A look at the New York Mets organization from top to bottom, focusing primarily on the Minor League System - the Syracuse Mets, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, Brooklyn Cyclones and St. Lucie Mets.
Hayden Senger -- Mets Minor League Catcher
One of the toughest catchers in the system, Hayden Senger didn't make a huge splash in the 2018 MLB Draft. However, his defensive ability and offensive potential have rocketed him to the Mets Top 30 list, according to MLB Pipeline. The Cincinnati native talks about Cincy Chili, the Bengals, oh...and baseball.
Bryce Montes de Oca - RHP
One of the biggest men to take the field, 6-foot 8, 265-pound Bryce Montes de Oca is not only an intimidating human being but throws 100+ mph. He chats with Billy and Keith about the titanic journey filled with injuries in 2018, 2019, and 2020 to get to a mound for the first time in 2021.
Bryce Wheary - St. Lucie Player Development Coach
Bryce Wheary transitioned from a job as the video coordinator for the Brooklyn Cyclones to the Low-A St. Lucie Mets Player Development Coach in one year. Hear from Bryce about how he took it upon himself to learn the technology used by big league clubs, used it on two projects, and parlayed himself into the fray with the New York Mets.
Gretchen Aucoin - Mets Player Development Coach
Gretchen Aucoin joins Amazin' Starts Here this week to talk about her brand new role with the New York Mets, joining on as their first-ever in-uniform and on-field female coach. Gretchen talks to Billy and Keith ahead of her first minor league baseball Spring Training and discusses the stops along the way that led her to her historic hire.
Josh Walker - LHP
Josh Walker flew through the Mets minor leagues in 2021, starting at High-A and finishing at Triple-A -- one step from the major leagues. We check in with Josh to talk about his journey, including a car crash that slowed down his 2019 season and his long road back.
Calvin Ziegler -- RHP
Canadian-born righty Calvin Zielger, the Mets top draft signee from 2021 joins Billy and Keith to talk about his first year in the organization and his experience having been in the states before.