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Top Ten Speed Prospects

Hernandez's speed may be his best trait

The trading away of Carlos Gomez removed a serious speed threat from atop the Mets' list of prospects. However, the athletes that were left behind him act as weapons on the base paths in their own right. Inside Pitch Magazine analyzes the top speed prospects from the Mets' system, ranking the top ten stolen base threats.

10. Ruben Tejada: While Tejada's offensive game brought on a lot of attention, his speed is an aspect that has so far been overlooked. Still just 18 years old, his slim frame allows him to take advantage of speed, particularly in stealing bases. Though he attempted just three steals in 35 games with the GCL Mets last summer, he was successful in 16 of 21 attempts in the Venezuelan Summer... Recommended Stories