Mets 20-year-old 2B prospect Dilson Hererra is capable of becoming an above-average, every-day, big-league second baseman, “and maybe more,” ESPN.com’s Keith Law said in a recent online chat (ESPN, Aug. 22).
“If he ended up on a few All-Star teams, I wouldn’t be shocked,” Law added.
Herrera has hit .320 with a .378 OBP, 12 HR, 31 doubles, 65 RBI and 22 stolen bases between Single- and Double-A this season.
Herrera was acquired with Vic Black from the Pirates for John Buck and Marlon Byrd at the end of the 2013 season.
“When you have a kid who plays hard, and knows his game so well, he’s not going to have a problem. He’s a package,” Single-A hitting coach Joel Fuentes told Toby Hyde earlier this season >> Read more at SNY’s Mets Minors from June 25.