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Philip Humber Has Top Rated Curveball

After listing the <a href=http://mets.[NETWORKDOMAIN]/2/367184.html><b>top fastballs in the Mets' farm system</b></a>, analyzes the top secondary pitches in the Mets' farm system. Who has the best curveball? Who has the nastiest slider? Which changeup is already Major League ready?

Top Curveballs: Many scouts not only believed RHP Philip Humber had the top rated curveball in the entire 2004 MLB Draft, but many believe his curveball would rank among the Major League's top five curveballs if he were to pitch in the Major Leagues right now - it is that good! Humber doesn't throw your typical 12-6 curveball. It is more of an 11-5 hard curveball, averaging 80-82 MPH on... Recommended Stories