Baseball America revealed their top 50 midseason prospects today, as was compiled by J.J. Cooper. Both Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud appeared on the list, at numbers 23 and 25, respectively. Of course, both of these minor leaguers were key components to the off-season trade Sandy Alderson made with the Toronto Blue Jays that sent R.A. Dickey north of the border.
Each top prospect has a small blurb below there name, and here’s the one on Syndergaard:
Improved breaking ball has made his mid-90s fastball an even deadlier weapon.
Syndergaard, who started the season in High-A with the St. Lucie Mets, has since taken his talents north to Binghamton, continuing to impress in Double-A. After compiling a 3-3 record, 3.11 ERA, 64 strikeouts, and 16 walks in 63.2 innings pitched with St. Lucie, Syndergaard got promoted to the next level following the Florida State League All-Star game in Dunedin, Florida; his old stomping grounds in the Jays organization. Since moving up, he’s continued...