and on that note the Mets re-upped with the PCL Las Vegas 51's. So there's going to be plenty more wondering/adjusting we're going to be doing when looking at those stats.
That's unfortunate, but not sure where else the Mets could've moved their AAA team to. And yeah, we know how tricky it is to try to read the numbers.
Verrett with a pretty good outing last night (5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K). Going to be very interesting who gets September call-ups (seems like the Mets are more concerned about the AAA playoffs...the schedule has them ending by September 10 at the latest).
Flame-throwing lefty Jack Leathersich (332 K in 195.1 minor-league innings) is in his second go-round with Vegas. Though he had moments, overall it was a disaster the first time (last season): 32 H and 29 BB in 29 IP (2.10 WHIP). It's still early, but so far the results have been better: 8 G, 6.1 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 4 BB, 12 K.
Remember Cesar Puello...he of the PED-induced .950 OB+SLG in AA last season (before he got suspended)? He's rocking a .707 OB+SLG in the PCL this year. Party's over Cesar.
Nice job by the Mets tonight as they start to settle into that spoiler role. Lagares with a spectacular catch and a 2 run HR. Duda had a nice fielding play and got a DP chasing Gattis back to the bag.
Gee wasn't all that great. Didn't really strike anybody out but got some luck on hard hit balls in play.
In Gee's last 37.2 IP (6 starts), he's allowed only 31 hits, but has also allowed 17 walks and 5 HRs, and only struck out 20. The good hits-allowed stat seems like it's due more to good luck than anything else. Unfortunately, I think even if he turns in a strong September, buyers are going to be leery on many levels.
Tejada appears to be playing himself back into the starting SS position, which is an indictment of Flores more than anything else. The Mets practically handed Flores the job and he did absolutely nothing with it, in the field or at the plate...as we know, Tejada has just about zero support within the Mets' organization. Tejada did get a little lucky with Murph getting hurt, which allows Flores to stay in the lineup at 2B, but how much longer does he get to be invisible with the bat?
Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 27 August 2014 - 06:28 AM.