Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/28/11
In putting together the MMO Mets Top 20 Prospect List for 2012, one thing became very clear, very fast. There were going to be some deserving players left off the list because of a numbers crunch. So now that the Top 20 are in the rear-view mirror, let’s explore the next 30 or so prospects. This week, I am listing the first group of ten, #’s 21-30. This group is pitching heavy, and has a little of everything, from a player who has yet to throw his first professional pitch, to a pitcher who made his major league debut last season. From kids signed out of high school or as 17-year-old IFA’s, to advanced pitchers who have already been toiling for years in the minors, this list has some quality arms combined with players with some upside, so let’s take a closer peak: 21.   Domingo Tapia (RHP) This 20-year-old, 6’4″ righty from the Dominican Republic opened a lot of eyes this past season, throwing his fastball all year in the mid to upper 90′s, at times touching 100 mph. He also has a ...
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