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Don’t Scout the Statline, 4/28/17

It’s time again for “Don’t Scout the Statline,” a weekly look at how Mets prospects are performing. Think of it as an XL version of the Minor League Update from the mothership. Each week I—or one of our other BP Mets prospect writers—will take a look at notable performances from each affiliate over the past […]

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2017 Mets Affiliate Previews: Las Vegas 51s

Triple-A is not the most attractive level to prospect watchers. The rosters are mostly loaded with your team’s role 3 and 4 40-man fodder, useful organizational soldiers, and minor league FA relief arms. And some of those prospects you thought might be significant major league pieces in A-ball, have turned into role 3 and 4s […]

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What Would Not Surprise Us About the 2017 Mets

Way way back many centuries ago, not long after the blogging began, Will Leitch started a site called Deadspin. He relied upon tips from the common man. Will’s vision for Deadspin was to publish sports news that never made it into the public domain “because of either corporate obligations or just plain laziness.” Deadspin needed […]

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Notes from the Field: The Binghamton Mets

(Editor’s Note: Welcome to BP Mets, Skyler Kanfer! Skyler will be supplementing our minor league coverage, and will start off with an in-depth look at the Bingo Mets Rumble Ponies from this previous season.) Amed Rosario, SS When you show up to see a consensus top-20 global prospect–or is it top-10?–you expected to be wowed […]

MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets

See You In September!

September is upon us. The leaves are changing, the Mets are still on the edge of the playoff race, and major league teams can recall up to 40 players to the active roster. Four call-ups have already been confirmed by Betsy Helfand of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. I brought out my Magic 8-Ball to predict […]

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Mid-Season Mets Top 10 Prospect Update

With another Rule 4 draft in the books, and the A-ball first-half break just around the corner, this seems like a good time to check in our preseason Mets Top 10 Prospect List that I compiled with the help of the BP Prospect team. The Top 10 1. Steven Matz, LHP Current Assignment: New York […]

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Minor League Mets: April In Review

It hardly seems right that the season’s first month has come and gone, but here we are again looking at May. To be fair, April is the shortest month of the season, as the Mets minor league affiliates combined to play only 87 games in the month. So, lets take stock. What did we learn? … […]