Zach Dotson

@ Buffalo Bisons 7, Durham Bulls 6

Those comeback Bisons scores four times in the bottom of the eighth to pull out the win.

Zach Lutz (.304/.389/.500) was 1-2 with a bomb and two walks. When he's healthy he hits, and it appears he's both healthy and hitting now with two homers and a double in his last four games.

Tags: Binghamton Mets, Buffalo Bisons, Jeurys Familia, St. Lucie Mets, Wilmer Flores, Zach Dotson, Zach Lutz, Toby Hyde
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It's just a tick past the mid-point of the minor league season, and high time to start my mid-season review of my preseason Top 41 prospect list. ?I'll finish with a look at the biggest risers outside of my pre-season Top 41. If you have suggestions for ways to improve this series, hit me up in the comment section

I will not do an in-season re-ranking. ?I just don't see a point. ?I want to see the 2011 draftees play. ?I want to see the short-season guys play. ?I want to see how the guys who were recently promoted handle their new levels. ?I want to see if the guys who struggled in the first half can make adjustments. ?.


Tags: Domingo Tapia, Javier Rodriguez, Jordanny Valdespin, Robbie Shields, Top Prospects Series, Zach Dotson, Toby Hyde
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The GCL Mets finished the regular season at 31-25, qualifying for the playoffs as a wild card.? They would lose their only playoff game, 8-4 to the GCL Phillies.?

Top Prospects

LHP, Juan Urbina- 5-3, 5.01 ERA, 48 1/3 IP, 54 hits, 14 bb, 38 K, ?2.61 BB/9, 7.08 K/9

Tags: Akeel Morris, Gulf Coast League, Juan Urbina, Julio Concepcion, Zach Dotson
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From Major League Baseball's press release, conveniently sent out at 6:06 pm ET.

New York Mets Minor League pitcher Zachary Dotson, who is currently on the roster of the club's Gulf Coast League team, has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine. The suspension is effective immediately.
The Mets went overslot to sign Dotston, their 13th round pick in the 2009 draft for $500,000 dollars.? He's a physical (6'3" 200 lbs) lefty out of Effingham County (just to the west of Savannah) with a live arm.

The chemical name for the compound is 1,3-dimethylamylamine, and according to his thread, it has some stimulatory properties.

Tags: Zach Dotson, Toby Hyde
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#20 3B Richard Lucas

Why Ranked Here: I liked Lucas? strength and ability to use the whole field at the plate.? I thought he had a chance to stay at third.

What Happened: The Mets skipped the 21-year old Lucas, coming off a good year in Kingsport, and a so-so few weeks in the NYP, over Savannah (where Jefry Marte was holding down the hot corner) to St. Lucie, where's he's struggled.? He just hasn't made enough contact in the FSL.? However, his ten home runs are good enough for fifth in the League, so he?s hit for some power.? Now, can he make more contact in the second half?

Stock: Down.

Tags: Aderlin Rodriguez, Alonzo Harris, Brant Rustich, Darrell Ceciliani, Dillon Gee, Eduardo Aldama, Robert Carson, Zach Dotson, Zach Lutz, Toby Hyde
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Baseball America is reporting that the Mets have agreed to terms with their 13th round round pick, LHP Zach Dotson.? A Georgia product, the Mets paid the lefty $500K to turn down UGA.? Dotson, who will turn 19 a day before Halloween, is listed at 6'1" and 180 lbs.? From Baseball America:

Dotson has the potential for three solid-or-better pitches.

At 11:12 in response to the question, "Any news on Matz?"? Kevin Goldstein (@kingclip) of Baseball Prospectus replied: "All is quiet -- it wasn't looking good over the weekend, but things can change quickly".

Tags: Baseball America, Daily Recap, Draft, Zach Dotson, Toby Hyde
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