The buzz regarding highly touted pitching prospect Rafael Montero making his major league debut this season continues to build. Several prognosticators have ticketed the Mets to finish with a similar record from last year (74-88) as they continue their rebuilding project and wait for the return of Matt Harvey from Tommy John surgery. On the
The Mets ranked eighth in the majors with a 3.68 starters’ ERA last season, finishing ahead of talented staffs from Tampa Bay, Oakland and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox. However, the New York bullpen was not as efficient and placed 22nd in the game with a 3.98
The 2013 edition of the St. Lucie Mets offered an exciting glimpse of the organization’s promising young arms — most notably Noah Syndergaard — and provided several player promotions that further signaled the positive turnaround of the farm system. And it almost culminated in a playoff berth. Once again, the
St. Lucie 16, Jupiter 0 Ineligible for the playoffs despite a valiant run during the season’s final week, the St. Lucie Mets concluded the 2013 campaign with one of their best performances. The Mets received multiple hits from five different players, including four from designated hitter Jayce Boyd, and
St. Lucie 6, Jupiter 3 With their chance for a berth in the Florida State League playoffs officially dashed after a loss Thursday, the St. Lucie Mets shifted their focus to finishing with a winning record in the second half. They assured themselves of that goal following a 6-3
St. Lucie 4, Charlotte 2 Even without Dustin Lawley, the St. Lucie Mets found a way to remain in the hunt for a postseason berth. Backed by another strong performance from their starting pitcher — this time Angel Cuan — the Mets kept their slim playoff hopes alive following
St. Lucie 5, Charlotte 2 With their backs against the proverbial wall, the St. Luice Mets staved off playoff elimination for at least one more day following a rare solid performance from starting pitcher Domingo Tapia in a 5-2 victory over first-place Charlotte at Tradition Field on Monday night.