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Minor League Mondays: Desmond Lindsay Makes His Pro Debut
August 31st, 2015 at 10:36 AM
The New York Mets raised a few eyebrows when they selected high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay with their first draft pick this season. Lindsay, who Mets' brass described as a "offensive machine", wasn't even ranked inside MLB Network's top 100 prospects at the time due to a hamstring injury in...

New York Mets Have a Lot of Options for September Call-Ups
August 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
With September 1st less than a week away, the New York Mets can look forward to the expansion of active rosters to 40 players. While in the recent past this has merely allowed the Mets to give minor leaguers a cup of coffee in meaningless games, now the roster expansion...

Minor League Mondays: Marcos Molina Could Be an Arm to Watch in Future
August 24th, 2015 at 1:34 PM
The New York Mets certainly boosted their roster with a slew of trade deadline acquisitions, and those moves have them in position to make a playoff run. The moves did, however, come at the cost of some key young pitching depth. In order to acquire Kelly Johnson, Juan Uribe, Tyler...

Minor League Mondays: Wuilmer Beccera Rising for Savannah
August 17th, 2015 at 1:22 PM
The New York Mets have pulled off some shrewd trades over the years under the guidance of General Manager Sandy Alderson. Alderson's masterstroke appears to be the 2012 swap of R.A. Dickey and two catchers to the Toronto Blue Jays for Travis d'Arnaud, Noah Syndergaard, John Buck and Wuilmer Beccera....

Minor League Mondays: Josh Smoker Making Push to Contribute to Major League Bullpen
August 10th, 2015 at 1:32 PM
Its no secret that the New York Mets have been searching for a left handed reliever that can get lefties out for much of the season. Jerry Blevins started the season as a lights out fit in the role, but he had his forearm fractured on a line drive in...

Minor League Mondays: Amed Rosario Could Be New York Mets’ Future Shortstop
August 3rd, 2015 at 7:14 PM
The New York Mets were very active at the trade deadline, trading away five minor league pitchers to try and bolster themselves for a playoff run. While pitching prospect Michael Fulmer was sacrifice to acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, one prospect who was reportedly untouchable for the Mets is 19 year...

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...