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Go Figueroa

Speaking of the Hall of Fame, I want Nelson Figueroa inducted.

To complete the sentence...I want Nelson Figueroa inducted into the Minor League Baseball Hall of Fame.

Nelson Figueroa's career minor league record is 119-79. That's perseverance, dedication, and greatness.

When we think of Mets pitchers with extended minor league careers, we think Rick Anderson, Terry Leach, and Rick Reed among others. But Figueroa's numbers dwarf all of them.

Figueroa's career winning percentage in the minor leagues is .601.

For comparitive purposes:

Win Percentage in MLB

Tom Seaver: . .603
Tom Glavine: .600

So it's safe to say that Nelson Figueroa, from a minor league perspective, is in pretty good company. For what it's worth, I'd watch a Figueroa minor league start over a Glavine Mets start any day.

True Metgueroas know...Nelson Figueroa's 10-21 career MLB record is a near match for former Met reliever Jeff Innis (10-20).

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G-Fafif said…
Nelson Figueroa has reaffirmed his glittering minor league credentials yet again.

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