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Mets prospect rankings

Mets starting pitcher Rafael Montero throws during the

Mets starting pitcher Rafael Montero throws during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals. (March 23, 2013) (Credit: AP)

1. TRAVIS D’ARNAUD, C, Las Vegas 51s (AAA)

.250 BA, .429 OBP, .472 SLG, 1 HR, 8 RBIs

Recovering from a fracture in left foot.


2. NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP, Binghamton Mets (Class AA)

5-3 (16 starts), 2.69 ERA, 90 K, 20 BB

2-0 with a 1.35 ERA in four starts since being promoted to AA.


3. RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP, Las Vegas 51s

8-5, 3.07 ERA, 101 K, 20 BB (AA & AAA)

After walking 10 in 11 Double A starts, Montero’s already walked 10 in seven Triple-A starts.


4. BRANDON NIMMO, OF, Savannah Sand Gnats (Class A)

.261 BA, .366 OBP, .350 SLG, 1 HR, 23 RBIs

Batting just .156 in his last 10 games.


5. WILMER FLORES, 3B/2B, Las Vegas 51s

.322 BA, .358 OBP, .530 SLG, 12 HR, 74 RBIs

Has a hit in nine of last 10 games, including four multihit games.


6. CESAR PUELLO, OF, Binghamton Mets (AA)

.335 BA, .397 OBP, .570 SLG, 15 HR, 61 RBIs

Batting .372 with nine RBIs since June 29.



3-0 , 3.14 ERA, 78 K, 29 BB (AA & AAA)

Strikeout numbers still strong since move to Triple-A, but has a 6.59 ERA.


8. GABRIEL YNOA, RHP, Savannah Sand Gnats

10-3 (15 starts), 2.68 ERA, 78 K, 12 BB

Has walked six batters and struck out 51 in last 65.2 innings.


9. KEVIN PLAWECKI, C, St. Lucie Mets

.327 BA, .397 OBP, .495 SLG, 7 HR, 61 RBIs

Has hit .327 in 19 games since a promotion to St. Lucie.


10. GAVIN CECCHINI, SS, Brooklyn Cyclones (Class A)

.259 BA, .305 OBP, .315 SLG, 0 HR, 3 RBIs

Hasn’t hit to potential yet, but Cyclones’ season just got started.


LAS VEGAS 51s, Pacific Coast League (AAA): Record: 48-46, 3rd place. Last week: 2-4

BINGHAMTON METS, Eastern League (AA): Record: 55-34, 1st place. Last week: 2-2

ST. LUCIE METS, Florida State League (A): Record: 48-40, 2nd place. Last week: 4-1

SAVANNAH SAND GNATS, South Atlantic League (A): Record: 52-37, 1st place. Last week: 2-1

BROOKLYN CYCLONES, NY-Penn League (A): Record: 10-15, 4th place. Last week: 2-2-1

Records and stats through Friday

Tags: Mets , prospects

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