Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 2/4/13
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 ...
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