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Mets Minors Report 7/30: Herrera Goes Deep For His 6th HR, Whalen Unbeatable In Savannah

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas allows the tying run and go ahead run to score late in game, and after mini rally, fall short to El Paso, 7-5. Binghamton score two in the 9th to walk-off on New Hampshire, 4-3. St. Lucie and Dunedin were postponed due to rain. Savannah wins second game in a row by defeating Lexington, 8-3. Brooklyn’s streak hits fourth win in a row by beating...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Mets Featured On MLB’s Midseason Top 100 Prospects

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (68), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of them: Syndergaard: Scouting grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Mets Prospects Land On MLB.com Top 100 Prospects List

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (68), Michael Conforto(86),... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Land Five On MLB.com Top 100 Prospects List

MLB.com released its latest set of prospect rankings tonight, and the Mets have five prospects who made the cut. Noah Syndergaard (13), Kevin Plawecki (67), Brandon Nimmo (67), Michael Conforto (86), and Dominic Smith (88) each made the overall top 100 list. Here’s some of what the MLB.com staff had to say about each of them: Syndergaard: Scouting grades: Fastball: 70 | Curveball...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Are High On Mets’ Syndergaard, Matz, Herrera and Nimmo

Two updates to the growing buzz on Tulo and CarGo… First, contrary to what has been reported, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki does not have a no-trade clause in his contract according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com. Second, the Rockies are said to be very high on Noah Syndergaard, Brandon Nimmo, Steven Matz and Dilson Herrera. Joel Sherman says that if the Mets are willing to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Report 7/25: Nimmo Breaks Out With Three Hits, Conforto Still Hot In Brooklyn

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas drops third straight game to Tacoma, losing on Thursday, 5-4. Binghamton loses first game of series to Trenton, 6-5.  St. Lucie and Daytona postponed due to rain. Doubleheader scheduled for Friday at 5:05 PM. Savannah scores one in ninth to break tie and earn the victory over Augusta, 2-1. Brooklyn opens a three game series by defeating Vermont...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Law Ranks Mets Fourth Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN ranked the New York Mets among his top five farm systems, slotting them fourth behind No. 1 Chicago Cubs, No. 2 Minnesota Twins and No. 3 Houston Astros. (ESPN Insider) 4. New York Mets The Mets have graduated a few prospects to the majors — Travis d’Arnaud (No. 2 in the system coming into the year) and Jacob deGrom (No. 13) in particular — but the guys still...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Mets Prospects Crack Law’s Midseason Top 50

Michael Conforto, who is Keith Law’s #32 ranked prospect, signs his contract with the Mets last week ESPN‘s Keith Law released his midseason update of his Top 50 Prospects list. In his preseason Top 100 list there were five Mets who made the cut. They were Noah Syndergaard (24), Travis d’Arnaud (36), Dominic Smith (37), Rafael Montero (60), and Brandon Nimmo (92). However this...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Conforto to Join Cyclones this Weekend

Mets’ first round pick Michael Conforto has officially signed with the organization, inking his contract last Friday at Citi Field. His first time in the big city, Conforto took in the first game of the Mets’ eventual three-game sweep of the Marlins to close out the first half of the regular season. Conforto, joined by his father, visited New York City for the first time in his...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball America’s Midseason Top 50 Prospect List Include Syndergaard, Plawecki And Nimmo

  On Sunday, Baseball America released their Midseason Top 50 prospect list and even though Noah Syndergaard and Brandon Nimmo have been mainstays on any top prospect list, they are now joined by catcher Kevin Plawecki. Syndergaard, ranked #19 overall, slipped down to the fifth best right-handed starter among the prospects and mostly because of his elbow problems and a banged up...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Great First Impressions on Brandon Nimmo

He’s one of the most talked about Met prospects, a subject of heated debate ever since he was selected with the Mets’ top pick in 2011. After getting my first extended live look at Brandon Nimmo during Saturday’s doubleheader at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium, I think most Met fans are going to be impressed and pulling hard for our top outfield prospect. At the center of the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Brandon Nimmo, others promoted

It’s that time of year.  The weather is warmer, there’s an influx of young talent from the draft and organizations begin to promote those players who made impressions in the first half of the minor league season.  Not everyone who deserves a promotion deserves it and not every promotion that is made is deserved.  Here are some notable promotions. Cory Vaughn to AAA – Vaughn...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Two intriguing names in the Kingsport outfield

Much has been made about the dearth of hitting in the Mets minor league system under the Alderson administration, and for good reason.  It seems as if the prevailing philosophy as far as the minor league system goes, has been to build up the pitching depth, while the bats have lagged behind. The emergence over the past two years of Kevin Plawecki, Brandon Nimmo, and Matt Reynolds...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Gavin Cecchini really earn a mid-year promotion?

The full-season leagues have reached the halfway point in their seasons, the typical point at which clubs deliver a mid-year promotion. The Mets bumped up at least 13 players, which seems like a high number but that’s nothing more than a guess. It could easily be that they promoted 20 guys this time last year. Regardless, of the 13, seven were hitters and six were pitchers. ...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mid-Season Review: St. Lucie Mets

Record: 40-29 Top Performers / Top Prospects Brandon Nimmo, CF: After struggling for much of last season in Savannah, Nimmo has turned it around in a big way for St. Lucie, having one of the best seasons of anyone in the farm system. In 279 plate appearances, Nimmo is hitting .322/.448/.458 with four home runs (twice as many as last year) and nine stolen bases. Nimmo, along with...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mid-Season Review: St. Lucie Mets

Record: 40-29 Top Performers / Top Prospects Brandon Nimmo, CF: After struggling for much of last season in Savannah, Nimmo has turned it around in a big way for St. Lucie, having one of the best... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo, Matz, Herrera, Rivera And Fontanez To Bingo, Reynolds To Vegas

Updated 9:00 AM Adam Rubin of ESPN is now reporting that Matt Reynolds has been promoted to Las Vegas making it six moves in under 24 hours.  Reynolds was batting .355 so far this season for Binghamton, with a home run and 21 RBI. Wednesday 10:00 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN reported that five St. Lucie Mets are being promoted to Double-A Binghamton. The Mets were eliminated from claiming...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Lucie’s Nimmo, Matz, Herrera, Rivera And Fontanez Promoted To Bingo

Adam Rubin of ESPN reported that five St. Lucie Mets are being promoted to Double-A Binghamton. The Mets were eliminated from claiming a postseason birth at the conclusion of the first half of the season, prompting the organization to make the move. Heading to Binghamton are Brandon Nimmo, Steven Matz, Dilson Herrera, T.J. Rivera, and Randy Fontanez. Each player had a hand...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

The St. Lucie Mets are nearing this season’s first-half title of the Florida State League.  What does that mean?  Adam Rubin of ESPN mentions that Mets prospects Brandon Nimmo and Steven Matz, should be on the move to Binghamton, which could happen as early as the end of the week. Nimmo, 21, has played in 62 games this season for St. Lucie.  He is currently hitting .322, with...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Michael Conforto pick indicate shift in Mets’ strategy?

The Mets selected Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto with the tenth pick in the 2014 first-year player draft. It’s the first draft during the Sandy Alderson era in which the team has selected a college player with their first overall pick. In the first draft for this front office in 2011, the team selected outfielder Brandon Nimmo out of a Wyoming high school. In 2012 and...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo Leaves Fridays Game After HBP On Right Wrist Area

Brandon Nimmo was removed in the 5th inning of the St. Lucie game on Friday night after he was hit by a pitch in the right wrist/forearm area. He did stay in the game long enough to run at first.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo, Matz, Cecchini Among 14 Mets Prospects Selected To FSL & SAL All Star Teams

The Florida State League and the South Atlantic League announced the rosters for their respective All Star games and the Mets are well represented in each game. In the FSL, the St. Lucie Mets will send infielders T.J. Rivera and Dilson Herrera, outfielder Brandon Nimmo, catcher Cam Maron, and pitchers Randy Fontanez, Matt Koch, and Steven Matz. The South will face the North in the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 100 Prospect Brandon Nimmo: A Look At His Past, Present and Future

When a fan starts to criticize Sandy Alderson, Brandon Nimmo becomes one of the main points of discussion: his lack of experience, his extremely high strikeout totals or another “failed” prospect during the Alderson era. Some fans, including myself, have been supportive of Nimmo and his .372 and .397 OBP’s in 2012 and 2013. Recently, on the famous “Top 100 Prospects...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The @MetsProspectHub Down On The Farm Report

Down on the Farm, @MetsProspectHub’s look at what’s been happening in the farm system. For this first look, I’ll discuss the team up to this point, and then, since I’ve brought the hotsheet back to MPH, I’ll discuss four prospects who have raised their stock this season, and four that have lowered their stock this season. Las Vegas 51s May 18th: 31-12 Pre-game June 1st...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo Forcing Mets To Rethink Keeping Him In St. Lucie All Year

Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun-Bulletin spoke with Dicky Scott, the Mets Director of Player Development, about top outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo and the possibility that he may be nearing a promotion to Double A Binghamton. “He’s tearing it up down there right now.” Scott continues, “It’s the perfect scenario where you have guys forcing your hand. It almost leaves...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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