Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 2/15/13
This is my first installment in the 30 for 30 series so a little primer may be in order. I like to analyze a prospect through a few different lenses before reaching a conclusion. I call it the 5 Ps of prospects. Sometime, I can throw a sixth lens into the ring – my eyes – if I have seen the prospect in person. Source: Mets Merized Online Profile Let’s get the basics out of the way first. Travis d’Arnaud was a 1st round pick (#37 overall) by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2007 out of Lakewood High School in California. He stands 6’ 2” and weighs 195 pounds as he enters his age 24 season. He swings the bat from the right side. d’Arnaud was dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2010 in a package for Roy Halladay. In 2012, he was dealt to the New York Mets in a deal to acquire R.A Dickey. That’s two trades and two Cy Young winners. Pundits So, what do the experts say? Baseball Prospectus sees d’Arnaud as the number two prospect in the Mets farm system for 2013. Baseball Amer...
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