7. Cesar Puello, OF
Weight: 195 lbs.
Some early 2014 Mets top prospect lists do not have Cesar Puello listed in their top 10. While I guess one could make a valid argument that Puello is not a top 10 prospect in the Mets organization, I bet most of these sites excluded him because of the Biogenesis scandal which to me, is ridiculous. Although the scandal should not be overlooked, Puello was suspended because of an association with the Biogenesis clinic, not for testing positive for PED’s. While an association probably means he took them at one point, Puello has never tested positive for PED’s, including last season where he completely raked in AA Binghamton. That means, until he is proven guilty, his statistics have to be considered legitimate and be taken seriously.
In 331 AB’s before his suspension last season, Puello slashed at .326/.403/.547 with 16 HR’s, 73 RBI’s, and 24 SB’s. I don’t think there is any position player in the Met...