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Mets 101 Minor League Mondays: Rafael Montero Gets Off to a Good Start
April 7th, 2014 at 2:43 PM
Throughout the 2014 season, Mets 101 will be sure to keep our readers up to date on the progress of some of the top prospects for the New York Mets. On Mondays, our Minor League Mondays column will spotlight a key prospect or affiliate and catch you up on what...

New York Mets Re-Assign Eight to Minor League Camp
March 18th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
With the season less than two weeks away from kicking off, the New York Mets have begun the process of trimming their roster. The Mets will have to cut their roster to 25 players before the season opener on March 31, and the process usually begins when prospects get re-assigned...

Terry Collins: Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan Front Runners for Final Rotation Spot
March 2nd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
One of the more intriguing spring training camp battles has been the battle for the fifth starter's spot. The New York Mets have at least five pitchers competing for that spot in camp, and each of them has their own merits towards winning the job. Manager Terry Collins made his...

New York Mets Drop First Two Exhibition Contests
March 1st, 2014 at 4:56 PM
The Mets kicked off their spring training slate on Friday afternoon with a matchup against the Washington Nationals. They lost that contest 5-4, and lost another game today with the Miami Marlins 8-1. While spring training results are meaningless, the games do offer some clues on key performers to watch...

Mets 101 Camp Battle Series: Fifth Starter
February 26th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
This week at Mets 101, we are going to give you a look at some of the most important positional battles at training camp this season. While the New York Mets did upgrade their team by adding key free agents like Curtis Granderson and Bartolo Colon, they didn't find a true answer...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top New York Mets Prospects #2 – Rafael Montero
February 16th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns in time for 2014. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown from number seven and work our way to number...

September Should Be Quiet on Call up Front for New York Mets
August 25th, 2013 at 2:30 PM
As the end of the season approaches, the next big date on the baseball calendar is September 1st. At that point, the active roster limit expands from 25 to 40, allowing teams to add extra arms to their bullpens and give young prospects their first shot at the major leagues. The...

Team USA Pulls Out 4-2 Victory Over World Team in All Star Futures Game
July 14th, 2013 at 5:22 PM
New York-The Sirius XM All Star Futures Game is one of the more underrated events of All Star Week, when the game's future stars get a chance to shine. The New York Mets got a chance to showcase three of their own prospects in this year's edition, including both starting...

Mets 101 All Star Futures Game Preview
July 14th, 2013 at 12:01 PM
Today at 2:00 pm Eastern time, the All Star festivities continue at Citi Field with the Sirius XM All Star Futures Game. The game is a showcase for 50 of the best prospects in the minor leagues, divided into teams representing the best of the United States against the best...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jon Niese Due for MRI on Monday
July 4th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
The Fourth of July is here, and for many Americans the day is all about barbecues and baseball. The New York Mets will be celebrating the holiday by hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:10 pm, but one member of the Mets is awaiting an MRI that could determine the future...

Rafael Montero Promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas
June 14th, 2013 at 6:10 PM
With Zack Wheeler's impending promotion to the big leagues, the Las Vegas 51's will have an opening in their starting rotation. That opening will be filled by another top young prospect. Rafael Montero, who is considered the next in line among the team's top young pitching prospects, has been promoted...

Minor League Mondays: is Rafael Montero Pitching Himself into the New York Mets Immediate Future Plans?
April 22nd, 2013 at 4:30 PM
There's a young pitcher on the New York Mets who has been absolutely dominant this regular 2013 season.  Low ERA, baffling opponents, undefeated 3-0 record, and by the way his name is not Matt Harvey.  Nor Zach Wheeler (if the undefeated record didn't give that away).  Even though he's only...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets Prospects #6-Rafael Montero
February 19th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with number seven and work...