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Tool Time: Top Ten Hitters For Average

Fernando Martinez Is The Top Left-Handed Hitter analyzes the top hitters in the Mets' system, ranking the top ten who project to hit for the highest averages at the Major League level. With five of our top ten from last year's list no longer in the farm system, or losing their rookie status, this year's edition has some intriguing names.

10) Greg Gonzalez - With several candidates considered for the tenth spot in our rankings - including Corey Coles, Junior Contreras, Bobby Malek, Hector Pellot, Jesus Flores, and others - we settled on Gonzalez because of the combination of his approach at the plate and his plus ability to bunt for base hits, which allows him to avoid prolonged slumps. He hit a combined .324 with the Kingsport... Recommended Stories