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Mets Minors: Top 5 Outfield Prospects Led By Nimmo

While the likes of outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto took Flushing by storm in 2015, a number of young prospects at the same position made noise in the minor leagues. Here are the top five outfielders in the Mets system, as ranked by MetsMinors.net. No. 5 – Victor CruzadoHt: 5’11” Wt: 180 B/T: S/R Age: 6/30/1992 (23)2015 Level: Hi-A St Lucie/Double...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Does the Future Hold for Brandon Nimmo?

Taking over for Omar Minaya as general manager after the 2010 season, the mission of Sandy Alderson and his front office was to revitalize and alter the perception of a New York Mets minor league system, which seemingly had not produced enough future products to curb a losing culture. Searching far and wide to find a position player that represented better days ahead, the Mets found...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo, Wuilmer Becerra, and the Mets’ future in right field

The reporting date for Mets pitchers and catchers is less than a month away. Can you believe it? The team is fresh off a World Series appearance, the elite rotation is a year older and wiser, and they got their man in re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to bolster the lineup. Things are looking good for the team and their fans at the moment and good spirits abound. That doesn’t stop us...
Via Mets360.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Outfield Prospect Brandon Nimmo Has Partial Tear In Foot

The Mets announced yesterday that outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo has a partial tendon tear in his left foot. He will be in a walking boot for for 10 days then will be reevaluated. He also received... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Has Partial Tear In Left Foot

Photo by MiLB.com The Mets announced today that outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo has a partial tendon tear in his left foot. He will be in a walking boot for for 10 days then will be reevaluated. He also received an anti-inflammatory injection from team doctors. Nimmo is coming off a rough 2015 season in which he battled a knee injury and was hit in the face with a ball while playing...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo diagnosed with partial tear of tendon in left foot

Nimmo is ranked the Mets' No. 2 prospect, according to MLB.com Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo has been diagnosed with a partial tear of a tendon in his left foot, the club announced Friday.  Nimmo received a shot in his foot and will wear a boot for the next 10 days. He'll be reevaluated after that period. Mets, Walker agree to 1-year...
Via NJ.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Looking Forward To 2016 Season

In an interview for MLB.com, Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo discusses the ups and downs of his 2015 season. For the third year in a row, injuries impacted his ability to have that truly breakthrough season everyone has been waiting for. He also discusses how he had to mentally adapt after his promotion from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Las Vegas, and he explains how his addition...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

  I wanted to highlight a great article done my colleague Brian Devine over at Mets Merized Online. Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Could Be A Telling Season For Brandon Nimmo

Ever since he was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, fans have been waiting patiently for the arrival of Brandon Nimmo. While he’s made progress every season, he’s yet to have that big breakout that everyone has been hoping for. This has caused some to start to losing faith in the 22-year old outfielder, but this upcoming season is what will likely be a critical...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Brandon Nimmo and the 2011 draftees

We wrap up our look at Sandy Alderson’s draft by examining his 2011 Draft, his first one with the Mets. When he took over the club, the Mets’ system was not considered to be an especially strong one and the talent that is there is considered to be heavier in pitching than hitting, led by touted youngsters Jenrry Mejia and Matt Harvey. With his first pick, Alderson swung for...
Via Mets360.com
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets360 2016 top 50 prospects: #4 Brandon Nimmo

#4 Brandon Nimmo, OF Biography: Born March 27 1993 in Cheyene Wyoming, Nimmo is the highest picked baseball prospect in the history of the state.  That may well be because Wyoming is so cold that they didn’t offer a high school baseball program.  Instead, Nimmo made his mark on the baseball world with an impressive display in the American Legion Baseball League.  In 2010...
Via Mets360.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sickels Top 20 Mets Prospects: Nimmo Stock Tumbles, Becerra and Lindsay On The Rise

John Sickels of Minor League Ball ranked the top twenty Mets prospects yesterday. While the system isn’t quite as strong after calling up top prospects like Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard, the Mets still have a solid amount of quality and depth in the farm and a lot of exciting players on the way. Here is how Sickels stacks up the top ten: Steven Matz, LHP - A great...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

In an article by Jim Bowden of ESPN.com, he lists five trades he would like to see happen before the Winter Meetings next month in Nashville. One deal he mentions is the Mets trading Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo for Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. With the Mets looking to replace Yoenis Cespedes and Daniel Murphy‘s production in the lineup, Bowden believes Gonzalez...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Did Mets Leave Top Prospect Wuilmer Becerra Exposed To Rule 5 Draft

I woke up to three emails this morning, all asking me why the Mets failed to protect outfield prospect Wuilmer Becerra from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft in December. The Mets instead chose to add outfielder Brandon Nimmo and right-handers Seth Lugo, Jeff Walters, and Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Becerra, 21, was the third prospect the Mets received from the Toronto Blue...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Add Nimmo, Lugo, Walters, Gsellman To 40-Man Roster

The Mets have added OF Brandon Nimmo, RHP Seth Lugo, RHP Jeff Walters, and RHP Robert Gsellman to the 40-man roster. Each will be protected from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft and automatically receiving invites to major league spring training. November 19 The Mets have until tonight at 11:59 PM to decide which of their Rule 5 eligible players they will add to the 40...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Smith Pulls Homerun, Cecchini Has Hip Injury

  Las Vegas (74-59) 2, Round Rock 0 Brandon Nimmo continued to find his name out of the lineup for the third straight game and 4 out of 5. Haven’t heard any indication from the Mets or anyone that covers them that it is injury related yet. Talked to Adam Rubin today who said he […]
Via Mets Merized Online
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Mets Merized Online
August 13, 2015  |  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...
Via Fangraphs
August 12, 2015  |  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...
Via Mets360.com
August 09, 2015  |  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 […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 28, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 12, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
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....
Via Mets Merized Online
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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