Baseball America’s Top 30 Mets Prospects For 2018

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Baseball America has their Top 30 prospects for each team in their 2018 version of the Prospect Handbook. We saw a number of the Mets’ prospects listed below in action this spring and should continue to watch them rise through the ranks of the organization over the course of the next few seasons.

Here is Baseball America’s complete rankings:

  1. Andres Gimenez, SS
  2. David Peterson, LHP
  3. Justin Dunn, RHP
  4. Peter Alonso, 1B
  5. Thomas Szapucki, LHP
  6. Mark Vientos, SS/3B
  7. Marcos Molina, RHP
  8. Desmond Lindsay, OF
  9. Chris Flexen, RHP
  10. Luis Guillorme, 2B/SS
  11. Ronny Mauricio, SS
  12. Tomas Nido, C
  13. Gavin Cecchini, 2B
  14. Anthony Kay, LHP
  15. Jordan Humphreys, RHP
  16. Corey Oswalt, RHP
  17. Jamie Callahan, RHP
  18. Patrick Mazeika, C/1B
  19. Tyler Bashlor, RHP
  20. Drew Smith, RHP
  21. Adonis Uceta, RHP
  22. Quinn Brodey, OF
  23. Jacob Rhame, RHP
  24. P.J. Conlon, LHP
  25. Gerson Bautista, RHP
  26. Luis Carpio, 2B/SS
  27. Ali Sanchez, C
  28. Adrian Hernandez, OF
  29. David Thompson, 3B
  30. Christian James, RHP

Players like Peter Alonso, Chris Flexen, and Luis Guillorme all got a fair amount of playing time in big-league camp this spring, as well as others like Tomas Nido, Gavin Cecchini, Tyler Bashlor, and even a guy who made the Mets’ Opening Day roster, Jacob Rhame.

Other guys like David Thompson, P.J. Conlon, Marcos Molina, Drew Smith, Jamie Callahan, Corey Oswalt, and Gerson Bautista are sure to figure heavily into Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Las Vegas’ seasons this year and next.

Ronny Mauricio ($2.1 million) and Adrian Hernandez ($1.5 million) headline a very strong 2017-18 international free agency class in which the Mets signed four of the top 50 prospects according to Baseball America.

Bautista, Rhame, Callahan and Smith were part of the trade returns the Mets got for dealing veteran at the deadline last season.

For more coverage of the Mets minor-league system, check us out over at MetsMinors.net.

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