Mike Rosenbaum is a reporter for MLB.com. 6. Age: 26 30. Dominating A+ (1.72 xFIP) and AA (2.25 xFIP), Gilliam finally reached trouble with AAA and their incredibly hitter friendly league. As I wrote for Prospects1500’s New Year’s wishes for each team, with the implementation of the automated strike zone, I would love to see the Mets get aggressive with Alvarez, putting him at a level where his bat is challenged. 2019 Notable Statistics: .499 OPS – 2.5 years younger than league average Jake Mangum, OF Age: 22 With this swing and Gimenez’ other tools, a bat which produces 10-15 home runs and 20+ stolen bases, while playing an important up-the-middle defensive position will be an incredibly valuable real and fantasy player. A highly-ranked international signing ($1.45 million bonus), Valdez is a classic power corner outfield / 1B prospect. 2019 Highest Level: AA McIntosh has the potential to be a plus defender in center, given his speed and above-average arm. There's optimism and intrigue abound when it comes to the Mets this offseason. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. He throws around 90 from the left side. Wolf possesses great upside if he can stay healthy and continue to improve his changeup and overall command. First off, being 6’9” with impressive athleticism, while only being 18, Santos jumps out whenever you see him. Finally, wrapping things up, … Offensively, Sanchez shows good contact skills, with a minimal 17.5 K% between AA and AAA. 1. New York Mets 2020 Top 50 Prospects. As a ground ball pitcher behind what was one of the worst infield defenses in baseball, we’ll need to be patient with Peterson’s results. 2019 Notable Statistics: 2.63 ERA, 27.3 K% Regnault has a 6’0” 251 pound frame which limits his versatility, likely only allowing him to DH and 1B, other premier offensive positions. This frame leads to his ability to go multiple innings, which with his advanced spin rates combine to an intriguing prospect. Endy Rodriguez, C The Mets highest pick in the 2015 MLB Draft, Lindsay has long intrigued with his tools. Peterson excels at keeping the ball on the ground, with a 52.6% groundball rate. 25. Best toolsPlayers are graded on a 20-80 scouting scale for future tools -- 20-30 is well below average, 40 is below average, 50 is average, 60 is above average and 70-80 is well above average. Alexander Ramirez, OF Wolf was a late riser in the draft process due to his newfound mid-to-low 90s velocity, known more for his athleticism and intangibles. With his bigger 6’3” 188 pound frame, the expectation is Saunders will hit for power. Taken in the 8th round in the 2018 MLB Draft, Megill was a collegiate reliever with mediocre results. His hit and power combination has the potential to be above average. Crow-Armstrong was a high schooler who was selected 19th overall by the Mets and decided to spurn his commitment to play college baseball at Vanderbilt to sign with the Mets. 44. 2019 Highest Level: Rookie – Appalachian League His offense is raw but he has shown a relatively flat swing with below average power. Age: 19 The top prospects in the New York Mets farm system, including rankings, scouting reports, video highlights, stats, MLB Draft results and much more. His development as a starter hinges on his changeup. 2019 Notable Statistics: 8 IP – 10K – 1BB As he fills out, he may lose a step, to average speed. 34. 2019 Highest Level: AA Mets prospect report from alternate site. With no minor league season in 2020 due to COVID-19, doing a top prospect list is a little different than it has been for me in years past. 2019 Notable Statistics: 20.1 K% – 4.47 ERA across A+ and AA 2019 Notable Statistics: 32.9 K% – 300’ flyball distance (higher in previous years) 2019 Highest Level: Rookie – Appalachian League Next up on our list are three pitchers and a pair of infielders. 2019 Highest Level: A+ St. Lucie Christian was introduced to sports by his brother and dad, but fell in love with baseball as he learned how much math is involved in every play. Age: 17 David Peterson, LHP Brett Baty, 3B/1B MLB Pipelines top 100 prospects ranking were released on Friday, and the Mets have four prospects that made the cut. Age: 18 2019 Highest Level: GCL However, the Mets were intrigued by his 6’7” 230 pound frame. 37. Don’t be surprised to see more prospects from this second tier moved for more major league depth, such as a backup catcher or a middle reliever, as they chase a playoff spot. 2019 Highest Level: A Age: 18 With a high ground ball rate, Peterson is very much exposed to infield defense. The New York Mets have three prospects in the minors who have a chance to make contributions at the major league level in 2021. 2019 Highest Level: GCL I might jump the gun on Santos a bit by listing him as a tier 2 player in my 2019 midseason rankings but Santos still possesses incredible potential. 2019 Notable Statistics: N/A – DNP New, 57 comments. With so much hype, I feel like I am undervaluing Mauricio by putting him as a Tier 2 prospect. Age: 17 Steve Cohen and the Mets can build a consistent winner if they avoid previous managerial mistakes, most notably trading top prospects for veterans they can sign in free agency anyway. Tier 1: Players with high expectations of both making the majors and playing at an All-Star level for a number of years Tilien is a recent 2019 international free agent signee who has yet to play in an affiliated game. However, with a 6’4” 180 pound frame, combined with an average flyball distance over 300 for the past three years, Newton has potential plus power. Valdez has shown a better plate approach than expected (18.1 K% – 11.4 BB%). 49. 43. 2019 Notable Statistics: .371/.413/.586 in 75 PA in the 2019 AFL After, the team discusses 20-16 on Amazin’ Avenue’s 2021 Top 25 Mets Prospects list: Franklyn Kilome, J.T. Humphreys has back-end of rotation potential but could be pushed to relief given his status on the 40-man roster. 2019 Highest Level: N/A If Dominguez surprises with his other tools look for him to skyrocket up this list. Although he signed for $2.5 million, the second highest bonus for a high school pitcher in the past year’s draft (after Quinn Priester), Allan does not seem to have the same upside as one would expect from a top tier high school pitcher. 2019 Highest Level: A- Brooklyn Age: 19 Franklin Parra, LHP 2019 Notable Statistics: 1 IP If Allan can continue progress on his pitches, he should show mid-rotation upside. Another low pedigree international signee, Nunez throws in the mid-90s. Mariners top prospects 2021: Jarred Kelenic, acquired from Mets, is No. There is some (slim) chance they capitalize on all that and become HOF worthy. This year’s Mets list is teeming with homegrown talent, as all but two players on the Top 30 are products of either the Draft or the international market. Still just 21, Regnault has plenty of time for his defense to catch up to offense as otherwise, the decrease in positional value would make him much less appealing. … 2019 Notable Statistics: 24.3 K%, 10.5 BB% (Across 2 Levels) Thomas Szapucki, LHP Sanchez is a plus defender at the most important defensive position, with all the physical tools (arm strength and catching) and intangibles (framing, game calling). If he can become a 30~40 home run player with good contact and defensive skills I can possibly see him as a HOFer. Although Vientos does get some leeway for playing his home games in pitcher-friendly Segra Park, I still docked Vientos due to his plate approach this season (24.2 K% – 4.8 BB%). Patrick Mazeika, C/1B Between the injuries and his poor hit tool, Lindsay has not been able to translate his tools to on field success. In October, Prospects1500’s Jake Berry told me of an impressive performance Acosta put forth versus rehabbing major leaguers Dansby Swanson and Austin Riley, in which Acosta’s curveball made them look foolish. This defensive ability coupled with the lack of options in the upper minors should provide Carpio a shot in the majors for his hit tool to play. Even the more recent deadline trade of Simeon Woods-Richardson and Anthony Kay to Toronto depleted some of the top half of the system. With average arm and speed, Hernandez could stick in center field. Although already 23, Nunez domination at A (1.91 xFIP) and continued strikeout numbers at A+ (24.1 K%) make him worthy of a spot here. Age: 19 OF Pete Crow-Armstrong | 19 | NA | 2024. The Mets rushed Santos to the Appalachian League, resulting in terrible results across the board. Greene ranked 10th on the Mets top 30 prospects list. Cortes has always seemed like he will overachieve in the majors to me. Due to his advanced age, lack of elite tools, and mediocre results in his minor league career, Dibrell largely projects as a depth starter. His 6’4” 175 pound frame could help him build power. Tier 5: Players who are worth monitoring, but likely to never make a team’s 40-man roster. Age: 19 Age: 20 Beck throws in the low 90s which is accompanied by a curveball and changeup. Age: 20 Mark Vientos, 3B/1B As the front office looks to improve their farm system’s quality, these four players are certainly a terrific base for the rest of the upcoming talent. 30 International. Ali Sanchez, C Carlos Cortes, 2B/LF 2019 Highest Level: GCL Palmer is another tall, lanky prospect, with a 6’3” 195 pound frame. Szapucki throws an average fastball and a plus curveball. Signed during the 2017 J2 period for $2.1 million, Mauricio is a projectable, uber-athletic 6’ 3,” while only 166 pounds. 14. 27. 2019 Highest Level: Rookie – Appalachian League This massive shift in top management combined with a new “win-now” mantra from Cohen has resulted in a different valuation of the Mets prospects. I put Alvarez inside my top 100 prospects due to the immense upside he possesses at the weakest position on the diamond. 19. However, with his body expected to grow, he will likely shift to 3B, where he should be a fine fit, as his glove and arm will be better-than-average there. Dedniel Nunez, RHP There were four Mets listed on Keith Law of The Athletic's top 100 prospects for 2021 -- Francisco Alvarez, Ronny Mauricio, Matt Allan, and Pete Crow-Armstrong. 2019 Highest Level: N/A Top 25 Prospects: New York Mets. 15. 2. CLICK HERE TO SEE NEW YORK'S TOP 10 2021 PROSPECTS. 2. 2019 Notable Statistics: 12.4 K% – 12.4 BB% at DSL1 12. By Matt Eddy. Jace Beck, RHP 2019 Highest Level: GCL 2019 Notable Statistics: 10 K/9 combined between Rookie- Appalachian League and A- NYPL Saunders signed with Mets prior to the 2019 season. 23. Tier 3: Players with average expectation of making the majors and being a solid contributor His upside is limited by his limited athleticism, likely targeting him to a mid-rotation arm. Mangum is a low variance prospect who should make the majors as a backup outfielder / pinch runner. middle reliever, low-ceiling UT guys) 30 by Team. Raul Beracierta, OF Junior Tilien, SS/IF/OF Hayden Senger, C His strikeout and ground ball numbers all declined (9 K/9 – 38.8% groundball percentage). Beracierta had struggled in limited time between the GCL and A-. If Consuegra is able to return healthy and show his tools, it will rebuild his prospect stock. 2019 Notable Statistics: .268 BA while 3.5 years below league average age Age: 18 Lindsay has the potential of above average power and speed while playing center field. Thus far in his career, Parra has posted good strikeout numbers, which along with his low 90s velocity and makings of a curveball, slider, and changeup, which should allow him to remain a starter. Viewing: Top Lists . While it is hard to know his status now, the Mets showed confidence in him by protecting him in the Rule 5 Draft, showing that they thought other teams could have an interest in keeping him on their active roster all season. Ventura has the makings of three pitches which could all become above average in his fastball, slider, and changeup. A lefty with good results in rookie ball is intriguing to follow into more advanced levels. Age: 19 Opening Day Age: 18 Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2021. 2019 Stats: N/A The new Mets Top 30 Prospects list looks much different than it did a year ago, following the graduation of National League Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso and the trade that sent pitching prospects Simeon Woods Richardson and Anthony Kay to Toronto for Marcus Stroman. Now the Mets consensus top prospect, Mauricio is what future superstars look like at 18. Ronny Mauricio, SS 45. 2019 Highest Level: A- Brooklyn Reports from his inaugural season were overwhelmingly positive, showing good agility, arm strength, and catching, as well as being fit for his weight. However, Consuegra missed all of last season due to an ACL. 33. 8. Hutchinson succeed largely due to his ability to limit walks (7.4 BB%). Age: 18 Senger has surprised however with his bat, as he has showed some contact skills, with a level swing. 2019 Highest Level: GCL Blaine McIntosh, OF In his first season, Saunders showed a good plate approach (15.6 K% – 6.8 BB%). Widely projected to be one of the first players from his draft class to reach the majors, Gilliam flew through the minors in 2018. 2019 Highest Level: AA Age: 20 Fransisco Alvarez was the highest at no. Beracierta has shown a good plate approach in the past, and should play good defense in either outfield corner spots. 2021 Single Game Tickets 2021 Season Tickets 2021 Mets Ticket Assurance Group Sales & … Age: 20 As expected with a tall, lanky prospect, his hit tool and subsequent K rates are underdeveloped (32.9 K%). 2019 Highest Level: A- Find information about the four minor leaguers in our Yankees Top 50 (Miguel Yagure, Roansy Contreras, Maikol Escotto, Canaan Smith). 2019 Highest Level: DSL1 2019 Notable Statistics: 91.2 IP – 7.4 BB% Carpio provides a decent glove at second, with him being able to backup at shortstop. Ramirez already has an advanced plate approach and the potential to impact the game with power and speed. Tylor Megill, RHP 2019 Highest Level: A 2019 Notable Statistics: 8 IP – 12K – 1BB Most of Gimenez real value comes from his well-above-average defense. 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