While pitching coaches at various levels of a club may have different views on the art, the organizational philosophy must remain the same throughout. The man tasked with implementing and overseeing those philosophies with the Mets is Ron Romanick, the minor league pitching coordinator. Romanick joined the Mets in 2012, after
The Mets drafted left-handed pitcher David Roseboom in the 17th round of the 2014 draft out of South Carolina-Upstate. He was previously drafted in 2010 by the Boston Red Sox in the 47th from LaSalle Institute of Troy, New York but instead decided to go to college. Roseboom from Pattersonville,
In 2013, the New York Mets drafted Dominic Smith 11th overall out of Junipero Serra High School. Three years later, the 21-year old Smith finds himself in AA as one of the best prospects in the game. On Monday, Smith played for Team USA in the Future’s Game. He
The 22-year old Patrick Mazeika was a 8th round pick in the 2015 draft for the New York Mets. Mazeika was drafted out of Stetson University (same school Jacob deGrom attended). Mazeika is a left-handed hitter who is primary a catcher for the Columbia Fireflies but also played 11
About a third of the way though the Minor League Baseball season and Columbia Fireflies third baseman David Thompson has been one of the best run producers in baseball. On Wednesday he became only the second player in pro ball to have 40 runs knocked in on the season.
The St. Lucie Mets everyday catcher Tomas Nido got off to a hot start in 2016, hitting .313/.338/.403 in April and hit safely in 10 of 11 games to start the season. He has gone from a guy that had his defense questioned when he was drafted to someone
Casey Delgado is a right-handed starter in the Mets organization. He made his Double-A debut for the Mets on April 10th but pitched the most this season with the St Lucie Mets. The Mets signed Delgado in 2015 after he pitched part of three years in the Independent league. Delgado
All Kevin Kaczmarski did in his first professional season was hit .355 and narrowly beat out Kingsport teammate Patrick Mazeika (who hit .354) for the Appalachian League batting title. The Mets took the left-handed hitting outfielder in the 9th round of last June’s draft. Not only did he lead the APPL
The Mets selected Desmond Lindsay with their first draft choice (2nd round) of the 2015 draft from the Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota Florida. The 19-year old right-handed hitter played first and third base in High School but the Mets had every intention of putting him in the outfield when
The following is an interview I conducted with the great Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline who you can follow on Twitter at @JimCallisMLB. Jim was kind enough to answer a number of questions about the Mets minor league system and many of our top prospects and sleepers. Please enjoy.