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.
The Mets signed right-handed pitcher Michael Gibbons last August as a undrafted free agent out of D3 Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. He becomes just the third player in school history to sign a contract with a MLB team joining Chris Denorfia and Jamie Baker. During his final
The Mets drafted catcher Anthony Dimino in the 28th round of the 2015 draft out of Division II Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. The 22-year old left-handed hitter also played the outfield during his sophomore year and was a shortstop in high school. During his junior year
Mickey Jannis started the 2015 season the same way he had the previous three, throwing the knuckleball in an Independent League, this time for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League. He was great for the Ducks going 6-2 with a 1.18 ERA and 0.944 WHIP in 17 games (11