In preparation for 2013’s end of season Top 20 Prospect rankings I’ve decided to take a look through the system and create a list of people at each level who currently factor as prospects. You see, not every player in the Met system is a genuine prospect and of those players who a
AAA: Las Vegas
Dustin Lawley (25 in April) – Lawley screamed into relevance in 2013 playing for Port St. Lucie. At the age of 24, he was way too old for the league but his ability to hit for power and play a nice assortment of positions intrigued me. Much as I’d love to categorize Lawley as a prospect moving into the 2014 season I don’t see him as a future starter and at 25 I can’t say he’s even young enough to be a prospect. What he might be is a solid Utility player in 2014 or 2015. Which is still nice.
Zach Lutz (28 in June) – Lutz is a AAAA player for the Mets. He is trapped on the team with Ike Davis, Josh Satin and Lucas Duda sitting ahead of him at first and David Wright and Wilmer Flores sitt...