Fernando Martinez Is Back

An article by posted on November 22, 2009

Mets top prospect, 21 year old Fernando Martinez, is back on the field playing for Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League. 

On Friday night he played the entire game in left field, going 0 for 4.  On Saturday, Fernando was the DH and went 1 for 4 with a single and RBI.

Fernando had surgery in July for a torn meniscus.

He is currently rated by Baseball America as the Mets third best prospect behind pitcher Jenrry Mejia and shortstop Wilmer Flores.

The rest of the top ten are: 1B Ike Davis, P Brad Holt, P Jon Niese, 2B Reese Havens, C Josh Thole, and P Juan Urbina.

You can follow F-Mart’s statistics here.

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