Player Name: Reese Havens
Bats: L Throws: R
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 195 lb.
Position: Second Base
MMO Top Prospect Ranking: NR
There’s not much that I can tell you about Reese Havens that you probably don’t already know. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of the University of South Carolina. Many experts thought he would go on to have the best career of any Mets player drafted in 2008. We are still waiting for him to live up to those expectations.
Everyone knows Havens’ story: tons of talent, can’t stay healthy. Even in a NY Times interview last March, Havens’ father was shocked that the injury bug has bitten Reese during his professional career, because he had never been affected by injuries in the previous years. Brent Havens, Reese’s father, said this about his son’s injuries:
It has been extremely uncanny, the injuries he’s had, because he was never hurt as a youngster. His high school and college careers were basically