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Scouting Maikel Cleto

No one dials up the radar gun like Maikel Cleto

Maikel Cleto is another promising pitcher who added depth to his game while being thrust into the rigors of a long season. His big jump in innings, terrific strength and ability to adapt has firmly planted him on the radar as one to watch at the lower levels of the system.

Vital Statistics: Name: Maikel Cleto DOB: May 1, 1989 Height: 6'3" Weight: 218 Throws: Right Bats: Right Status Free Agent Signing (2006) – Dominican Republic Though perhaps relatively unknown outside scouting circles, right-hander Maikel Cleto boasts a tool that no other Mets farmhand can touch. Cleto, who will be just shy of his 20th birthday come Opening Day 2009, already owns the hardest...

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