July 3 Paul DePodesta told ESPNNewYork.com; “He’s a very solid defender at shortstop — definitely stays at the position,” when talking about 16-year old Yoel Romero. Romero was not ranked in the Top 30 in Baseball America’s ranking. July 2 With the July 2nd deadline to sign international players
In the sixth round, with the 175th overall pick, the Mets selected LSU catcher Tyler Moore. Moore hit .301 with six homeruns for LSU. He also played some infield.
With their fifth round pick, the 145th overall, the Mets selected RHP Josh Prevost out of Seton Hall University. He was ranked 140th on the Baseball America Top 500. Prevost is a massive 6’8 200 pound right-hander posted a 1.62 ERA in 15 started for Seton Hall. He also
With their fourth round selection, the 115th overall pick, the Mets selected third basemen Eudor Garcia. Garcia attended El Paso Community College in Texas. He hit .410 with nine home runs and 49 RBI in 55 games. Despite being undersized for third base, some scouts really love Garcia’s bat,
Update 1:30 PM ESPN‘s Keith Law had Ramos ranked 86th in his Top 100 Draft Prospects. Here’s some of what Law had to say about the newest Met: There may not be a better defensive player than Ramos in the entire class, and while the bat is nowhere near
Much is made these days about the Mets payroll and lack of spending. Clearly there has been a shift in focus from being big spenders in free agency to building depth within the farm system to feed the major league club. Perhaps the biggest reason is Fred Wilpon’s financial