Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/11/13
One look at the Rays’ farm system and it’s enough to make anyone jealous: Wil Myers – Ranked 4th Overall Taylor Guerreri – Ranked 41st Overall Jake Odorizzi – Ranked 42nd Overall Chris Archer – Ranked 43rd Overall Hak Ju Lee – Ranked 53rd Overall Not to mention: Enny Romero, Blake Snell, Mike Montgomery, Mikie Mahtook, Alex Colome, and Tim Beckham The Rays are a team built to succeed with limited money because they’ve built, rebuilt and stabilized a system of promoting players from the minors and trading established stars to fill the gaps those promotions make.  They most recently robbed the Kansas City Royals blind in a deal that brought a ton of talent to an already well stocked farm. The Mets are not like the Rays… well, they shouldn’t be.  The Mets SHOULD have money to spend and shouldn’t be forced to move stars because price tags have become too high.  Yet in some truly pleasant ways, the Mets could become more like that team wearing Robin’s ...
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