St. Lucie Mets

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St. Lucie Mets
Founded in 1988
Port St. Lucie, Florida
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Team logoCap insignia
Class-level
Current Advanced-A (1990–present)
Previous Class A (1988-1989)
Minor league affiliations
League Florida State League (1988–present)
Division South Division
Major league affiliations
Current New 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
Nickname St. Lucie Mets (1988–present)
Ballpark First Data Field (1988–present)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
New York Mets
Manager Chad Kreuter
General Manager Traer Van Allen

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

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 dollar 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 has been promoted to the Mets from the Columbia Fireflies, and will play against the Palm Beach Cardinals on June 27.[6]

Playoffs[edit]

  • 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.

Roster[edit]

St. Lucie Mets roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 18 Joe Cavallaro
  • 28 Trey Cobb
  • -- Gary Cornish Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Seth Davis
  • 33 Michael Gibbons
  • 32 Carlos Hernandez
  • 46 Jordan Humphreys Injury icon 2.svg
  • 19 Anthony Kay
  • 22 Gabriel Llanes
  • 24 Austin McGeorge
  • 23 Thomas McIlraith
  • 38 Malky Mena
  • 43 Connor O'Neil
  • 26 David Peterson

Catchers

  • 13 Anthony Dimino Injury icon 2.svg
  • 40 Dan Rizzie
  • 47 Ali Sanchez

Infielders

  •  7 Dale Burdick
  • 18 Gavin Cecchini *
  •  5 Michael Paez
  •  3 Blake Tiberi
  • 16 Jeremy Vazquez

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On New York Mets 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated August 24, 2018
Transactions
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New York Mets minor league players

Notable alumni[edit]

Baseball Hall of Fame alumni

Notable alumni

References[edit]

External links[edit]