Found August 04, 2013 on MetsMinor.net:
PLAYERS: Brandon Nimmo
TEAMS: New York Mets
Welcome to this week’s edition of Boom or Bust! Today, some of the writers here at MMN will be debating whether or not the 2011 first round pick for the New York Mets, Brandon Nimmo, will end up being a successful major leaguer. Starting 2013 with Low-A Savannah, the outfielder got off to a great start, hitting .322/.421/.433 in the season’s first month. Since then, injuries kept him out of the lineup for most of May, and has struggled finding that April form. Here’s what some of our writers had to say: Joe D: This is a perplexing one to call because of his age, lack of experience and 2-3 injuries that have cost him valuable development time and missed games. Hearing some scouts say that it’s almost a given that he will move to a corner outfield position makes him less valuable. Both scouts cited issues with range, not getting good jumps. and an apparent lack of natural instincts you want from a centerfielder. So now the question becomes will he generate enough power to play left or...
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