Brandon Nimmo

Yankees prospect Aaron (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images); Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball America Very High On Yankees’ And Mets’ Top Prospects

As far as top prospects go, for the first time in a while both New York baseball teams appear to be in really good shape.


Brandon Nimmo of the New York Mets poses for a photo before a game between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 26, 2011.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — This Is A Big Year For Brandon Nimmo

This is a big year for Nimmo. He seems ready for it and hopes to stay healthy for the entire season after a wrist injury limited his production in 2013.


Rafael Montero at 2013 All-Star Futures Game (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Prospects Syndergaard, Montero Impress At All-Star Futures Game

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.


David Wright of the New York Mets. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mets’ Reported Mega-Offer Is A Dilemma For David Wright

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, Kevin Plawecki (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Take A Look At The Future With Top Picks Cecchini, Plawecki

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.


2011 first round draft pick Brandon Nimmo of the New York Mets Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Coleman: Getting To Know Mets’ Top Prospect Brandon Nimmo

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.


Brandon Nimmo (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets Say Hello To Brandon Nimmo

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 (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick), David Wright (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Brandon Nimmo, Mets’ Newly Minted Millionaire Prospect, Heaps Praise On David Wright

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 (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick)

Excited Nimmo Ready To Make It Big With Mets

Brandon Nimmo says a spending spree is not on the agenda now that he has signed his first professional contract.


Carlos Beltran (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Schwei: Mets’ Carlos Beltran Joins 800 Club

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.


Brandon Nimmo (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick)

Mets Gamble, Draft Wyoming OF Brandon Nimmo With 13th Pick

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.