Gavin Cecchini was hit by a pitch on the foot on May 9 and has not seen the field since. The 2012 first round pick has dealt with a setback and Las Vegas 51s manager, Tony DeFrancesco, does not expect him to be back before the All-Star game.
Round 3, Pick 83 – Carlos Cortes, 2B Ht: 5’8″ Wt: 185 lb. DOB: 6/30/1997 School: University of South Carolina Stats 2018 – .265/.385/.500, 15 HR, 44 RBI, 15.5 BB%/11.5 SO% 2017 – .286/.368/.565, 12 HR, 41 RBI, 11.3 BB%/13.9 SO% Background Carlos Cortes was a pretty popular high school player in 2016. He could really
Las Vegas (31-42) 5, Reno (33-40) 3 Box Score Peter Alonso 1B: 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB, .263/.391/.316 Jeff McNeil 2B: 2-4, 2B, .400/.455/.550 Christian Colon LF-SS: 2-4, 2B, RBI, .283/.333/.435 Alonso had his first extra-base hit with the 51s, hitting a run scoring double in the 7th to give them a 4-3 lead.
Round 1, Pick 6 – OF Jarred Kelenic Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 196 lb. DOB: 7/16/99 (18) School: Waukesha West High School (Waukesha, WI) Background You must have heard this 100 times by now but the Mets drafted Jarred Kelenic out of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Why is he historic? He is
St. Lucie Mets righty, Josh Prevost, won this week’s Pitcher of the Week award in the Florida State League. Prevost, 26, had one start this past week but it was a really good one. The big righty pitched a complete game shutout retiring 26 in a row after allowing
Round 31 Brendan Hardy Position: RHP Date of Birth: 12/15/1999 Height/Weight: 6’4″, 190 Hardy played the infield in shortstop in high school but the Mets announced him as a pitcher. Hardy struck out 69 out of the 240 guys he faced on the mound. The Mets will likely need
Round 26 Brian Sharp Position: 3B Bats/Throws: Left/Right Date of Birth: 2/18/1997 Height/Weight: 6’2″, 205 The Mets selected Brian Sharp out of the University of Missouri. Sharp hit .321/.418/.500 this past season but has always had a swing-and-miss issue. The Mets drafted him as a third baseman but he
Round 9 Bryce Montes de Oca Height/Weight: 6’7″, 265 LBS Position: RHP Date of Birth: 4/23/1996 MLB Pipeline Rank: 138 Montes de Oca remains one of the biggest enigmas in the Draft, perhaps the biggest. He had Tommy John surgery as a Missouri high school junior in 2013 and
Any guesses to who the Mets pick will be tonight? As we anxiously wait the pick Mets at around 8:30 or so, let’s take a look at the most likely options at No. 6. Jarred Kelenic There appears to be legitimate momentum towards Jarred Kelenic being the Mets pick