HAMILTON BENNETT NEWS

Mets have released LHP Hamilton Bennett

Hamilton Bennett was granted his requested release today by the Mets. Bennett has pitched for Double-A Binghamton this year to the tune of a 3.38 ERA over 16 innings. The 26-year old reliever has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects

For the past few seasons, the Mets bullpen has been a major weakness. They have consistently ranked among the league’s worst, and they did not perform much better this past season. In 2013, the Mets bullpen finished in the bottom ten with a 3.98 ERA (21st), 1.324 WHIP (22nd), .256 BAA (27th), and their 6.96 K/ was the worst in the majors. However, help is on the way. Despite these...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Pedro Perez

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Cam Maron

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Matthew Koch

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Joe Tuschak

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Beck Wheeler

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Zach Mathieu

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Charley Thurber

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Akeel Morris

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Johnny Magliozzi

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Vicente Lupo

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Logan Verrett

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. **********************************************...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2010 Draft Rewind: Hamilton Bennett, 29th Rounder

In 2010, the Mets 30th round pick was Josh Edgin – the highest numbered round thus far to make it to the majors from that draft class.  The pick right before Josh was 29th round selection, LHP Hamilton Bennett, chosen 872nd overall out of South Carolina. Hamilton has posted good numbers in his four years in the Mets organization, rising through the ranks and earning a promotion...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets 2010 Draft Rewind: Round 29, Hamilton Bennett – @Ham_Bone28

In 2010, the Mets 30th round pick was Josh Edgin – the highest round pick to thus far to make it to the majors from that draft class.  The pick right before Josh was 29th round selection, LHP Hamilton Bennett, chosen 872nd overall out of South Carolina. Hamilton has posted good numbers in his four years in the Mets organization, rising through the ranks and earning a promotion...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect On The Fringe: Hamilton Bennett

For the purpose of our series of posts, we define the word fringe as any prospects, which we considered, that were absent from MMN’s own Top 40 Prospect lists.  The purpose of the series is to identify prospects that are showing promise above what fans might expect and what their futures will hold within the Mets organization. *************************************************...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rule 5 Deadline Approaches: Look For Mets To Add Matz, Walters, DeGrom To 40 Man Roster

Is it me or is time flying this offseason? I can’t believe that the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft is already upon us. Tomorrow night at 11:59 PM EST is the deadline for adding players to the 40 Man Roster. I think the Mets are in great shape heading into decision day. With four spots currently open, that’s just enough to protect Steven Matz, Jeff Walters and...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Interesting Tweets By The Mets Prospects During The Off-Season

Just thought it would be cool to share with Mets fans what the prospects are talking about and sharing on their twitter profiles.  It’s the off-season and some are playing winter ball, some are just hanging out with family and friends, some are itching to play and others are sharing words of wisdom. With every tweet they are all opening the door for the fans to enter into their...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Predicting Which Prospects Will Impact The Mets Roster In The Near Future

I found an interesting article this morning written by Mack Ade of Mack’s Mets Report, where he lists his picks for which prospects he feels may call Citi Field their home in the next few years.  Here are his selections: 2014 – SP Noah Syndergaard, SP Rafael Montero, RF Cesar Puello 2015 – C Kevin Plawecki 2016 – SP Steven Matz, SS Gavin Cecchini, OF Brandon Nimmo...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects

For the past few seasons, the Mets bullpen has been a major weakness. They have consistently ranked among the league’s worst, and they did not perform much better this season. In 2013, the Mets bullpen finished in the bottom ten in ERA, WHIP, and strikeouts. Despite these struggles, the relief corps can become a strength in the future. The Mets have many talented relief prospects...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

MMN Exclusive: Talking With Pitcher Hamilton Bennett About Second Chances In Life And Baseball

When you think about young athletes that are blessed to be able to play the game of baseball, you never really think about what path they have taken to reach the levels they are in.  You sometimes just take for granted and worry more about when will they actually make it to the big leagues.  Some players are blessed to be able to have been signed right out of high school or college...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

B-Mets Pick Up Rain Soaked Victory With 7-4 Win

Binghamton 7, Bowie 4 The Binghamton Mets pounded out 13 hits and defeated the Bowie Baysox, 7-4, on a rain-soaked Wednesday night at Prince George’s Stadium. All nine B-Mets collected at least one hit in a contest that included a one hour, fifty-eight minute rain delay. Facing Bowie starter Mike Wright for the first time this season, the B-Mets grabbed the lead in the second....
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Exciting Win Clinches First Division Title For B-Mets Since 2000!

Binghamton 5, Bowie 3 The Binghamton Mets defeated the Bowie Baysox, 5-3 to clinch the Eastern Division regular season title on Wednesday night at NYSEG Stadium. This is the third regular season title in franchise history, and their first since 2000. Binghamton led the entire game in the wire-to-wire win. Allan Dykstra got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning with...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Watching The B-Mets Clinch Their First Postseason In Nine Years

At 1:47 PM I left my house to begin the journey to NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, NY, home of the Binghamton Mets. I arrived nearly two hours later with over two hours to spare until the gates opened. I used this time to tour the campus of SUNY Binghamton University, my mother’s alma mater, and to sit down for a late lunch/early dinner meal at the Lost Dog Cafe. If you’re in the...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ad-Rod Stays Hot With Walkoff Hit In 6-5 St. Lucie Win

  St. Lucie 6, Daytona 5 Aderlin Rodriguez drilled a two out, walk-off single to center to score T.J. Rivera with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th as the Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Daytona Cubs with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday. Rodriguez hit a solo home run in the fifth and finished 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Rivera had two hits and two runs scored while Dustin...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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