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Q&A: Mets top prospect Carlos Gomez

Many observers of the Mets' farm system believe outfielder Carlos Gomez to be the organization's top prospect. Possessing blazing speed, a strong arm, developing power and - perhaps most importantly - above-average confidence, the 20-year-old Gomez believes he is on track to reach Shea Stadium by 2007.

Looking to challenge the high-ceiling prospect, the Mets used Gomez in a number of spring training games in 2006, then assigned him to the Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League to see how Gomez would respond to more experienced competition in Double-A. After a slow start, the high-energy centerfielder responded, finishing the year batting .281 with 24 doubles, eight triples, seven home runs...

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