Originally written September 16, 2012 on Mets360.com:
My good buddy, Matt Garrioch of MLB Prospect Guide and Minor League Ball, comes out every year with his top prospect list and we both go professionally head to head with each other (it has been professional, right Matt J) over what he was smoking when he came up with some of these names. Of course, both of us are just applying opinions here, which, as the old saying goes… Matt has 666 followers on Twitter. I have 70. Is this where I insert the ‘quality verses quantity’ piece? Here are Matt’s pics and my thoughts: AAA – International League Hitting – none – I can’t agree more. The system didn’t produce one potential major league starter. Zach Lutz (.298)  and Josh Satin (.286) both had a nice year, but are far from the top 15 hitters in AAA. This seems to be a yearly pattern with this team and it sure would be nice if the policies of the Mets could change so more prospects could play, trip, fall, pick themselves up, and learn to play at this level, rather than field AAAA players (F...
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