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Minor League Mondays: Gabriel Ynoa Having Early Success in Pacific Coast League
April 25th, 2016 at 1:01 PM
One key to the New York Mets' rebuild over the past five years was an impressive stockpile of pitching prospects. Five have graduated to the major leagues (Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and the rehabbing Zack Wheeler), helping to form an elite rotation. A lot of the...

Minor League Mondays: Gavin Cecchini Starts with Las Vegas
April 18th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** For a while, it looked as if New York Mets' 2012 first round pick Gavin Cecchini would become a bust. Cecchini started his career very slowly, struggling at the lower levels of the minor leagues. The light appeared to come on in 2015, when Cecchini hit .317 over a...

Minor League Mondays: Amed Rosario Starts Off with Port St. Lucie
April 11th, 2016 at 1:18 PM
The New York Mets have had a lot of trouble filling the shortstop position since Jose Reyes departed after the 2011 season. Reyes, who came up from the Mets' farm system in 2003, helped anchor the Mets' middle infield for eight years. Since the Mets let Reyes walk after the...

New York Mets Sign Rene Rivera to Minor League Deal
April 5th, 2016 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets have signed catcher Rene Rivera to a minor league contract, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Rivera, 32, hit .178 with five home runs and 26 RBI's in 298 at bats for the Tampa Bay Rays last season. The Rays relied on Rivera as their backup...

New York Mets Make First Cuts of Spring
March 11th, 2016 at 10:13 AM
The New York Mets have begun the process of trimming down their spring training roster. The first wave of players to be cut was announced today and is headlined by starting pitcher Rafael Montero, MetsBlog.com reports. Montero started the Mets' opening game of the spring and had a rough start,...