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Mateo Not Skipping A Beat

Mateo has 30 Ks in 23.2 innings so far

BROOKLYN, NY - Luis Mateo has been one of the more impressive pitchers in the Mets' farm system this year. His dominating figure, standing at 6-foot-4 and 190 pounds, as well as his critical four-pitch cycle, have proven to make his transition from the Dominican Summer League [DSL] highly successful in the early part of the Cyclones' season.

Without missing a beat, Mateo has nearly replicated the staggering numbers from his days in the DSL: striking out 11.43 batters per nine innings, allowing one run or less in 10 of his 13 starts as well as limiting the opposition to a .194 batting average. Since moving from the DSL to the Penn League, Mateo has spent most of his time learning how to mature as a pitcher. "Extended Spring... Recommended Stories