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Sizing Up the First Base Prospects

Inside Pitch analyzes the Mets' first base prospects. Which first base prospect has the highest upside? Which are the ones ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?

Highest Ceiling Mike Carp: At year ago we listed Carp as the Mets' first base prospect with the highest ceiling. A year later, nothing has changed. As one of the youngest players in the South Atlantic League in 2005, Carp smacked 19 home runs with the Hagerstown Suns in just 313 at-bats, all while playing with an injured wrist and a broken hand. Much has been made of his strikeout totals...

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