Showing posts with label Logan Verrett. Show all posts
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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Mets Rumors: Mets have to figure if either Franklin, Gregorius, or Drew is worth the price at shortstop


Mets Rumors:


The Mets are looking into several alternatives at shortstop instead of Ruben Tejada. Tejada has looked mediocre at best, only having 3 hits in 25 AB's this spring with lackluster defense.. Yeah, he went to a special clinic in the winter, but it has not translated on the field as the Mets had hoped.

The problem is, at what price do the Mets get another shortstop?

Do the Mets forfeit another draft pick and cave in to the demands of Scott Boras to sign Stephen Drew?
The Mets have been willing only to go 1 year at this point, but Drew and Boras want more. The Mets are only offering $9.5 Million, but Boras has indicated that they could look towards the $14 Million mark.

For this to work, the Mets would have to give Drew a multiyear deal. The problem is the Mets most likely will go shopping for a shortstop via free agency in 2015. The big names will be J.J. Hardy, Hanley Ramirez, Jed Lowrie, and Asdrubal Cabrera.

Second Scenario: The Mets can go out and try to trade for a shortstop. The Mariners and D'Backs have shortstops available, but the Mets have to find out if the price is right.

The Mariners have infielder Nick Franklin available, who has been on the Mets radar for some time. The Mets have sent scouts to see if Franklin can handle the position at short. The Rays and Orioles have reported some interest, but see him as a logical fit at second base. Franklin hit 12 HR's a year ago and definitely give the Mets some much added pop to the lineup. Franklin is batting .235 this spring.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Mets News: Mets cut 15 players to minor league camp


Mets News:


The Mets started to make their cuts down to minor league camp....

Left-handed reliever Josh Edgin was the most notable name dispatched to minor-league camp in the first round of cuts.

Edgin, who made 34 relief appearances for the Mets last season, was registering only in the upper-80s with his fastball.

Others sent to minor league camp: infielder Wilfredo Tovar, left-handers Steven Matz and Adam Kolarek, right-handers Erik Goeddel, Logan Verrett and Chasen Bradford, catcher Kevin Plawecki, infielder Daniel Muno, infielder/outfielder Dustin Lawley, and outfielders Brandon Nimmo and Cory Vaughn, outfielder Cesar Puello, left-hander Jack Leathersich and right-hander John Church.

The Mets sent 15 players overall to the minor-league side. That leaves 49 players still in big-league camp.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 8/3: Travis d"Arnaud hits 2-run HR, Logan Verrett wins his 10th for Binghamton


Mets Minor League Roundup 8/3:


AAA - MEMPHIS 4, LAS VEGAS 3: With the score tied at 3, Sean Henn issued a leadoff walk in the bottom of the eighth and departed. John Church then surrendered a single to Jamie Romak and sacrifice fly to Chad Huffman. Brian Bixler had a leadoff single in the ninth and advanced to second on Juan Centeno's sac bunt, but Francisco Pena and Kirk Nieuwenhuis consecutively were retired to end the game. The 51s had tied the score at 3 in the top of the eighth when Ruben Tejada walked, advanced to third on Wilmer Flores' single and scored on Zach Lutz's groundout. Flores manned third base for the second time this season. Jamie Hoffmann had a seventh-inning solo homer to pull Las Vegas (60-53) within 3-2. Jordany Valdespin completed serving a three-game suspension. Box

AA - BINGHAMTON 3, HARRISBURG 2: Facing Nate Karns, Daniel Muno opened the game with a single and Travis d’Arnaud blasted a two-run homer. In the third, Muno walked and d’Arnaud doubled to put two runners in scoring position. Josh Rodriguez followed with a sacrifice fly for a 3-0 lead. Logan Verrett won his 10th game. He faced the minimum through 4 2/3 innings and struck out seven of the first 14 batters he faced. That streak ended when Jerad Head reached on a swinging bunt with two outs in the fifth. Brian Jeroloman followed with a line drive deep to left-center. Darrell Ceciliani and Alonzo Harris dove for it. They collided and Jeroloman ended up with an RBI triple. Destin Hood made it three hits in a row against Verrett when he hit a line drive down the left-field line. Ceciliani made another diving attempt, but it tipped off of his glove and Hood sprinted to third base for an RBI triple. Verrett escaped further damage by forcing Karns to fly out and departed the game in line for the victory. Chasen Bradford worked around two singles in a scoreless sixth. He returned in the seventh and worked a 1-2-3 frame. Chase Huchingson retired the first two batters in the eighth before allowing back-to-back singles. With the tying run in scoring position, he got Carlos Rivero to fly out. Jeff Walters posted his 32nd save. Box

A+ - ST. LUCIE 11, CLEARWATER 3: Cam Maron and Jayce Boyd had three RBIs apiece. Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 with a walk and scored twice and played seven innings in left field. Starter Michael Fulmer (1-2) earned his first Florida State League victory. He allowed three runs in six innings. Angel Cuan and T.J. Chism combined for three scoreless relief innings. Box

A - SAVANNAH 6, GREENVILLE 3: The Gnats overcame a one-run deficit over the final two frames. They evened the score at 3 in the eighth when Dimas Ponce doubled and Jorge Rivero plated him with a triple. Jeff Glenn then blasted a three-run homer in the ninth. Beck Wheeler tossed a perfect bottom half for his 13th save. Starter Steven Matz allowed three runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out five in 5 1/3 innings. Box

RK - JOHNSON CITY 5, KINGSPORT 3: Vaughn Bryan's two-out, two-run double in the top of the ninth against Robert Coles accounted for the decisive runs, a half-inning after the K-Mets had tied the score at 3 with a pair of runs. Kingsport (25-17), which won 21 games in July, has lost two straight for the first time since June 30 and July 1. Kingsport struck first with back-to-back singles by Yeixon Ruiz and Victor Cruzado followed by a fielder's choice grounder by Jeyckol De Leon in the first. Johnson City answered in the fifth, with Steve Bean and Devante Lacy tallying back-to-back run-scoring hits against K-Mets starter Robert Whalen for a 2-1 lead. Justin Ringo produced a solo homer in the eighth against Coles to give Johnson City a two-run lead. The K-Mets evened the score at 3 in the bottom half on RBI doubles by Joe Tuschak and Michael Bernal. In the ninth, Johnson City loaded the bases with one out. After Coles then fanned pinch hitter J.J. Altobelli, Bryan hit a flare into right field that bounced past the diving Cruzado for a double. Whalen entered leading the Appalachian League in WHIP (0.88) and ranked third in ERA (1.36). He allowed two runs on five hits over seven innings in a no-decision. Box

SS - BROOKLYN 7, JAMESTOWN 4: For the first time in nearly six weeks, the Cyclones (23-22) climbed above .500. John Gant allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and three walks in five innings and earned the win. Gavin Cecchini went 4-for-5. Edward Rohan had a two-run homer in the second. After Gant surrendered a run in the bottom half, Brooklyn responded with two runs in the third. Patrick Biondi and Cecchini singled and L.J. Mazzilli grounded into a run-scoring double play. Alex Sanchez produced a run-scoring double to give Brooklyn a 4-1 lead. Jamestown struck for another run in the sixth because of an error by Gant. In a three-run seventh, Biondi had an RBI single. Cecchini then doubled, advancing Biondi to third. Mazzilli followed with a two-out, two-RBI single to give Brooklyn a 7-2 lead. The Jammers produced two runs in the eighth against John Mincone. Box

RK - GCL NATIONALS 9, GCL METS 5 (6 innings): Starter Yoryi Nuez allowed six runs in one-plus innings in the rain-shortened game. Brandon Brosher had a two-run homer in the loss. Box

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 7/15: Logan Verrett wins his 9th for Binghamton, Justin Turner goes 2 for 3


Mets Minor League Roundup 7/15:


AA - BINGHAMTON 7, RICHMOND 3: Logan Verrett fired eight strong innings and earned his league-leading ninth win. Binghamton is 25 games over .500 for the first time since Sept. 3, 2000. Justin Turner went 2-for-3 with one RBI and two runs scored in his first rehab game in Double-A. Verrett struck out nine in his first win in exactly a month. For the sixth straight game, the B-Mets (59-34) scored in the first inning. Against Richmond starter Taylor Rogers, Allan Dykstra blasted a two-run homer. It was Dykstra’s team-leading 16th long ball. Richmond's Jarrett Parker answered with a homer in the second against Verrett, but Binghamton plated four runs in the bottom half. Alonzo Harris had an infield single. Darrell Ceciliani followed with a single. And Turner poked a groundball into right field to make it 3-1. Josh Rodriguez followed with a two-run double. Before the inning's end, second baseman Michael Minicozzi booted a routine groundball, allowing Rodriguez to score Binghamton’s sixth run. After surrendering a leadoff single in the fifth, Verrett retired 11 straight batters. In the eighth, Verrett retired the first two batters, but then gave up a single, walk and a two-run double to Joe Panik to make it a 7-3 game. Chasen Bradford induced three straight groundballs in the ninth to secure the victory. Rodriguez and Ceciliani extended their hitting streaks to 10 games. Verrett has thrown at least eight innings three times this season. Box

A+ - ST. LUCIE 4, DUNEDIN 3
ST. LUCIE 4, DUNEDIN 2: In the resumption of a suspended game, St. Lucie scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh for the walk-off win. Yucary De La Cruz had a game-tying RBI double and Kyle Johnson contributed a game-ending sacrifice fly. Rainy Lara allowed two runs in four innings and earned the win. In Game 2, Domingo Tapia departed after 1 2/3 innings due to ineffectiveness. He allowed three hits and four walks. Tim Byrdak tossed a scoreless relief inning. T.J. Rivera went 3-for-4 and Johnson scored twice. Box 1, Box 2

A - GREENVILLE 2, SAVANNAH 1
SAVANNAH 7, GREENVILLE 4:
In the resumption of a suspended game, Aneury Tavarez tripled up the left-center gap with one out in the ninth against Jake Kuebler to drive home David Chester with the go-ahead run. In Game 2, the Gnats overcame a 3-1 deficit with a three-run sixth. Jorge Rivero picked up the Gnats’ first hit of the game, leading off the inning with a single. After Brandon Nimmo reached on an error, Maikis De La Cruz singled home Rivero. Nimmo scored on a wild pitch to even the score. DH Eudy Pina brought home De La Cruz with a sacrifice fly. The Gnats added insurance runs in the seventh and eighth innings, while the Drive got a run back in their half of the eighth for the final margin. Savannah starter Luis Cessa allowed three runs (two earned) in seven innings. He struck out six and earned his fifth win. Box 1, Box 2

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 6/15: Verrett goes 8-2 for Binghamton


Mets Minor League Roundup 6/15:
Verrett

AAA - LAS VEGAS 11, COLORADO SPRINGS 5: Rafael Montero allowed five runs (one earned) in 5 1/3 innings in his return to Triple-A. Wilmer Flores, Zach Lutz and Rylan Sandoval all homered in the seventh against Steven Hensley. Andrew Brown earlier went deep. The 51s committed four errors -- two by shortstop Brandon Hicks and one apiece by Flores at second base and Montero. Ike Davis went 1-for-4 with a walk, RBI and two strikeouts and is hitting .211 since a demotion. Box

AA - BINGHAMTON 7, BOWIE 3: Binghamton jumped on Bowie early, taking a 6-1 lead after four. Travis Taijeron and Allan Dykstra each hit homers. Logan Verrett (8-2) picked up the win. Box

A - SAVANNAH 7, GREENVILLE 2: Savannah jumped on Greenville for four runs in the first. Jayce Boyd, Maikis De La Cruz and Cole Frenzel each had RBIs in the inning. On the mound, Luis Cessa tossed seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 4-2. Box

Verrett's Minor League Stats:
YearAgeTmWLERAGGSSHOIPHERBBSO
2012222 Teams522.7017171103.187311393
201222Savannah323.061111164.25722967
201222St. Lucie202.0966038.2309426
201323Binghamton723.791212078.172331760
2 Seasons1243.1729291181.21596430153
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/16/2013.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 5/20: Logan Verrett K's 10 in B-Mets Win


Mets Minor League Roundup 5/20:

Class AAA - LAS VEGAS VS. IOWA RAINED OUT: Rafael Montero's Triple-A debut got rained out on Monday night.

Class AA - BINGHAMTON 6, NEW BRITAIN 3: The Binghamton Mets racked up eleven hits, including five for extra-bases, and starter Logan Verrett matched a career-high with ten strikeouts in a 6-3 win over the New Britain Rock Cats. The B-Mets earned their seventh win in eight games and moved into a tie for first in the Eastern Division. Binghamton wasted little time starting the action. Cesar Puello put Binghamton on the board by smoking an RBI double to the right-field alley and Allan Dykstra followed by blasting a 2-1 pitch to right for his third homer. Danny Muno stroked a two-out single to center in the second and Josh Rodriguez gave Binghamton a four-run lead by zipping a run-scoring double. Verrett struck out nine through five innings and allowed only one run on a solo homer. Verrett stumbled in the sixth and allowed two runs on four hits. Adam Kolarek posted two scoreless innings of relief and Jeff Walters earned his league-leading 12th save of the season. Box.

Class A - DUNEDIN 4, ST. LUCIE 3: After rallying to tie the game in the ninth, St. Lucie lost in a walk-off. Travis Taijeron, Cam Maron and T.J. Rivera had RBIs for St. Lucie. Starter Matthew Bowman gave up two runs over seven innings. Reliever Randy Fontanez gave up a run in 1/3 innings for the loss. Box.

Class A - SAVANNAH 5, CHARLESTON 2: The Savannah Sand Gnats defeated the Charleston Riverdogs 5-2 to take first place away from the ‘Dogs. Gabriel Ynoa nearly was in complete control over six innings to improve to 5-2 with a 3.55 ERA. Ynoa shut out the ‘Dogs over six innings, striking out seven and allowing just two hits and two walks. It was the fifth time in his last six starts that he finished the sixth inning.Box.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 5/8: Verrett wins his 5th


Logan Verrett
Mets Minor League Roundup 5/8:

Class AAA - ROUND ROCK 9, LAS VEGAS 5: Starter Carlos Torres got shelled, giving up nine runs on 10 hits in four innings of work. Relievers Dylan Owen, Sean Henn and Armando Rodriguez did combine for five innings of scoreless relief. Left fielder Brian Bixler and second baseman Wilmer Flores had two hits apiece for the 51s, who fell to 15-16 on the season. Third baseman Zach Lutz hit a three-run homer, and center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis also homered. Box

Class AA - BINGHAMTON 3, TRENTON 1: Logan Verrett improved to 5-1 on the season (3.04 ERA), pitching 8 2/3 innings, giving up just one run on five hits, with nine strikeouts and just one walk. Right fielder Cesar Puello hit a pair of home runs, driving in all three of the Mets' runs on the night. He raised his average to .296 on the season, and now has a 15-game hitting streak -- the longest current streak in Double-A. Shortstop Wilfredo Tovar was 3-for-3. The B-Mets improve to 17-16. Box

Class A - ST. LUCIE 6, DAYTONA 5 (10 innings): Designated hitter Aderlin Rodriguez went 3-for-4, with a home run (No. 6 on the year) and three RBIs -- including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th, as the Mets improved to 21-11. Second baseman T.J. Rivera, who scored the winning run, was 2-for-3 on the day. Shortstop Matt Reynolds and third baseman Robbie Shields also homered. Starter Alex Panteliodis threw five innings, giving up two runs on two hits. Frank Francisco, continuing his rehab assignment, pitched a scoreless ninth -- he walked two batters, but also struck out two. Box

  SAVANNAH had the night off
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