Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/15/11
The difference between the #2 and the #3 Top Mets Prospect is so small, you can’t even see it from here. You would need some extreme magnification to see the difference between these two players. And since someone has to be 3rd, I flipped a coin, of course I’m kidding, I studied long and hard. I crunched the number’s, I poured over reams of scouting reports, made coffee, I went on dozens of websites, read countless people’s opinions, ate some power-bars, studied hours of video, interviewed a boatload of hitters who faced them, I talked to their parents, their managers, their trainers, their coaches (one made me buy him lunch but he shall remain nameless, you know who you are), I studied pie-charts of body fat indexes, made some more coffee, I even went so far as to call a single-A catcher on the phone in Venezuela at 5 am (his time), to ask him whose slider breaks more. So it’s not like a whole lot of analysis didn’t go into this decision. I haven’t even slept in several days. So w...
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