May 2013

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not (May 12-18)

May 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Who’s Hot Rainy Lara, RHP (SAV): Lara has put together one of the best weeks we’ve seen from a minor league pitcher so far. In two starts, he has tossed 16 (no that’s not a typo) shutout innings for Savannah. Even better, he has allowed only four hits during that span while [...]

Is Marlon Byrd Finally Coming Around?

May 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Most of the attention concerning the Met outfield the past few weeks has gone to Jordany Valdespin, both for his character and his play on the field. However, there has been one player who has very quietly got on a roll, and may be able to plug a hole in the still-fluctuating outfield: Marlon Byrd. [...]

Mets Minor League Mailbag: When Will Zack Wheeler Debut?

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

This one comes from Jay via email: When do you think Wheeler will get the major league call up and how large of an impact do you see him having on this season? If Zack Wheeler continues to mix his pitches and keep hitters guessing, which made him so devastating last year, he will be [...]

Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not (April 28- May 5)

May 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the second edition of Who’s Hot, Who’s Not. This week was a very intriguing one for followers of the Mets minor league system. We saw the rise of two top pitching prospects, and the fall of one who had been absolutely dominant. We also saw Kevin Plawecki continue to show why [...]

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves

May 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Braves made headlines this offseason with their acquisition of B.J. Upton in November, signing him to a five year deal worth about $75 million. However, just when the offseason was winding down and it appeared the Braves were done, they surprised everyone and acquired B.J.’s brother [...]
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