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Top Ten Sliders

Although just about every pitcher in the organization throws one, only a select few pitchers can truly command a top notch slider. Inside Pitch Magazine continues its examination of the best pitches in ranking order—this time focusing on sliders. Here are the pitchers who throw the top ten sliders in the Mets' system.

10. Marcelo Perez: The right-hander's transition from St. Lucie to Binghamton did not go as planned statistically, but that did not cause his coaches to shy away from him as a mid-game option from the bullpen. He appeared in 47 games with the B-Mets where he was able to build on his repertoire against tougher lineups. Perez features a tough, low to mid-80s slider, but struggles with its...