Last night, under the lights at the Florida State League All-Star Game in front of 5,678 fans, Mets prospects stole the show. Eight St. Lucie Mets were selected to play in the 51st edition of the game for the South, who fell behind early, but managed to string together a big comeback in the late innings and steal a 6-3 victory… Read more →
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… Read more →
During last night’s rain delay, Sandy Alderson came up to the SNY booth to talk to Gary Keith and Ron in an extensive and interesting interview. Sandy talked about a variety of things- the team’s lack of offense, the David Wright rumors, as well as Ike Davis‘ struggles at the plate- but one thing Sandy spoke about that I absolutely… Read more →
Pitching prospect Zack Wheeler has been placed on the 7-day DL due to a right middle fingernail avulsion, retroactive to May 2. The righty is 1-2 in Double-A with a 1.75 ERA. The injury is not considered serious.
Matt Harvey, highly regarded by many as the best prospect in the Mets system, was cut by Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson and was sent to minor league camp. According to MetsBlog, he wasn’t happy about it either: “I’m not happy about it, but I can’t make the decision, so I’m going to go out there wherever I’m throwing and… Read more →
Well I’ve finished the top 12 prospects, but I’ve decided to extend the list a little so here are the official UpAlongFirst.com top #13-20 prospects in the Met organization. 13.Cory Mazzoni- P THROWS/BATS: R/R Mazzoni was named one of the biggest breakout prospects of 2011 by Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus. He appeared in 13 pro innings in 2011, but it… Read more →
Welcome to the final installment of the top 12 prospects for 2012. Without further delay, here is the number one prospect in the Mets minor league system: 1. Matt Harvey- P HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 240 THROWS: R BATS: R BORN: 3/27/1989 COLLEGE: U.N.C. ACQUIRED: 7th pick (1st round) of 2010 draft After he was drafted 7th overall in the 2010… Read more →
We are just one prospect away from officially announcing the official UpAlongFirst.com number one minor league prospect for 2012. Before that, here is number two: 2. Zack Wheeler- P HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 185 THROWS:R BATS: R BORN: 5/20/1990 COLLEGE: none ACQUIRED: 6/28/2011: Traded by in July of 2011 GM Sandy Alderson made national headlines last year with the acquisition of… Read more →