Round three continues to get more and more interesting. We start to get a mix of high performers and high expectations. The good news for Met fans is that I’ve yet to hit a single name that I would discount (Were I playing a video game) as a lost cause.
Luis Mateo – OVR: 64 PEAK: 94 (Age 23)
What This Means: Mateo’s stats in SSA were broken, that’s how good they were. He was exceptional across the board and it shows (his 64 OVR is good for AA) but his age is a MAJOR concern. He was 22 in SSA and while his peak is listed as 94 he’s got a pretty short window to reach it.
How I Got Here: Mateo may have once gotten 15 points to peak for being a top international signee but the debacle with his fictional age knocked off 5 points. He still gets a 3 point bonus for his age and another 17 for the league that he’s in.
Parting Thoughts: The good news is that the peak being high matches his actual performance but he’s on a very accelerated schedule from here on out and will need to keep ...