HYPE files: Aderlin Rodriguez

In the past decade, the Mets minor league system has not been regarded with any kind of respect. Although the minor league system has produced David Wright, Jose Reyes, and several of the starters on this 2012 team, it has also seen many “top prospects” fizzle out or not reach their full potential. This lack [...]

Mets Minors: Is Aderlin Rodriguez the next Jesus Montero?

Aderlin Rodriguez can hit. He's got power and a swing that gets scouts excited but his game has a lot of problems... especially for a National League team. The fact is, that Rodriguez makes Wilmer Flores look like a defensive gem and that is hardly a good thing. Stats We Like: 4 Doubles 3 HRs [...]

Mets 2011 Top 10 Prospects

One of the reasons cited for getting rid of Omar Minaya was that he did not build a strong farm system. Last year, six players who made my top prospect list contributed to the Mets and no longer have rookie eligibility. This includes Jenrry Mejia and Fernando Martinez, both who lost their rookie status because [...]