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Newsday's Mets prospect rankings

Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard of Team USA delivers

Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard of Team USA delivers a pitch in the first inning against the World Team during the All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field. (July 14, 2013) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

1. NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP, Binghamton Mets (AA): 9-3 (22 starts), 2.43 ERA, 128 K, 26 BB

Struck out 33 and walked three in last five starts. Is 6-0 with 1.59 ERA since promotion to AA.

2. RAFAEL MONTERO, RHP, Las Vegas 51s (AAA): 12-6, 2.88 ERA, 137 K, 33 BB

Struck out 31, walked seven with a 1.63 ERA in last five starts.

3. BRANDON NIMMO, OF, Savannah Sand Gnats (Class A) : .279 BA, .400 OBP, .369 SLG, 2 HR, 38 RBIs

Has more walks (9) than strikeouts (8) in last 10 games with a .513 OBP.

4. GABRIEL YNOA, RHP, Savannah Sand Gnats: 14-4 (21 starts), 2.71 ERA, 105 K, 14 BB

Has 48-5 strikeout-to-walk ratio in last 10 games.

5. STEVEN MATZ, LHP, Savannah Sand Gnats: 4-6 (19 starts), 2.64 ERA, 108 K, 33 BB

Ward Melville grad has struck out 63 in last 542/3 innings.

6. KEVIN PLAWECKI, C, St. Lucie Mets (Class A): .306 BA, .391 OBP, .449 SLG, 8 HR, 76 RBIs

Batting .184 with a .481 OPS since Aug. 14.

7. AKEEL MORRIS, RHP, Brooklyn Cyclones (Class A): 4-0 (12 games), 0.47 ERA, 52 K, 17 BB

Has struck out 43 in last 332/3 innings, allowing 21 hits and no home runs.

8. GAVIN CECCHINI, SS, Brooklyn Cyclones: .284 BA, .319 OBP, .329 SLG, 0 HR, 11 RBIs

In a 3-for-23 (.130) slump since Aug. 18.

9. JACK LEATHERSICH, LHP, Las Vegas 51s: 4-0, 3.67 ERA, 99 K, 41 BB

Has 20 strikeouts in last 12 innings, but also allowed three or more runs twice.

10. LUIS CESSA, RHP, Savannah Sand Gnats: 7-4, 3.15 ERA, 117 K, 19 BB

Has a 2.98 ERA in last 10 games, striking out 61 and walking 10.

THE TEAMS

LAS VEGAS 51s, Pacific Coast League (AAA): Record: 75-57, 1st place. Last week: 6-0

BINGHAMTON METS, Eastern League (AA): Record: 81-51, 1st place. Last week: 2-4

ST. LUCIE METS, Florida State League (A): Record: 66-57, 2nd place. Last week: 2-5

SAVANNAH SAND GNATS, South Atlantic League (A): Record: 71-55, 2nd place. Last week: 3-5

BROOKLYN CYCLONES, NY-Penn League (A): Record: 32-31, 2nd place. Last week: 3-3

Records, stats through Friday

Tags: Mets , minor leaguers

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