder Matt Reynolds and outfielder Travis Taijeron. The 24-year old Reynolds is hitting .270/.328/.404 with 22 doubles (7th in PCL), 2 triples, 4 homeruns, and 43 RBI in 73 games with 57 of those coming at shortstop. I was honestly surprised to see Matt make the All-Star team because...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo and Matt Reynolds Among Six Mets Named All-Stars

The Pacific Coast League announced its All-Star team roster which includes two Las Vegas 51′s, infielder Matt Reynolds and outfielder Travis Taijeron. The 24-year old Reynolds is hitting .270/.328/.404 with 22 doubles (7th in PCL), 2 triples, 4 homeruns, and 43 RBI in 73 games with 57 of those coming at shortstop. I was honestly surprised to see Matt make the All-Star team because...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nimmo And Conforto Will Represent Mets In Futures Game

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that outfielders Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto will represent the Mets in the futures game during the All-Star weekend. They will play for team USA. Both players are first round drafts picks, and they are considered top 100 prospects by sites like Baseball America and MLB.com. Conforto is hitting .302 this year with nine home runs in 69 games....
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Conforto Hitting .393, Nimmo Returns To AA

Fresno 11, Las Vegas (38-30) 4 The 51′s had their 7-game win streak come to an end last night with starter Tyler Pill getting beat up from the word go lasting only 1.2 innings. Pill gave up seven runs on eight hits and two walks raising his ERA to 6.78 with his record going to 2-4 on the year. It was a long bullpen day for Las Vegas who used six relievers with only Scott Rice...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Could Be Packaged In Deal To Acquire A Bat

As Sandy Alderson’s scouting people relish in their enthusiasm over Monday night’s second round selection of high school first baseman Desmond Lindsay, here’s something interesting about the regime’s first ever draft pick. After talking with team officials, Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that some Mets people are already looking past Brandon Nimmo and now see Michael...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained ACL

Binghamton manager Pedro Lopez told Lynn Worthy of the Press and Sun Bulletin that outfielder Brandon Nimmo is on his way to the team’s minor league complex in Port St. Lucie to begin rehabbing his left knee. Nimmo was diagnosed with a sprained ACL in his knee which he injured last week while running out an infield single.  Lopez said Nimmo is expected to miss four to six weeks...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Lugo Pitches Another Gem, Eudor Garcia Homers, Nimmo To DL

Tacoma 4, Las Vegas (25-13) 0 The 51′s bats had a very rare off night collecting only 6 hits without a walk as no hitter reached base more than once against former big Leaguer Justin Germano and the Tacoma bullpen. Alex Castellanos was 1-4 with his 10th double of the year while hitting 4th and playing 1st base. Castellanos has now played 6 games at 1st, 9 at 3rd, 6 in left field...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo To DL With Knee Injury

Brandon Nimmo was hurt last night beating out a groundball for a single after he came down awkwardly on the 1st base bag that looked to twist his left knee. He immediately went to the ground, tried to stand up before going down on the ground again trying not to put put any pressure on his his left leg. Nimmo fell down a third time on his way to the dugout and had to be helped down...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Matz Is Masterful Again, Nimmo With Two Hits

El Paso 3, Las Vegas (21-10) 2 Steven Matz pitched 7 scoreless innings giving up only fours hits and two walks while striking out seven, throwing 97 pitches with 66 of them for strikes. Here is video of Matz final K. Matz had three strike outs with his curveball including two looking and did a great job of pitching down in the zone resulting in 10 ground outs compared to only...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Gsellman Loses No-Hitter in 8th, Nimmo Has Three Hits

Las Vegas was rained out and will play a double header tonight starting at 7:05 ET with Tyler Pill and Steven Matz going for the 51′s. Portland 4, Binghamton (14-10) 1 John Gant started and was rusty after getting a few extra days off in between starts going 5 innings allowing four runs (three earned) on eight hits and four walks while striking out four as well. Gant now has a...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Reynolds With Two 2B’s, Nimmo Plays, Ynoa Strikes Out 8

Las Vegas (14-8) 4, Reno 3 Las Vegas was able to secure its 8th straight win behind a solid pitching performance from Matt Bowman who went 5 innings allowing one run on two hits and two walks striking out one. Bowman’s sinking fastball was on its A game last night as he recorded ten outs via the ground ball. Lefty Duane Below worked 2.1 scoreless innings in relief dropping his...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Nimmo Collects Two Hits, Survives Injury Scare

It was light on the Minor League schedule with both Las Vegas and Savannah having off days but that didn’t keep the Mets from getting a serious injury scare. I was the at the game and what seemed like a harmless double to left center field before it resulted in Brandon Nimmo leaving the field with the help of trainers. He was in visible pain and walking gingerly which they are...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Leaves Game With Right Knee Injury (Updated)

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo was injured this evening in Portland during the B-Mets vs. SeaDogs game. Nimmo, a first round pick in 2011, was injured during an awkward slide into second base legging out a double and had to be helped off the field. It looked like a serious leg injury and Nimmo was in agonizing pain. Nimmo was batting .270 for Binghamton with three doubles...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Leaves Game With Right Knee Injury

Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo was injured this evening in Portland during the B-Mets vs. SeaDogs game. Nimmo, a first round pick in 2011, was injured during an awkward slide into second base legging out a double and had to be helped off the field. It looked like a serious leg injury. Nimmo was batting .270 for Binghamton with three doubles, two homers and six RBI in 70 at...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap 4/21: Nimmo Delivers Game Winning Hit, Herrera Homers

Fresno 8, Las Vegas 4 Matt Bowman struggled to his 3rd loss to open the season allowing six runs on ten hits over four innings of work. Matt now has a 10.93 ERA on the season and has given up five homeruns in only 14 innings. The 51′s could muster only five hits on the night and Dilson Herrera had three of them, 1B, 2B, and his first homerun of the season. Herrera also had two...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Champ Stuart could be a special leadoff hitter

Champ Stuart was drafted by the Mets in 2013.  He was an interesting prospect in that he had tremendous physical gifts, but he also came with limited baseball experience.  He struck many people as being similar to the Brandon Nimmo who had been raised in Wyoming.  Stuart’s origins are a little warmer.  What is it that makes this young outfielder from the Bahamas so special...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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