Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/8/12
I did a piece last week on the Top 20 Blue Chip Prospects in the New York Met system.  I wrote about Zack Wheeler, Wilmer Flores and Jeurys Familia but avoided talking about a number of solid players who could, in every likelihood, still help the franchise.  Today’s list is the top 20 prospects who lack the same ceilings as the blue chippers.Collin McHugh, SP: McHugh is the name on this list which excites me most.  He’s got the stuff of an average MLB starter and he’s shaping along to be a solid middle to back of the rotation arm.  He was an 18th rounder back in 2008 and has slid up the Met farm system in a steady and unexceptional way.  Last year he capped off a tremendous year in AA with a solid showing in AAA.  He’s got a shot at either replacing Gee in the back of the rotation or bringing back a different type of prospect via trade.Wilfredo Tovar, SS: If you asked me why I’ve ranked Tovar so highly, I’d answer you that he’s got the defensive chops to be a solid MLB short st...
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