Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 10/21/13
This series will highlight ten potential sleeper prospects going into next season and why you should be up to speed on them…Enjoy! Overview Domingo Tapia was an International Free Agent. He was signed from the Dominican Republic on December 16th, 2009. Domingo stands at 6’4” and weighs 186 pounds. He is a starting pitcher that is blessed with an electric arm. He started his minor league career with the DSL Mets and has moved up a level each year. This year, Tapia started in High-A St. Lucie and was impressive to begin the season. In the month of April, he was only 2-3, but his K/BB ratio was 2:1. Then May came and Tapia burned his hand in a freak cooking accident. After that incident, Tapia was never the same. Each month, Tapia exhibited control issues which would consistently knock him out of games early. There was some light on his dim season, however. In three out of his last four games, Tapia was able to reach five innings — a minor achievement, but he finished the year on a sl...
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