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Mets prospect rankings and updates

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard is photographed during photo

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We’ll provide periodic rankings and updates of the top minor leaguers in the Mets and Yankees farm systems throughout the season. For the purposes of this list, players with significant major league experience (Vic Black, Travis d’Arnaud, etc…) will not be considered. All stats are current as of April 9:

1. NOAH SYNDERGAARD, RHP, Triple-A Las Vegas

The Mets’ top prospect, and one of...

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Vic Black to go to Mets in Marlon Byrd deal

Victor Black is reportedly the player to be

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The Mets have long liked pitcher Vic Black. Now it they're getting a second chance at him.

Black is the player to be named later coming from the Pirates to complete the Marlon Byrd/John Buck trade, it was announced Thursday afternoon. The Mets also received second base prospect Dilson Herrera in the deal. For more on Herrera, see our prospect profile.

Black tweeted from his verified...

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