Found October 21, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Over the past several seasons the Mets have shown the fans how important pitching is to the organization.  They have developed and brought up homegrown pitching prospects to debut with the team, with the likes of Jon Niese, Dillon Gee, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Jenrry Mejia, and Bobby Parnell. Each have shown signs of brilliance, but due to injuries, they have not been able to help the team put together winning seasons. But the Mets continue to add talented pitching prospects for insurance. And with how the Mets are developing each one of their skills, they may just be the right pieces to help bring a championship back to Queens. One of these top pitching prospects is Steven Matz, who helped the Savannah Sand Gnats win the 2013 SAL Championship with a dominating pitching performance. Matz was signed by the Mets in the 2nd round of the 2009 June Amateur Draft from Ward Melville, HS in East Setauket, NY. But it took him a few years before he would pitch his first game as a pro. The l...
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