The Arizona Fall League will begin tomorrow night.
Mets minor league pitchers Jeurys Familia, Chasen Bradford, Hansel Robles and Cody Satterwhite, as well as catcher Cam Maron, infielder Aderlin Rodriguez and outfielder Cory Vaughn will all play for the Scottsdale Scorpions, joining prospects from the Braves, Giants, Pirates and Yankees
Robles, 22, pitched in just 18 games this year, making two trips to the disabled list.
He made 17 starts and pitched once in relief, ending 5-5 with a 3.78 ERA, while striking out 66 batters in 84.2 innings.
Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
It was Rafeal Montero and Robles who team executives talked most about in St. Lucie during Spring Training. They encouraged everyone who would listen to check in on these guys while throwing bullpen sessions early in camp. The Mets protected Robles from the Rule 5 draft last winter, adding him to the 40-man roster. This past spring, they raved about his fastball command and overall feel for pitching. They love his arm and expect him to move quick through the system. He and Montero still sound like relievers to me, when described by people who have watched them regularly. Nevertheless, in terms of pitching prospects we talk about being on the horizon, I bet he’s next in line…