With Pacific Coast League action kicking off tomorrow, April 4, MiLB.com has released their top ten prospects to watch from the PCL in 2013. The Mets will have two of the top five players on that list when play opens up tomorrow in Travis d’Arnaud (4) and Zack Wheeler (5).
It’s unclear how long many of these players will remain in the PCL, as they are some of the more exciting prospects in all of baseball, and it may not be long before some of the big league clubs will be calling for some additional help.
The abbreviated list is below. You can see the list in its entirety here.
No. 1. Jurickson Profar (SS, Round Rock Express)
No. 2. Oscar Taveras (OF, Memphis Redbirds)
No. 3 Taijuan Walker (RHP, Tacoma Rainiers)
No. 4. Travis d’Arnaud (C, Las Vegas 51s): The Mets’ backstop of the future, d’Arnaud is expected to reach Citi Field by the summer — assuming he suffers no setbacks in Sin City. The 24-year-old came to New York in the trade that sent Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to Tor...