Mets 2020 Top 50 prospects

One of the challenges for ranking the Mets’ prospects is how to handle when a player goes from a pretty good hitter’s park in Kingsport to a pretty good pitcher’s park in either Brooklyn or Columbia. Last year’s top hitting prospects from the APPY did not repeat their numbers at the higher levels. How much [...]

Connor Wollersheim and Scott Ota: The guys who made the Mets’ 2019 Draft possible

It would have been great to have been a fly on the wall in the war room for the Mets’ 2019 Draft. In the first three rounds, they took two guys who ended up signing for significantly more money that their slot level or pool allotment for those picks. In order to do that, they [...]

Mets Minors: Matthew Allan and other late-season promotions

The Minor League season is winding down and I’ve started work on my Top 50 Met prospect list for the offseason but the Mets are keeping things interesting with some late season promotions.  Typically you’ll see teams trying to give minor leaguers a taste of the playoffs by tossing them into a higher level for [...]

Mets Minors: What to make of Andres Gimenez’ 2019

A 20-year-old shortstop playing in AA-Binghamton and managing an OPS around .700 is nothing to sneeze at.  Though top prospects should not be hammering out paltry .241/.305/.378 batting lines either.  When we began the year, people had Andres Gimenez and Pete Alonso as the top two prospects in the Met system.  Most, in fact, labeled [...]