Mets Minors: Josh Edgin’s unlikely climb to prospectdom

K-Rod is gone, but there’s another closer shining in the New York Mets’ system. Lefthander Josh Edgin has been outstanding at two Class A stops, combining for 20 saves and a 0.93 ERA. Edgin didn’t enter the season as a top prospect, and seldom do 24-year-old closers at Class A become major league contributors down [...]

Mets Minors: Brandon Moore flies under the radar

INTRODUCING Brandon Moore Recently, Mets GM Sandy Alderson bemoaned the lack of starting pitching depth in the farm system. Meanwhile, the unheralded Moore is 3-0 with a 2.76 ERA and a 0.99 WHIP in five starts in Double-A. The 25-year-old, who is the B-Mets No. 5 starter, has won his last two starts, allowing one [...]

Mets second base options of the future

Who will be playing second base for the New York Mets this season? Will it be embattled 15-year veteran Luis Castillo, converted outfielder/ first baseman Daniel Murphy, slick glove man Ruben Tejada or utility man Justin Turner? It’s doubtful that any of these players will be a permanent fixture at second base with New York, [...]