Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/6/13
Kevin Plawecki goes yard. Having the opportunity to follow the Mets Minor league teams has been such a rewarding experience.  Being a Mets fan for so many years, I have limited myself to only worrying about the big club, which has truly limited me to really knowing what the Mets have in their farm system.  When I took on the task to pick the Mets Minors Player of the Week, I had to truly engulf myself into each team and really get to know each player.  It seemed to be a daunting task at first to follow 6 teams in the 6 levels of the Mets farm system. Now that task didn’t even include the Gulf Coast League and Dominican League teams.  But what I found was more of an excitement for the talent pool that the Mets have in their farm system than I thought I could have. I started to question the mere ignorance that a lot of us Mets fans have when we worry about where the next star will come from, does it have to be a free agent signee, do we have to trade away the future to just get a play...
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