Las Vegas 51s

2013 Minor League Preview: Las Vegas 51s

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated [...]

Wally Backman Says Zack Wheeler Is Close To MLB-Ready

April 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

According to Mark Hale of the New York Post, Triple-A manager Wally Backman believes Zack Wheeler is not far away from being promoted to the Mets despite his rough outing on Thursday, and drew comparisons to Matt Harvey. “He is the same spot Matt Harvey was at last year, I would say,” Backman [...]