Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 9/27/13
This season was one for the ages for outfielder Cesar Puello. Not only did Puello excel, he flat out dominated the Eastern League this year, proving that all 5 tools that touted him so high were there all along. The 22 year-old right fielder hit .326 with 16 homers and 24 steals in 91 games. Because of that, he was ranked on MMN as the sixth best prospect in the system despite being suspended for 50 games due to the Biogenesis Scandal. But first, a Confession But let me confess to you something first, because I deserve to be ashamed. When I was standing, interviewing one of my sources in spring training, I saw Cesar Puello trotting across my eyes. In the past, Puello had shown his tools, his excellence, but had disappointed since playing in Kingsport in 09’. When I saw the bulky Cesar run across, I turned to my contact and said, “Seems like the clock is running out on Puello eh?” The official turned to me and said, “Don’t count him out yet, he’s still young.” After the 2013 season, ...
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