The New York Mets announced that left-handed pitching prospect Thomas Szapucki underwent Tommy John Surgery yesterday in New York City. Szapucki, 21, was 1-2 with a 2.79 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 27 strikeouts compared to 10 walks in 29.1 innings for the Columbia Fireflies this season. The Mets fifth round pick in 2015,
In game two of the St. Lucie Mets doubleheader against the Daytona Tortugas, Tim Tebow was the hero with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The home run extended Tebow’s hitting streak to 11 games and gave St. Lucie a doubleheader sweep of Daytona.
Tim Tebow wasn’t very good in Columbia. He slashed .220/.311/.336 in 64 games. Still, the Mets promoted him to High-A St. Lucie. Since going to St. Lucie, Tebow has slashed .318/.412/.500 his first 14 games and has reached base all 14 games he has been there. He also currently has a
New York Mets top left-handed pitching prospect Thomas Szapucki left his start last night for the Columbia Fireflies after facing only three batters. The radio announcers said he had discomfort in his left forearm. Tough news for 21-year-old fast riser who already had his season start late because of a
New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Cameron Planck will be having season-ending shoulder surgery next week. Planck, 19, has yet to pitch to make his pro debut (did pitch during instructs and extended spring training this year) since being drafted in the 11th round by the Mets last year.
The New York Mets have released third base prospect Eudor Garcia. He was playing for the St. Lucie Mets and catcher Anthony Dimino was activated in the corresponding move. Garcia, 23, missed the start of the season due to a personal issue. In five games this season for St.
New York Mets prospects Amed Rosario and Tomas Nido have been selected to play in the 2017 All-Star Futures Game. The game is July 9 at Marlins Park in Miami. Rosario, 21, who is regarded by some as the top prospect in baseball, will be playing in his second
The New York Mets have signed catcher Matt Foley to a minor league deal and assigned him to the GCL Mets. They have also signed right-handed pitcher Matt Pobereyko and assigned him to the Columbia Fireflies. Foley, 23, was originally drafted in the 40th round by the Miami Marlins in
New York Mets right-handed pitching prospect Marcos Molina has been promoted to the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies from the St. Lucie Mets. Molina, 22, went 2-3 with a 1.26 ERA, 0.77 WHIP and 23 strikeouts compared to five walks in 28.2 innings (5 starts) to begin the season with