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The St. Lucie Mets are a minor league baseball team based in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

St. Lucie Mets
Founded in 1988
Port St. Lucie, Florida
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Team logoCap insignia
Class-level
CurrentAdvanced-A (1990–present)
PreviousClass A (1988-1989)
Minor league affiliations
LeagueFlorida State League (1988–present)
DivisionSouth Division
Major league affiliations
CurrentNew York Mets (1988–present)
Minor league titles
League titles (5)
  • 1988
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2003
  • 2006
Division titles (6)
  • 1988
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2003
  • 2006
  • 2011
Team data
NicknameSt. Lucie Mets (1988–present)
MascotKlutch (2013-present)
Slider (1995-2012)
BallparkFirst Data Field (1988–present)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
New York Mets
ManagerChad Kreuter
General ManagerTraer Van Allen
Ike Davis, former first baseman
for the New York Mets

The team, which plays in the Florida State League, is the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Mets major-league club.

The team plays at First Data Field, which is currently undergoing a $60 million renovation as part of an agreement with the Mets to continue spring training there for an additional 25 years.[1] Opened in 1988, the park seats 7,347 fans.

They have won the Florida State League Championship five times (1988, 1996, 1998, 2003, and 2006).

A number of former St. Lucie Mets player are currently on the New York Mets roster including David Wright, Lucas Duda, Noah Syndergaard and 2014 NL Rookie of the Year[2][3] and two time NL Rookie of the Month[4][5] Jacob deGrom.

The team announced on June 25, 2017, that Tim Tebow was promoted to the Mets from the Columbia Fireflies, and would play against the Palm Beach Cardinals on June 27.[6]

Contents

PlayoffsEdit

  • 2016: Lost to Bradenton 2-0 in semifinals.
  • 2012: Lost to Jupiter 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 2011: Defeated Bradenton 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Daytona 3-1 in finals.
  • 2007: Lost to Brevard County 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 2006: Defeated Palm Beach 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Dunedin 3-0 to win championship.
  • 2003: Defeated Jupiter 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Dunedin 3-1 to win championship.
  • 2000: Lost to Daytona 2-0 in semifinals.
  • 1998: Defeated Jupiter 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Tampa 3-2 to win championship.
  • 1996: Defeated Vero Beach 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Clearwater 3-1 to win championship.
  • 1993: Defeated Lakeland 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Clearwater 3-1 in finals.
  • 1992: Lost to Osceola 2-0 in quarterfinals.
  • 1991: Defeated Sarasota 2-1 in quarterfinals; lost to Clearwater 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 1990: Lost to Vero Beach 2-1 in quarterfinals.
  • 1989: Lost to Charlotte 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 1988: Defeated Lakeland 2-1 in quarterfinals; defeated Tampa 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Osceola 2-0 to win championship.

RosterEdit

St. Lucie Mets roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 40 Yeizo Campos  
  •  4 Briam Campusano  
  • 35 Joe Cavallaro
  • -- Trey Cobb  
  •  7 Tony Dibrell
  • 43 Carlos Hernandez
  • -- Jordan Humphreys  
  • 27 Thomas McIlrath
  • 44 Dedniel Nunez
  • 17 Connor O'Neil
  • 33 Luc Rennie
  • 22 Marcel Renteria
  • 34 Joseph Shaw
  • 32 Kevin Smith
  • 51 Blake Taylor
  • 15 Joshua Walker  
  • 20 Kyle Wilson
  •  3 Tommy Wilson

Catchers

  • 11 Mitch Ghelfi
  • 26 Nick Meyer
  • -- Dan Rizzie

Infielders

  • 10 Cody Bohanek
  • 12 Luis Carpio
  • 23 Carlos Cortes
  • 13 Manny Rodriguez
  • 24 Blake Tiberi
  • 16 Jeremy Vazquez

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches


  7-day injured list
* On New York Mets 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated May 15, 2019
Transactions
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New York Mets minor league players

Notable alumniEdit

Baseball Hall of Fame alumni

Notable alumni

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Renovations to Mets' First Data Field set to begin April 1". TCPalm. Retrieved 2018-01-14.
  2. ^ http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_/id/11855105/2014-mlb-rookie-year-jacob-degrom-new-york-mets-named-nl-winner
  3. ^ http://m.mlb.com/news/article/101049102/mets-jacob-degrom-named-nl-rookie-of-the-year
  4. ^ http://m.mlb.com/news/article/87949776/mets-starter-jacob-degrom-tabbed-national-league-rookie-of-month-for-july
  5. ^ http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/mets/jacob-degrom-named-nl-rookie-month-blog-entry-1.1958615
  6. ^ "Tim Tebow to join St. Lucie Mets on Tuesday" milb.com June 25, 2017

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