Found November 05, 2013 on MetsMinor.net:
Last week, Baseball America ranked Jacob deGrom #10 on the Mets Organizational Prospect List. This was surprising to some, including me, with players like Cesar Puello and Steven Matz around to rank on the list. I think they got snubbed in favor of Gavin Cecchini and Brandon Nimmo, but hey, that’s just me… I can understand the argument for deGrom based on how close he is, however — and it’s not like he just randomly appeared on a prospect list. DeGrom has consistently ended up on Top-20 Mets lists because of a pretty solid arsenal. He throws a four-seam fastball that ranges from 91-94 MPH for the most part , a two-seam with decent sink, a curveball/slider breaking pitch, and an average change-up. The breaking pitch is a point of confusion for me at times — I’ve seen him throw both but he favored the curveball a lot more later in the year. It seemed to bring him more success. His future role right now is borderline because I don’t know if he’ll make it as a starter bu...
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