Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/14/13
Welcome to this week’s edition of Boom or Bust, where we feature Cory Vaughn. Vaughn is the son of former MLB player Greg Vaughn and was the 4th round draft pick for the Mets in 2010. Vaughn was recently ranked number 13 on our Mid-Season Top Prospect List. John Bernhardt: It’s challenging rating up or down when a player has missed a sizable share of the current season due to injury. That’s the case with Cory Vaughn. He has the physical stature of a power hitter. Vaughn’s power numbers at the plate in the minors have been promising: 23 home runs and 51 extra base hits in St. Lucie last summer, along with eight home runs and 17 extra base hits in an injury shortened season so far this summer in Binghamton. Vaughn was off to a great start as a B-Met and is currently batting .301, a big jump from his .243 slate in Florida last year. Good speed for a big guy, adequate and improving outfield play and double digit stolen base numbers add quality to Vaughn’s baseball profile. All things sa...
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