If there's one area where the Mets truly lack depth stuff-wise among their pitching prospects it's…
Spring Report: Philip Humber
Philip Humber entered camp this spring with the highest of expectations after a year of escalation through the Mets system. The right-hander jumped to Shea Stadium after successful tenures at St. Lucie and Binghamton last season. With a loaded arsenal and the attention of the Major League coaches, expectations are that he could make a serious splash with the Mets in 2007. Pushed hard this spring, Humber knows the extensive work will pay off in the long run. Though he packs a fastball in the mid 90s, a snapping curveball and a developing changeup, he is focusing on the consistency of his delivery. Humber worked Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson to bring his mechanics together. He has made marked improvement. "I've made some good strides towards improvement. Coach Peterson helped me a lot with my delivery which will help me be more consistent with my pitches. It's only a matter of time until it all comes together and...
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