Brooklyn Cyclones Roster Headlined By Nimmo, Evans, 2012 Picks

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Nimmo playing for the GCL Mets last season

Today, the Brooklyn Cyclones revealed their Opening Day roster. Here are some notable names on the roster.

  • 2011 1st round pick Brandon Nimmo- Nimmo played seven games with the GCL Mets and three games with Kingston, and had eight hits in 38 at-bats.
  • 2011 15th round pick Phillip Evans- Evans was given a huge bonus for a 15th round pick last year, receiving $650,000 from the Mets. Evans was 10-34 in limited play between three leagues last season.
  • 2012 Supplemental round pick Kevin Plawecki. Plawecki was named Big Ten Player of the Year this year and was taken 35th overall in this month’s draft.
  • Juan Urbina- an international pitcher who played for Kingsport last season. He was 4-6 with a 5.95 ERA, but only just turned 19.
  • 2012 3rd round pick Matt Koch (RHP, Louisville)
  • 2012 5th round pick Brandon Welch (RHP, Palm Beach CC)
  • 2012 9th round pick Richie Rodriguez (INF, Eastern Kentucky)
  • 2012 10th round pick Paul Sewald (RHP, USD)
About Connor O'Brien
I'm a 17 year-old blogger, high school student, and lifelong Mets fan. I've been blogging about the Mets in some form or another for about four years. I embrace the new age, sabermetric way of thinking, but also recognize the importance of scouting and player devlopment.

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