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Keith Law of ESPN updated his Top 100 Draft Prospects. Here is who he projected at No. 11 where the Mets will pick in the Rule 4 Draft in June. Read the Full Rankings Here. (ESPN Insider Subscription Required)
And with the No. 11 Pick of the 2013 First Year Player Draft…
The New York Mets select:
OF HUNTER RENFROE, MISSISSIPPI STATE
Birthdate: Jan. 28, 1992
College: Mississippi State
Projected Draft Round: 1
Hitting: Present 35 – Future 55
Power: Present 70 – Future 70
Speed: Present 60 – Future 60
Fielding: Present 55 – Future 60
Arm Strength: Present 60 – Future 60
John Sickels Says:
Renfroe packs a big punch at the dish. He has massive power. He has quick wrists and a short powerful swing. He sells out for power most of the time but in his summer league runs, it has paid off. He was named Cal Ripken League MVP in both 2011 and 2012. He hit ..395 with a .581 SLG in 2011, followed by ...
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I loved the message...
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright exited last night’s
series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth inning with a sore
left knee. Following the game, manager Terry Collins indicated to reporters –
including Anthony DiComo of MLB.com – that the move was made in precaution, as he
wanted Wright to be ready for today’s matinee.
"When he made...
Banner Day Lineup
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
John Buck – C
Justin Turner – 1B
Marlon Byrd – RF
Andrew Brown – LF
Juan Lagares – CF
Jonathon Niese – LHP
As you can see, David Wright is in the lineup today after fouling a ball off his left knee in the first inning last night and being removed later in the game. “It’s...
Mets begin a series with the Pirates where they will see a bunch of LHP, including tonight. No Ike Davis in the lineup for the 7:10 PM start.
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Pirates (18-16) at Mets (14-17)
7:10 PM–Citi Field, New York
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Wandy has fallen...
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