We continue the minors season in review series today with this year’s biggest disappointments from the Mets organization. Reese Havens, 2B This year was probably Reese Havens‘ last real shot with the Mets organization. At 25 going on 26, Havens has been unable to stay healthy his entire career. This year, he was finally able to stay healthy for the… Read more →
The minor league season is over. St. Lucie and Brooklyn were both eliminated from the playoffs in their respective leagues last week. So we’re going to take a closer look over the net couple of days at this season in Mets minor league baseball. We start with the three biggest surprises. Michael Fulmer, SP The Mets took a high school… Read more →
Rosters expanded to 40 players September 1 and the Mets have now taken full advantage. After calling up Collin McHugh, Mike Nickeas, and Zach Lutz earlier this week, they called up six other players for today’s game in St. Louis. Here is a more in-depth breakdown of the players called up, why they’re here, and what this month may mean… Read more →
The Mets and Binghamton Mets today announced a new four-year player development contract that will keep the B-Mets in the organization through 2016. The current contract was set to expire after this season. The Mets and Binghamton have been affiliated since the B-Mets were founded in 1992. Now the Mets only have to worry about their Triple-A affiliate (And possibly… Read more →
The minor league season is coming to a close this week for most teams. Here are some notes from around the Mets’ system: Mets first-round pick Gavin Cecchini was promoted to the Brooklyn Cyclones today. Cecchini signed quickly after the draft, getting a whole season in at Kingsport. In 53 games for Kingsport, Cecchini had a .246/.311/.330 batting line with one home run,… Read more →
Jenrry Mejia is finally getting his chance to develop as a starter for the Triple-A Bisons. After putting up a 5.48 ERA as a relief pitcher in 21.1 innings for Buffalo, Mejia was finally moved back to the starting rotation, where in three short starts, he has flourished. Of course, it’s a very small sample size, but the difference between… Read more →
Here are some notes from throughout the farm system: The Mets announced today that they have placed Kirk Nieuwenhuis on the Triple-A DL after tearing his plantar fascia in his foot. Nieuwenhuis was recently demoted to Buffalo after hitting .252 in 91 games with the Mets this season. In the place of Nieuwenhuis on the Buffalo roster will be C.J…. Read more →
The Mets finally promoted Zack Wheeler to Triple-A Buffalo this afternoon. He will make his first start on Sunday. Wheeler, 22, has dominated for Double-A Binghamton this season. He has a record of 10-6 to go along with a 3.26 ERA. He also has 117 strikeouts in 116 innings.