New York Mets shortstop of the future, Amed Rosario, is next month’s cover boy on Baseball America, senior editor Matt Eddy announced on Twitter this afternoon. It’s a gorgeous cover if I should say so myself on what we hope will be a future star for the Mets for
Mets outfield prospect Travis Taijeron received the organization’s John J. Murphy Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie in major league spring training camp. Taijeron batted .368 with a .432 OBP and .658 slugging percentage for the Mets with two home runs and team-high 11 RBIs in 38 at-bats.
A day after releasing his annual Minor League System rankings, in which the New York Mets placed 16th, ESPN’s Keith Law rolled out his Top 100 Prospects today on ESPN Insider. The Mets were represented by 1B Dominic Smith, LHP Steven Matz, SS Amed Rosario and SS Gavin Cecchini.
Two very highly regarded Cuban National stars, Yulieski Gurriel and his brother Lourdes Gurriel, Jr., have defected from Cuba and intend to pursue MLB deals once they’ve established residency and are granted free agency by the commissioner’s office according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Because each brother has more than five years
So one of my writers sent me a link to Baseball America asking me to check out last week’s Ask BA feature. A reader posed the following question to J.J. Cooper: “Who are the best prospects such as Grant Desme who never made MLB either by choice, injury, accident or other causes?”
It was all about booming bats in Binghamton Wednesday night as the B-Mets amassed 11 runs and 14 hits to crush New Britain, 11-4. The victory left Binghamton narrowly in front of Trenton in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division pennant race. Both teams have 57 wins with the B-Mets
On the strength of his third consecutive pitching gem, Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard carried the Las Vegas 51s to their 14th straight victory as they beat the Albuquerque Isotopes by a score of 8-2. The 14 wins are a franchise record. Syndergaard tossed five scoreless innings before getting touched
The New York Mets have recalled Dilson Herrera from Triple-A Las Vegas, and a corresponding roster move will be made Friday. After a costly Wilmer Flores error on Thursday night, as well as Daniel Murphy’s poor play, the Mets decided to turn to Herrera, who can hopefully add some
Triple-A manager Wally Backman has his team battling for the division again with the Las Vegas 51s one game out of first with a 12-8 record. Leading the offense for Backman are shortstop Matt Reynolds who leads the team with 21 RBI already this season. While his middle infield