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Amazin Avenue Apr 25, 2017
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/25/17: Walkoff losses galore

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/25/17: Walkoff losses galore

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Monday, April 24, 2017 Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s (9-9) SACRAMENTO 7, LAS VEGAS 6 / 10 (BOX) Amed Rosario’s game-tying triple in the ninth was wasted as the 51s fell in ten innings to Sacramento by a score of 7-6. Beck Wheeler gave up a hit and a walk, surrendering the game-winning hit to Christian Arroyo mere hours before his call up to the Giants’ major league roster. Rafael Montero started and struck out seven over five innings. Rosario and Dominic Smith both went 3-for-5 with a...
Amazin Avenue Apr 24, 2017
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/24/17: There are more meltdowns than Sector 7-G

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/24/17: There are more meltdowns than Sector 7-G

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (9-9) SACRAMENTO 7, LAS VEGAS 6 (Box) Rafael Montero was exceptional in his first start since being demoted from the Mets. The problem was the Vegas relief was anything but exceptional, allowing seven runs culminating in Christian Arroyo’s walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th. After relinquishing a 4-0 fifth inning lead, Las Vegas trailed 6-5 in the top on the ninth and down to their last strike, Amed Rosario lashed his first...
Amazin Avenue Apr 23, 2017
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/23/17: At least we have Las Vegas

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/23/17: At least we have Las Vegas

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Saturday, April 22, 2017 Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (9-8) LAS VEGAS 3, SACRAMENTO 2 (Box) Ricky Knapp turned in one of the best- if not the best- pitching performances of the young Las Vegas 51s season. The right-hander gave up two runs over seven innings, allowing six hits, walking one, and striking out five. He gave up a solo home run to Drew Stubbs, the very first batter he faced on the night, but settled down. The offense, meanwhile, quickly bailed him out, scoring the tying run in the...
KFFL Apr 21, 2017

Mets | Jacob deGrom pushed back a day

New York Mets RHP Jacob deGrom (neck) will have his regularly scheduled start pushed back ...
MLB Trade Rumors Apr 20, 2017

Mets Activate Jeurys Familia From Restricted List

The Mets announced on Thursday that closer Jeurys Familia has been activated from the restricted list after serving his 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. The team also recalled catcher Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned right-hander Rafael Montero and left-hander Sean Gilmartin to Vegas. Familia, 27, will rejoin a Mets…
Amazin Avenue Apr 20, 2017
Mets activate Jeurys Familia, demote Rafael Montero and Sean Gilmartin, transfer David Wright to 60-day DL, recall Kevin Plawecki

Mets activate Jeurys Familia, demote Rafael Montero and Sean Gilmartin, transfer David Wright to 60-day DL, recall Kevin Plawecki

The Mets have made some roster moves. With Jeurys Familia eligible to return from his suspension and injuries to Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud, the Mets announced a flurry of roster moves today before tonight’s game against the Phillies. First, the team has activated Familia. With that, room was needed on both the Mets’ 25-man and 40-man roster. To clear space on the 25-man roster, the Mets optioned Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas. And to clear space on the 40-man roster, David Wright was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Montero had a 9.45 ERA in 6.2 innings out of the...
Amazin Avenue Apr 19, 2017
Mets vs. Phillies Recap: Mets blow another late-inning lead

Mets vs. Phillies Recap: Mets blow another late-inning lead

Jose Reyes’s error in the eighth inning allowed the Phillies to tie the game, and win in the tenth A solid outing by Zack Wheeler was ruined in the late innings last night by a series of Mets miscues. A dropped pop-up by Jose Reyes in the eighth inning followed by an Andres Blanco RBI two-out ground-rule double off of Jerry Blevins tied the game at two runs apiece. That score held until the tenth inning when Rafael Montero entered the game. Montero was charged with four runs, three earned, and wound up with the loss. He only recorded one out. What separates a good pitcher...
Amazin Avenue Apr 18, 2017
Final Score: Phillies 6, Mets 2—Reyes’s error proves costly

Final Score: Phillies 6, Mets 2—Reyes’s error proves costly

The Mets dropped their fourth straight game, again in agonizing fashion Zack Wheeler had a promising third start, but the Mets lost another extra innings heartbreaker to the Phillies tonight. The deciding factor was an error by Jose Reyes in the top of the eighth inning. The score was sitting at 2-1 in favor of the Mets, with Wheeler in line for the win. Coming into foul territory on a pop-up, Reyes dropped a ball right in his mitt that bounced into play. The next batter, Andres Blanco, hit an RBI ground-rule double to tie the game. Rafael Montero did not help the Mets’ cause in the...
Amazin Avenue Apr 18, 2017
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/18/17: Dom-inant Smith

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/18/17: Dom-inant Smith

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Monday, April 17, 2017 Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s (7-5) LAS VEGAS 7, SACRAMENTO 5 (BOX) Dom Smith was the hero on Monday night, as his two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the tenth gave the 51s a 7-5 win over Sacramento. Smith also had two singles on the day, while Amed Rosario continued his hot start with a 2-for-5 performance. On the pitching side, Ricky Knapp had a solid Vegas start, allowing four runs over seven innings with four strikeouts, and the recently-demoted Paul Sewald...
Amazin Avenue Apr 14, 2017
Final Score: Marlins 3, Mets, 2-Walked off

Final Score: Marlins 3, Mets, 2-Walked off

At least it didn’t go to extras. The Mets lost to the Marlins 3-2 on a walkoff hit in the ninth by J.T. Realmuto. The Mets’ exhausted bullpen was again pressed into service early when Noah Syndergaard left after six innings with another possible blister. Noah Syndergaard was not his dominant self but he still put together a perfectly acceptable pitching performance through six innings. He only allowed two runs, one of which was unearned. The bullpen bent but did not break when Rafael Montero loaded the bases, but the Mets got out of it unscathed when Jerry Blevins induced a flyout and...
Amazin Avenue Apr 14, 2017
Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/14/17: Three wins for the system, but Vegas are Handed a loss

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/14/17: Three wins for the system, but Vegas are Handed a loss

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday's minor league action! *All results from games played on Thursday, April 13, 2017 Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (3-5) FRESNO 12, LAS VEGAS 4 (BOX) Fresno took a 7-0 lead against Donovan Hand after two innings last night, paving the way for a 12-4 defeat for our Pacific Coast League heroes. The offense was held in check for most of the night as well, as the three runs scored in the bottom of the ninth served only to make the final score look a more respectable. Dominic Smith continues to hit, as his 2-for-4 night increased his average through eight...
Amazin Avenue Apr 7, 2017
Final score: Marlins 7, Mets 2—Wheeler returns but struggles

Final score: Marlins 7, Mets 2—Wheeler returns but struggles

The Mets lost their series opener against the Marlins. The Mets lost their series opener against the Marlins tonight 7-2. Zack Wheeler looked excellent in the top of the first and struggled mightily after that. It was his first major league start since late in the 2014 season, but he gave up five runs and threw 80 pitches in four innings of work. Once Wheeler was done, Josh Smoker gave up two runs in just one-third of an inning. Rafael Montero and Josh Edgin combined to prevent the Marlins from scoring the rest of the way, but the Mets scored just twice in the game, on an RBI single from...
Mets 101 Apr 6, 2017

Rafael Montero’s debut didn’t ease concerns about Mets pitching staff

While things appear to be heading in the right direction for Steven Matz, and perhaps even Seth Lugo, the New York Mets should remain...
Amazin Avenue Apr 6, 2017
Mets Morning News: Seth Lugo hopes to avoid surgery, an offensive no-show against an old friend

Mets Morning News: Seth Lugo hopes to avoid surgery, an offensive no-show against an old friend

Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jacob deGrom and Bartolo Colon squared off in another pitchers’ duel but unfortunately the Mets’ bullpen had a less successful night. Hansel Robles allowed the tying run to score in the seventh, and Rafael Montero gave up the go-ahead runs in the twelfth. The Mets’ offense put together a less than stellar effort and the result was a 3-1 loss. Choose your recap: Amazin Avenue short, Bergen Record, Daily News, Faith and Fear in Flushing, MLB.com, Newsday, NJ.com, Post, Times In his return back to...
New York Daily News Apr 5, 2017
Mets waste Jacob deGrom’s gem in extra-inning loss to Braves

Mets waste Jacob deGrom’s gem in extra-inning loss to Braves

Big Sexy was feeling plenty of love from Mets fans in his return to Citi Field. Hansel Robles and Rafael Montero were not.

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