Originally posted on Mets Minor League Blog:

DePodestaAt ESPNNY, Mets VP for Scouting and Player Development Paul DePodesta discussed the state of the Mets’ farm system.

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Some notable quotes:

“First, I think the system when we first arrived was underrated,” Paul DePodesta insisted. “It included current big leaguers like Dillon GeeRuben TejadaLucas Dudaand Kirk Nieuwenhuis, among others…”


Player                                   2012 fWAR        Career fWAR
Gee                                         1.5                              2.1
Tejada        …

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