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Mets vs. Yankees: Outfield Prospects
The Two Farm Systems: We said a year ago that the Yankees were narrowing the gap with the Mets at the outfield depth. A year later, the Yankees haven't only just caught up, but their crop is much deeper now. For whatever reason, Mets' outfielder Carlos Gomez continues to fly under the radar of other prospect publications despite impressing scouts wherever he goes. Though most prospect rankings have both Jose Tabata of the Yankees and Fernando Martinez of the Mets ranked higher, mostly because of their younger age, the fact is Gomez can do more than both on a baseball diamond. Gomez projects to have equal or better power than both; he has much, much more speed than both;, he's got a prolific arm; he is a demonstratively better defensive outfielder; and he has the potential to hit for nearly as high an average. In the prospect world, younger isn't necessarily better. The raging debate between Yankees and Mets fans as of late has been: who is better, Jose Tabata or Fernando...
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