Baseball America recently began unveiling their top prospects at each position in a 20 player list format. They started with the catcher position in which the New York Mets did not have player. On Thursday they posted their list for second and first base with the Mets having one player in each group.
The New York Mets last season with the Las Vegas 51s as their Triple-A affiliate is 2018 and the coaching staff gets a complete re-haul including three from the Houston Astros organization. Tony DeFrancesco replaces Pedro Lopez as the manager of the 51s after spending the previous three years
I thought it would be a fun time in a slow offseason to take a look at the best tools in the farm system. One thing the Mets were lacking coming into last season was relief prospects capable of pitching in the back-end of a bullpen with a big
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies announced their coaching staff for the 2018 season with many familiar faces including the manager Luis Rojas returning for his second season with the team. Rumble Ponies made the playoffs in Rojas first season at the helm for them after going 85-54 that was driven
The Chicago Cubs have signed former New York Mets farmhand Alberto Baldonado to a minor league deal according to our own Jacob Resnick. We recently did a roundtable at MMN to choose which minor league free agent the Mets should re-sign and Baldonado was the answer from seven of
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,