Las Vegas manager Wally Backman, along with Mets minor leaguers Armando Rodriguez and Jordany Valdespin have both been suspended for their role in a bench-clearing brawl in the second game of a doubleheader against the Sacramento River Cats on Monday. Rodriguez and Valdespin were both suspended three games while Backman was suspended for two. The incident occurred after Valdespin hit… Read more →
While, for most of the season, it will be the St. Lucie Mets grabbing the headlines, the Binghamton Mets have an intriguing roster as well. Bingo will feature a solid pitching staff, headlined by Rafael Montero, as well as some prospects that have largely flown under the radar in their careers, but have talent, such as Wilfredo Tovar and Alonzo… Read more →
Las Vegas 51s 10, Sacramento River Cats 5 The 51s had a rougher start to their season behind a shaky first outing for their star pitcher. Zack Wheeler got the opening day nod for Las Vegas and came out of the gate erratic but still exhibiting the mid-90′s fastball and hard curveball. Wheeler went three and one-third innings, throwing 86 pitches,… 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 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.
Zack Wheeler is making a case for a Triple-A callup. Last night, Wheeler tossed his first career complete game shutout in Binghamton. The 22 year-old allowed just six hits over nine innings, walking just one and striking out seven Erie SeaWolves. He threw 107 pitches, 75 of which were strikes. Wheeler (9-4, 2.39) is now tied for the Eastern League… Read more →
News: Bay returns to game action- ESPN New York Santana OK; Harvey use ‘remote’- ESPN New York Bullpen help, righty bat on Mets’ trade radar- MLB.com B-Mets likely to remain in place- Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin Opinion: Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team- MetsMerizedOnline (I took part in this) The Mets’ Forgotten First Half- Amazin’ Avenue
We are just a little more than halfway through the year for the Mets’ full-season minor league affilliates, so now would be a good time to take a look at how the season has gone so far for each team. We reviewed the Sang Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets. Now it’s time to review the first half of the… Read more →