Today I have the pleasure of treating you to a terrific Q & A I conducted with Wally Fish and Nathaniel Stoltz, two of the guys behind the great baseball site Seedlings To Stars.
Last week they posted their 2012 Mets Prospect List, and what makes theirs so unique is that they do theirs by listing a team’s top prospect at each position (C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3 OFs, 5 SPs and 2 RPs).
Here’s their infield, you can go to S2S for the complete list:
Catcher: Juan Centeno. Centeno is a classic short, stocky, catch-and-throw backstop with contact ability. He hit .318 in High-A at age 21 while gunning down 39% of basestealers and striking out just 22 times in 52 games, but he also drew just 12 walks and posted an .064 ISO. He could make for a good backup catcher.Grade: C+
First base: Allan Dykstra. A career .245/.388/.429 hitter, Dykstra had a solid first year in the upper minors, hitting .267/.389/.474 in Double-A. But he’ll be 25 in May, he racks up far too many strikeouts, and he’s a de...