A high-ranking Mets official told Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger that the organization came away impressed with Jose Abreu‘s power.
A high-ranking Mets official said the organization had “a few guys from the U.S.” and “some of our international scouts” in attendance.
And though the official had not yet spoken to the scouts directly as of Monday, the initial reports are promising. The official requested anonymity because the team’s evaluation is ongoing.
“I heard that his power was impressive,” the official told The Star-Ledger.
So what I’m picking up is that the Mets scouting department came away quite impressed with Jose Abreu’s power — and rightfully so, considering he slugged 33 home runs in just 66 games in 2010. This piece being published comes with interesting timing — as Joe D. and I were just complaining that we never see any Mets officials or scouts being quoted the next day, so we don’t always walk away from these events confident.
Although, in the grand scheme of things