In this fourth and final section of InsidePitchMagazine.com's Q&A with Mets Pitching Coordinator…
Scouting Mets Prospect #29: Robert Carson
Vital Statistics: Name: Robert Carson DOB: January 23, 1989 Height: 6'3" Weight: 220 Throws: Left Bats: Left Status: 14th Round Pick (2007) – Hattiesburg HS (MS) While there were a number of older, second-year pitchers gaining more attention in the upper levels of the farm this past season, a name that should really catch on in the 2009 season is that of left-hander Robert Carson. The 14th round pick in the 2007 draft is rapidly moving up the depth chart as he enters his third season at just 20 years old. The reason for the growing excitement surrounding Carson is the speed in which he adapts and executes the tools coaches and coordinators impress upon him. He showed off what he learned throughout the 2008 season. Carson got off to a hot start in his return to the Gulf Coast League, posting a 1-0 record and 1.57 ERA in 23 innings pitched while striking out 25 and walking six. It was then onto Kingsport when he did not miss a beat, going 2-3 with a 1.76 ERA in 30 2/3 innings...
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