2012 New York Mets Top 15 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz
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2012 New York Mets Top 15 Prospect Rankings

Every year at this time I like to rank each team’s top prospects. My criteria is based upon both past performance and future potential to his parent team. This is my ranking of the 2012 New York Mets Top Prospects. If you have any questions about my rankings, feel free to shoot me a message on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify, a prospect must have fewer than 130 at-bats or 50 innings in MLB

#1 Zack Wheeler RHP
Born: 5/30/1990
Highest Level Reached: High-A St Lucie Mets
2011 Combined Stats: 9-7, 3.52ERA, 115IP, 52BB, 129K, .231BAA

#2 Matt Harvey RHP
Born: 3/27/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Binghamton Mets
2011 Combined Stats: 13-5, 3.32ERA, 135.2IP, 47BB, 156K, .246BAA

#3 Brandon Nimmo OF
Born: 3/27/1993
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League Kingsport Mets
2011 Combined Stats: .211, 2HR, 4RBI (8 hits in 38 at-bats) (1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#4 Jeurys Familia RHP
Born: 10/10/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Binghamton Mets
2011 Combined Stats: 5-5, 2.90ERA, 124IP, 43BB, 132K, .228BAA

#5 Michael Fulmer RHP
Born: 3/15/1993
Highest Level Reached: Rookie League GCL Mets
2011 Combined Stats: 0-1, 10.13ERA, 5.1IP, 4BB, 10K, .346BAA (Supplemental 1st Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#6 Wilmer Flores SS
Born: 8/6/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A St Lucie Mets
2011 Combined Stats: .269, 26(2B), 2(3B), 9HR, 81RBI

#7 Jennry Mejia RHP
Born: 10/11/1989
Highest Level Reached: Triple-A Buffalo Bisons (Reached MLB in 2010)
2011 Combined Stats: 1-2, 2.86, 28.1IP, 14BB, 21K, .168BAA

#8 Logan Verrett RHP
Born: 6/19/1990
Highest Level Reached: 3rd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft
2011 Combined Stats: Did Not Play In 2011

#9 Cesar Puello OF
Born: 4/1/1991
Highest Level Reached: High-A St Lucie Mets
2011 Combined Stats: .259, 21(2B), 5(3B), 10HR, 50RBI, 19SB

#10 Cory Mazzoni RHP
Born: 10/19/1989
Highest Level Reached: High-A St Lucie Mets
2011 Combined Stats: 2-1, 1.38ERA, 13IP, 3BB, 18K, .245BAA (2nd Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#11 Juan Lagares OF
Born: 3/17/1989
Highest Level Reached: Double-A Binghamton Mets
2011 Combined Stats: .349, 26(2B), 9(3B), 9HR, 71RBI, 15SB

#12 Darrell Ceciliani OF
Born: 6/22/1990
Highest Level Reached: Low-A Savannah Sand Gnats
2011 Combined Stats: .259, 23(2B), 4(3B), 4HR, 40RBI, 25SB

#13 Domingo Tapia RHP
Born: 12/16/1991
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Brooklyn Cyclones
2011 Combined Stats: 6-5, 3.38ERA, 56IP, 16BB, 36K, .255BAA

#14 Tyler Pill RHP
Born: 5/29/1990
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Brooklyn Cyclones
2011 Combined Stats: 1-0, 4.00ERA, 9IP, 3BB, 10K, .226BAA (4th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

#15 Danny Muno SS
Born: 2/9/1989
Highest Level Reached: Short-A Brooklyn Cyclones
2011 Combined Stats: .355, 23(2B), 3(3B), 2HR, 24RBI, 9SB (8th Round Pick 2011 MLB Draft)

Disclaimer – I did not attend any minor league games this year, nor do I claim to have any scouting experience. These lists are the product of my own research of statistics and online scouting reports.

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