MOOSIC, PA – Fernando Martinez is finally starting to settle in. The eight-year veteran began the season with the Houston Astros' organization before being acquired by the Yankees in a trade June 19. Now with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Martinez has found a comfort zone and produced positive results.
July 11, 2013
Last week saw a fairly good balance of bats and pitching. At the higher levels, some notable bats had strong weeks, while it was the arms that made the biggest impressions at the lower levels. Who in Triple-A is pushing for a look? Who continues to roll in A-ball and what kind of damage is a pair of Savannah pitchers inflicting? Look inside for the answers to those questions and more.
June 5, 2011
BUFFALO, NY - The Mets recalled Fernando Martinez last week to reinforce the outfield and give the club another bat off the bench. The long-time prospect is off to a good start in his most recent trip to New York, but his productivity began before his promotion. Martinez's prospect status has been much-maligned, but in 2011, he continues to show that if he is healthy, he still has a bright future
May 16, 2011
The big league season is underway and fans, observers and the media try to discern all they can from April performances. But what does the opening month of the season mean for minor leaguers? It is in this month when a number of prospects, some in the Top 50, some not, need to get off to a good start – a start that could set the tone for the year and improve their value.
April 1, 2011
A number of Mets prospects got their crack at playing in big league camp and in spring training games. However, as camp enters its final full week, the majority of prospects have returned to the back fields, with the big league club paring down its final spots. Nevertheless, March was an opportunity for minor leaguers to show what they've got. Look inside to find out what we learned.
March 20, 2011
Rather than "analyze the outfielders", here is a simple look at the top collection of outfield talent that is shaping the Mets farm system. If there is one area of the farm system that has become much, much stronger in recent years, it is in the outfield. So how does the depth chart stack up? Look inside to find out.
March 14, 2011
For years, many have waited for Fernando Martinez's potential to shine. While it did for stretches of the 2010 season, continued injuries have cratered Martinez's ability to stay on the field and get to New York. Are injuries the only thing in his way? What kind of player will the Mets get at this point? Check out his scouting report to find out.
February 21, 2011
Action continued for Mets prospects across the winter leagues. The Arizona Fall League season is over, but the Caribbean seasons continue where one player is red hot at the plate and a reliever his pitching his best ball of the season. Look inside to get caught up on all of the latest.
November 28, 2010