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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not Lower Minors: Nimmo Still Sizzling, Smith Struggling

Who’s Hot: Brandon Nimmo, St. Lucie Mets Brandon has been feasting on opposing pitchers and was riding an eight game hitting streak through April 15th. Over the seven game stretch from April... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Syndergaard Solid Again, Nimmo Stays Red Hot

Las Vegas 5, Fresno 2 Noah Syndergaard picked up the win in this one to improve to 2-1 on the season. Thor allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks, while punching out five batters. Syndergaard pitched much better than the numbers would indicate and his only real blemish was a first inning home run by Fresno slugger Adam Duvall. The young righthander was clocked in the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Dice-K Throws Seven Scoreless, Nimmo Stays Hot

Las Vegas 1, Fresno 0 Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ home run to lead off the 10th inning was the only offense needed as the Las Vegas 51′s defeated the Fresno Grizzlies 1-0.  Daisuke Matsuzaka went seven impressive innings not giving up a run and striking out eight en route to a no decision.  The 51′s bullpen finished what Matsuzaka started and continued to stifle the Grizzlies the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Nimmo Lifts Average To .370, Lara Sparkles

Fresno 5, Las Vegas 1 The Las Vegas 51′s couldn’t complete the minor league sweep Friday night, and also denied starting pitcher Logan Verrett his first Triple-A win, as the Fresno Grizzlies defeat the 51′s 5-1.  Verrett (0-1, 3.97) lasted just 5.1 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits in the loss.  Las Vegas only mustered four hits against Fresno’s Jason Berken and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not: Nimmo Finding His Groove, AROD Slumping At The Plate

Who’s Hot Brandon Nimmo, St. Lucie   After spending the 2013 campaign at Savannah, Nimmo moved up one level to St. Lucie.  Through the first five games, the Mets first round pick of the 2011 draft is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nimmo Off To Hot Start With St. Lucie

2011 first round pick (13th overall) Brandon Nimmo started his first game for High-A St. Lucie last night. The Wyoming native pulled a single through the infield in his first at bat. In his second,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons Brandon Nimmo will have a breakout season in 2014

Since 2011, Sandy Alderson has received a ton of heat for his picks in the first round of the draft (excluding 2013). Many criticize his willingness to pick players that have high risk in high school. Some fail to realize that the draft is a huge risk in and of itself and just because a pick after the Mets succeeded, it doesn’t mean the Mets’ pick was a complete failure. When...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MMN Prospect Spotlight: Brandon Nimmo

Brandon Nimmo, OF Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 20 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Like Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo was a first round draft pick that not everyone was thrilled about. However, in this case... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DePodesta Talks On Brandon Nimmo’s Performance And Future Outlook

Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ vice president of player development and amateur scouting, recently conducted an extensive interview with Amazin’ Avenue on the status of the team’s farm... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo Chats With MLBPipeline.com

MLBPipeline.com met up with Brandon Nimmo and had a mini Q&A with the Mets OF Prospect. MLBPipeline.com: What has it been like in big league camp? Nimmo: It’s been amazing. I told my dad... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Prospectus Releases A Surprising Mets Top Ten Prospect List

Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus released their Top 10 Mets Prospects this morning, which included a couple of interesting surprises. RHP Noah Syndergaard C Travis d’Arnaud 3B Wilmer Flores RHP Rafael Montero SS Amed Rosario 1B Dominic Smith OF Cesar Puello C Kevin Plawecki CF Brandon Nimmo RHP Marcos Molina Marcos Molina jumps right out as he’s one player I...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MMN Top 40 Prospects: No. 5 Brandon Nimmo

5. Brandon Nimmo, OF Height: 6’3 Weight: 185 DOB: 3/27/1993  (Age: 20) Bats/Throws: Left/Right Hit: 35/50 Power: 30/50 Run: 60/60 Field: 50/60 Arm: 50/50 Nimmo entered 2013 coming off a solid season... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nimmo and Plawecki Eager To Soak In Thier First Big League Camp

While the Mets plethora of pitching prospects often receives the most attention, they have some talented offensive players in the minors as well. In an excellent article for the New York Post, Fred Kerber spoke with Brandon Nimmo and Kevin Plawecki– two young hitters about to enter their first big league camp. Nimmo, the 13th pick in the 2011 draft, had a great season in 2013...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 9 Brandon Nimmo, OF

9. Brandon Nimmo, OF Height: 6’3” Weight: 185 lbs. Age: 20 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Like Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo was a first round draft pick that not everyone was thrilled about. However, in this case it was not about his lack of ceiling because he has plenty of that. Nimmo drew some criticism as the thirteenth overall pick of the 2011 draft because he did not play on a high...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Yankee Lesson For Nimmo, Cecchini and Some Mets Fans

A good friend of mine recently sent her only child, a son, off to college. I remember those times as heart wrenching moments when each of my three children left the nest. To occupy my mind, I would usually wrap myself around some kind of project. That may have been my friend’s strategy, too.Knowing that I love reading about baseball, especially autobiographies, she appeared...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo And Kevin Plawecki, Are Players To Watch

Here are some Mets related questions from Keith Law’s ESPN Chat this week. Is it too soon to call Brandon Nimmo a bust? Klaw – Why in God’s name would you label Nimmo a bust? I think he’s at least an average regular with a chance for more. Bear in mind that Savannah is a terrible place to hit – he had a huge h/r split this year – and he came into pro ball with less...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Law: Plawecki Can Flat Out Hit, Nimmo Is Not A Bust

Here are some Mets related questions from Keith Law’s ESPN Chat this week. Is it too soon to call Brandon Nimmo a bust? Klaw – Why in God’s name would you label Nimmo a bust? I think he’s at least an average regular with a chance for more. Bear in mind that Savannah is a terrible place to hit – he had a huge h/r split this year – and he came into pro ball with less baseball...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Prospects Brandon Nimmo and Kevin Plawecki Invited To Big League Camp

More and more young and exciting Mets’ prospects have been getting calls from the organization to let them know that they are being invited to big-league camp this spring. Anthony DiComo just reported that the Mets will have 2011 first rounder Brandon Nimmo at major league camp with a non-roster invite, while catcher Kevin Plawecki gets rewarded for a nice season in 2013 with a...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Prospects Who Have Something to Prove in 2014

Since Sandy Alderson took over in 2010, his main focus has been rebuilding a depleted farm system.  He has done a pretty good job of it by drafting very young players with impressive, raw tools that need polish in. Gavin Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo, and Dominic Smith, and adding some more promising names via trade in Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud, Dilson Herrera...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

MMO Fair or Foul: Could Nimmo Be The Centerpiece In A Deal For CarGo or Tulo?

This edition of MMO Fair or Foul feature Rising Apple who writes that Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo could headline a deal that could bring the Mets an elite player like Carlos Gonzalez or Troy Tulowitzki. Nimmo would be a piece that keeps Syndergaard, Rafael Montero and Wilmer Flores in Flushing and has the potential to command a lot in a trade. The Mets can use Nimmo as the centerpiece...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Review: Could the Mets have done better?

I decided to walk down the hallowed halls of what might have been had we scouted better or made better decisions of draft day.  I can’t say much about 2013 just yet but I’ll be looking at picks starting in 2012 and looking at who the “Met Masterminds” may have missed the boat on. 2012 Who We Got: Gavin Cecchini, SS (Mediocre Numbers at A-) Kevin Plawecki, C (Breakout...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Nimmo, Gavin Cecchini, and a Yankee Lesson

A good friend of mine recently sent her only child, a son, off to college. I remember those times as heart wrenching moments when each of my three children left the nest. To occupy my mind, I would usually wrap myself around some kind of project. That may have been my friend’s strategy, too. Knowing I host a weekly radio show, she appeared with a stack of sports books that she and...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball America Dishes on Nimmo, Ynoa, Herrera and Plawecki

J.J. Cooper of Baseball America hosted the Prospect Chat for the SAL Top Prospect list earlier this week. Here are the Mets related questions he responded to which contain some interesting insights on Dilson Herrera, Brandon Nimmo, Gabriel Ynoa and Kevin Plawecki. What did scouts have to say about Dilson Herrera? Dilson Herrera impressed a lot of observers. He’s improved his defense...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

BA Prospect Chat SAL: Talking Herrera, Nimmo, Ynoa And Plawecki

J.J. Cooper of Baseball America hosted the Prospect Chat for the SAL Top Prospect list, so of course he got a few questions about some of our guys. Take a look: Mike (utica, ny): What did scouts have to say about josh bell, luis heredia, and dilson herrera? J.J. Cooper: …Herrera impressed a lot of observers. He’s improved his defense, although he’s still a little mechanical...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Talking Nimmo, Plawecki, Boyd, Wheeler, Ynoa With Our Sand Gnats Beat Writer

Hey everyone, enjoy this interview session with our Savannah Sand Gnats beat writer, Wally Murphy, who attended every single Savannah home game for us this year… Thanks, Wally… Joe D.  The Sand Gnats had a tremendous first half, which led them to clinching the playoffs. After Plawecki and Boyd were promoted and left holes in the lineup, did you think they still had a chance...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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