Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/22/12
MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo is continues to roll out his Top 10 prospects at each position as he moves onto second basemen. 1. Cory Spangenberg, Padres: Spangenberg became a great example of the benefits of signing early — getting out and racking up 330 plate appearances while many of his fellow 2011 first-rounders were sitting around and waiting to sign. He also showed that reports of his ability to hit were spot-on, as he put up impressive numbers in average and on-base percentage. Spangenberg also has plus speed that will allow him to continue to steal bases. He’s already made the move to second base from third base full-time and should be just fine there. Spangenberg is on the fast track already, and to see him in Double-A at some point in 2012 seems very reasonable. As you can see Reese Havens made the list and here is what Mayo had to say about him: 9. Reese Havens, Mets: When Havens was drafted out of the University of South Carolina in 2008, the hope was that he would be a col...
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