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Phils trade for minor league catcher Forsythe, release RHP Nesseth

The Phillies have acquired minor league backstop Blake Forsythe from the Athletics in a trade announced on Wednesday.  Oakland received cash considerations in the deal. Forsythe, 25, was originally a 3rd round draft selection of the Mets in 2010.  The righty batting Tennessee product was batting .267 through five games with Triple-A Nashville this season. In 391 career games, Forsythe...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies acquire minor league catcher Blake Forsythe

(Photo: YouTube/utsportstv) The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired minor league catcher Blake Forsythe from the Oakland Athletics according to Jeff Hem, the play-by-play announcer for Forsythe's former team, the Nashville Sounds. ICYMI, among the @nashvillesounds transactions today...the #Athletics traded catcher Blake Forsythe to the #Phillies. — Jeff Hem (@JeffHemPBP) May 13,...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Trade Catching Prospect Blake Forsythe To A’s

The Mets announced on their Twitter account on Sunday that they traded catching prospect Blake Forsythe to the Oakland A’s for future considerations. Forsythe, who was signed by the Mets in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2010 Draft Rewind: Blake Forsythe, 3rd Rounder

In the 2010 MLB Draft, the Mets selected catcher Blake Forsythe in the 3rd round with the 89th overall pick. After signing, Blake reported to the Gulf Coast League Mets (Rookie) of the Gulf Coast League before being promoted to the Brooklyn Cyclones (A-) of the New York Penn League a week later.  In 33 games, he hit .234 with 3 HR and 8 RBI to go with 26 hits. He moved up another...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The Interesting Story Of Xorge Carillo

He’s often been slotted as a back-up, so he’s not a household name or a prospect who even registers on many New York Met fans’ radar screens.  Yet, the more you know about him, the more you might think the Mets might have something special in catcher, Xorge Carrillo. Carrillo split time behind the plate at Arizona State in 2010 and 2011 with Austin Barnes.    Barnes, considered top...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Forsythe’s Walk-Off Home Run Gives B-Mets Late Win, 3-2

Binghamton 3, Bowie 2 After playing both catcher and right field, Blake Forsythe blasted a leadoff, walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning to push the Binghamton Mets past the Bowie Baysox, 3-2 on Monday night at NYSEG Stadium. The victory was Binghamton’s fifth walk-off win, and it dropped the magic number to win the Eastern Division to 2. The first five innings went...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Blake Forsythe Leads Offensive Attack In Binghamton Mets Victory

Click scoreboard to see entire box score Binghamton Mets 7, Akron Aeros 5 The Binghamton Mets moved to 3-0 on the season after defeating the Akron Aeros again this afternoon at Canal Park. The story of the day is Blake Forsythe, who led the offensive attack going 3 for 4, adding a double, a triple, and three RBI. The B-Mets offense jumped on Aeros starter, Matt Packer, right out...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Positional Depth Chart: Catcher

Cam Maron – Mets Future Backstop? Welcome back for part two in the MMO series where we bring you the depth charts for each position in the Mets minor league system. We started off last week with the First-basemen, and continue the series this week with the five best Catchers in the Mets organization. It has been well documented that the Mets are thin in catching throughout the organization...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Lower Minors: Forsythe Goes Deep, Tapia Struggles, Cessa Keeps Going

Cessa started Tuesday night and went five innings giving up one run on six hits. Jupiter 7, St. Lucie 5 (G1)/ Game 2 PPD Jupiter took the only game that was played on the day, despite the expected double-header Key Players Blake Forsythe – 2 for 3, solo home run, 2 runs scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout Cesar Puello -2 for 4, 1 double, 1 run, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base Darrell...
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Lower Minors: Forsythe Goes Yard, Savannah Rained Out, Cessa Struggles

St. Lucie 5, Palm Beach 2 Tyler PIll had an abbreviated inning, but the bullpen put together seven quality innings in the series-winning game. Key Players: Blake Forsythe – 2 for 4, 3-run homer, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout Travis Taijeron – 0 for 4, 3 strikeouts. Average down to .183 Cesar Puello – 0 for 4, 2 strikeouts Danny Muno – 1 for 4 Tyler Pill – 2 IP, 3 hits alowed, 2 runs...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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