Minor League News

My friend, former Mets prospect, and NYFS favorite Chase Lambin, The Great Lambino, has announced his retirement from professional baseball. Chase’s career came to end last night as his club the Sugarland Skeeters lost the league championship game and their season came to a close.


B-Mets Walk Off With EL Championship

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The Binghamton B-Mets took the Eastern League Championship the same way they started their playoff run, with a 9th inning walk-off home run. The win capped a remarkable post-season that included staving off two elimination games in the first round and culminated in a walkoff championship

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Backman Named PCL Manager Of The Year

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The Pacific Coast League announced to day that Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman has been named manager of the year. A fan favorite, Backman was an icon of the hardworking bad-boy 1986 Mets team that last provided Mets fans with a World Series title. This season, Backman has led the playoff bound 51s to […]

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Flores On Fire In Vegas

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Perhaps it’s just getting ABs, or maybe it’s watching fellow prospect Travis d’Arnaud make it back to the big leagues, but Wilmer Flores has been on fire since being demoted to Las Vegas. In his last 10 games, Flores is hitting a scalding .405/.409/.857/1.266 with 5 HRs and 17 RBI, including homering in both games […]

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Cecchini Slams Stone Crabs

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Gavin Cecchini hit a sixth inning grand slam to break open a 1-1 game and propel the St. Lucie Mets to their 6th straight win, and capping off a three game sweep on the road over the Charlotte Stone Crabs. BOX | RECAP Cecchini silenced the 6,942 in attendance at Charlotte Sports Park who were […]

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St. Lucie Shells Stone Crabs

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The St. Lucie Mets got back to business following the All-Star break with a 6-2 win over the Charlotte Stone Crabs, keeping them within a half game of first place with two games to play in the FSL first half. Brandon Nimmo was 2-3 from the five spot in the lineup, delivering two extra base […]

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Nieuwenhuis, 51s Top Sky Sox

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits including a leadoff 3B to lead the Vegas 51s to victory 3-1 over Colorado Springs, behind 7 three hit, one run innings from Joel Carreno. BOX | RECAP After rain delayed the start of the game by about an hour, Las Vegas got busy immediately, as Kirk Nieuwenhuis led off […]

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NY Mets 2014 Draft Picks

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The 2014 NY Mets Amateur draft was the tale of two drafts, the first where the Mets focused half of their their first eight picks on selecting polished college bats starting with #1 pick Michael Conforto, and the last 30 picks where they stockpiled high school pitching. The Mets biggest organizational needs were polished bats […]

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Mets Demote d’Arnaud

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The Mets have sent prized prospect and starting catcher Travis d’Arnaud back down to the minor leagues. d’Arnaud who has struggled offensively was hitting .180 so far this season. He has been reassigned to AAA Las Vegas. d’Arnaud and top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard were the primary returns on the RA Dickey trade.

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