Mets Minors: Are the Mets specializing in catcher development?

At the Major League level, the Mets have Francisco Alvarez nearing his return to the team. Alvarez had an impressive rookie campaign with the Mets in which he showed a ton of power. He’s also shown a tremendous ability to work with pitchers and a “surprising” (not truly but the media wanted you to believe [...]

Mets Minors: Jeremy Rodriguez emerges as a Top 10 prospect

This season has not gone well for the Mets and while it wasn’t supposed to be a banner year the Mets look like they might once again find themselves as sellers at the trade deadline. Last year when the Mets were in a similar position, names like Drew Gilbert, Luisangel Acuna and Ryan Clifford stole [...]

Mets Minors: Christian Scott changes minor league narrative

The Mets have a number of players in the minors right now who are playing well but their names are not the ones we were quite expecting. Jett Williams and Drew Gilbert were both Top 5 prospects and they are both injured, Luisangel Acuna and Kevin Parada are underwhelming and Ryan Clifford’s biggest asset right [...]

Mets Minors: Preseason Part III, those ranked 31-50

Finishing out our Top 50 rankings we reach a grouping of players that tend to fall into two distinct categories. Players with limited potential (meaning that they aren’t likely to reach the majors as everyday players but they are close to the majors) and lottery tickets (players who are so far from the majors they [...]

Mets Minors: Preseason Part II, those ranked 11-30

Continuing the Top 50 rankings we reach the section where there is quite a lot more disagreement, and not only because of the international signees. You will notice far more “Bold” predictions in this group and a lot less consensus. There are likely three to five people on this list who I rate as having [...]

Mets Minors: Offseason deep dive on Colin Houck

Biography: The Mets spent their 32nd overall pick in the 2023 draft to bring aboard a shortstop named Colin Houck.  The high school infielder boasted tremendous offensive numbers and athleticism that allowed him to perform as a two-sport athlete. He received scholarship offers from a number of serious schools to continue his football career as [...]

Mets Minors: Offseason deep dive on Blade Tidwell

Biography: Blade Tidwell spent most of his Age 21/22 season playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones before a late season promotion to Binghamton. The Mets were hoping that Tidwell would show well out of the gate with little other pitching talent on the horizon but his April and May were anything but succesful. In fact, in [...]