There is no getting around it that through graduations, trades and injuries that the New York Mets farm system has certainly taken a hit and is in the bottom tier of baseball. The two big names that were atop the Mets prospects lists going into the 2017 season were
According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, the New York Mets are the favorites to sign outfielder Freddy Valdez. Valdez, 15, is considered one of the top prospects in the 2018 July 2 international free agent class. The Dominican right-handed hitting and throwing corner outfielder is a big kid.
The New York Mets announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Matt Purke to a minor league deal with an invite to major league Spring Training. Purke, 27, had a 3.84 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 11.0 K.9 during the 2017 season pitching for the Triple-A Charlotte Knights of the Chicago White Sox
The New York Mets have announced they’ve signed infielder Phillip Evans to a minor league with an invite to Major League Spring Training. Evans, 25, was outrighted off the Mets 40-man roster earlier this offseason and became a free agent in doing so. The utility guy went 10 for
Outside of New York Mets prospects the Scottsdale Scorpions had only two hits during their 11-inning tie game on Thursday night against the Salt River Rafters. David Thompson, Kevin Kaczmarski and Tomas Nido hit second, third and fourth in the lineup respectively and they came through with six of the teams eight hits,
Mets left-handed pitching prospect Kevin Canelon threw 1.1 scoreless innings last night for the Tiburones de La Guaira (Venezuelan Winter League) in their 3-2 loss to the Leones del Caracas. Canelon, 23, retired all four batters he faced including a strikeout. Canelon is looking to continue what has been a
The Dominican Winter League had their annual prospect draft last night and it was no surprise to see Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres organization go first overall to the Estrellas Orientales. In total, 119 players were selected by the six Dominican teams with two of them coming
The Eastern League announced today that Binghamton Rumble Ponies starter Corey Oswalt has been voted Pitcher of the Year. The last Binghamton pitcher to win the award was Michael Fulmer in 2015. Earlier this season he was an Eastern League All-Star and started the game for the Eastern Division.
For the second straight month, Colombia Fireflies right-hander Matt Blackham has been named the South Atlantic League Relief Pitcher of the Month. In August, Blackham, threw 10.2 scoreless innings while allowing only five hits, two walks and 14 strikeouts. The last time that Matt allowed an earned run was