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Tool Time: Top Ten Speed Prospects

Carlos Gomez has some serious wheels

The losses of Wayne Lydon, Angel Pagan, Jeff Duncan, Prentice Redman, and Dante Brinkley over the last two years, plus with Lastings Milledge losing his rookie eligibility in 2006, has reshaped the speed landscape of the Mets' farm system. InsidePitchMagazine.com analyzes the top speed prospects in the Mets' system, ranking the top ten stolen base threats.

(These rankings project the speed impact players could have with the Mets someday) Honorable Mention Corey Coles: Coles finally broke the 20-stolen base plateau in 2006 after swiping 21 bags for the St. Lucie Mets. He has good speed but with a .407 on-base percentage in a career year, he has developed into more of a station-to-station runner than a true base stealer. Corey Ragsdale...

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