Each week InsidePitchMagazine.com will rank the top 30 performances by the Mets' prospects, shedding some insights into their numbers while tracking their rankings in previous weeks. In our 5th installment of the Power Rankings, four new players make their 2005 debut.
May 23, 2005
NYfansonly.com looks at the peripheral stats of the Binghamton pitchers. We will look at the pitchers who logged a minimum of 40 innings with Binghamton and did not accrue more than 40 innings at Norfolk. <b>(Free Preview of Premium Content)</b>
November 10, 2004
Dan, who covered the Binghamton Mets for NYfansonly.com this season, gives his final thoughts on the players with a brief scouting report on the B-Mets players. There is no substitute for watching the players on a daily basis and Dan was around the players and coaches all season. See what Dan thinks of each of the B-Mets players in this final team evaluation for 2004.
September 14, 2004
The Mets' farm system has come a long way, baby. This improvement was predicted here before the 2002 season. Since the Mets were coming off back-to-back quality drafts when combined with improvement in their Latin program, it was an easy improvement to predict. As most analysts rank farm systems based upon long season talent that had not made an impact in 2001. Thus, the Mets farm system was generally ranked in the 27 to 29 range before 2002 when generally ranked in the 12-14 range after.
April 2, 2003
The Mets lack a sure-fire closer prospect in the system. Tyler Yates (RHP) and Franklin Nunez (RHP) represent the best candidates among minor league relievers. Yates had TJ surgery in July. Nunez was claimed off waivers after an injury-plagued season and at age 26 has to be considered questionable. The best bet for a closer from the system remains converting a starting pitching prospect.
February 27, 2003