The opening event for three days of All-Star festivities at Citi Field, the Futures Game certainly had a Mets flavor in their home ballpark.
The big question remains: Does Wright want to be a one-team man like Chipper Jones and Derek Jeter, or does he eventually want to test the free-agent waters like most elite players of the modern era?
Gavin Cecchini’s idol while he was growing up? Well, that would be a shortstop on the other side of town — the Yankees’ Derek Jeter.
Brandon Nimmo, the Mets’ 1st-round pick last year and the 13th overall selection in the draft, arrived at minor league camp on Tuesday, and got in his first full day of work on Wednesday.
We’ve heard of angels in the outfield. The Mets are hoping they’ll have a cowboy in theirs sometime in the near future after signing their first-round draft pick Brandon Nimmo.
Brandon Nimmo had some anxious moments before he finally signed his first pro contract, more than he felt on draft night when the Mets surprisingly nabbed him in the first round.
Brandon Nimmo says a spending spree is not on the agenda now that he has signed his first professional contract.
Carlos Beltran leads the Mets in home runs and runs batted in so far in 2011, but he also leads the club in games played this season and last week, Beltran appeared in his 800th career game with New York.
It was the day before Mother’s Day and Mets executive Paul DePodesta had a prospect to go see. “‘This one better be worth it,’” his wife told him. “Fortunately, it was,” DePodesta said.