Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 11/1/13
The Mets signed catching prospect Xorge Carrillo in the 14th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Arizona State University. He was drafted every year in college leading up to his senior year, but decided to remain in school each time; I asked him why he chose to wait to sign with a team, “My mom always wanted me to finish school so it was important to me, so I tried to wait as much as I could until I was able to get my Bachelors degree,” says Carrillo. In 2011, he started his first pro season with Brooklyn and shared what it was like, “Playing in Brooklyn was a humbling but amazing experience. It was the first time in my career I struggled offensively and it was a challenge, but I enjoyed and learned from it a lot.”  In 27 games he batted .217, with 2 home runs in 92 at bats. In 2012, he was sent to Savannah and in just 11 games, he batted .154, with 1 home run in 39 at bats.  In 2013, he started the season with St. Luice and played in two games, then was promoted to Bingha...
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