Continuing our comparisons between the Braves and Mets farm systems, we take a look at the crop of…
Beyond The Top 50 Prospects
C, Albert Cordero - A superb catch and throw guy, this Venezuelan native has the defensive game to certainly be a Top 50 prospect. However, the bat has not only not come around as quickly as some had hoped, it has actually regressed a bit, seeing his average, power, and overall productivity decline from 2011 to 2012. The problem is he's now 23 years old and he's still looking for his first high-A plate appearance. He is looking more like a potential backup catcher only right now. 1B, Jeff Diehl – Standing 6-foot-4 and weighing in at 195 with room to grow, this 19-year old could wing up being a physical behemoth someday with prodigious power. He gets dinged for his position -- most young first baseman-only types only have value in their bat. His approach needs works as his pull tendencies can get him into big strikeout trouble, but he did hit .337 over his final 17 games in Kingsport last season. He is very raw but the power potential is extremely...
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