Found March 27, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Baseball America’s Jim Callis had hinted in a chat a couple of months ago that the Mets farm system would be ranked somewhere around 16-18 which many found too low. Well today, Baseball America released their 2013 Organizational Rankings and the Mets fared better than initially expected with a No. 14 ranking, putting them in the top half of MLB. Here’s the top 14 overall: 1. St. Louis Cardinals 2. Seattle Mariners 3. Texas Rangers 4. Tampa Bay Rays 5. Miami Marlins 6. Boston Red Sox 7. Pittsburgh Pirates 8. Arizona Diamondbacks 9. Houston Astros 10. Minnesota Twins 11. New York Yankees 12. Chicago Cubs 13. Washington nNationals 14. New York Mets How They Got Here: The best Mets farmhands are the products of trades—Wheeler from the Giants for Carlos Beltran, d’Arnaud and Syndergaard from the Blue Jays for R.A. Dickey. New York also has an intriguing crop of homegrown righthanders led by Matero, Montero, Fulmer, but the majority of its prospects has yet to surface above Class A. High...
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