Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/16/13
This year has been a very telling year for the Mets Organization as a whole.  Even though they are still losing more then they are winning, they are developing pieces on the major league team and in the minors for the future. One person who has stepped up and has started to squarely put himself back on the prospect map is Akeel Morris. Akeel was drafted out of high school in the 10th round of the 2010 MLB draft. Blessed with an electric arm, Akeel was quickly put into a number of the Mets top prospect lists. He started off his career on solid footing in 2010. He played in the GCL throwing 25 innings with an ERA of 2.15. In 2011, he pitched in Kingsport, where he went 3-2 with an era in 3.86 over 51.0 innings. There were red flags that started to come up that year and they were directly related to his control. The amount of free passes that he gave up was just too high, and it would come back to bite him if it became a trend. Unfortunately, in 2012. the bottom fell out for Akeel and ...
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