Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/11/13
Mets pitching prospect Michael Fulmer tore the meniscus in his right knee and is on his way to New York where they will perform surgery on Tuesday to repair the damage. Hat tip to Mack’s Mets. No word yet as to the cause of the injury, but we’re now  tracking down the information and will update this post once we learn more. Fulmer was participating in STEP camp in Port St. Lucie with many of the other top prospects in the organization. Here was our latest analysis on Fulmer who we ranked as the No. 5 prospect in the Mets system… Michael Fulmer, RHP Height: 6’3” Weight: 200 LBS Age: 19 (20 in March) Bats/Throws: Right/Right If there is one glaringly strong pick from the Sandy Alderson era so far, it has to be Michael Fulmer. Fulmer has the potential to dominate major league teams for years, and already has the frame of a pitcher at just 19 years of age. He is coming off a strong year in Savannah where he made 21 starts that spanned 108 innings. He posted a 2.74 ERA and allowed just ...
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