Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/22/14
This season was one for the ages for outfielder Cesar Puello. Not only did Puello excel, but he flat out dominated the Eastern League this year, proving that all 5 tools that touted him so high were there all along. The 22 year-old rightfielder hit .326 with 16 homers and 24 steals in 91 games. Because of that, he was ranked by MetsMinors.net as the Sixth Best Prospect in the system despite being suspended for 50 games due to the Biogenesis Scandal. Incidentally, his suspension was completed today and the Mets will be adding him back to the 40-man roster. But first, a confession… But let me confess to you something first, because I deserve to be ashamed. When I was standing, interviewing one of my sources in spring training, I saw Cesar Puello trotting across my eyes. In the past, Puello had shown his tools, his excellence, but had disappointed since playing in Kingsport in 09’. When I saw the bulky Cesar run across, I turned to my contact and said, “Seems like the clock is running ...
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