Originally written January 26, 2013 on Mets360.com:
Using a heavy dose of spreadsheets and formulas I’m going to be reviewing the top prospects for the Mets.  You do need to understand that I am not going to be placing a players peak on the moon, but rather using their draft position and age to show the window of how successful they might be at the next level.  So a player in Savannah is unlikely to have a peak in the 90s with their peak projecting them into Port St. Lucie. I wrote an article to explain what it is I’m doing in this series on 1-21-13 and I encourage you to look back if this exercise is a bit confusing. Zack Wheeler – OVR: 76 PEAK: 98 (Age 23) What This Means: It means that Wheeler is both likely to grow into a front-of-the-rotation pitcher, and that he’s already ready to pitch in the big leagues.  Both things you’ve heard from scouts and baseball experts all through the offseason.  Many people may want to see his ratings higher, but if you look at the grading system I think people will understand that it makes sense....
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