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1) Andres Gimenez SS
Gimenez isn’t a flashy prospect by any respect. Frankly I wouldn’t say any Mets prospects are. What he has shown is an advanced feel for for hitting and patience at the plate. Gimenez has seemingly been one of the youngest players at any stop. He faced some bigger challenges in ‘17 which saw his BB/SKO ratio switch a bit. He hasn’t shown much power, and I’m not sure if he does working thru the minors as he develops. If his bat advances like many think, the power should come, even if it’s in the 14-18 HR territory. There is some speed in play as well. I worry he could be a better baseball player than fantasy, but he’s low on many people’s radar right now.
2) Mark Vientos 3B
Vientos is going to be a bit of a project, but he’s got some corner infield skill sets that might make him an attractive third base prospect. Like many at his age, he’s got some swing and miss to his game. As he progresses I’m hopeful the quick hands and bat speed are going to carry over into more solid contact, because I believe Vientos could establish himself as really good 3B fantasy option. If you are building for the long haul, Vientos could be a big payoff.
3) David Peterson SP
Command keeps Peterson in the game. He doesn’t walk a ton, commands the zone with some decent offerings. The mental thought I get is a Cliff Lee, but I am not comping him to Lee by any means. Peterson is already 22, and I wouldn’t be shocked if he had an aggressive assignment this year. If Mets decided to move on from a pitcher or two in the bigs, it could be designed around getting Peterson up between ‘19 and early ‘20. We had a small sample size last year, but his good SKO and low walks make we want to be invested.
4) Peter Alonso 1B
Alonso is almost the polar opposite of current Mets 1B Dominic Smith. Alonso has some potential AVG issues as he moves through the system, but big time power. Smith has always been a hit/AVG guy with minimal power. Early returns of Alonso’s A and AA stint’s are encouraging. He hasn’t cracked my top 200, but not a bad 1B option in your lower minors.
5) Justin Dunn SP
Dunn a mostly college reliever was drafted as a starter with the Mets. His results have been questionable, but his stuff, especially the FB is less of one. The plus FB is what may lead to a bullpen move, but he shouldn’t be written off yet. I am not bullish on Dunn, but he may be a bounce back candidate for ‘18.
6) Thomas Szapucki SP
7) Chris Flexen SP
8) Gavin Gecchini SS
9) Tomas Nido C
10) Jordan Humphreys SP
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Episode 60 – 10 Round 12 Team Prospect Mock with Ralph Lifshitz of Razzball
Ralph Lifshitz from Razzball joins me to break down my 10 round 12 team industry prospect mock draft. We go round by round with are favorite and least favorite picks. We’re also discussing the loss of Forest Whitley and Brent Honeywell.
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Mock 5.0 15 Team Roto Draft Results
Here are the result of our 15 team roto Mock Draft 5.o. Bogman and Welsh break down the players, some strategies, the teams and a look at some of the best and worst picks of the draft in the Mock Draft 5.o Podcast.
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Episode 191 – Mock Draft 5.0 15 Team Roto Draft
It’s mock draft time! Version 5.0 is here and it’s a 15 team roto mock! The guys are drafting, cursing and breaking down some of the best and worst teams from the draft. We’re also talking about the dbacks trade for Steven Souza and the start of spring training.
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