Mets News: Stoner and Niesen Among Nine Players Released Today

The Mets have released nine players from minor league camp today including: RHP Tobi Stoner, LHP Eric Niesen, RHP Nick Carr, LHP Roy Merritt, RHP Chris Hilliard, RHP Ronny Morla, RHPSteve Winnick, 1B Lucas Stewart and CF Chase Greene.

Stoner, a Mets 16th round pick in 2006, and Niesen, a Mets 3rd round pick in 2007, had been on few Mets top 20 prospects lists back in 2008 and 2009, but have declined sharply over the years.