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Mets 101 Minor League Mondays: Brandon Nimmo Update
July 27th, 2015 at 10:10 AM
New York Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo may have been lost in the shuffle a bit with Michael Conforto passing through town, but the 22 year old outfielder has been quietly turning things around for himself in Binghamton. Recently named to both the MLB Futures and the Eastern League All-Star teams,...

New York Mets Promote Michael Conforto After Finally Placing Michael Cuddyer on Disabled List
July 24th, 2015 at 3:58 PM
After about two weeks of haggling, the New York Mets finally made the roster move fans and some pundits have been begging for. The Mets announced this morning that they have placed outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15 day disabled list and promoted outfielder Michael Conforto from AA Binghamton to...

Michael Conforto Watch Underway as New York Mets Mull Promotion for Top Prospect
July 23rd, 2015 at 10:02 AM
For weeks and weeks now, local media has been buzzing for the New York Mets to promote top outfield prospect Michael Conforto to the big league roster. Conforto has done his part this season, hitting .301 with 12 homers and 54 RBI's over two levels of minor league ball this...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Fulmer Latest Pitching Prospect to Rise in New York Mets’ System
July 20th, 2015 at 11:46 AM
Now that Steven Matz has made his big league debut, there are no top pitching prospects on the horizon for the New York Mets. The starting rotation for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's features Dillon Gee, Logan Verrett, Matt Bowman, Darin Gorski, and Tyler Pill. None of those players figure...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo Shine in Futures Game
July 13th, 2015 at 10:04 AM
The All Star Break is here, and the festivities kicked off yesterday with the Futures Game. The Futures Game, which was held at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park, is held on the Sunday of All Star week as a showcase for the game's future stars. The New York Mets had...

Las Vegas 51′s Twitter Feed Pokes Fun at New York Mets’ Lineup
July 9th, 2015 at 3:38 PM
Twitter has become a strange place in the sports universe. A lot of sports' teams and athletes are on Twitter and can create headlines on the social media service, like how players for the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks got into an emoji war over center DeAndre Jordan yesterday....

Minor League Mondays: Gavin Cecchini Improving for Binghamton
July 6th, 2015 at 9:51 AM
Of all the top draft picks from New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson, his second one tends to slip people's memories the quickest. In 2012, the Mets chose high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini with their first round draft choice. Unlike fellow prospects Brandon Nimmo, Dominic Smith, and Michael Conforto,...

Mets 101 Bio Blast: Steven Matz
June 28th, 2015 at 9:07 AM
The New York Mets have been a factory for elite young pitching prospects over the last several years. Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler started the trend in 2012 and 2013 respectively, with Jacob deGrom making a surprise entrance last season. Noah Syndergaard joined the big club this season, and now...

New York Mets Might Call Steven Matz up Tomorrow
June 25th, 2015 at 5:51 PM
The New York Mets finally got a win today, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to snap a seven game losing skid. There may be more positive news on the way. According to a report from Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Mets are calling up top pitching prospect Steven Matz tomorrow....

Minor League Mondays: Dominic Smith Improving for Port St. Lucie
June 22nd, 2015 at 2:31 PM
As another top draft pick joined the system this weekend, Mets 101 thought it would be a good time to check up on another top draft pick in the Sandy Alderson era. With everyone being inundated of stories about how Michael Conforto is tearing up the minors (he's hitting .377...

New York Mets Sign Top Two Draft Picks
June 19th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
The New York Mets officially added two promising pieces to their farm system on Thursday. The team agreed to terms with their top two draft picks, high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay and high school starting pitcher Max Wotell. As high schoolers, both players likely won't contribute to the Mets for...

Minor League Mondays: Akeel Morris Gets Surprising Call to Majors
June 15th, 2015 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Of the New York Mets' pitching prospects, one of the ones on the rise in the past few years has been 22 year old righty Akeel Morris. Morris, who has been in the organization since 2010, originally started as a starting pitcher but ran into difficulty in his second...

New York Mets Draft Outfielder Desmond Lindsay with 53rd Overall Pick
June 9th, 2015 at 1:29 PM
Baseball's annual amateur draft began last night. The New York Mets sat out of the first round after forfeiting their top pick in the offseason to sign outfielder Michael Cuddyer away from the Colorado Rockies. While Cuddyer has been solid for the Mets, the team didn't regret forfeiting the pick...

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Shouldn’t Be in Minors for Much Longer
June 8th, 2015 at 7:04 PM
The most impressive minor league performer for the New York Mets this season has been lefty Steven Matz. Matz, who has been pitching for the Las Vegas 51's this season, has absolutely annihilated a hitter friendly Pacific Coast League. In 74.1 innings for the 51's this season, Matz is 6-4...

Minor League Mondays: Michael Conforto Promoted to Binghamton
June 1st, 2015 at 7:49 AM
After obliterating Florida State League pitching, Michael Conforto has earned himself a promotion. The New York Mets' top draft pick in 2014, Conforto got off to a fantastic start for the Port St. Lucie Mets. In 46 games for St. Lucie, Conforto hit .283 with 12 doubles, seven homers, and...

Minor League Mondays: Duane Below Tosses Back to Back Complete Games
May 26th, 2015 at 12:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets have been lauded throughout baseball for their incredible pitching depth. The big names have garnered the most hype, like Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and the recently promoted Noah Syndergaard. The key to that depth, however, is having an arsenal of arms in the minor leagues...

Minor League Mondays: Knee Injury Slows Brandon Nimmo’s Season
May 18th, 2015 at 8:47 AM
While several of Sandy Alderson's draftees have made their major league debuts this season, his first draft pick still hasn't gotten there. To be fair, Brandon Nimmo has needed a long developmental period. Nimmo never played high school baseball, so it has taken him a while, but he finally broke...

Minor League Mondays: Matt Reynolds Waiting His Turn for Big League Opportunity
May 11th, 2015 at 10:06 AM
The Las Vegas 51's have quite a collection of talent. Despite having the New York Mets constantly mine the team for reinforcements at the big league level, the 51's ripped off a 15 game winning streak. Despite losing top prospects Kevin Plawecki, Dilson Herrera, and Noah Syndergaard to the big...

New York Mets Get Logan Verrett Back from Texas Rangers
May 4th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets took a calculated risk last winter when they left starting pitcher Logan Verrett off their 40 man roster. With a lot of pitching in the pipeline, the Mets took a chance on letting Verrett be eligible for the Rule V draft. Verrett was chosen there by...

Minor League Mondays: Noah Syndergaard Wins Player of Week for Las Vegas
May 4th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
This season has been a bit of a bumpy ride for New York Mets' pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard was scolded in spring training by veterans David Wright and Bobby Parnell over eating lunch in the dugout. An elbow injury delayed the start of his season, and he was recently...