As the Triple-A Las Vegas season wraps up today the Mets are prepared to add a second wave of Minor League talent to the Major League roster. Beginning today, the Mets recalled infielder Matt Reynolds to the big league roster, in the first of many call ups that will be occurring over the next two days. Reynolds will provide the Mets with bench depth and versatility as he can play shortstop, as well as second and third base. The 25-year old infielder has hit .211 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 76 at-bats for the Mets this season. Continue reading
The Mets have recalled outfielder Michael Conforto, catcher Kevin Plawecki, utility player Ty Kelly, and pitcher Gabriel Ynoa in their first wave of their September roster expansion. The Mets will have one more wave of players recalled sometime next week after the Triple-A Las Vegas season comes to a close. Continue reading
Awful news for the New York Mets this afternoon as starting first baseman Lucas Duda has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back and been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Continue reading
With the New York Mets full season affiliates celebrating Opening Day today, MLB.com has rolled out a list of where each player on the Mets top 30 prospect list will be opening the season. Click the jump to see where each player will be opening the 2016 season. Continue reading
New York’s four full season minor league teams will all begin their season on Thursday. I provided the list of Opening Day starters for each affiliate below…
- RHP Rafael Montero (pictured) will be the Opening Day starter for Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League vs. Fresno.
- RHP Robert Gsellman will start for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League vs. New Hampshire.
- RHP Josh Prevost will start for St. Lucie (A+) of the Florida State League vs. Jupiter.
- RHP Chase Ingram will be on the mound for Columbia (A) of the South Atlantic Legue at Charleston.
I wanted to take a look at the top ten prospects in the Mets farm system according to MLB.com, and see where they will start the season, where they are expected to finish the season, and the likelihood they are a factor with the big league club on a scale of one through five. An impact rating of five means they very likely will be up with the Big League club this season, and an impact rating of one means it is very unlikely they will be up with the Mets. An obvious rating of zero mean no impact will be made at the MLB level. Click the jump for the following ratings on the Mets top ten prospects according to MLB.com.
With Spring Training quickly approaching its halfway point, I wanted to take a look at some notable former Mets players from the organization last season, and see how they are performing this spring with their new organizations. Click the jump and check out their statistics and analysis on their performance thus far.
Who is Travis Taijeron? Many of you might ask that question to yourself recently when reading Mets box scores, or watching Spring Training action so far. Taijeron has done nothing but mash early in Grapefruit League action, to a batting average of .417. Continue reading