Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/19/12
Last week, Baseball America released its scouting reports on the top 10 organizational prospects on the horizon for the New York Mets and topping their list is right-handed pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. Our own Ben Yoel tweeted a copy of this month’s print issue of Baseball America with our boy Zack smack dab on the cover. Nice! Obviously, Baseball America wrote this before the recent trade of R.A. Dickey, but here is what they had to say about the Mets farm system overall: They have hope on the mound if Harvey and righthander Zack Wheeler, the system’s best prospect, fulfill their potential as frontline starters. A lack of blue-chip position prospects clouds New York’s future lineup possibilities, however. Its best upper-level hitter is infielder Wilmer Flores, but he may not have enough power or defensive chops to profile as a long-term starter at any position. Mets domestic farm clubs finished with a cumulative winning record for the third straight season, with the pitching st...
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