Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/8/13
Jayce Boyd, First Base Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’3″ Weight: 185 lb. Position: First Base Age: 22 ETA: 2015 2103 MMO Top Prospect Rank: NR Boyd was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 draft out of Florida State University. He played both third and first base while attending FSU, and put up very impressive college numbers. He ended his career at FSU with a .349 average, 20 home runs, and 160 RBI. He was a second team All-American in 2012, and after deciding to forego his senior season at FSU, he signed with a Mets and received a $150,000 signing bonus. “I don’t see any problem with Jayce handling the minor leagues,” said the Mets area scout. “… I honestly see him in the big leagues in three, three and a half years.” That quote should really be resonating with fans right now, as Boyd has been hammering the ball so far in 2013, and is showing no signs of struggling in the minor leagues at this point. Not at Single-A, anyway. Through his first four games this year with Savannah, Boyd
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