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Alex Nelson

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2008 Draft Review: Reese Havens

The Mets selected South Carolina shortstop Reese Havens in the first round of the 2008 draft. Where did it all go wrong?

2008 Draft Review: Ike Davis

With the 18th pick in the 2008 draft, the Mets selected first baseman Ike Davis. He's been disappointing over the past two seasons, but does that preclude him from being a successful draft pick?

Scouting Newest Met Vic Black

The second player acquired in the Marlon Byrd trade, Vic Black has a power fastball and a great slider, but will a lack of command be his undoing?

Dilson Herrera scouting report

In exchange for Marlon Byrd, the Mets acquired a pretty good second base prospect in Dilson Herrera. Find out more about his strengths and weaknesses here.

Mets Draft Scouting Reports: Rounds 36 to 40

The Mets closed out their 2013 draft with three first basemen, a lefty they've drafted before, and one of the draft's most talented outfielders. Do they have any chance at signing them?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Reports: Rounds 31 to 35

The Mets drafted five pretty raw players between rounds 31 and 35, three of whom are recent converts to their positions. But are their ceilings high enough?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Reports: Rounds 26-30

The Mets selected a prep catcher and four pitchers from rounds 26 to 30. Who has the most potential of this quintet?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Reports: Rounds 21-25

The Mets drafted five right-handed pitchers from rounds 21 to 25. Do any of them have any upside?

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report: RHP Dan Herrmann

The Mets selected another tall, projectable righty in the 20th round, this time Dan Herrmann from the Missouri prep ranks. He only throws 91 right now, but can he add more velocity in the future?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Cody Crouse

The Mets drafted a tall, projectable righty named Cody Crouse in the 19th round. Despite underwhelming present stuff, there's hope that he can become a mid-rotation starter,

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Brent McMinn

In the 18th round, the Mets took a lottery ticket in Nevada righty Brent McMinn. He can throw in the mid-to-high 90s, but he's barely pitched over the last three seasons. Do the Mets know something we don't?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: P John Magliozzi

Florida's Johnny Magliozzi, the Mets 17th-round choice, is short and has lousy offspeed offerings, but he can hit 95 on a radar gun. What are his chances of pitching his way into the bullpen at some point?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: 1B Zach Mathieu

The Mets selected a slugging first baseman from Division II in the 16th round. Does he have a chance at becoming the team's first baseman of the future?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: C Colton Plaia

The Mets took Loyola Marymount catcher Colton Plaia in the 15th round. He'll stick behind the plate with adequate defense, but will he hit enough to make the majors?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP J.D. Leckenby

With their 14th-round selection, the Mets took Washington State sidearming righty J.D. Leckenby. He has a good fastball, but what's his ceiling?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Kevin McGowan

In the 13th round, the Mets took a big righty from a New Hampshire Division II school. Armed with a 95-mile-per-hour fastball, could Kevin McGowan be a sleeper?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: SS Jeff McNeil

Long Beach State shortstop Jeff McNeil has speed, versatility, and contact ability. Find out more about the Mets' 12th round draft choice.

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Ty Bashlor

In the 11th round, the Mets nabbed a Georgia JuCo righty named Ty Bashlor. He has a live arm and shows a good slider, but how should he figure into the Mets' plans?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: SS Luis Guillorme

They call him a human highlight reel for his defense, but can Florida high school shortstop and tenth-round draft pick Luis Guillorme hit?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: OF Patrick Biondi

Michigan center fielder Patrick Biondi, the Mets' ninth-round selection, figures to provide speed on the bases and defense in the outfield, but can he hit?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Ricky Knapp

The Mets drafted FGCU righty Ricky Knapp in the eighth round. He doesn't have velocity or a plus breaking ball, but he can still have a future in the organization.

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: 1B Matt Oberste

The Mets selected Oklahoma first baseman Matt Oberste, who's done nothing but hit in his college career. If he can keep it up, he might be able to help the team soon.

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: OF Champ Stuart

The Mets selected Bahamian outfielder Champ Stuart in the sixth round. He may be the fastest player in the draft, but can he play baseball?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: OF Jared King

With their fifth-round choice, the Mets selected Kansas State outfielder Jared King, a potential steal who brings solid on-base ability. But will he hit for power?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: 2B L.J. Mazzilli

With their fourth-round selection, the Mets picked Lee Mazzilli's son, L.J., a second baseman from UConn. How will he figure into the Mets' plans?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Casey Meisner

The Mets took a tall, lanky Texas prep righty in the third round. What can Met fans look forward to?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: OF Ivan Wilson

The Mets drafted Louisiana prep outfielder Ivan Wilson in the third round. When can he help the team?

2013 Mets Draft Scouting Report: RHP Andrew Church

The Mets drafted Nevada prep righty Andrew Church in the second round. What does his future look like?

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report: 1B Dominic Smith

The Mets drafted the best prep hitter in the country and a guy who figures to be a cornerstone of their future in California prep first baseman Dominic Smith.

Matt Harvey: Then and Thursday Night

With Matt Harvey looking dominant on Thursday night, here is a look back to the pitcher Harvey was in college and how he differed from that guy in his Major League debut.

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