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Scouting Mets Prospect #33: Rafael Fernandez

Fernandez's speed is currently his best tool

Kingsport outfielder Rafael Fernandez was not a household name or even a name on the radar prior to the 2008 season. However, as the year progressed, his production and unique blend of tools warranted more and more attention during his first season since being signed out of the Dominican Republic.

Vital Statistics: Name: Rafael Fernandez DOB: August 3, 1988 Height 6'1" Weight: 175 Bats: Left Throws: Left Status: Free Agent Signing (2006) – Dominican Republic While teammate Wilmer Flores dominated most of the attention paid to the Kingsport roster during the 2008 season, outfielder Rafael Fernandez quietly put together a positive season after missing nearly all of his 2007 season in the...

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